Maaike Lauwaert

Willem De Rooij

Weltkulturen Museum

March 2015

Willem De Rooij’s deceptively simple installation is composed of three similar striped blankets, in beige, light brown, and dark brown, displayed in seemingly identical vitrines. But, as the saying goes, the devil is in the details. The one… READ ON


Mike Pratt

Galerie Juliètte Jongma

February 2015

The press release for Mike Pratt’s solo exhibition casually compares his new paintings to sandwiches, quoting the artist as saying that he wanted them to be ugly but only succeed a little at that. Upon seeing these works, the sandwich metaphor… READ ON


David Jablonowski

Galerie Fons Welters

December 2014

Upon our entering David Jablonowski’s exhibition “Hype Cycle,” two works immediately stand out. Positioned throughout the gallery are the “Prediction Towers” (all works 2014), see-through column-like sculptures that comprise a wide variety … READ ON


Jim Shaw

Chalet Society

December 2013

The current exhibition at the Chalet Society—a project by former Palais de Tokyo director Marc-Olivier Wahler—familiarizes visitors with the Californian artist Jim Shaw, or more precisely, with his main source of inspiration: a compulsive … READ ON


AA Bronson

Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art

November 2013

While “The Temptation of AA Bronson” is the largest European exhibition of work by the artist (who was a member of the collective General Idea, as well as founder and director of the Institute for Art, Religion, and Social Justice), it’s not… READ ON


Freek Wambacq

Objectif Exhibitions

October 2013

Freek Wambacq’s “Rain after snow” is a multisite solo show that begins at Objectif Exhibitions and maps a trail of unlikely objects—such as celery, an electric toothbrush, and a box of halved coconut shells—through fourteen various (and … READ ON