Spreading fear and mayhem in the visual arts.

Daniël van Nes, Marina Bychkova, Cliff Wallace & Virginie Ropars at Strychnin Berlin

by Suzanne on December 12th, 2008

Sapphire by Marina Bychkova, porcelain, ball-jointed,13.5” - click for details/larger view

Daniël van Nes' Fallen Angels show opens at Strychnin Berlin tonight, and I must confess that I'm actually even fonder of the works of the three special guests the gallery has invited:

Marina Bychkova (see image above, previously featured here), Cliff Wallace (see image below) & Virginie Ropars will all exhibit their doll/creature effects/sculpture works alongside Daniël's oeuvre and I really, really wish I could beam myself to Berlin-Mitte to see this exhibition, particularly because Daniël announced on his blog that:

"This will be a show that's in a completely dark gallery... the confessional, the large tryptich and other new work will be present."

I have no idea whether that's a slight exaggeration or whether people will have to bring torches or just stumble through a "completely dark gallery" in the faint hope to smash the least expensive sculpture to pieces, but I admit that it does sound conceptually interesting to say the least. Further details below.

The Burden of Knowledge by Cliff Wallace - click for details/larger view

Opening reception: Tonight, Friday, December 12, 2008, 7 PM onwards

On show: December 12, 2008 - February 1, 2009

Address: Strychnin Gallery Berlin, Boxhagenerstrasse 36, D-10245 Berlin, Germany, tel: +49 30 9700 2035

Artists' websites: Daniël van Nes | Marina Bychkova | Cliff Wallace | Virginie Ropars


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