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How are artists influenced by pornography? This can be seen from February 5 onwards at gallery MooiMan. Erotic seduction in art and by artists viewed from the world of porn. With earlier theme shows, such as “My Female Eye” on how female artists perceive the naked man, and “My Classic Eye,” in which nudity is seen from a classical point of view, it’s now pornography’s turn.
Feb 2017 read more
Russian Painter Sergey Sovkov: ‘My Husband Erwin and I Have One Inspiration Together’. Until October 29 the exhibition “Connected: Male Love Without Borders” is on display at the Groningen gallery MooiMan. This is a show with works by two artists: the Russian painter Sergey Sovkov, and the English ceramicist Keith King. The theme “Connected” is visible in many ways.
Oct 2016 read more
In the theme exhibition “My Naked Eye,” gallery MooiMan presents seven artists showing the naked man in photography, video, and installations. The nude male still is a controversial subject. In the turn of history, nudity in art, but also in public space, has always triggered extreme emotions - admiration, desire, passion, jealousy, contempt, discrimination, and hatred...
Jul 2016 read more
Till Feb. 20, Gallery MooiMan has the exhibition running with the title “The New Classic Men,” with art by four artists. The underlying themes are love and passion. In a four-part series of exhibitions, Gallery MooiMan shows their vision on the male in art. This time through “The New Classic Men,” with renowned artists from the Netherlands and abroad, to know: two painters: Wim Heldens and Rob de Lange from the Netherlands; one artist from the Russian Federation who dares to come out of anonymity for the first time: Sergei Svetlakov; and one sculptor: Marcel Julius Joosen, also Dutch.
Jan 2016 read more
A Conversation with Jaap de Jonge. What state is the social emancipation of gay men in the Netherlands in? This is the opening question of the blurb of photographer Jaap de Jonge’s book Kijk mij eens! (Look at Me!), recently published by Gallery MooiMan in Groningen.
Dec 2015 read more
Last May, the Moscow Pride was banned again for the tenth year in a row, with violent arrests taking place. Everyone in the Netherlands knows that the Russian Federation is a homophobic country. COC Netherlands has asked the Dutch Immigration and Nationalization Service (IND) to treat gay asylum seekers with leniency. But if only this were true.
Jul 2015 read more
This spring, Gallery MooiMan organizes a series of exhibitions in which thematic visions on the male in art are displayed. The tripartite exhibition’s first part, “Masculin Masters: the New Figurative Men,” will not only show works by prominent artists such as Daniel Barkley (Canada), but will also see the launch of the eighth book published by the gallery - a biography of Cornelius McCarthy.
Feb 2015 read more
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