André Minnaar

  • Ben Verlangen

    Ben Verlangen’s work focuses on the way in which photographic imagery is used in journalism, advertising, displays, and book illustrations. Carefully choosing his subject matter, enlarging it, and airbrushing it onto canvas, he questions the meaning of the photographic images he appropriates. Verlangen doesn’t believe in making things easy for the viewer; his paintings defy the ordinary boundaries between the figurative and the nonfigurative. By combining geometric patterns and photography-based images, he highlights the tension between perception and the way it is affected by the mass media.

  • Guido Geelen

    In his current show, sculptor Guido Geelen presents four new works (all Untitled, 1989). Although he has been experimenting with the use of typical ceramic materials, his results remain firmly based within a sculptural context. In structure, scale, and decoration, the new work seems to have little in common with the delicate and lavishly decorated pieces he showed last year; it is more austere and monumental. One of the works here is a stacked floor piece composed of modules identical in both size and outline. The whole effect is reminiscent of medieval architectural ornamentation. By its being

  • Robert Glaubit

    Robert Glaubit is a painter as well as a photographer. Throughout his career he has explored the possibilities that lie in the combination of both media. As with his earlier work , these pieces may be read as a commentary on the ever continuing dialogue between painting and photography. Informal snapshots, which form an integra l part of Glaubit’s program, serve as the frozen mementos of past events. More often than not, they act as substitutes for the real in our memories. Painting, on the other hand, is believed to be of a different nature. It is meant to visualize the distant regions that