Jan van der Ploeg & Riette Wanders
September 12 - October 31
Reception: Saturday September 12 from 11:00 - 20:00 hrs.
BOESKE & HOFLAND amsterdam leipzig
Spinnereistrasse 7 / Halle B4
Thursday and Friday 12:00 – 18:00 hrs
Saturday 11:00 – 16:00 hrs
On the 12th of September 2015 Gerhard Hofland together with Francis Boeske Projects will open a new gallery in Leipzig, for one year and under the name of BOESKE & HOFLAND amsterdam leipzig. It will be the start of a special collaboration on a unique location.
Leipzig is a characteristic city with a cultural and artistic climate. The city is especially famous for the modern art movement Die Leipziger Schule and later Die Neue Leipziger Schule that brought to the fore the painters: Neo Rauch, Matthias Weischer, David Schnell and Christoph Ruckhäberle. There are several cultural institutions for modern and contemporary art in Leipzig, such as the Museum für Bildende Kunsten, the just opened G2 Kunsthalle and two Kunstvereins.
The gallery will be part of the main cultural centre of Leipzig, which is called the Spinnerei. It is a vibrant cultural hot spot located at the west side of the city. The Spinnerei is a former cotton-spinning factory complex, an historic and authentic place that has given room to many galleries, exhibitions, artists and other creatives since 2004. Several established and international contemporary art galleries are located at the Spinnerei, among others: EIGEN + ART, ASPN, Galerie Kleindienst, Galerie Jochen Hempel and Galerie Dukan Leipzig-Paris.
Amidst this 'cosmos of art' BOESKE & HOFLAND amsterdam leipzig will reside. The exhibitions will be duo presentations; a combination of the artists of each gallery.