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Wang DuFEBRUARY 9 - MARCH 26, 2017


The Musée du chat organises travelling exhibitions about cats in contemporary art from the collection of Françoise Baronian, the wife of the famous Belgian gallerist Albert Baronian, and works that have been on loan from various institutions, galleries and private collections. Its first stop will be at De Markten in Brussels, from 9 February to 26 March 2017, where the public can see a selection from its collection, besides invited artists like Araki, Adel Abdessemed, Chris Marker, Jonathan Monk, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Oriol Vilanova, etc…The exhibition consists of paintings, video installations, drawings, sculptures, objects, jewels or publication. This atypical collection contains works by artists like Luciano Bartolini, Vincent Beaurin, Brian Belott, Ben, Thomas Bogaert, Andy Boot, Marcel Broodthaers, Franck Christen, David Claerbout, Eric Croes, Fischli & Weiss, Douglas Gordon, Gregory Halpern, Dayle Hoyt and Steve Thurston, Paul Joostens, Gareth Long, Lucy McKenzie, Petra Mrzyk and Jean-François Moriceau, Michael Queenland, Henriëtte Ronner-Knip, Anne-Marie Schneider, Alain Séchas, David Shrigley, Jakob Smits, Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, Walter Swennen, Hugues de Wurstemberger, Otto Zitko…


Le Musée du Chat
Centre culturel De Markten
5 rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains
1000 Bruxelles

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Wang Du (b. 1956), an artist born in Hubei province, China and having lived under Mao Zedong’s leadership, creates works that reflect upon an era of tightly controlled media, which persists in current times and in different forms around the...

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