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  • Anna Lenz at Borzo / 4 July

    BOOK cover


    boekpresentatie en gesprek met en door

    Anna Lenz

    op ZATERDAG 4 JULI om 16.00 uur met aansluitend een borrel.

    Since the 1960's Anna Lenz and her husband have built a magnificent collection of the art of the Group ZERO. She has travelled across Europe together with the photographer Roswitha Pross and the art historian Ulrike Schmitt to conduct 20 interviews and ask the partners and wives of artists (incl. Ute Mack, Christine Uecker, Antje von Graevenitz) about their lives. These women, some of whom are artists themselves, speak with great openness about their own trajectories, their families and their relations with their men.The kaleidoscope of reports about their lives constitutes a chapter of art, and a piece of contemporary history.

    The first days of July mark the start of

    ZERO: Let Us Explore The Stars
    the most extensive and important ZERO exhibition in fifty years in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

    We are very proud that Anna Lenz, principal collector of ZERO and author of
    STRONG WOMEN FOR ART, will launch her book with a book signing and lecture
    at Borzo gallery.

    4 July at 4 PM

  • Borzo at Art Basel

    LOGO aangepast


    16/18 June - 21 June

    Hall 2.0   Feature Stand J5



    Check out our specially designed website


    Thursday June 18 at Art Basel in the Talks programm:

    6pm to 7pm | Architect Talk | Constant's New Babylon

    Mark Wigley, Author of Constant’s New Babylon: The Hyper-Architecture of Desire, Princeton; Ludo van Halem, Curator for ‘Constant and the European avant-garde 1950 – 1960' at Cobra Museum, Amstelveen

    Moderator: Hans den Hartog Jager, Art Critic and Writer, Amsterdam

    watch here the youtube video



  • Jan Henderikse & ZERO

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    EXHIBITION 6 June - 11 July

    ZERO in Duitsland, NUL in Nederland, AZIMUTH in Italië en NOUVEAU RÉALISME in Frankrijk: het zijn bewegingen met paralelle zienswijzen en doelstellingen en met onderlinge, vriendschappelijke verbanden. Wat ze met elkaar gemeen hebben is de afwijzing van de schilderkunst en van kleur in het algemeen. Monochroom moet het zijn en het liefst nog wit. Verder zijn serialiteit (produktiematige vervaardiging van kunstvoorwerpen) en repetitie (herhaling van gelijke patronen) belangrijke kenmerken....


    ZERO in Germany, NUL in the Netherlands, AZIMUTH in Italy and NOUVEAU RÉALISME in France: movements with parallel ways of thinking and objectives and with mutual, friendly connections. What they have in common is the rejection of the art of painting and of colour in general. It has to be monochrome and preferably white. Further important characteristics are seriality (mass-production-style manufacture of works of art) and repetition (repeating the same pattern)....

  • Carel Visser

    thumb Salami 1964 iron 20 x 40 x 122 cm

    2 - 30 May


    From the very start of his artistic career Carel Visser chooses a visual language that expressly deviates from the then prevailing – mostly figurative – sculpture of the early nineteen-fifties.
    His use of form develops in geometric-abstract style with respect and admiration for Mondrian and Brancusi; his preferred material is iron, but during his entire life he continues to experiment with every material that nature and technology can place at his disposal.


  • Theo Kuijpers

    thumb 2 Medina noir 2014 olieverf-was op doek 40 x 50 cm 2


    4 - 25 april 2015


    De architectuur, het landschap en de sporen die mensen daarin achterlaten vormen voor Theo Kuijpers bronnen van inspiratie. In 1978 ontmoet hij de Nederlandse steendrukker Fred Genis, die al in New York litho's drukte voor o.a. Rauschenberg en De Kooning. Genis, inmiddels woonachtig in Australië, nodigt Theo Kuijpers uit hem op te zoeken en kennis te maken met de natuur en de cultuur van dat land. 



  • BORZO at TEFAF 2015

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    BORZO at TEFAF Maastricht 2015
    March 13 - 22, stand #450, modern section



    A rare and early sculpture and a large “rasenstück” by herman de vries (who will represent The Netherlands in the Dutch Rietveld pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015)

    A cotton wool balls on plastic “Vlokkenbeeld”, 1961 and a “Stikselwerk”, 1962 by Henk Peeters

    By Ger van Elk, two “Vertical landscapes”

    Four ink drawings, 1965 by Jan Schoonhoven

    A four pieces aluminum work by Carel Visser