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Galerie Zwart Huis

Galerie Zwart Huis began its activities at the “De Beir” house at 8, Avenue Dumortierlaan, in Knokke, Belgium. The renowned architect Huib Hoste built this modernist house in 1924.
There were acclaimed exhibitions of Belgian artists with an international reputation such as Jan Fabre, Luc Deleu, Ronny Delrue, Carl De Keyzer, Liliane Vertessen, Johan Tahon and Jan De Vliegher. Solo shows were set up in the fifteen rooms of the house: the museum-style exhibitions took account of the modernist architecture of the building. The house was furnished with subtle design classics by Mies van de Rohe, Noguchi, Eileen Gray, Eames or Bertoia. 

Zwart Huis displays Belgian contemporary art. Since 2014 the gallery is run by Elke Helbig who recently opened a new space at the Rivoli Building in Brussels. She represents a selected group of contemporary Belgian artists.
Zwart Huis has a tradition of figurative painting but also looks at photography and conceptual art. The exhibition program contains 5 solo exhibitions annually.

Galerie Zwart Huis


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