Erik Lindman

Open Hands


Brussels

  • , Parrot, 2013
    Oil and Leather on Linen over Panel
    244 x 152 cm
    96 x 60 in
  • , Gabe’s, 2013
    Luan, Acrylic, and Wax on Canvas over Panel
    244 x 152 cm
    96 x 60 in
  • , Donatist, 2013
    Found Surface (Luan, Paint), Oil and Acrylic on Hemp
    244 x 152 cm
    96 x 60 in
  • , Duck, 2013
    Oil, Acrylic, Luan and Canvas on Canvas
    244 x 152 cm
    96 x 60 in
  • Untitled, 2013
    Found Surface (Melamine) and Oil on Hemp over Panel
    243,8 x 152,4 cm
  • , Festive (WD), 2013
    Found Surface (Metal, Paint) and Oil on Canvas
    137 x 274 cm
    54 x 108 in
  • , Hakone, 2013
    Found Surface (Leather, Paint), and Wax on Canvas over Panel
    150 x 114 cm
    59 x 45 in
  • , Hakone, 2013
    Detail
  • , Big Ship, 2013
    Oil, Acrylic, Graphite and Luan on Hemp over Panel
    84 x 69 cm
    33 x 27 in
  • , Supreme Memorials, 2013
    Found Surface (Metal, Paint), Oil and Mixed Media on Hemp on Panel
    84 x 69 cm
    33 x 27 in
  • , Supreme Memorials, 2013
    Detail
  • , Lung, 2013
    Oil on Hemp over Panel
    84 x 69 cm
    33 x 27 in
  • , Division, 2012-2013
    Found Surface (Metal, Paint) and Oil on Hemp over Panel
    84 x 69 cm
    33 x 27 in
  • , For Dan S., 2013
    Oil, Acrylic, Wax and Masonite on Hemp over Panel
    84 x 69 cm
    33 x 27 in

Press release

For his first solo exhibition at Almine Rech Gallery in Brussels, Erik Lindman created six large scale works, one medium work and a selection of five smaller paintings which correlate between the two spaces he conceived for the venue.

The deliberately minimal hanging of the pieces, forces the spectator to concentrate on how they have adapted to the imposing volume of the gallery space. Whilst his previous works were largely made of found objects, sometimes barely modified, this new series is a return to painting and abstraction. The paintings are made of several elements which create a frame for a central component. This component is autonomous or may have been taken from another painting which didn’t work as intened. Nicolas Trembley interviewed the artist in his new Brooklyn studio in November 2013, while he was finalizing his work for the exhibition.[…]