In concurrence with the exhibition Swap, on view from 6 March to 3 April 2021 at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Filmed and edited by Jason Evans.
Walter Swennen in conversation with writer and actor Isabelle Wéry, on the occasion of his exhibition 'Parti chercher du white spirit' at Xavier Hufkens (27 January—27 February 2021). Video by Armand Morin
Tracey Emin speaks to writer, curator and artist Kenny Schachter on the occasion of her exhibition Detail of Love at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (30 October — 19 December 2020).
Nicolas Party talks with Eric Troncy on the occasion of his exhibition Grotto at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (15 November—21 December 2019).
Zhang Enli walks us through his exhibition at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (6 September–19 October 2019).
Xavier Hufkens is delighted to announce the representation of leading Chinese artist Zhang Enli (b. 1965) and his inaugural exhibition with the gallery. In this presentation, the varied facets of the artist's erudite and lyrical practice are brought to the fore in a thoughtful and representative selection of works spanning both gallery spaces.
Josh Smith talks with Anne Pontégnie on the occasion of his exhibition Finding Emo at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (7 June—13 July 2019).
Walter Swennen talks with Miguel Wandschneider on the occasion of his exhibition Un Cœur Pur at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (1 March—13 April 2019).
London-born artist Antony Gormley seems to feel at home among Renaissance masters, whose works often tackle the same topics that he finds himself embracing some 500 years later. Varying the aesthetic and metaphysical results of the humanist subject matter that Gormley tackles could be seen as difficult, but over the course of ten years and three...
We talk to the British artist as he shows his sculptures with ancient works in the Florentine museum, and we zoom in on the tiny art works made in Elizabethan and Jacobean times that are the subject of a major show at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Jeremy Lewison, adviser to the Estate of Alice Neel, talks with Angela Lampe, curator of Modern Art at Centre Pompidou, on the occasion of the exhibition 'Alice Neel in New Jersey and Vermont' (26 October—15 December 2018).
Ruby's DRFTRS and WIDW series are two ever-evolving bodies of work that bear witness to the artist's intense relationship with materials and his interest in issues such as sociocultural evolution, popular culture, and violence.
The mind of American artist George Condo has been referred to as a place where 'Picasso meets Looney Tunes.' Watch him at work in his New York-studio where he draws and paints his take on a 19 th -century painting by Manet.
'I kind of draw like you’re walking through the forest, where you don’t really know where you’re going, and you just start from some point and randomly travel through the paper until you get to a place where you finally reach your destination.' Condo studied music theory at college, but soon realised that it was too formal and rigid for him, and...
Xavier Hufkens is delighted to present American artist Josh Smith’s first exhibition at the gallery. Josh Smith is known for an oeuvre that is as diverse as it is distinctive. Encompassing oils, drawings, prints, posters, artist books and sculptures, some of which are representational, others of which are abstract, Smith’s output...
David Altmejd was interviewed by Christian Lund at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark in November 2015 in connection to the exhibition of his 328 x 640 x 714 centimetres sculpture The Flux and the Puddle (2014). Among the many materials used for the sculpture are wax, mirrors, plaster, latex, feathers, ink, wood, steel wire and...
At the heart of the presentation is a new series of paintings that belong to one of Lavier’s most iconic bodies of work: Walt Disney Productions. The starting point for the project, which began in 1984, is to be found in a Walt Disney comic strip from 1977, in which Mickey and Minnie Mouse visit a modern art gallery. Here, they encounter an...
Sterling Ruby talks with Dirk Snauwaert, artistic director of WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, on the occasion of his exhibitions ECLPSE and SCALES at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels.
What does a director of documentaries learn from a painter, and vice versa? Does it influence how they think about or make their own work? Matt Wolf, one of Filmmaker Magazine's '25 New Faces of Independent Film,' interviews his friend Matt Connors, one of the artists featured in the exhibition Painter Painter.