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galerie mtl, fernand spillemaeckers

 

Galerie MTL was founded in 1970 in Brussels by Fernand Spillemaekers, theorician, visual artist, Romanist, art critic.
Most of the important artists of this period such as Sol LeWitt, Gilberto Zorio, Daniel Buren, André Cadere, Marcel Broodthaers, Jan Dibbets, Mel Bochner, Joseph Kosuth ou encore Guy Mees, Hanne Darboven, John Baldessari and Robert Ryman. exhibited in the gallery.

 

The Fernand Spillemaeckers Portfolio

John BALDESSARI, Robert BARRY, Stanley BROUWN, Daniel BUREN, Jan DIBBETS, GILBERT & GEORGE, Dan GRAHAM, Douglas HUEBLER, Joseph KOSUTH, Sol LeWITT, Guy MEES, Niele TORONI.


the fernand spillemaeckers portfolio

 

When Fernand Spillemaeckers, owner and founder of MTL Gallery in Brussels, died in 1978, Jan Dibbets asked the above artists who had exhibited in this gallery to create a piece in homage to him.
Works were put together in a portfolio.

Prints contained in the portfolio by John Baldessari, Robert Barry, Stanley Brouwn, Daniel Buren, Jan Dibbets, Gilbert & George, Dan Graham, Douglas Huebler, Joseph Kosuth, Sol Lewitt, Guy Mees, Niele Toroni:

John BALDESSARI Blasted Allegories (Colorful Sentence): Announce
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John BALDESSARI
Blasted Allegories (Colorful Sentence): Announce

Four color Polaroids and one color photograph mounted to board with handwritten text by the artist.
50.8 x 61 cm.

 

Robert BARRY Untitled
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Robert BARRY
Untitled

Offset print on card board.
35.6 x 35.7 cm.

 

. Stanley BROUNW 1 m / 1 step
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Stanley BROUNW
1 m / 1 step

Offset print.
22 x 22 cm.

         

Spillemaeckers-Buren.jpDaniel BUREN Untitledg
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Daniel BUREN
Untitled

Envelope containing 3 pages and one torn poster, offset printing on white paper, blue stripes, overall
55.3 cm x 68.3 cm.

 

Jan DIBBETS Untitled
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Jan DIBBETS
Untitled

Color photograph in two parts.
50 x 65 cm.

 

GILBERT & GEORGE First Blossom
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GILBERT & GEORGE
First Blossom

Photo etching.
61 x 50.5 cm.

         

Dan GRAHAM Clinic for a Suburban Site
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Dan GRAHAM
Clinic for a Suburban Site

Offset printing on white paper.
45.7 cm x 64 cm.

 

Douglas HUEBLER Untitled
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Douglas HUEBLER
Untitled

Silkscreen on card.
50.5 x 61 cm.

 

Joseph KOSUTH Text / Context. Convention to F.S. (Fernand Spillemaeckers)
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Joseph KOSUTH
Text / Context. Convention to F.S.
(Fernand Spillemaeckers)

Offset printing on cardboard.
48 x 66 cm.

         

Sol LeWitt Untitled
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Sol LeWitt
Untitled

Screenprint on cardboard.
61 cm x 50.5 cm.

 

Guy MEES Winter 77-78
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Guy MEES
Winter 77-78

Offsetlithograph.
53.50 x 68 cm.

 

Niele TORONI Untitled. (Information Une photo de Travail Une empreinte de pinceau n°50)
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Niele TORONI
Untitled. (Information Une photo de Travail Une empreinte de pinceau n°50)

Offset with an original white acrylic imprint of a n°50 paintbrush.
22 x 27.5 cm.


 

 


.MTL ART ACTUEL AKTUELLE KUNST. MARS 1970.

MTL MAANDBLAD MEI 1970. KUST / KRITIEK
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MTL ART / CRITIQUE Mensuel Juillet 1970
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MTL MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 1970

 

Galerie MTL Periodicals:

MTL ART ACTUEL AKTUELLE KUNST. MARS 1970.
Michel CLAURA: Schéma d'une prise d'Inconscience; Daniel BUREN: Mise en Garde; Marcel BROODTHAERS: Dédicace; Enno DEVELING: Interview; Adolf MERCKX: Omgeving Celbeton.


Monthly periodical.
30pp. Text in French and Duch.
Soft cover.
29 x 20.6 cm.
Edited by Fernand Spillemaeckers.
Publisher: MTL, Brussels, March 1970.
Flat crease on the ront cover. Almost fine.

MTL MAANDBLAD MEI 1970. KUST / KRITIEK

Monthly periodical.
15pp. Texts in Dutch and French by R. Denizot, M. Claura, F. Spilemaeckers, Lukacs.
Soft cover.
29.5 x 20.1 cm.
Edited by Fernand Spillemaeckers.
Publisher: MTL, Brussels, May 1970.
Light crease to top edge, a fold at lower right corner of the front cover, a small foxing, 3 underlined words/sentences.
Very Good+ condition, almost fine.

MTL ART / CRITIQUE Mensuel Juillet 1970

Monthly periodical.
10pp. Texts in French by D. Buren, M. Claura and R. Denizot.
Soft cover. 29.7 x 20.4 cm.
(Edited by Fernand Spillemaeckers).
Publisher: MA. Durourie, Meise, July, 1970.
Recto-verso front cover photography by M. Gilissen of the Buren's show at the 48 rue Armand Campenhout, Brussels (Gallery MTL's address), June 13 - July 1, 1970.
Fine.

MTL MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 1970
Jacques CHARLIER: Les Coins Enchanteurs; Marcel BROODTHAERS: Meuwissen ou N'Importe Qui; JEF GEYS: Voorstel Tot Afbraak Van Het Koninklijk Museum Voor Schone Kunsten Te Anterwerpen; Leo JOSEFSTEIN: Letters.

Monthly periodical.
17 pp. Texts in Dutch, French and English.
Soft cover. 29.3 x 20.8 cm.
Edited by Galerie MTL.
Publisher: MA. Durourie, Meise, November 1970.
Fine condition (a telephone number handwritten in blue ballpoint pen on the back cover).


 

 

Niele TORONI Art/Critique-Kunst/Kritiek, October 1970. Une empreinte de pinceau n° 50  

Niele TORONI

Art/Critique Kunst/Kritiek, October 1970. Une empreinte de pinceau n° 50

Artist publication containing an original acryl painting on canvas.
4pp. Loose.
Original orange acrylic brushstroke on canvas, tipped-on to the October 1970 issue of the periodical Art/Critique ; Kunst/Kritiek.
Publication and canvas: 27 x 21 cm.
Edited by Galerie MTL, Brussels, 1970.
Published by H. Dujourie, Maise, 1970.
The accompanying text is very clear as to the method Toroni has become famous for:
'Niele Toroni applique systématiquement (intervalles 30 cm) un pinceau n° 50 sur la surface donnée. Ci-contre (détail réel d'un travail de Toroni): Est VISIBLE une empreinte de pinceau n° 50. CONSTATEZ une empreinte de pinceau n° 50".
Each brush acrylic imprint is unique and comes in different colors.


 

 

Marcel BROODTHAERS MTL 1970  

Marcel BROODTHAERS

MTL 1970

Exhibition catalogue.
12 pp. + 1p.: addendum 3 + 1p.: Note sur les intentions, loose in a white paper folder.
Text in French, Dutch and English. Complete.
Offset.
27.5 x 21.9 cm.
Galerie MTL, Brussels, 1970.
Published for the Marcel Broodthaers show at Galerie MTL, Brussels, March 3 - April 4, 1970.
Reference:
M. Werner: Marcel Broodthaers, Catalogue of the books 1957-1975, Cologne, 1982, (n°9), p. 28.
Extremely rare.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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