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MUSEUM OF THE CAT

Françoise Baronian - Direction

Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains 5
1000 Bruxelles


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The Cat Museum (Collection Françoise Baronian) - De Markten, Brussels

From 09/02/2017 to 26/03/2017 - CPI : 09/02/2017

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,…

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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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Untitled (lost cat). Ink and marker on paper 29,6 x 21 cm, 2011 © David Shrigley © Photo: Isabelle Arthuis


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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Médecine interne, 2016 © Wang Du © Galerie Laurent Godin


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Le chat, 1969 © Niki de Saint-Phalle © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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Untitled. Ink on paper 27,8 x 21 cm 2012 © Walter Swennen © Photo: Isabelle Arthuis


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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Médecine interne, 2016 © Wang Du © Galerie Laurent Godin


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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View of the show © Musée du Chat at De Markten


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Untitled. Photo lightjet print 45 x 34 cm, 2007, ed 10 © Michael Queenland © Photo: Isabelle Arthuis


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Nobyushi Araki © Photo Vincent Everarts © The ING Belgium Collection


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Untitled. Polaroïde, 11 x 9 cm, 1978-1983 © Michel Auder © Photo: Isabelle Arthuis


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De gauche à droite: tête de chat égyptien, Era Saite 6th Century ACN, bronze / Brandt Junceau (USA, 1959), terra cotta bust, H 15,3 cm, 2009 / ...


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Untitled. Stencil / canvas 60 x 60 cm, ca. 1900 © Theophile Alexandre Steinlen © Photo: Isabelle Arthuis


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Babelutte (the cat of Françoise and Albert Baronian) © The Cat Museum


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Cyrano (Xavier Canonne's cat) © The Cat Museum


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Pienza (the cat of Carine Bienfait and Michel Baudson) © The Cat Museum


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Zitta (Catherine's cat) © The Cat Museum


Press Release

CP-Musée_du_Chat-FR.pdf
Communiqué de presse


Press Release

PB-Museum_van_de_Kat-NL.pdf
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