Anachronisms, Ton Kraayeveld, Jean-Pierre Zoetbrood, Tanja Smit, Tonio de Roover, Maarten Janssen,
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Anachronisms

Show: 12/01/19 - 10/02/19

Galerie Helder
Artists presented

Opening door: Lucette ter Borg (kunstcritica, schrijver en curator). De tentoonstelling wordt samengesteld door kunstenaar Ton Kraayeveld op uitnodiging van de galerie. In de tentoonstelling komt het werk samen van kunstenaars Maarten Janssen, Tonio de Roover, Tanja Smit, Jean-Pierre Zoetbrood en Ton Kraayeveld.

In the ANACHRONISMS exhibition, the term applies to an art concept that is characterized, among other things, by repetition and delay, which is at odds with the current zeitgeist of speed, volatility and technological innovation. A certain degree of conscious obsessiveness and monomania is recognizable in the work of all the artists brought together in this exhibition. Nevertheless, the aesthetic that is unmistakably present in the works arises more as the by-product of a followed process than as the result of an explicitly pursued goal. The anachronism from the exhibition title is presented as a substantive rather than an aesthetic statement. It may be a bit far to describe this pronounced resistance as engagement, but it can be regarded as a mechanism by which art and artwork are questioned themselves and with which the work of these artists is actually up-to-date. Free to Wikipedia, the notion of 'anachronism' can be described as that which does not fit in time or that which deliberately or unintentionally violates the chronological relationship of things.