9th January 2020
SYNDICATE OF BELGIAN PAINTERS Adelheid De Witte Cindy Wright David Russon Elise Berkvens Fred Michiels Koen van den Broek Stefan Peters Steven Peters Caraballo Stephan Balleux Karl Mechnig Peter Weidenbaum CULTUURCENTRUM DE BOGAARD Opening: 9 January 2020 at 8 P.M. Musical performance by DJ Human Human Welcome speeches by Mayor Veerle Heeren and Municipal Council Member for Culture Jurgen Reniers Opening hours: 10 January – 10 March 2020 Monday – Friday, 12 noon – 6 P.M. Saturday, 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. More information on www.debogaard.be Capucinestraat 8 3800 Sint-Truiden Belgium Register via firstname.lastname@example.org or call +32 11 70 17 00 GASTHUISKAPEL BORGLOON Exhibition preview: 9 January 2020, 5 P.M. – 8 P. M. Pre-finissage: 23 February 2020 at 3 P.M. Musical performance by saxophonist Danny Dexter Welcome speech by Jeroen Bellings, Borgloon Council Member for Culture Opening hours: 11 January – 8 March 2020 Saturday – Sunday, 2 P.M. – 6 P.M. More information on www.artborgloon.be or call +32 12 67 36 00 Graethempoort 3 bis 3840 Borgloon Belgium Under the label Syndicate of Belgian Painters, Peter Weidenbaum has gathered a number of artists for whom painting is the main mode of expression. They each have a signature style of their own, but what one feels that they share is an unrelenting quest for what, to each of them, is at stake in this particular art form. With no regard for the trends and fashions of the day, this group of painters grapples with what the philosopher Immanuel Kant termed the “thing-in-itself” and its complex relation to the world of appearances. Each of these artists takes a different route to formulating answers in accordance with their practice, away from concerns about superficial tendencies. The canvas stands at the center of their oeuvre. The exhibition takes place at different locations, including Cultuurcentrum De Bogaard, Sint-Truiden, and Gasthuiskapel, Borgloon. Some of the participating artists will simultaneously show works on paper at Anouk Vilain Gallery in Diepenbeek. A publication with work by the artists will be available. On Tuesday 4 February 2020, 4.30 – 6 P.M., there will be a philosophical guided tour for children aged 7-14 and their parents. More information at www.debogaard.be. The exhibition Works on Paper can be visited at Bouquetstraat 123, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium, on Saturdays and Sundays, 2 P.M. – 6 P.M., and by appointment.