Journey in the Universe - Thomas Maes at ART MONACO 2013
Situated in the Espace Diaghilev Hall, the visitors have an easy access through the esplanade Princesse Grace, just between the Japanese Garden and the main entrance of the Grimaldi Forum. Its proximity to the famous “Place du Casino” and the short walking distance to main hotels make of the Grimaldi Forum a perfect place of interaction and communication between artists, gallerists, curators, art critics and art collectors.
One of this year’s highlights in the Modern and Contemporary Art section include artworks by Thomas Maes, the premiere of unique oil paintings, sculptures and design objects, inviting the sophisticated art lovers to discuss about it.
Thomas Maes, born 1983 in Belgium, shows an extraordinary collection of paintings with ordinary objects in an unusual context. They attract the viewer`s attraction by giving new meanings to familiar things. The use of ordinary objects in unfamiliar spaces is joined to his desire to create poetic imagery as well as his consciousness to think about the Universe. Thomas Maes described the process of painting as the art of putting colors side by side in such a way that their real aspect is effaced, so that familiar objects - clouds, amphoras, houses, trees or cubic forms - become united in a single poetically disciplined image. The poetry of these images dispense with any symbolic significance, old or new. Each of these recurring themes can be interpreted differently and has significant meanings.
His paintings titled “Dark Matter”, “A New World” or “Civilization” represent visible images which evoke a kind of mystery. Thomas Maes` constant play with reality and illusion can be attributed to his interest in history, science and culture. Since seven years, the Belgium artist is living and working at the Greece island of Crete, surrounded by the ancient Minoan civilization and archetypical, archaelogical find spots. In his artworks Maes is back and forth playing, zapping on and off with reality and illusion, reflecting his constant shifting back and forth perception during his mental time journey. Since many years Thomas Maes formed his own signature in a very clean, concise and exacting style.
In cooperation with the Princess Angelique Monet, Thomas Maes will also host an auction to sell paintings for a charity purpose. He will donate the funds from this auction to the Belgium Cancer Foundation (art against cancer) as well as 10 percent of the sale proceeds of the sold art works. Engaged to be part of a good cause, Thomas Maes is interested to inspire us, because his works represent both dreams and apparent paradoxes at the same time. The themes and motifs encourage thinking about our world, about the Mankind, Genesis, Macrocosm and the Universe.
Art Monaco 2013: April 25-28
Grimaldi Forum Monaco
10, Avenue Princesse Grace
Monte Carlo, 98000 Monaco
Fair Hours & Special Event Schedule:
Thursday, April, 25:
18.30 – 22.00 Private Opening, Black Tie preferred
Friday, April, 26:
13.00 – 17.00 Public Hours
18.00 – 21.00 Private Reception, Black Tie preferred
Saturday, April, 26:
12.00 – 20.00 Public Hours
16.00 Charity Auction: Princess Angelique Monet & Thomas Maes
19.00 Special Event
Sunday, April, 27:
12.00 – 19.00 Public Hours
13.00 Project “Paint for Life” - Brunch
General Admission: 20 Euro
Students and Seniors: 10 Euro
Children until the age of 12: free entrance
Artist Studio Thomas Maes:
About the Author:
Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegemund, born in Zuerich/ Switzerland, is a German Art Historian and Managing Director at Art History Consulting (AHC). She studied Art History at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (Germany), University for Foreigners Perugia (Italy) and London Guildhall University (UK). In 2002 she received her PHD from University of Kiel with a Dissertation on Henry Moore. As an expert on modern and contemporary art, she has published many essays and articles in the Editorial Department at Goethe Institutes Inc.
Art History Consulting
Dr. phil. Barbara Aust-Wegemund
22869 Hamburg-Schenefeld /Germany
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Journey in the Universe - Thomas Maes at ART MONACO 2013 here
News-ID: 254492 • Views: 16891
More Releases from Art History Consulting
“Lift up, but keep grounded!” Ceramic Balloons are breaking the Norms. - Nin …
LA ART SHOW 2013: January 23-27 Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall J and K, 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 www.laartshow.com The 2013 LA Art Show presents the art world’s limitless range featuring exhibitors who appreciate the past, embrace the present and forecast the future. The LA Art Show, with 4 distinct sections: Modern & Contemporary, Historic & Traditional Contemporary as well as Vintage Posters, and presentation of the IFPDA Los Angeles
“A Summerday” in Miami
“A Summerday” in Miami Carmen Graber at Nina Torres Fine Art Exhibition: November Contemporary November 2 – November 24, 2012 NINA TORRES FINE ART 1800 North Bayshore Drive, CP1 Miami, FL. 33132 Phone: +01.305.395.3599 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.ninatorresfineart.com Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm / Saturdays 12 - 5pm November Contemporary is the 6th event of a series that features painting, sculpture, installation, photography, performances, collage and video of international artists. Nina Torres Fine Art has established the
More Releases for Maes
MAES Lighting Launches Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights for Indoor Plants
Broken Arrow, OK -- 04/23/2021 -- Maes Lighting Inc. is pleased to introduce the new “Full Spectrum LED Grow Lights” for Indoor Plants. If you want to grow indoor plants, you need to have high-yield indoor Cannabis LED lights. These must be capable of providing the type of light your crops need to boost healthy development and yield incredible flowers. The Maes Luxgrow LED grow lights are high quality marijuana grow
Belgian Beer Market Growth Scenario 2025 | Verhaeghe Brewery, Huyghe Brewery, Pa …
The latest update of Global Belgian Beer Market study provides comprehensive information on the development activities by industry players, growth opportunities and market sizing for Belgian Beer, complete with analysis by key segments, leading and emerging players, and geographies. The 114 page study covers the detailed business overview of each profiled players, its complete research and market development history with latest news and press releases. The study helps in identifying
Introducing the New CITADEL 2™ – LED Vapor Tight and Wet Area Lights: Maes L …
Broken Arrow, OK -- 02/13/2021 -- Maes Lighting Inc. is pleased to introduce the new "CITADEL 2™ – LED Vapor Tight and Wet Area lights to customers Worldwide. Reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions from lighting is important, but so too are the needs of the people who live and work in residential and commercial buildings. Maes Lighting is customer focused and believes in delivering great products at a good value. There’s
Global Barbers Chair Market Insights, Market Status, Competition Landscape, Mark …
Market Research Hub (MRH) has recently broadcasted a new study to its broad research portfolio, which is titled as “Global Barbers Chair Market Insights, Market Status, Competition Landscape, Market share, Growth rate, Distributors, Analysis and Forecast to 2025” provides an in-depth analysis of the "Barbers Chair Market " with the forecast of market size and growth. The analysis includes addressable market, market by volume, market share by business type and
St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center Welcomes New Board Members
St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center, an organization with deep roots in the Metro Detroit area, is continuing to expand its service to the community, by expanding its Board of Trustees with four new members. "We are delighted to welcome this group of highly dedicated and energetic leaders," says Diane Renaud, Executive Director/CEO of SVSF. "Leadership, as we know, is one of the key enablers of any organization. We are
MMLT Holdings LLC announces new development and hosting partnership with Groupig …
For immediate release For Further Information contact: James Maes Phone: 618-534-1680 email: email@example.com MMLT Holdings LLC announces new development and hosting partnership with Groupigg MMLT Holdings LLC, a leading St Louis solutions provider for custom application design, development and hosting, announces a new development and hosting partnership with Groupigg LLC, a leading provider of white-label technology platforms in the group buying industry. “We are very excited to partner with Groupigg LLC and to assist them in launching