Face To Face
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 25 2018
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Kerlin Gallery, Anne's Lane, South Anne Street, Dublin,
Face to Face is an exhibition of artworks from the collection of the De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tilburg in the Netherlands.
Face to Face is an exhibition at Kerlin Gallery of a selection of artworks from the collection at the De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tilburg in the Netherlands.
The selection on display will be curated by the museum’s director, Hendrik Driessen, who will also appear at the Kerlin for the exhibition’s launch on Saturday 30th June.
There will be work from 11 leading international artists, including Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei, Belgian sculptor Berlinde De Bruyckere, Indonesian film artist Fiona Tan, and Canadian photographer Jeff Wall amongst others.
The De Pont Museum was founded in the early 1990s as a part of the legacy of the lawyer and entrepreneur Jan de Pont, who had decided before his death to dedicate a sizeable portion of his assets contemporary visual arts. The museum’s collection is defined by its depth rather than its breadth, concentrating on the works of a small and slowly expanding collection of important contemporary artists.
This show will highlight the Kerlin’s reputation as one of Ireland’s most prestigious contemporary art institutions and bring the spirit of De Pont to Dublin.