Babette Kleijn
23 January – 27 February, 2016

In the back gallery Bebette Kleijn (the Netherlands, 1978) will create two new mural drawings based upon fundamental geometrical shapes (triangle, circle, rectangle, diamond). The murals will be accompanied by a series photographs of previous murals - reworked with pencil and thread.
At a first glance Kleijn’s subtle yet powerful explorations seem formal - somewhat reminiscent of constructivism even - but they quickly reveal a distinctively personal approach. For Kleijn, creating work is like performing a modern choreography: finding balance is in the detail. With simple means like mural paint, pencil, nails and thread she creates ‘mental models’ that reveal an unparalleled sharpness and concentration.