has the pleasure to invite you to 2 exhibitions by



UMWELT solo exhibition

OPENING Friday 07.02.2014 at 7.30pm

07.02.2014 – 02.03.2014

Westrand – Cc Dilbeek

Kamerijklaan 46

1700 Dilbeek


MIDI ET DEMI Renato Nicolodi, Beate Gütschow and David Thorpe

OPENING Friday 14.02.2014

14.02.2014 – 23.03.2014

Centre d’Art Neuchâtel

37, rue des Moulins

CH-2000 Neuchâtel


ABOUT Renato Nicolodi

Renato Nicolodi was born in 1980, in Anderlecht, Belgium
He lives and works close to Brussels, Belgium.

The architectural work of Nicolodi is clearly monumental. The artist is inspired by classical architecture, which he uniquely processes. It is only when the viewer steps onto the work and inspects it from close range, that he can obtain a clearer understanding of the work, as if he is invited to take part in a visual and physical search within the architectonic forms he has created. Different vantage points and views reveal subtle games of light gradations with the constantly recurring subjective black space, that remains inaccessible for the viewer, coaxing one into reflection. Pure formalistic language is given an almost sacred priority.

Renato Nicolodi studied Audiovisual and Fine Arts at Sint-Lukas in Brussels, and is a laureate at the Higher Institute for Fine Arts (HISK) in Gent. His work can be found in the SFMOMA, San Francisco; Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen; the collection of the province of Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium; the province of Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium; the city of Genk, Genk; The city of Lokeren, Lokeren; Ekard Collection, Wassenaar; Achmea collection, Zeist; Houthoff Buruma, Amsterdam; Cobra to Contemporary/The Brown Family Collection, and many other international private collections.