New series of shell-limestone wall sculptures

October 2020 – Dieter Kr√§nzlein has created a new body of work for our gallery, consisting of a dozen unique shell-limestone wall sculptures measuring 15×15 cm each. Each wall sculpture has its own appearance, rough or smooth finished, organic or geometric patterned, ink-coloured or just the plain stone colour.

These small wall sculptures work very well both as individual pieces or as an assembly of two or more, with a horizontal or vertical orientation or in a square or rectangular composition. Please send us an email to receive a listing of all currently available pieces.

Large Eliza Kopec paintings now on 1stDibs

September 2020 – Since the start of our participation in the 1stDibs platform we have successfully featured many art works by Polish-Dutch artist Eliza Kopec, including her famous handmade paper reliefs, older small size paintings and her newest body of work consisting of epoxy resin based 3D wall sculptures. Shipping her larger paintings around the globe being a logistics challenge that we have now solved, we are very happy to announce that the first series of her 110×110 cm and 150×110 cm sized paintings are now also available on 1stDibs. Included in this first series of paintings is her most recent 150×110 cm masterpiece “Society of Colours”, made up of 16,500 hand painted 1 centimeter multi-coloured squares. Check it out on 1stdibs.com/dealers/gallery40nl

Asian interest in abstract artworks

August 2020 – Following promotion in Asian countries by our partner 1stDibs (the world’s leading marketplace for the world’s most beautiful things), we are very happy to see the first works from our gallery being delivered to patrons farthest away so far. A brand new, naturel coloured wooden relief by Hanneke Rijks was delivered to an art lover in Singapore to decorate her stylish bathroom. And a unique grey anthracite wooden relief with glass and gold leaf elements by Olivier Julia was delivered last month to a new buyer in Shenzhen China. Another milestone reached, after having brought numerous works from our artists to collectors in Europe, North America, South America and the Middle East!

Pareja-series: sculptures by Eduardo Lacoma

July 2020 – It has been a little while since his previous body of work was presented, and we are therefore very proud to show the first sculptures of his latest sculpture series titled Pareja, Spanish for Couple. The sculptures consist of two handmade constructions from cut, welded and polished steel, that are mounted together to form true complementary couples. The outer elements are made of 5 mm carbon steel which has been varnished, the inner elements are made of 5 mm corten steel which has been oxidized. Due to the manual process of building and finishing, each element has its own characteristic look, sometimes very smooth, sometimes a little rough but always very sophisticated. Each sculpture in this series is a unique piece!

New Rogan Brown paper reliefs now available

June 2020 – Rogan Brown’s hand and laser cut paper reliefs are sought after around the world and are usually available for short periods of time only, due to high demand from avid art collectors. We have been able to secure a few of his famous 74×74 cm Magic Circle reliefs and one special 100×98 cm work titled Cytokinesis, all originally scheduled to be presented during our spring and summer art fairs.

Due to the Covid19 induced changes to our fair schedule, these works are now available at the gallery and might be on show later this year at the fall and winter art fairs, if still available. If you are interested in all our currently available works by Rogan then please send us an email for more images.

Garden sculptures and art fair collection

May 2020 – This month our original event calender included the annual Gallery Art Salon with Sculpture Garden Exhibition. Due to the Covid-19 situation we are bound to cancel this event, as it is not possible to host a large group of art lovers. This is all the more regretful as we currently have a stock of truly amazing works that were all made for the art fairs that were unfortunately cancelled as well. To offset this situation, until mid-July we offer individuals and small one-household groups the possibility to visit our gallery and sculpture garden and enjoy the beautiful works from our artists in a totally private setting. And of course we will fully adhere to the national sanitary measure guidelines including social distancing. Please contact us by phone or email to book a time slot for your visit!

Corona-virus: upcoming art fairs cancelled

March/April 2020 – The corona-virus pandemic is tightening its grip on the world and is having a big impact on numerous large events including art fairs. The premature closing of the international art fair TEFAF was the first sign of what could happen to indoor events with large numbers of visitors. In the aftermath of the TEFAF situation many art fairs now have been either postponed or even totally cancelled. This includes three art fairs on our spring and summer schedule, being the Affordable Art Fair Brussels (March), Art Lausanne (April/May) and Art Laren (June). These fairs are now all scheduled to possibly take place in September of this year, depending on how the pandemic will develop. Further information to follow.

Success for gallery portfolio at Art Karlsruhe

February 2020 – The 2020 edition of Art Karlsruhe was a great success for many of our artists and consequently for our gallery. During the five days of this renowned German art fair our stand was regularly packed with interested visitors and we are very happy that we were able to engage with many of them. The opening night already brought numerous experienced art lovers and collectors into our stand which promissed a successful launch of our gallery’s portfolio. During the following days and in particular during the weekend many art works on show found their way to new homes, including a large wood painting relief by Vaughn Horsman, a brand new outdoor steel sculpture by Olivier Julia, several glass reliefs by Freddie Michael Soethout and a number of paper reliefs by Eliza Kopec.

Dutch artist Hanneke Rijks joins Gallery40NL

January 2020 – We are very happy to announce our cooperation with Dutch visual artist Hanneke Rijks. Hanneke originally studied mathematics but then made a u-turn to become a furniture conservator and restorer. Having worked with wood for many years she decided to combine her interest in mathematics with her woodworking skills, and in 2014 an artist was born. Often the objects she makes are of a pure geometric nature, but occasionally she uses a visual language that reflects on elements of the real world. Hanneke’s work will be introduced to our international collectors at the Affordable Art Fair in Brussels in March and thereafter at various other European art fairs.