|MARCEL van EEDEN
Opening: September 14th from 6-9pm
Exhibition: 14 September - 27 October 2007
CLINT ROENISCH GALLERY
944 QUEEN STREET WEST
The gallery is very pleased to present the second solo show of drawings by the Dutch artist Marcel van Eeden. The exhibition runs to October 28th.
Born in 1965 Marcel van Eedenâ€™s magnum opus is to make a drawing a day based on sources that precede the year of his birth. Using imagery culled from an array of historical material - illustrations from old books, topographical atlases, films, art history, newspaper clippings, photo archives, magazines such as Life, Paris Match and others - van Eeden has set himself the task of drawing a vast visual diary of a world he never knew. He begins a new drawing by starting in the top left corner and ending at the bottom right. In between emerges a bewildering range of images: explosions, trains, streetscapes, abstractions, accidents, sex acts, divers, diagrams, botanical specimens, on and on. That none of the imagery reflects the era of their maker suggests ... [ Read all ]