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Galleries Torch
Lauriergracht 94
1016 RN Amsterdam
info@torchgallery.com
+31 (0)20 6260284

Website torchgallery.com

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Fri 24 Nov / 13-21 hrs
Sat 25 Nov / 12-20 hrs
Sun 26 Nov / 12-18 hrs

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About the gallery:
In 1984, Torch Gallery was established by Adriaan van der Have as a stage for Dutch and international contemporary art. Van der Have was an early believer in the potential of photography as high art and continued to take risks regarding new ways of expression, making him a pioneer promoter of photography, veejay-art and finally digital image editing as respectable forms of contemporary art. Now his son Mo van der Have continues his legacy.
 
Functioning as a springboard for emerging Dutch artists, Torch was the starting point for internationally renowned artists like Anton Corbijn and Inez van Lamsweerde. By keeping a keen eye on developments in the art world, the gallery was one of the first to attend many of today's leading art fairs. This approach has put many emerging Dutch artists into an international spotlight and has given the gallery a broad network of collectors, artists and curators. Besides promoting talent from the Netherlands, Torch also brings promising international artists into the limelight. Anthony Goicolea, Loretta Lux and Terry Rodgers are some of the names introduced into the Dutch and European art scene by Torch gallery.
 
It is hard to qualify what makes a typical Torch artist, but themes like identity, sensuality, nature and escape from reality are recurring, as is the occasional clash with the boundaries of good taste. Torch thereby aims to continue lighting the way for the artists of tomorrow.
 
Image: Bouwe Jan Swart
 
Artists represented by the gallery:
TINKEBELL, Philip Akkerman, Susan Anderson, Eelco Brand, Edward Burtynsky, Gary Carsley, Popel Coumou, Martin C. de Waal, Wouter Deruytter, Rowena Dring, Eldon Garnet, Margi Geerlinks, Line Gulsett, Alex Harsley, Teun Hocks, Twan Janssen, Anya Janssen, Nadav Kander, Ellen Kooi, Nynke Koster, David Kramer, Alain Laboile, Loretta Lux, Justin McAllister, Sandro Miller, Abel MineeTerry Rodgers, Carlos & Jason Sanchez, Doug and Mike Starn, Louise te Poele, Gerald van der Kaap, Martynka Wawrzyniak, Ashley Zelinskie, Thijs Zweers
 

 

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Galleries Torch

Date 24 Nov

Time 14 - 15 hrs

Samuel Francois Untitled (North LA Brea) 2015/16 Oil on raincoat jacket 100 x 80 cm Courtesy Berthold Pott gallery


Galleries Torch

Opening times
Fri 24 Nov / 13-21 hrs
Sat 25 Nov / 12-20 hrs
Sun 26 Nov / 12-18 hrs
Gijs van Lith BODY I WORK 2017 Oil, enamel, acrylic, spray paint and paper on linen 112 x 90 cm