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galleri NB >> 20.08 - 17.09 << Invitation
MAIN gallery: John Reuss 
NBeX project: Indra Marcinkeviciene
 
Sunday August 20th 2-4pm, we are very happy to share the vernissage of two exhibitions in the redecorated gallery with you.

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John Reuss

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MY WORK IS CHARACTERIZED BY CONTRASTS - THE JUXTAPOSITION OF OPPOSITES ON SEVERAL LEVELS - WHICH IS RECOGNIZED THROUGHOUT MY PAINTINGS. FINE DETAIL, DRAWN LINES AND METICULOUSLY PAINTED SHAPES CLASH WITH BOLD BRUSHSTROKES, SPATTERS AND BLURRED CONTOURS. SOFT ORGANIC SHAPES AND MULTIFACETED FIGURES MEET HARD, CALCULATED GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTIONS. 

The world I depict is not a physical location in space and time. It is an inner world, a world where thought, emotion and raw cognition defines not only the figures, but also the space they inhabit.

For me the creative process is a key to that inner, psychological world - balancing on the border of the conscious and subconscious and revolving around themes like how we relate to the world we live in, the definition of “self” contra the surrounding world, our bodily integrity and mortality.

My work often deals with issues such as alienation, loneliness and the pursuit of an unattainable inner harmony. In general I am very interested in the inner life of people and that carries through in the way my figures turn out. Their various disfigurements, missing body parts and multiple angles is a symbol of their psychology and cognitive mechanisms.

Labels such as “existential surrealism” or “psychological realism” have often been used about my work - which I think describes it well. I aim to make art that not only tells about me, but also speaks to the viewer and is open to interpretation - that can contain meaning that I myself have not foreseen.

My process is one of dialogue, applying, revisiting, destroying and creating. My favorite medium is acrylic paint - it dries fast suiting both my temperament and my technique very well. I don’t like to wait too long in between adding layers of paint to my work. 

In the process I strive to obtain a balance -  on the border of the conscious and subconscious, where i react and paint without too much reflection, alternated with more reflected and controlled decisions. 

I apply multiple layers, adding and removing elements and I work directly on the canvas, drawing my sketches up with paint or charcoal. I often include charcoal and pencil drawings in several layers, resulting in a more sensitive and fragile “feel”. 

Painting over parts, making mistakes and getting lost is a very important part of my process. Although frustrating at times, getting lost and loosing the overview allows for unforeseen and unusual ideas to emerge. For me creativity is as much about tearing down and destroying as it is about creating and building up. This also means that the final work is the result of the process rather than a planned image.

Towards the end of the process I add the finer detail, finishing highlights and shading and cleaning up certain lines and areas. You often find traces of the process itself in a finished work: The structure of layered paint, delicate pencil work, the raw smudged charcoal lines and layers intertwined and partially exposed.

Since my process is cyclic it is also endless - I will often revisit already “finished work” and rework it all over again, giving it a new dimension and adding to the historicity of the work.

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Indra Marcinkeviciené

From My Secret World

IndraMarcinkevičienė is remarkable artist who is not only known as art pano and installation author, but also as a furniture and interior designer. Indra is great colorist. This characteristic has become her visiting card. Indra is able to feel and compare subtle color tones,therefor her furniture, fabrics and wall paintings start to vibrate like strings.  

Indra applies very wide range of colors and tones, bright and unexpected color combinations, lasting and steady materials to her creations. With her coloristic propositions, bright colors and contrast combination Indrastands out from the Nordic art context. The color scale artist uses in her artwork is not common to Lithuanian, neither to any other art schools in northern Europe. This is why creations of IndraMarcinkevičienė leaves no indifferent.

After verysuccessful participation in the international furniture design fairs such as „IFF Singapore“ (2012, 2013), Lithuanias’ Stand in Cannes Film Festival (2013), London Design Week (2013), Craft Show Philadelphia (2013), Maison and Object Paris (2013, 2014), Collect Saatchi Gallery London (2015) IndraMarcinkevičienė is continuing to work on her new object and furniture collections.

This time artist is presenting her brand new object called “From my secret world”, art panosand art lover sympathy winning installation “Stradivarijauskrioklys”(EN: “Waterfall of Stradivarius”).

Art object “From my secret world” is inspired bychildhood. “Sekretai” (EN: “Secrets”) – it’s a game frequently played by kids of Soviet Unionback in the day. Main point of this game was to create the best view from flowers, pictures, press - cuttings and other “precious” materials. Once all the materials are in place – you have to close them over with glass shiver and hide it under the cup of soil. The aim of this game is to reveal your secret and surprise person who’ve found it.

Indra lost her mother at a very young age. Girl has suffered so much and felt big emptiness because of the loss. But deep inside her heart she felt mothers blessing and love. Maybe this is why Indra was gifted with very lively imagination and sensitive hearing of colors. Love to this life – this secret is hiding under object “From my secret world”. That’s why it’s blooming in the most passionate and sensitive colors and involving spectator to a vertexes of joy.  

To join this project Indra invited Lithuanian artist Rima Sutkienė, who has created exclusively to “From my secret world” dedicatedpiece “LaiminantiMamosranka”. This – moms blessing piece – is a main concept of this artwork.

There are two color scales presented in this exhibition – fire and water elements reflecting in color pano“KartaisverkiukaipNiagaroskrioklys” (EN: “Sometimes I cry like an waterfall of Niagara”). Egg motif and nature elements have been chosen not accidently  - they are creatures of universe, objects with no beginning or the end, symbols of infinity and eternity.

Egg motif is the key inspiration source to Indra. It is a symbol of eternity, productivity, perfection, prosperity, health and beauty. It also holds a magical meaning –power of birth giver goddesses inside. The shape of an egg is a symbol of perfection. Eternity and perfect existence metaphor is rephrased and enriched with stylish bright color solutions and is being transformed to and original and aesthetic objects.

Installation “Stradivarijaus krioklys” (EN: “Waterfall of Stradivarius”) is made from pano, carpet and a bench. It is like a musical piece. Coloristic composition is creating a harmony of objects, which was inspired by a world famous Italian violin producer Anatolij Stradivarius. He wanted to become a sculptor or musician, but the worldwide honor he deserved by making master special timber violins. Inspired by this story Indra created a bright furniture and object installation. It talks about dreams, that come true in a ways we don’t expect them to come.

It’s important to note, that designer pays attention to all – a visual expression of an object, ergonomic solutions and aesthetics. For those reasons I. Marcinkevičienė creatures are attractive and desirable. Never ending experiments with colors, learning, improvement and risky search of color shapes are fundamental in Indra Marcinkevičienė creative work.

 Art critic Julija Dailidėnaitė


galleri NB Magazine - Autumn 2017

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This magazine is about our jubilee and exhibitions in the next half year. It is written in danish language. But there are many great photos to look at.


Article about galleri NB in Scan Magazine

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This article in Scan Magazine tells the story about galleri NB to the passengers of Sun Air, SWISS Air, Primera Air, British Airways Denmark - London, Eastern Airways, City Airlines, SAS and Ryan Air Nordic Routes. 
You can read the article at page 82: https://issuu.com/scanmagaz…/docs/scanmagazine_102_july_2017


galleri NB is selected to participate in the international art fair
Art Vilninus 8-11 June 2017

galleri NB exhibit exclusive Vilmantas Marcinkevicius solo at stand 3.16

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We are delighted to announce that Vilmantas exhibit his new paintings 2017. 


gallery NB is selected to participate in the international art fair KunstRAI 2017.

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We exhibit the following artists:

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John Reuss - solo

At stand 8:

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Paul Smulders

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Toon Berghahn


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Hugo Tieleman

If you are interested in which works of art that the artists participate in on our stands, you can see the works of the individual artists on our website - just click on the above pictures.
The works presented on KunstRAI are on the websites from Friday, 26 May.


Examples of successes:

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Randers Statsskole - Marius Martinussen 
Click for Video: Marius Martinussen udsmykker Randers Statsskole

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Hedeager Kirke - Vilmantas
Click for Video: Udsmykning af Hedeager Kirke

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Private homes 
Art is part of your identity. We are happy for all costumers who has chosen our artists.

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Companies 
For example AC Hydraulic that use art as DNA of the company.
Please have a look at this link: Udsmykninger

Upcoming exhibitions: 
For the next 3 month we are happy to show some important emerging artists:
Please  have a look at our calendar: Calendar of exhibitions

Team NB thank you for the past 2016 and we are courious for the future.

We wish all of you a happy new year


BILLBOARD PAINTERS EXHIBITION 2016
June 11th to July 23th 

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All artists participating in this year's workshop, which initiates Viborg International Billboard Painting Festival,
exhibit their normal works in the gallery NB.

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In Main gallery artists from the top-shelf are presented:

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Simone Berrini - Italy

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Mette Rishøj - Denmark

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Gustavo Abascal - Mexico

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Jolanta Kyzikaite - Lithuania

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Boris Pratamarov - Bulgaria

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Pablo Diaz Benzo - Chile

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Paul Smulders - Netherlands

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Øystein Tømmerås - Norway

8 artists from 8 nations ......
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Exhibitions in the Center gallery and NBeX project:

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galleri NB = 06.02 - 27.02 = Contrast

We hereby invite to the opening of the exhibition

CONTRAST

with the artists Vilmantas (LT) and Kristian Vodder Svensson (DK)
Saturday the 6th of February at 2 to 4 pm

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The exhibition is an experience in the meeting of two artists who essentially are opposites.
However, they have one thing in common: they are both brilliant artists.
Both artists participate in the opening and they will introduce their exhibition at 2:15pm.

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You Tube video from the exhibition


galleri NB = 19.12 - 23.01 = Invitation

Vernissage of two new exhibitions Saturday 19th of December at 2-4pm
The artists will be present and both of them will tell more about their exhibition at 2:15pm

Main gallery

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Henriette Hellstern

Vægtløs (Weightless)

Youtube video: Henriette Hellstern - Vægtløs

 

Center gallery

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Külli Suitso 
Helmet

Youtube video: Külli Suitso - Helmet

Merry Christmas
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Great news from Marius Martinussen.
A big change of artistic profile. Very inspirering.

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Have a look at his website


galleri NB = 07.11 - 28.11 = Invitation

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Main gallery - Steen Larsen - Come Rain or Come Shine

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NBeX project - Mykole Ganusauskaite - Landscapes

It’s with great pleasure we invite you to two vernissages on 

Saturday the 7th of November at 1:30pm to 4pm

We are celebrating new lines in the artworks of Steen Larsen,
and in NBeX project we are happy to present Mykole Ganusauskaite,
who in 2013 won the Baltic Young Painters Prize. 


galleri NB  II 03.10 - 31.10  III Invitation

It is with great pride that we introduce three young artists with great potential when we on
Saturday October 3rd at 1:30pm to 4pm
invite you to the opening of three exhibitions in the galleri NB and NBeX project.
NBeX project
Yellow Soup
with an introduction of the artist at 1:30pm
 

Center gallery
Waves
with an introduction of the artist at 2:20pm
 
Main gallery
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with an introduction of the artist at 2:15pm


galleri NB IIII Merry Christmas

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Christmas is also the time to enjoy the arts.
We are therefore pleased to invite you into gallery NB (Main, Center and NBeX project)
on the following days:

Monday.  December 22 pm. 10-17

Tuesday.  December 23 pm. 10-17

Saturday. December 27 pm. 10-14

Monday.   December 29 pm. 10-17

Tuesday.   December 30 pm. 10-17

After the New Year we open again on Monday. 5th of January.

And the program for January 2015 is finished. If you link in to our calendar, you can see our exhibition plans.

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We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Big evening together with HRH the Prince Consort of Denmark

2014 October 30th H.R.H. Prince Henrik of Denmark visited galleri NB to see his new portrait and the artists work behind the portrait including the sketches. Vilmantas and the The Prince Consort was very happy to meet again, and the gallery was a beautiful place for both to visit.

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New film

Tour of galleri NB is a new film making a short presentation of the big gallery.

Please have a look at:

 

 

 

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Peter Frøstrup is the new gallerist in galleri NB

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During the openings on Saturday 8 March, we presented Peter Frøstrup, as our new gallerist in gallery NB.

Peter Frøstrup currently holds the position, as branch manager of Sparekassen Thy in Aulum. By the end of March he leaves this position to start as proactive gallerist in galleri NB by 1st of April.

Peter Frøstrup has a solid background in the financial world. Educated in the local savings bank in Northern Jutland and afterwards he has been employed in Bank Kronjylland and from 2003 to 2010, he held a leading position in Difko.

He has a personal interest in art and he has also been the initiator of an art association in Difko.

In the gallery NB, we expect Peter to combine the interest in art, and especially the art represented in galleri NB, with his large network of companies across the country.


They must be an attraction in the spring

When three artists open three very different exhibitions in each part of galleri NB Viborg, it is quiet a task to present each of them in a satisfying way.

However it was accomplished on Saturday the 8th of March when Sabine Beyerle opened her exhibition Floating in Main gallery, Christina Blaabjerg opened her total decoration in Centre gallery and Vivi Linnemann occupied NBeX project with her acrylic sculptures.

The diversity of the three exhibitions compliments each other and the guests expressed great enthusiasm for what they saw and experienced during the openings. That is promising for the exhibition during the next weeks.

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Presentation of Vivi Linnemann in NBeX project

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Christina Blaabjerg and Sabine Beyerle in galleri NB