Anne Forest, I am with name; Heden, The Hague

Two years ago Anne Forest (1983) had an exhibition in Heden about which i wrote that her work had “matured considerably,”  that her style was “immediately recognisable” but “also manoeuvrable.”

Well, in her present show at Heden one could say she is still manoeuvring at different levels.

In two paintings she seems to make more of a perspective space around her figures and there she enters uncertain terrain that seems to be alien to her icon-like style.

Are these the margins of her style?

That is all the more important as her best works create a space of their own around them by themselves.

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Content of all pictures courtesy to Anne Forest and Heden, Den Haag

Bertus Pieters


Kunrad; Heden, The Hague

The works by Kunrad, now presented at Heden, are not easily shown in pictures, as they should be heard and felt as well.

All exhibited works are made of paper, and, except for one work, make noise, very soft to louder.

There is one with two sheets of white paper – i think the most subtle one – that works in a very easy but refined way with daylight, attraction and body movement.

However it is after all better to experience it all by yourself, which i highly recommend!

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Content of all photographs courtesy to Kunrad and Heden, Den Haag

Bertus Pieters