HOH designed the exhibition of BorzoGallery at the TEFAF Maastricht 2019 art fair. The exhibition was made for the same space used during the 2018 edition. Each year a completely different collection is presented, but the exhibition is again designed from the principle that the space should not be a generic ‘white cube’, but rather a tailor-made suit for the individual works.
Among the highlights in the exhibition are ‘Vleugel’, a large sculpture in wood by Henk Visch, ‘Double square with diagonals’, the largest relief Ad Dekkers ever made, and ‘Chacra III’, a large painting by Joseph Ongenae. In addition, a lot of smaller works by a.o. Jan Schoonhoven on display.
In order to have a balanced focus and attention between the smaller and bigger paintings, the walls of the exhibition space are placed diagonally, creating different spatial perspectives. Each perspective focuses on a different painting; it opens to the larger works and narrows to the smaller works, creating a spatial framework that suits each work. The different openings in the diagonal walls ensure that a visitor who walks through the exhibition always discovers a different perspective and a different artwork and that in this spatial experience the works are seen in relation to each other, as one collection.
Location : Maastricht, The Netherlands
Client : BorzoGallery
Program : Exposition space
Area : 70 m2
Status : Completed in 2019
Project team: Freyke Hartemink, Carsten Hilgendorf, Jarrik Ouburg, Andrea Čeko
Contractor : Stabilo International BV