Current Exhibitions

antwerp
10.10.2017 - 13.01.2018
Axel Vervoordt Gallery is pleased to announce El Anatsui’s exhibition titled, Proximately, consisting of seven new works. Proximately continues the artist’s exploration into the diverse language of his chosen materials. Anatsui uses alumi...
hong kong
19.09.2017 - 07.11.2017
Axel Vervoordt Gallery Hong Kong is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Tsuyoshi Maekawa (born 1936, Osaka). This exhibition features works from the late 1970s, which represent the significant shift from the artist’s vigorous colour-based w...

Upcoming Exhibitions

antwerp
25.11.2017 - 13.01.2018
Lucia Bru "Rien ne change de forme comme les nuages, si ce n'est les roches"
Opening on November 25th, 2pm.
Escher Gallery
hong kong
15.11.2017 - 10.02.2018

Past Exhibitions

antwerp
18.05.2017 - 19.08.2017
02.02.2017 - 04.03.2017
08.12.2016 - 28.01.2017
27.10.2016 - 03.12.2016


01.09.2016 - 22.10.2016
Born in 1980 in Brussels, Nicolodi is the son of an Italian father and Belgian mother, origins that ignited his inquisitive mind for as long as he can remember and became the core of his artistic endeavours. Sculpture has played a main role in his bo...
12.05.2016 - 02.07.2016
On the road since May 2005, Markus Brunetti (Bavaria, 1965) is continuously travelling around Europe to capture the facades of religious buildings, using his very own technique of highly technical precision combined with absolute peaceful ambience. A...
10.03.2016 - 30.04.2016
Ryuji Tanaka (1927-2014, Japan) was a noteworthy artist who was involved in two avant-garde groups that were indispensable to post-war Japanese art. One of the groups was the Pan-real Bijutsu Kyokai (Pan-real Art Association), and the other was the G...
04.02.2016 - 05.03.2016
03.12.2015 - 30.01.2016
15.10.2015 - 29.11.2015
03.09.2015 - 03.10.2015
30.04.2015 - 15.07.2015
Thread Routes - Chapter lll (2010–) reveals how the artist gazes at the world: unfolding visual patterns that intimately tie humans to their land.
12.03.2015 - 25.04.2015
With its bright colours, Nasaka’s work is as playful as it is serious. It’s a kind of non-art that shows that Nasaka is a child of her time. An artist is always connected to the time they live in, so the Zeitgeist always sneaks in. A...
04.12.2014 - 21.02.2015
Marco Tirelli (°Rome, 1956) is an artist with a deep sense of what lies beyond. With his ability of aesthetic contemplation, he captures not only the phenomenal dimension, but also the mysterious and enigmatic sense of things. 
23.10.2014 - 29.11.2014
Since the very beginning of his career, photographer Bae Bien-U’s (°1950) preferred object has been the nature of his home country, Korea. He has never, however, considered nature to be a mere object of beauty or research. 
04.09.2014 - 18.10.2014
“Art is like the traces of wounds ploughed into the field.” (Günther Uecker)
22.05.2014 - 05.07.2014
Vergara’s work is a continued research into the power of the image. By means of performances, videos, installations and paintings he tests the limits of art and reality.
13.03.2014 - 17.05.2014
Opening in presence of the artist. The work of Tsuyoshi Maekawa is an ode to matter. 
30.01.2014 - 09.03.2014
Group exhibition combining works by Lucio Fontana, Anish Kapoor, Yves Klein, Rei Naito, Kichizaemon Raku, Shozo Shimamoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Jef Verheyen.
05.12.2013 - 26.01.2014
Tàpies. A Catalan name derived from the word tàpia, meaning wall. Catalan artist Antoni Tàpies (Barcelona, 1923-2012) could not have been born with a name that suited him any better.
24.10.2013 - 01.12.2013
“What interests me is the opportunity for all of us to become something different from what we are, by constructing spaces that contribute something to the experience of who we are.”
Richard Serra
05.09.2013 - 13.10.2013
Lucia Bru’s work bears the traces of time, meticulously spent with the art works
25.04.2013 - 30.06.2013
Barbarigo’s paintings in the late 1950s and early 1960s are particularly modern because of her avant-garde ability to paint the unseen, the void.
14.03.2013 - 21.04.2013
Out of almost nothing, Gutai artist Norio Imai (°Osaka, 1946)  creates a monumental, monochrome white silence in space.
31.01.2013 - 10.03.2013
Michel Mouffe (°1957, Brussels) is a painter who does not paint. He veils. His work is built up out of many thin layers of glaze, all carrying their own meaning.
06.12.2012 - 26.01.2013
In some aspects austere, Otto Boll’s work reveals a pared-down simplicity that produces an artistic statement that is at odds with the visual (virtual) atmosphere that surrounds us.
25.10.2012 - 02.12.2012
Takis (°1925, Athens, Greece) has devoted most of his artistic life to research into magnetism. As an instinctive savant, he believes all communication occurs through magnetic fields.
06.09.2012 - 20.10.2012
An avant-garde painter who transformed human energy into visceral art, Shiraga’s career spanned six decades and influenced similar movements in Europe and America.
10.05.2012 - 30.06.2012
Being a child of the hopeful 1960’s, El Anatsui (°1944, Ghana) grew up in a period typified by the profound search for social and personal identity. This search has become a central theme through his art.
14.03.2012 - 15.05.2012
Initially, Shozo Shimamoto started from the perspective of painting, but he was permanently seeking a means to free himself of a purely pictorial context.
26.01.2012 - 10.03.2012
Categories such as artist, philosopher, collector, sociologist, gallery owner or the scarcely graspable meta-category, art, do not play any central role for Dominique Stroobant in his thinking and practice.
08.12.2011 - 21.01.2012
The artist’s exhibition at Axel Vervoordt gallery mirrors Sugimoto’s conceptual approach upon the origins of early life.
27.10.2011 - 03.12.2011
Japanese artist Sadaharu Horio comes for the first time to Belgium to do a three days performance in the Axel Vervoordt Gallery.
08.09.2011 - 22.10.2011
This exhibition is an homage to Roman Opalka, who, unfortunately, died recently. The series of self-portraits, the “Détails”, the  sound installation and the video, they all bear witness to his extraordinary work.
12.05.2011 - 30.06.2011
The artist prefers not to get lost in endless philosophies and theories about his work. If he was able to express his emotions through words, songs or writings, he would. But he choose to paint them.
17.03.2011 - 07.05.2011
Korean artist Bae Bien-U will present recent photographic works ConvexConcave derived from his approach to landscape photography in his orum series.
27.01.2011 - 12.03.2011
The inaugural exhibition shows works from the Black Rain series by Günther Uecker.
hong kong
08.06.2017 - 26.08.2017
20.03.2017 - 03.06.2017
12.01.2017 - 10.03.2017
07.11.2016 - 23.12.2016
24.08.2016 - 04.11.2016
19.05.2016 - 11.08.2016
From the very beginning of his career as a photographer, the forest in the mountains of Gyeongju, where pine trees surround the royal tombs, has been Bae’s preferred subject. Pines carry a long tradition in Korean culture. The energy of life is...
21.03.2016 - 12.05.2016
14.01.2016 - 12.03.2016
28.10.2015 - 07.01.2016
10.09.2015 - 22.10.2015
14.05.2015 - 03.09.2015
12.03.2015 - 07.05.2015
Ann Veronica Janssens first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. Janssens work unbalances perceptive experience and isolates sensory experiences.
16.01.2015 - 07.03.2015
The first time Jef Verheyen's paintings be shown in Asia. Verheyen's works has been reexamined in the history of art as an important part of the ZERO movement.
20.11.2014 - 10.01.2015
Cai Guo-Qiang's transforms his experiences, memories, traditions, Eastern philosophy and history into a narrative with symbolic images through gunpowder explosions.
28.08.2014 - 15.11.2014
The first solo exhibition of Gutai artist Kazuo Shiraga in Hong Kong.
13.05.2014 - 12.08.2014
Inaugural exhibition of our new Hong Kong gallery space.
Opening in presence of the artist.