Expo - Performance 2016


20th October 2016 - 26th March 2017, CENTRALE for contemporary art, place Sainte-Catherine 44 Sint-Katelijneplein, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium.

BXL UNIVERSEL presents approaches as different as the Weltmaschine (World Machine) by Franz Gselmann inspired by the Atomium, a life’s art (Kurt Ryslavy), art embodying the sharing of an ecological conscience (Lise Duclaux), the subjective vision of an image of the city (Pieter Geenen), installations (Charlemagne Palestine, Kendell Geers), photography so close to us that it becomes universal (Vincen Beeckman) and more.

Guided tour & Performance (Hommage à Franz Gsellmann) Kurt Ryslavy: 21/10 2016 18:00 - 20:30, Atomium Brussels Avenue de l'Atomiumlaan BE-1020 Laeken Laken.

'High Noon op Koophandelstraat' (B)

29th May – 26 June 2016, LOODS12, Koophandelstraat 12, B-9230 Wetteren - wijk Overbeke, Belgium.


Ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling verschijnt kunstenaarsuitgave POESIEALBUM met bijdragen van Ria Pacquée en Kurt Ryslavy.

'Based Less on Profit than on Substance (Performance for ING : Art Brussels 2016)' (B)

21st April – 24th April 2016, ING Lounge, Art Brussels, Tour&Taxis, Avenue du Port 86c B-1000, Brussels, Belgium.

Every day during Art Brussels, between 4 and 7 pm, Kurt Ryslavy will perform 'Based Less on Profit than on Substance' in the Lounge specially conceived by Austrian artist Peter Kogler. He will reveal the mechanisms of the art world, by simply serving wine. Not always the one we expect. By the way, he still takes advantage of the good old painter’s easel. Sometimes.

'TU M'AIDES À PEINDRE? (assistance Walter Swennen)' (B)

16th April – 12th June 2016, De Garage,Onder den Toren 12A, 2800 Mechelen.

We nodigen u vriendelijk uit op de opening van de tentoonstelling 'TU M'AIDES À PEINDRE? (assistance Walter Swennen)' op vrijdag 15 april 2016 om 20 uur in De Garage. Ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling verschijnt het kunstenaarsboek ‘BASED LESS ON PROFIT THAN ON SUBSTANCE’.

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Download ‘BASED LESS ON PROFIT THAN ON SUBSTANCE’ subscription form. Published in a limited edition of 300 copies (of which 100 are signed by the artist). Typeset in Bodoni and printed on Condat matt Périgord 150 g; linen hardcover 152 pages. With text contributions by Amanda Sarroff, Lucien Schwab (Dutch, English, French) With photo contributions by 2 photographers Publisher: Cultuurcentrum Mechelen & Kurt Ryslavy.

Text (EN): Download by Amanda Sarroff

Read a related 2016 article on Ryslavy from COLLECT Arts Antiques Auctions in the text section.

'UNGENAU een selectie uit de collectie van het S.M.A.K.' (hommage aan Jan Hoet)' (B)

27th February - 5th June 2016, de Halle, Markt 1, Geel.

Text (NL): Download by Philippe Van Cauteren.

"In 2013 heb je met de tentoonstelling ‘Middle Gate’ in Geel jouw laatste tentoonstelling gemaakt, een tentoonstelling die misschien een artistiek testament kan genoemd worden. Met deze tentoonstelling ..."