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  • RJHalls: “F**K MICKEY….  3 – 18 September 2016

    RJHalls: “F**K MICKEY…. 3 – 18 September 2016

    On Saturday,  September 3rd,  GO Gallery opens the F**K MICKEY   It’s the  MINNIE  unmasked exhibition   “In art Mickey was everywhere but where was Minnie? Why was she ignored in the art world, was this sexist? Delving deeper I realised she was black all over but with a white face. This reminded me of the Black and White Minstrels who were popular entertainers in the 19th Century. Was this racist? Seeing Minnie now in this day and age reminds me of... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • K-Pax

    K-Pax

    K – Pax is the artistic alter ego of german painter Matthias Poltrock. Hawaii, Marrakech, San Francisco, Rome, Toulouse, Barcelona, Tenerife, London and newly also Amsterdam. K – Pax collects colors, shapes, moods and impressions throughout the world. K – Pax combines in his works well known logos of our consumer society with elements of his personal, playful presence view of life. In his work we meet comic heroes and madonnas, which stand out in relief by his wood assemblages. Plastic waste, such... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Nissim Men, city portraits

    Nissim Men, city portraits

    Nissim Men is gefascineerd door de oude Hollandse steden. Als beeldend kunstenaar en fotograaf (uit Israel) brengt hij meerdere dimensies van een stad samen in een tweedimensionaal beeld. Het verleden, het heden, de architectuur en de bezienswaardigheden voegt hij samen tot een portret dat de sfeer van de stad uitdraagt Citys-Portraits are digital photographic compositions, which envision and explore the cultural layers and history of a city.  They create a contemporary portrait of a city’s unique character, while shifting the borders and... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Alberto Vargas

    Alberto Vargas

    The History of Alberto Vargas Alberto Vargas was born in the city of Arequipa, Peru, on February 9, 1896. No one could have predicted that a humble son from a remote Andean town would create a legacy that both shaped and reflected the ideals of American beauty in the 20th century. His graceful, subtly-detailed paintings and portraits helped define the iconic image of the “pin-up” girl, cemented his name in the world of art, Hollywood and pop-culture, and continues to... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Kaili Smith – Not to be Titled, June 25th

    Kaili Smith – Not to be Titled, June 25th

                                          UK Kaili Smith is a talented young painter and photographer from a bi-cultural background. Born in the Netherlands and raised in Australia, he now lives in Rotterdam. His art, that takes him around the world, is a reflection on the increasingly integrated society of today.  He reflects both on the beauty and the struggles of it.Read More »
  • TUCO (Fr)

    TUCO (Fr)

    Not necessarily the most obvious to me, but i’ll try to introduce my work. I have two favorite tools : my camera and my cutter. I like particulary decorating streets and interfering in public areas with stencils ; i really enjoy to involve local people in my projects. I also paint in my studio on different materials, especially wood, books, maps… i try to explore again and again ! My creations get their souces in photography. I always work with... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Franck Ecalard

    Franck Ecalard

  • Handiedan

    Handiedan

  • TLP, The London Police

    TLP, The London Police

    The London Police started when big English geezers headed to Amsterdam in 1998 and started rejuvenating the visually disappointing streets of the drug capital of the world. The characters known simply as ‘LADS’ soon held an iconic presence in the city. Electricity boxes became their home and between 1998 and 2003, over 1000 LADS were drawn in the city. From 2002 onward, The London police started sending missionairies into other cities around the world and soon there were LADS on... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Ives.One (NL)

    Ives.One (NL)

    IVES.one, a Dutch street artist from Amsterdam, CO- FOUNDER and CREATIVE DIRECTOR of project ASA, started graffiti in 1996. Shows since 2010 his work at GO Gallery. This young emerging artist knows how to use his techniques outside, on the big walls, and the fine art techniques on the canvasses. In October / November 2014 Ives.One exhibits together with SjrmBakkus at GO Gallery: Spread your Wings…Read More »
  • Max Zorn, tape artist (NL/Ger)

    Max Zorn, tape artist (NL/Ger)

    Born in the Netherlands, Max Zorn made a name as a street artist while working on various projects in Amsterdam and internationally. By using layers of translucent brown packing tapes on Plexyglas panels, Zorn creates stunning portraits of romantic and strong characters which he installs on street lamps in public places. Once the lights are on, a luminescent, very graphic picture appears. GO Gallery shows a number of larger tape art works. Max Zorn also shows his work at Battalion(Lijnbaansgracht)... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • ‘SECOND’ UrbanPop

    ‘SECOND’ UrbanPop

    After his successfull exhibition “Inside  / Outside” in 20 12together with the collective “Zeitfurdrips”, and  a new collection  almost one year later, Second shows his new artworks  “UrbanPop” in GO Gallery together with PeintreX. All Claus Tormöhlen artworks are signed with his artist name ‘second’. With this name he refers to the profound stories in his artworks. These stories allows the viewer a ‘second’ view behind the actual image in his artworks.  His style is ‘Urban Pop Art’. In his artworks he combines stencils... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Rhamsey K. light sculptures.

    Rhamsey K. light sculptures.

    Conquest of the fascinated, Light sculpture by Rhamsey K. 12 Barbie dolls, toy soldiers, paint & light. During my walk of life I varied the time and energy that I put into my creativity and building things. When dressing my house I quickly ran into expensive and uninspiring stuff in the shops. D.I.Y. is for me a logical solution. Because I don’t have a technical background and I work with a broad range of materials I, every time, have to... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Steve Kaufman

    Steve Kaufman

    Steven Alan Kaufman (AKA Steve Kaufman, December 29, 1960 – February 12, 2010) was an American pop artist,[1] fine artist, sculptor, stained glass artist, filmmaker, photographer and humanitarian. His entry into the world of serious pop art began in his teens when he became an assistant to Andy Warhol at The Factory studio. Nicknamed “SAK” by Warhol, Kaufman eventually executed such pieces as a 144-foot long canvas which later toured the country. (click here for much more interesting information about... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Zaira

    Zaira

    Zaira, born in Switzerland 1983, moved after several years working on different projects in her home country to Amsterdam. Amsterdam has conquered her heart since early 2011. From that period onwards, she’s actively busy with making wonderful art in open spaces, like on the streets of Amsterdam. One street in particularly you will see her work popping-up almost monthly is the Spuistraat. By using bright colored animals like birds and owls, her work becomes really recognizable. She frequently creates attractive... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Perishable Rush (NL)

    Perishable Rush (NL)

    Portraits by ‘ Perishable Rush’ I’m working on a series of portraits of my personal heroes. The basis of the works is formed by a layer of ripped screenprints wheatpasted on a wooden panel. The roughly torn up and pasted screenprints make up a raw background for the stylistic and clean illustrated portraits.  In these portraits I try to capture the characteristics of my heroes as minimalistic as I can, reducing their faces to just a few lines. Stripped to... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Ecalard, Franck

    Ecalard, Franck

    FRANCK ECALARD – OPTIMIST Franck Ecalard was born in 1967 to a mother and father! He is French. As a child, he sketched and drew and painted in his exercise books, until he  finally grew up to obtain a degree in Architecture (DPLG, 1994) which gave him a chance to stand on his on two feet! At some point the short life of Franck the architect was over and Franck decided to start the adventures of Franck Ecarlard’tist in paintings.... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Inkie (UK)

    Inkie (UK)

    Inkie (UK), is één van de meest beruchte en productieve graffiti kunstenaars uit de Engelse geschiedenis die uit de Bristol scene uit de jaren ’80 is voort gekomen. Sinds die tijd heeft Inkie ook gewerkt als hoofd designer voor o.a. SEGA (videogames voor Playstation), Xbox (Microsoft) en werkt momenteel voor Jade Jagger als binnenhuisarchitect. Hij heeft wereldwijd geëxposeerd en wordt ervan beschuldigd door The Daily Mail, Banksy’s rechter hand te zijn. Een selectie van zijn meest recente werken is in... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Schade, Otto (CL)

    Schade, Otto (CL)

    Otto was born in Chile in 1971. He initially studied Architecture at the Bio Bio University and Construction and Design Architecture in Concepcion, Chile. As a successful architect, he has been awarded for public and private projects. Otto has always felt an avid fascination for the Surrealists, as well as the freedom which surrounds abstract painting. This influence has made Otto turn his creative skills to painting, which has become his strongest passion and for which he has also been... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Wood, Ronnie  (US)

    Wood, Ronnie (US)

    Ronnie Wood maakt kunst met dezelfde onverstoorbaarheid waarmee hij gitaar speelt, naar eigen maatstaven en inzichten, en zonder zich overdreven veel van andermans mening aan te trekken. [nggallery id=29] Het is kunst zonder diepzinnige bespiegelingen of zwaarwegende theorieën, louter ontstaan uit het genoegen dat de maker aan zijn eigen werk beleeft. Rock ‘n’ roll, maar dan op papier en linnen. Toch is Ronnie Wood niet de zoveelste beroemdheid die liefhebbert als zondagsschilder. Hij kreeg een gedegen academieopleiding aan het Ealing... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Fairey, Shepard

    Fairey, Shepard

    [:en]Shepard Fairey (1970) is een moderne Amerikaanse kunstenaar, grafisch ontwerper en illustrator die is voortgekomen uit de skateboard scene. Hij werd bekend door zijn “Andre the Giant has a Posse” (… OBEY …) sticker-campagne, waarin hij beelden gebruikte uit de komische supermarkt tabloid Weekly World News. Zijn werk werd wereldberoemd in de campagne van de Amerikaanse presidentsverkiezingen in 2008 , door zijn Barack Obama “Hope” poster . Het Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston noemt hem een van de bekendste... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Bustart

    Bustart

    Bustart was born in 1983 in Switzerland. [nggallery id=27] His goal is to affect and touch. Be it surface or opinions. From the beginning on he knew, that it’s everybody’s responsibility to create their surrounding according to their imagination. …His works intend to leave the spectator questioning the issue behind the subject, speculating about it and enjoying it or not. He loves to provocate with his works. For example he placed a urinating Child in the corner, where a camera... Read More Read MoreRead More »
  • Mijsbergh, Michan

    Mijsbergh, Michan

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  • Handiedan (NL)

    Handiedan (NL)

    Amsterdam based collage artist Hanneke Treffers (The Netherlands, 1981), better known as Handiedan, started working as a self taught collage artist almost 5 years ago. With a history as graduated photographic designer at the Academy for fine Arts and design St. Joost, Breda in 2002, she developed her working skills into graphic design and illustration throught the years. Since 2008 Handiedan works as a collage artist and her artwork and art prints have been shown in galleries throughout the US,... Read More Read MoreRead More »