La liberté comme emblème d’échec on CANAL C

> It is the name of an artistic trail through the streets, buidings and galleries of Tamines, Belgium. The idea has arisen from gallerists Dennis Guerra and Fred Michiels. It translates as “Liberty as emblem of failure”. “It is a comment on society”, says Dennis Guerra. “We question our liberties, political issues, economics…” The concept […]

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“Ecce Homo” joint project by photographer Yves de Brabander and conceptual artist DAve SChweitzer.

The exhibition is a series of over-the-top, life size, glossy photograps depicting early Christian saints and ancient Greek mythological characters, like Saint Sebastian, Hyacinthus dying in Apollo’s arms, or the Virgin Mary holding a dead Christ. What is new, is the setting and presentation of the characters. David trumping Goliath in a game of baseball, […]

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Blood on the wall

He found seropositive donors, put their blood in syringes and painted their life’s story on canvas. After the exhibition “POSITIVE”, DAve SChweitzer obtained international notoriety. “Blasphemy”, some newspapers titled, but the artist achived his goal. “An artist should ask questions. The public has to find the answers,” says SChweitzer. “I make abstract art, which sometimes […]

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DAve SChweitzer exhibits at Tower Philippe-Le-Bel

After a passage in the United States, and the preparations for a new exhibition in Belgium, artist DAve SChweitzer is back in Provence, France, his second home, for an exhibition of over fifty paintings. He calls them “internal portraits”. They are a mixture of differents techniques, arising from his autodidact learning process, which has permitted […]

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The “internal portraits” of DAve SChweitzer

Over fifty paintings by artist DAve SChweitzer are presented in the historical setting of the tower Philippe-Le-Bel, near Avignon, France. Minimalistic, expressionist, abstract, conceptual. SChweitzer’s paintings contain all of those elements. “It depends on the the concept, what the artwork needs.” The paintings come from different series like “Hate to Love Antwerp” and “POSITIVE”, for […]

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