‘Zwart glas’ [Black Glass], Glasmuseum, Leerdam


What:Zwart Glas, Glasmuseum (Facebook)

When: November 11, 2016-March 12, 2017. Opening November 11, 2016, 15:00-17:00 hrs

Where: Glasmuseum (Facebook), Leerdam, the Netherlands

The world of Dutch and Leerdam glass has primarily been a ‘white’ part of history for almost 250 years. With the exhibition Black Glass this statement is made:’Black Art Matters’.
For the exhibition Black Glass guest curator Melvin Anderson selected four artists with a Surinamese background. Each of these ‘black achievers’ has earned his/her spurs in his own field. Brian Coutinho works with ceramics, jewelry designs by Chequita Nahar, Marcel Pinas is a visual artist and Harvey Bouterse makes fashion and ceramics.

Especially for Black Glass these artists have transformed their unique art style to glass; a new material to most of them. This has yielded extraordinary and diverse artworks which together form a powerful exhibition.

“We all share the same roots. Caribbean artists have their own approach to the arts, so I am confident that we can offer something completely new”, said Melvin Anderson.

The exhibition Black Glass will travel to the Academic Medical Center (AMC) and CBK Zuidoost, both venues in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


More exhibitions by Marcel Pinas:

San Mi Abi [What do I have left], an exhibition by Marcel PinasGalerie Patries van Dorst (Facebook), Landgoed de Wittenburg 3, Wassenaar, the Netherlands, November 13-December 6, 2016 / Vernissage: November 13, 2016, 14:00-18:00 hrs

San Mi Abi 2, Beddington Art Gallery, Bargemon, France, November 16-December 31, 2016

Miami Art Fair, Smith Davidson Gallery, Miami, USA, December 1-4, 2016

“Ondes imprévues” & “Turning tide”, Memorial ACTe, Guadeloupe, November 19, 2016-April 30, 2017

La Bienal De CUENCA, Equador, February 5-April 30, 2017

The Jamaica Bienal, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica,  February 27-May 30, 2017


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