Opening on Tuesday, November 21, the gallery will present new paintings by Belgian artist Luc Tuymans. The exhibition, entitled Mwana Kitoko. beautiful white man, is the artist's fourth solo show at the gallery. After its showing in New York, the artist will expand this body of work and exhibit it at the Belgium Pavilion of the 2001 Venice Biennale, where Luc Tuymans was chosen to represent his country.
Luc Tuymans's work has been shown widely throughout Europe and the United States. Recent solo exhibitions of his work have been held, among others, at the Tokyo City Art Gallery, Japan; the Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, the Netherlands; the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; and the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. The artist participated in last year's Carnegie International, as well as the 12th Biennial of Sydney, and his work is currently on view in London at the Royal Academy of Art in the exhibition entitled Apocalypse. In New York, Tuymans's work is on view at the Museum of Modern Art, as part of their current exhibition Open Ends.