Drawing in Space: 40 CONTEMPORARY DUTCH ARTISTS, DEFINING THE MOMENT IN HOLLAND
Curated by Louky Keijzers-Koning and Jo-Anneke Van Der Molen
September 19 – October 29, 2009
Towing the Line, Drawing Space presents works by 40 contemporary artists who range in age, style and merits from conceptualists of the 1970s to the recent graduates and young emerging artists, many of whom are linked through their relation to the medium of drawing in all its expressive capacities. The exhibition includes works on paper, animations, as well as sculptures and site-specific installations. the curators illuminate a reflection of the current emerging Dutch art scene, highlighting the growing presence of contemporary Dutch artists and their affiliations to the New York art world. This exhibition continues the tradition of cross-cultural influences in Dutch art, drawing a lineage from Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Gogh, Mondrian and De Kooning.