Since the end of May 2002, the M HKA has strayed from the beaten track of museum catalogues. The M HKA does not consider a systematic thereof
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public
NU TE ZIEN
The M HKA collection is built around three approaches to art: image, action and society. While generally works cannot be classified exclusive
"Artists now work with what is called conceptual methods and supposedly don’t use objects. But you can’t not use objects. A TV monitor is an
Performance, Video and Se...
"In general, there’s not much place for performance now. It looks like the sixties too much, it feels like the sixties did, it feels like it’
"I can write a poem and read it to my friends or pass it around to my friends. But I write a poem to publish the poem, even if I don’t publis
"I love plastic of any kind; I like the shape of pipes, tubes... This plastic tube, I like it very much in the artistic sense, in the art-wor
Reflections on Cultural C...
REFLECTIONS ON CULTURAL COMPLEXITY This title originated from talks on the work of Kostis Velonis, Jimmie Durham and Danny Matthys. A
SBKM - Stichting Beeldend...
In 2005 the collection of the Stichting voor Beeldende Kunst (SBKM-De Vleeshal) in Middelburg – a smaller institution with a previous history
Stone as stone
Most of nature is stone; stone is everywhere. However, presenting stones as art is something else. “Well, you have to help stones”, says Jimm
"Throwing stones at man-made objects, or dropping boulders on them, is not like May ‘68; it’s not even an echo. For me, it is more like a mim
The Center of The World
"[The project] began quite slowly, in Mexico, where I did live close to the centre of the world, which was an actual tree. When you go to tha
We're happy to share a number of artworks which will be on display in our new collection space as of 27 April 2017.
"But writing! What an invention! What a marvelous monstrosity! When I write I know that I am drawing. (…) As an invention, writing has replac