Yves Zurstrassen


Yves Zurstrassen


9 September 2021 – 13 November 2021 09.09.2021 – 13.11.2021

Rue Isidore Verheyden 2

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4 COLORS is Yves Zurstrassen’s extended solo show featuring oil on canvases and a new series of tapestries in both spaces of the gallery. In this part of the exhibition, the presentation of the abstract paintings is constructed as a colorful mise en scène. Vermilion, blue, yellow, black and white enter into a distant dialogue and the works seem to speak to the other by reflecting similar color. The works use the viewer as a medium for transmission. On closer inspection, the works reveal precise details. The complex construction between the abstract shapes and lines that intertwine on a monochrome background produces a real game of pleasant visual illusions.


Opening of the exhibition during the Brussels Gallery Weekend.

Born in 1956 in Liège, Zurstrassen now lives and works between Brussels and Viens (FR). Recent solo exhibitions include Free, Bozar, Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels (2019), Free Energy, Museo de Santa Cruz, Toledo (2019) and MCNA (Le Delta), Maison de la Culture de la Province de Namur (2019). Recent group exhibtions include Jan Hoet gewidmet, IKOB – Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Eupen (2016), Approche aux Constellations, Atelier 340 Museum, Brussels (2012) and Cobra & Co, Musée National des Beaux-Arts, Riga (2010).


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