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NOW

July 6 - October 22, 2017

Group Exhibition 'Black Box - Boeckercontemporary'

Organized by Arvid Boecker

250 artists from Germany, Netherlands, Cyprus, Australia, Switzerland, Japan, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, UK, México, USA, Ireland, Israel, Maroc, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Thailand, Finland, Turkey

Faux Mouvement
Centre d'art contemporain
Metz (FR)


NOW

April 29 - September 24, 2017

Exhibition 'Still Life, 102 vases by 99 artists'

A project by Frank van der Linden

KunstFort Asperen
Langendijk 60
4151 BR Acquoy (NL)


NOW

From July 6, 2017

Project 168H

Curator Eef Schoolmeesters invites a number of artists to join her in the project '168H'.  She asks the participants to look differently at their usual way of working for one week, 168 hours. All actions, all traces are documented. The workweek takes place from January 23 through Sunday January 29 2017, the results are now presented on a website-page. 

http://www.eefschoolmeesters.nl/168h


NOW

From April 28, 2017

Project 'Imago Mundi': publication and exhibitions

Global project 'Imago Mundi' of Luciano Benetton World Art Collection in Italy. 140 artists from the Netherlands created a small work of art, size 12 x 10 cm. The book 'Gezelligheid, Contemporary Artists from the Netherlands' is now presented, the works are exhibited at the Benetton Foundation in Treviso, Italy, and later make a world tour.

www.imagomundiart.com


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NOW

September 10 and 24, 2017

Guest teacher 'De Nieuwe Vincent'

Two workshops at Kunstpodium T as part of a talent program by Vincents Tekenlokaal. Talented children from 10 t0 14 years old are inspired to take their creativity a step further.

Vincents Tekenlokaal
Stadhuisplein 128
5004 JG Tilburg (NL)


UPCOMING

November 12 - December 23, 2017

Duo Exhibition 'René Korten - Jasper van Aarle'

Opening reception Sunday November 12, 4 pm

Galerie Arti Capelli
In den Boerenmouw 19
5211 NG 's-Hertogenbosch (NL)


UPCOMING

May 20 - June 24, 2018

Group Exhibition 'Passing Through'

Paul Corvers, René Korten, Gabriëlle van de Laak, Rudy Lanjouw, Margriet Luyten

Curated by Paul Corvers / René Korten

Kunstruimte KuuB
Pieterstraat 3
3512 JT Utrecht (NL)


UPCOMING

July 13 - September 2, 2018

Exhibition 'René Korten Summer Show' 

Opening reception July 13

Kunsthuis Gallery
Mill green farm, Crayke
YO61 4TT North Yorkshire (UK)                                                                                                                                                                                                             


AVAILABLE

Monograph 'René Korten - Diver's Eye'

Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'René Korten - Diver's Eye' in Museum De Pont, Tilburg NL, 2012

Published by Timmer Art Books/Lecturis.
Texts by Hendrik Driessen, Hanneke de Man, Alex de Vries (Dutch and English)

For more information, go to Books


Installation view

RECENTLY

June 17 - September 3, 2017

Group Exhibition 'Landshapes - Dutch and British landscape paintings'

Curated by Siobhan Wall

Janine Baldwin, Hans Boer, Danielle van Broekhoven, Jo Brown, Elaine Cunningham, Joris Geurts, René Korten, Keith Salmon, Siobhan Wall, Olive Winter, Ronald Zuurmond.

Dean Clough
Crossley Gallery
Halifax HX3 5AX (UK)


Installation view

RECENTLY

May 21 - June 18, 2017

Solo Exhibition 'René Korten - Spirit Level'

Opening reception Sunday May 21, 2-6 pm

Light Cube Art Gallery
St-Martensstraat 12
B-9600 Ronse (BE)


Installation view 

RECENTLY

March 26 - May 7, 2017

Duo Exhibition 'René Korten - Yumiko Yoneda'

Opening reception Sunday March 26, 3pm. The opening is performed by Diana Wind, former director Stedelijk Museum Schiedam.

Galerie Agnes Raben
Nieuwstad 20
7251 AH Vorden (NL)


On view in Museum van Bommel van Dam

RECENTLY

October 14, 2016 - March 26, 2017

Exhibition 'Nothing, if not beautiful'

A 'best of' from the collection in the context of the 45th anniversary of Museum van Bommel van Dam. Curated by Rick Vercauteren.

Museum van Bommel van Dam
Deken van Oppensingel 6
5911 AD Venlo (NL)


RECENTLY

February 22, 2017

Art Calendar

I am included in the Art Calendar 'Grote Brabantse Kunstkalender 2017', my contribution is shown today, February 22, 2017. 

Trichis Publishing


RECENTLY

February 21, 2017

Selected for Kunst van de Dag, Art of the Day

Loek Grootjans, website Galeries.nl


RECENTLY

February 13, 2017

Interview 'Passie Pensioneert Nooit'

Interview for the website 'Passie Pensioneert Nooit' (Passion Never Retires), about inspirations and passion for the work (only in Dutch).

https://passiepensioneertnooit2016.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/passie-pensioneert-nooit-voor-rene-korten/


'Ditch', 2016, acrylic on panel, 23,5 x 29 cm

Installation view Museum Belvédère

RECENTLY

September 23 - October 30, 2016

Group Exhibition 'Vrij naar Jan Mankes'

About 130 artists create a work inspired by 'Slootje met overhangende dopheide' by Jan Mankes, a painting that was acquired by the museum last year. All the works are now sold by auction, for the benefit of the museum. The auction ran until October 30, my work was sold and has a new owner.

Museum Belvédère
Oranje Nassaulaan 12
8448 MT Heerenveen (NL)


Installation view Boeckercontemporary

RECENTLY

October 15 - 30, 2016

Group Exhibition 'Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us), v2'

Opening reception Saturday October 15

Boeckercontemporary
Viktoriastraße 12
69126 Heidelberg (DE)


Hope Road 26, collection Museum Belvédère

Hope Road 21, collection Museum Belvédère

SINCE RECENTLY

September 2, 2016

Acquired by the museum

Happy to be included now in the collection of Museum Belvédère with two paintings.

Museum Belvédère
Oranje Nassaulaan 12
8448 MT Heerenveen (NL)


Installation view

RECENTLY

July 8 - October 9, 2016

Exhibition 'Gastexposanten' 

The exhibition in the west wing of Museum Belvédère is a combination of works from the collection and works from guest exhibitors René Korten, José op ten Berg and Jan Scheerhoorn.

Museum Belvédère
Oranje Nassaulaan 12
8448 MT Heerenveen (NL)


Installation view

RECENTLY

September 4 - 25, 2016

Solo Exhibition 'René Korten - Kissing The Tar'

Opening reception Sunday September 4, 4 pm

Ruimte P60 Assen
Portugallaan 60
9403 DS Assen (NL)


RECENTLY

September 2 - 23, 2016

Group Exhibition 'Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us), v2'

Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones

Opening reception September 2, 6 -9 pm

Corridor Projects                                                                                                                                                                       Front Street Warehouse, 1001e, 2nd street
Dayton, Ohio (US)


Installation view in Luycks Gallery

RECENTLY

June 12 - July 17, 2016

Exhibition 'Fort de Vaux 1916-2016'

Henk Duijn, Hanneke Klinkum, René Korten, Marjolein Landman, Ernest Potters, Ellen Rijk, Reinoud van Vught

Opening reception Sunday June 12, 4 pm

Luycks Gallery
Nieuwlandstraat 31
5038 SL Tilburg (NL)


Installation view 

RECENTLY

May 22- July 3, 2016

Exhibition 'Atelierportretten NL - The studio as a mental landscape'

Benno Neeleman, René Korten, Hans van den Boogaard, Eugène Terwindt, Arno Arts, Ageeth Boermans, Rob Voerman, René Ziedses des Plantes, Willem Muijs, André Pielage, Andreas Hetfeld, Diederik Grootjans, Paul de Kort, Samuel Drukker, Wim Zurné,  Hanneke Klinkum, Henk Hage, Lique Schoot, Niko de Wit

De Cacaofabriek
Cacaokade 1
5705 LA Helmond (NL)


Installation view 

RECENTLY

May 8 - June 5, 2016

Group Exhibition 'So, tell me your story...'

Rob Buelens (BE), Lieven Decabooter (BE), Tjibbe Hooghiemstra (NL), Joncquil (NL), René Korten (NL), Vadim Vosters (BE), Peggy Wauters (BE)

Light Cube Art Gallery
St-Martensstraat 12
B-9600 Ronse (BE)


Installation view in Luycks Gallery

RECENTLY

April 24 - May 29, 2016

Exhibition 'Frans Franssen, René Korten: Spatial Surfaces'

Luycks Gallery
Nieuwlandstraat 31
5038 SL Tilburg (NL) 


Album cover

RECENTLY

April 6, 2016

Release CD 'Backwater'

New album by our band Frits

Website Frits: http://fritsmusic.wix.com/frits
Bandcamp: https://fritsmusic.bandcamp.com/music
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJmqBaaq_V-CnweFTbPxcVA


On view in Galerie von der Milwe

RECENTLY

April 8 - May 15, 2016

Group Exhibition 'Danke! Danke!'

Galerie von der Milwe
Kleinkölnstraße 1
D-52062 Aachen (DE)


Installation view

RECENTLY

March 26 - April 17, 2016

Exhibition  'Lotte Geeven - René Korten - Theo van Keulen'

Van Abbehuis
Bilderdijklaan 19
5611 NG Eindhoven (NL)


Opening reception

RECENTLY

January 17 - April 3, 2016

Group Exhibition 'MUSEUM ='

Dedicated to Jan Hoet. Works from the S.M.A.K. and the  IKOB Collection

Haider Jabbar, Jonathan Meese, Hiwa K, Ronny Delrue, Kati Heck, Sven’t Jolle, Guillaume Bijl, Merlin Spie, Adrien Tirtiaux, Johan Van Geluwe, Jacques Charlier, Johan Tahon, Luc Tuymans, François Morellet, Yves Zurstrassen, Michaël Borremans, Irmel Kamp, Jean-Pierre Bredo, Horst Keining, Norbert Huppertz, Ton Slits, Barbara Schulte Kellinghaus, René Korten, Koen Vanmechelen, Marcel Berlanger, Eric Peters, Paul Schwer, Romain Van Wissen, Emmanuel Van der Auwera and others

IKOB - Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst
Rotenberg 12B
B 4700 Eupen (BE)


RECENTLY

March 29-30, 2016

'Paper/Paris', Pop Up Art Fair

With LOOK&LISTEN, Saint-Chamas (FR)

PaperParis
3 Cité du Petit Thouars
75003 Paris (FR)


Installation view Museum van Bommel van Dam

RECENTLY

September 20, 2015 - March 28, 2016

Exhibition 'Land, Licht, Lucht & Water'

Gerrit Benner, Mynke Buskens, Dré Didderiëns, André Dieteren, Paul van Dijk, Jan van Duijnhoven, Noud van Dun, Stephan J. Englisch, Theresa Ferket, Edgar Fernhout, Fik van Gestel, Vera Hilger, Hans van Hoek, Hans Klein Hofmeijer, René Korten, Hans Kuijs, Theo Kuijpers, Toon Laurense, Bert Loerakker, Toon Michiels, Rob Moonen, Vincent van Ojen, Joseph Semah, Ingrid Simons, JCJ Vanderheyden and herman de vries.

Museum van Bommel van Dam
Deken van Oppensingel 6
5911 AD Venlo (NL)


RECENTLY

March 13, 2016

Artist Talk: 'Depicted landscapes, spontaneously, conceived or both'

Paul van Dijk (NL), Fik van Gestel (BE) and René Korten (NL) in conversation with Alex de Vries, writer, curator and publisher.

Sunday March 13, 3 pm

Museum van Bommel van Dam
Deken van Oppensingel 6
5911 AD Venlo (NL)