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Nik Christensen

On the 8th of March Galerie Gabriel Rolt opened a new exhibition named 'Don't Sleep On Your Moon'. The exhibition is the fourth solo exhibition of Amsterdam-based artist Nik Christensen, who creates sumi ink works on paper. These rambling, often larger-than-life pieces contain haunting imagery that straddles the line between the natural and the artificial, the organic and the mechanized, by interspersing intuitive strokes with pixel-like building blocks. It’s a tightrope-balancing act, which Christensen has made even more explicit for the forthcoming exhibition, juxtaposing man and nature, society and isolation both in his methods and in his imagery. Frantic, kaleidoscopic, enigmatic, disruptive Christensen works leave the viewer dazzled and dazed, yet at pains to pinpoint what exactly makes these works so eerily unsettling. [ Continue reading ]

Dawn Mellor

On the 7th of September Galerie Gabriel Rolt opened the exhibition of portraits by the very talented painter Dawn Mellor in which she depicts former members of now defunct not-for-profit collective The Austerians. This is the second solo exhibition at the gallery following "The Conspirators" in 2010. The Manchester-born Mellor is the oldest female artist never to have participated in a group exhibition, nationally or internationally at galleries, museums and public institutions in Europe and the USA or to have collaborated with curators or artists in various media. [ Continue reading ]

Unseen

A new photo fair in Amsterdam named Unseen will have it's grande opening for selected guests next wednesday the 19th of September 2012. The following day the fair will be open for public as well. The ambitious project, a joint operation of FOAM, Platform A and Vandejong and directed by Marloes Krijnen, who is also the director of FOAM, has the vision of revolutionizing the photo fair. Unseen intends to give new photography a platform it deserves, the fair ideally aspires to be: "a meeting place for young photographic talent, for known photographers with new works to show, for galleries that focus on new developments, and for an audience interested in discovering unknown and groundbreaking work." In this world of new talent there is also a place for new buyers and collectors. The fair has it's focus on this group as well: "we enable potential collectors to take the first step to buying work. With a special programme, we guide ‘first-time buyers’ in the world of photography and coach them in collecting." [ Continue reading ]

Somewhere Place

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Next month Galerie Gabriel Rolt will host a new show by Ryan McGinley – Somewhere Place. It will be his second solo exhibition in the Netherlands (the first one was at Foam). ‘McGinley’s elaborate and rigorous process of photo-making creates moments of… [ Continue reading ]

Unnatural Order

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This week Gallery Gabriel Rolt will open an exhibition with some beautiful new paintings, watercolors and three dimensional works by the British artist James Aldridge called Unnatural Order. ‘James Aldridge takes on themes of nature, landscape and mortality in works that are simultaneously beautiful and disturbing,… [ Continue reading ]

THE CONSPIRATORS

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This is a call to anyone that did not get a chance to visit ‘The Conspirators’, an exhibition by Gallery Gabriel Rolt of recent paintings by British artist Dawn Mellor. The works are all based on film stills and show portraits of actresses like… [ Continue reading ]

Peter Schuyff

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After a long time living and working in the US Peter Schuyff moved back to the Netherlands and is now exhibiting his work at Gallery Gabriel Rolt. Passing by quite often I was attacked by these hand carved baseball bats. These two… [ Continue reading ]

The Future Is Old

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The Future Is Old is a solo exhibition of recent works on paper by Marijn Akkermans in the Gabriel Rolt Gallery, Amsterdam. ‘Perfect – perfect men, women – husbands and wives – sons and daughters – perfect families with the perfect dog. Marijn Akkermans makes drawings of… [ Continue reading ]

Treasures Nº13

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The new Blend Magazine just hit the doormat with our new Treasures, featuring: 1. SAV, A Swedish sparkling wine based on birch sap. 2. Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia Volume I. 3. Two vintage Barclays Bank deposit wallets. 4. My Dear Bomb by… [ Continue reading ]