The dark side of consensus | 09.03 – 15.04

Janes Haid - Schmallenberg | The dark side of consensus From 9th March until 15th April 2018 Hoorn & Reniers organizes the first solo exhibition in The Netherlands of Berlin based artist Janes Haid - Schmallenberg entitled 'The dark side of consensus'. In his deceitfully offhand ecstatic scenes Janes Haid - Schmallenberg depicts the outcry of desperate indviduals subjugated to the impossibly fast pace of today's society. In his paintings and ceramic sculptures Janes Haid - Schmallenberg strives for a balance between abstraction and figuration and between seriousness and play, resulting for instance in the use of absurd painting materials like nutrition powder for bodybuilders. Janes Haid - Schmallenberg's work falls within a larger movement of young artists worldwide whose works question the established [...]


Nurture | 14.01 – 04.03.2018

Inge Aanstoot | Nurture From 14th January until 4th March Hoorn & Reniers organizes the first large solo exhibition by Rotterdam based artist Inge Aanstoot, entitled 'Nurture'. In her new colourful and associative paintings, she researches the influence of culture, nature and history on human development and vice versa. Inge Aanstoot became widely known as the winner of the Piket Award for painting and the Sacha Tanja Award. In 2016 she painted a gigantic mural in the Rotterdam Kunsthal Museum. Louise de Blécourt, director of the LL.M. F.H. Piket Foundation, will perform the opening of the exhibition. .


Früchte der Dekadenz | 04.11 – 23.12.2017

Peter Feiler | Früchte der Dekadenz From 4th November until 23rd December 2017 the new solo exhibition by renowned German artist Peter Feiler can be seen at Hoorn & Reniers. The opening of the exhibition will be performed on Saturday 4th November at 16.00 hours. Peter Feiler’s grotesque drawings and paintings cover the precarious subject of “what men can do to each other“ with a childishly innocent patina standing in harsh contrast to repelling and nevertheless fascinating details. His protagonists’ salacious, almost pornographic poses, scenes of abuse, rape, torture, adultery, are merely alluded at times, at times pointed out in blatant explicitness. “I am not a missionary”, Peter Feiler says, “I don’t want to change people. But maybe I can make them discover [...]