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Walter Swennen

Each year WIELS devotes one of its main exhibitions to a major Belgian artist. Walter Swennen, who was born in Brussels (Forest) in 1946, is a painter. Just like others in his generation he... Read more

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Petrit Halilaj: Poisoned by men in need of some love

Petrit Halilaj (b. 1986 in Kostërrc) was too young to remember the Berlin Wall falling but just old enough to remember all too well what came in its wake in what quickly became the ‘former’... Read more

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ReSiDuE

With an annual summer exhibition, WIELS wants to emphasise on one of the least visible, but most important aspects of its operation: the residency programme, established in 2008. Based on the work... Read more

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Jef Geys / Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Jef Geys suggested the unlikely combination for this double-exhibition, which orchestrates a meeting between his work and that of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, who is described as... Read more

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Film as Sculpture

Film as Sculpture looks at a new generation of artists and the ‘problem’ that a number of them seem to be insistently grappling with: how to create works that either sit between or... Read more

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Tauba Auerbach: Tetrachromat

Tauba Auerbach is considered one of the most innovative painters of our time. Her work collapses traditional distinctions between image, dimensionality and content. Surface and the larger issues... Read more

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Thomas Bayrle: All-in-One

WIELS is presenting the first major survey exhibition in Belgium of German artist Thomas Bayrle, a pioneer of Pop, seriality and Media Art. The project extends WIELS’ commitment to promoting an... Read more

This solo exhibition by Matias Faldbakken reflects the artist´s on-going interest in transforming an existing language of forms related to a particular period in modernism. For this specific... Read more

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Joëlle Tuerlinckx: WOR(LD)K IN PROGRESS?

WIELS is presenting the first large-scale exhibition of Joëlle Tuerlinckx' work in Brussels, the city where she lives and works. WOR(LD)K IN PROGRESS? retraces Joëlle Tuerlinckx's practice via new pieces and through the reactivation of earlier works and constellations.  Read more