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Witzenhausen Gallery NY

In general one could say that Jacob Witzenhausen has a fascination for artists who work in a field where meanings cross, where something interesting starts to happen between the obvious elements. The kind of art that is not what it seems on first sight, when we give it only a quick glance, where the surface does not reveal its secret right immediately and where there is more to contemplate on beneath the skin.

Another element is the fascination the selected artists share for the look, the human gaze that tries to detect secrets and look behind the screen. Some of the gallery’s artists are very much occupied with the voyeuristic aspects of the act of looking and explore this in their work. Sometimes even leading us into an area where we are made to feel uneasy or even made an accomplice of this act. Accomplice or not, there is always enough to please the eye.

Witzenhausen Gallery looks for art that is confronting in a certain way. Art that touches upon the issues of life that we all have to deal with, family ties, love, sex, illness, loneliness, death and a society that can be questioned on the way it... [ Read all ]

New York

United States
Address:
5th floor, suite 508 547 west 27th street between 10th and 11th avenue
New York, NY 10001
Phone: +1 212 239 1124
Fax: +1 212 239 7114
Website: www.witzenhausengallery.nl


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Artists Represented

Chrystel Lebas
Enrique Marty
Federico Junca Acebedo
Harma Heikens
Hendrik Kerstens
Herman van den Boom
Ixone Sádaba
Jowhara Alsaud
Kenzo Minami
Kevin Erskine
L.J.A.D. Creyghton
Madeleine Berkhemer
Michael Scott
Miriam Kruishoop
Nisian Hughes
Patrick Mcgrath Muñíz
Pedro Bakker
Roland Schimmel
Sanghee Song
[sic]
Tania Camille Nasser
Thomas Doyle



Forthcoming Exhibitions

9 Sept – 9 October
Group show, video art

14 October - 13 November
Hendrik Kerstens / Jowhara AlSaud

18 November – 18 December
Margriet Smulders / Group show invited gallery Christopher Paschall


Previous Exhibitions

Pedro Bakker
Burnt Home
10 Jun 2010 - 10 Jul 2010

Tania Camille Nasser
Video Girls
10 Jun 2010 - 10 Jul 2010

Michael Scott, Roland Schimmel
Dual Exhibition: Michael Scott & Roland Schimmel
06 May 2010 - 05 Jun 2010

Herman van den Boom
Arcadia Redesigned
01 Apr 2010 - 01 May 2010

Chrystel Lebas
Exhibition
25 Feb 2010 - 27 Mar 2010

Federico Junca Acebedo, Harma Heikens, Hendrik Kerstens, Ixone Sádaba, L.J.A.D. Creyghton, Madeleine Berkhemer, Nisian Hughes, Patrick Mcgrath Muñíz, Rachid Ben Ali, Roland Schimmel
Group Show
26 jan 2010 - 20 feb 2010

Madeleine Berkhemer
Mandy's Chandelier
12 nov 2009 - 12 dec 2009

NEW PAINTINGS
15 Oct 2009 - 07 Nov 2009

Roland Sohier
Towing the line. Towing the Line, Drawing Space 40 Contemporary Dutch Artists Defining the Moment in Holland
19 Sep 2009 - 29 Oct 2009

Ixone Sádaba
POÉTIQUE DE LA DESAPARITION
10 Sep 2009 - 10 Oct 2009

Nisian Hughes
NAKED
09 Sep 2009 - 03 Oct 2009

Hendrik Kerstens
Hendrik Kerstens - New York
11 Jun 2009 - 11 Jul 2009

Hendrik Kerstens
Dutch Seen: New York Rediscovered
10 Jun 2009 - 13 Sep 2009

Roland Schimmel... [ Read all ]


Art Fairs

Art Chicago, Scope Basel, Scope New York, Pulse New York, Pulse Miami, Zona MACO in Mexico, London Art Fair, Olympia Fair London, Art Palm Beach, Photo Miami, Photo Los Angeles, Contemporary Istanbul, Artbo Bogata, Pan Amsterdam, Artantique Utrecht, Art Rotterdam and Art Amsterdam.


Contact-Directors/Staff

Jacob Witzenhausen
Rifko Meier


Opening Times

Tuesday - Saturday
from 11am - 6pm
or by appointment
(closed on bank holidays)