Kate Klingbeil, Very Special Objects (detail), 2019 (Acrylic, vinyl paint, watercolour and oil pastel on canvas, 50 x 62 cm).
Installation view.
Installation view.
Installation view.
Fabian Treiber, Common Things, 2018. (Acrylic, ink and lacquer on canvas, 80 x 70 cm).
Installation view.
Hiroya Kurata, Batwalk Stripe 1, 2019. (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 30 x 46 cm).
Installation view.
Sunna Hansdóttir, Wet Towel, 2019. (Silkpaint on viscose, acrylic on canvas and wood, 111 x 82 x 11 cm).
Sunna Hansdóttir, Wet Towel (detail), 2019. (Silkpaint on viscose, acrylic on canvas and wood, 111 x 82 x 11 cm).
Scott Anderson, Moldy Lemon, 2017. (Oil on canvas, 152 x 122 cm).
Morgan Blair, Hi, My Name Is Bernard Appleflag and, Contrary to Popular Belief, I’m Your Republican Candidate for President of the United States of America, 2019. (Acrylic and pumice gel on canvas over panel, 51 x 41 cm).
Installation view.
Jon Pilkington, Historic Tall Flatbacks (With Hund), 2019. (Oil on canvas in Oregon pine frame, 150 x 120 cm).
Installation view.
Charlie Roberts, Work Boots, 2019. (Acrylic on linen, 40 x 30 cm).
Installation view.
Installation view.
Sara-Vide Ericson, Siamese Dream, 2019. (Oil on marble, 16,5 x 25 cm).
Sara-Vide Ericson, Siamese Dream (detail), 2019. (Oil on marble, 16,5 x 25 cm).
Installation view.
Kate Klingbeil, Very Special Objects, 2019. (Acrylic, vinyl paint, watercolour and oil pastel on canvas, 50 x 62 cm).
Kate Klingbeil, Very Special Objects (detail), 2019 (Acrylic, vinyl paint, watercolour and oil pastel on canvas, 50 x 62 cm).
Installation view.
Installation view.
Installation view.
Fabian Treiber, Common Things, 2018. (Acrylic, ink and lacquer on canvas, 80 x 70 cm).
Installation view.
Hiroya Kurata, Batwalk Stripe 1, 2019. (Acrylic and oil on canvas, 30 x 46 cm).
Installation view.
Sunna Hansdóttir, Wet Towel, 2019. (Silkpaint on viscose, acrylic on canvas and wood, 111 x 82 x 11 cm).
Sunna Hansdóttir, Wet Towel (detail), 2019. (Silkpaint on viscose, acrylic on canvas and wood, 111 x 82 x 11 cm).
Scott Anderson, Moldy Lemon, 2017. (Oil on canvas, 152 x 122 cm).
Morgan Blair, Hi, My Name Is Bernard Appleflag and, Contrary to Popular Belief, I’m Your Republican Candidate for President of the United States of America, 2019. (Acrylic and pumice gel on canvas over panel, 51 x 41 cm).
Installation view.
Jon Pilkington, Historic Tall Flatbacks (With Hund), 2019. (Oil on canvas in Oregon pine frame, 150 x 120 cm).
Installation view.
Charlie Roberts, Work Boots, 2019. (Acrylic on linen, 40 x 30 cm).
Installation view.
Installation view.
Sara-Vide Ericson, Siamese Dream, 2019. (Oil on marble, 16,5 x 25 cm).
Sara-Vide Ericson, Siamese Dream (detail), 2019. (Oil on marble, 16,5 x 25 cm).
Installation view.
Kate Klingbeil, Very Special Objects, 2019. (Acrylic, vinyl paint, watercolour and oil pastel on canvas, 50 x 62 cm).

Scott Anderson
Morgan Blair
Sara—Vide Ericson
Sunna Hansdóttir
Kate Klingbeil
Hiroya Kurata
Jon Pilkington
Charlie Roberts
Fabian Treiber
Artifacts
A group show curated by Joakim Ojanen
Oct 24 — Dec 1, 2019

  • NEVVEN is proud to present Artifacts a group exhibition curated by Swedish artist Joakim Ojanen. The show focuses on artworks depicting objects and uses this timely and peculiar subject matter as the outset for a survey on contemporary painting.

    The idea for the exhibition was to collect some of my favourite painters in the same space. Like most people I’ve always been fascinated by objects, from the mobile spinning over me when I was a baby to marbles, action figures, pogs, lighters, clothes, fidget spinners, figurines. One or a few obsessions at a time for as long as I can remember. What is this? What is it good for? How did they make it? Why did they make it? How does it feel? How much does it weigh? Ever since my interest for painting started, one of my favourite motifs are painted artifacts. Man made objects that you could tell meant something to the artist who painted them.

    Joakim Ojanen

    The action behind the representation of objects by means of other objects (and specifically painting) is one of the earliest forms of art and at the same time an operation that strikes tensions and relations between the objects, their artistic corresponsives and creators which keeps intriguing philosophers and artists alike. It recalls Object—Oriented Ontology, its concept of allure and the questioning of the relations between subject/object and animate/inanimate. It’s also as simple as the Pokémons or each one of the collectibles, found objects or memorabilia that fascinates people since the dawn of times and even more in nowadays consumeristic society.

    Vetted by Joakim Ojanen’s vision and sensibility and including artists from England, Germany, Japan, Sweden and the United States — Artifacts brings together an exciting and intergenerational group exploring and playing with the possibilities of objects in painting and paintings as objects.

  • NEVVEN is proud to present Artifacts a group exhibition curated by Swedish artist Joakim Ojanen. The show focuses on artworks depicting objects and uses this timely and peculiar subject matter as the outset for a survey on contemporary painting.

    The idea for the exhibition was to collect some of my favourite painters in the same space. Like most people I’ve always been fascinated by objects, from the mobile spinning over me when I was a baby to marbles, action figures, pogs, lighters, clothes, fidget spinners, figurines. One or a few obsessions at a time for as long as I can remember. What is this? What is it good for? How did they make it? Why did they make it? How does it feel? How much does it weigh? Ever since my interest for painting started, one of my favourite motifs are painted artifacts. Man made objects that you could tell meant something to the artist who painted them.

    Joakim Ojanen

    The action behind the representation of objects by means of other objects (and specifically painting) is one of the earliest forms of art and at the same time an operation that strikes tensions and relations between the objects, their artistic corresponsives and creators which keeps intriguing philosophers and artists alike. It recalls Object—Oriented Ontology, its concept of allure and the questioning of the relations between subject/object and animate/inanimate. It’s also as simple as the Pokémons or each one of the collectibles, found objects or memorabilia that fascinates people since the dawn of times and even more in nowadays consumeristic society.

    Vetted by Joakim Ojanen’s vision and sensibility and including artists from England, Germany, Japan, Sweden and the United States — Artifacts brings together an exciting and intergenerational group exploring and playing with the possibilities of objects in painting and paintings as objects.

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