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Leopold Rabus & Rabus Family at Cueto Project, New York

Posted in Curiosa & Forteana, Exhibitions / Openings / Signings, Eyecandy by Suzanne on October 30th, 2011 | BBC Wikipedia

Neige et Renard by Leopold Rabus, oil on canvas, 230 x 300 cm, 2007 - click to enlarge

From this coming Saturday onwards, Swiss Family Rabus will be presenting works by Papa Alex, Mama Renate, sons Till & Leopold in a family show entitled The Rabus Go West at Cueto Project in New York.

Artist families showing together is an extremely sweet thing and way too rare in this age, so even though I have no clear idea of what's going to be on show, rest assured that it will be a highly personal and emotional show that you shouldn't miss.

And look, aren't they just the cutest?!

Le Point d'Eau by Leopold Rabus, oil on canvas, 240 x 300 cm, 2008 - click to enlarge

My favourite of the bunch is obviously young Leopold Rabus from Neuchâtel - whom I featured here a couple of times in the past and whose artistic proficiency continues to amaze me with his Tauwetter aesthetic, his collapsed perspectives, his honest and so very non-Swiss look at filth, anatomy and degeneration, his Balzacian description of landscapes that look like eternal battlefields - forever picturesquely traumatised.

Details to The Rabus Go West below.

Veau en train de brouter (detail) by Leopold Rabus, oil on canvas, 240 x 300 cm, 2008 - click to enlarge

Opening reception: Saturday, Nov 5, 2011, 6 - 8 PM

On show: Nov 5 - 26, 2011

Address: Cueto Project, 551, West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011, USA, tel : + 1 212 229 2221, email: info@cuetoproject.com | Map

Hours: Tue - Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM

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2 comments to " Leopold Rabus & Rabus Family at Cueto Project, New York "

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    AkaTako says:

    Definitely going to check this out!!

    November 3rd, 2011 at 5:23 am

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    Véronique Rabus says:


    I was just wondering if these people and I were of the same family? They're Swiss and I'm French, so that's not inconsistent.

    November 30th, 2012 at 11:33 am

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