Lives in Berlin (DE), lives in Paris (FR), born in Saint Mandé (FR).
French artist Bernard Frize has pretty much been painting against the grain for thirty years, periodically finding himself caught at the center of things rather than the margins from which he likes to operate. His colourful, abstract paintings ceaselessly question the very fundamentals of painting: paint, colour, support, surface, gesture.
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Bernard Frize, Ouverture [Overture], 1998. Painting, acrylic, canvas, resin, 185 x 232.5 cm.
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The collection XXVIII – I...
17 June 2011 - 18 September 2011.
In the summer of 2011, the M HKA invited British artist Emily Wardill (°1977, Rugby) to make a selection of works from the collection, and to
The collection XXXIII – T...
07 June 2013 - 22 September 2013.
The character of a collection reflected the current priorities of the M HKA collection: the evaluation of Antwerp’s avant-garde tradition; th
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Collectie Vlaamse Gemeens...
The M HKA holds works on permanent loan that were acquired with the budget of the Vlaamse Commissie voor Beeldende Kunst (Flemish Visual Art
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public