Evelyn Drewes | Galerie
The artistic focus is on painting of young promising artists and master-class pupils of different nationalities, who studied at german academies of arts. The works of the represented artists are shown in individual and group exhibitions in the gallery. A passion is still the promotion of young talents. A platform is offered with the format "Watchlist" and within group exhibitions regularly to these.
Every summer, the gallery will leave its entire rooms to a class of a renowned professor of a German art academy. From master students to university graduates, the broad spectrum of each class, free and independent of the academy context, is presented. The students are given the opportunity to curate the exhibition in collaboration with their professor and to realize their artistic visions. As a clear contrast to the regular gallery main focus - the contemporary painting - only sculptor classes are shown. In recent years successful exhibitions with the classes of Ayse Erkmen (academy of arts Münster), Ottmar Hörl (academy of arts Nürnberg) and Stephan Balkenhol (academy of arts Karlsruhe) have been realized. This year the students by Katharina Fritsch (academy of arts Düsseldorf) are presenting their artworks.
In addition to the intensive establishment and support of a permanent artist, national and international collaborations with art galleries, galleries, museums, curators and companies are initiated again and again. With exhibitions such as "Junge Positions" in Frankfurt / Offenbach, "Made in Germany" in London or projects with the Private Banking of savings bank Karlsruhe, the young artists can be announced to a bigger audience.
In 2015 an ambitious project was realized together with partners in the operation of an open art space with a generous exhibition area of 600 sqm. Under the name "GersonHöger Galerie", we showed selected participants and the prize winners of the federal competition "Studenten und Studinnen stellen aus" with the support of the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn. In cooperation with the Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, the exhibition on the art prize "junger westen" was realized. Together with partners from Kassel, works by 43 artists from different generations of the renowned Fritz Schweglers class (arts academy Düsseldorf) are brought to Hamburg. We were supported by well-established curators, experienced artists and renowned exhibition venues as committed partners.