Art news from ‘Sabot Gallery’

Sabot Gallery, Cluj: RĂZVAN BOTIȘ – Going Twomblysh, Woolish, Foolish [via scribblings / toward normcore]

  Friday – May 17 Sabot gallery [59-61 Henri Barbusse str., Cluj, Romania] As emulation, appropriation, pastiche – you name it – have been exposed, lost their pompous aura and became tools, means of redistributing cultural artifacts, I become more and more concerned in turning my balldress into a well-worn coat. Is anybody else doing […]

Sabot, Cluj: Alice Tomaselli | Fracas in a brothel

We are delighted to invite you to Alice Tomaselli's second solo show with Sabot, an exposé of the artist’s daily gymnastics: collect, archive, understand, appreciate, digest the world along with all its cultural tokens.  THE EPISTEMOLOGICAL MARRIAGE AFTER THE DIVORCE OF ART AND ANTHROPOLOGY.  THE AFFECTIVE LABOUR OF ALICE TOMASELLI. 4th October -9th November Sabot, […]

SABOT Gallery, Cluj-Napoca: Garden of Mary

Vlad Nancă | Garden of Mary May 31 at 6:00pm until July 6 at 8:00pm SABOT | The Paintbrush Factory, 59-61 Henri Barbusse str., 2nd floor I am equally fond of Bauhaus modernism, Corbusier's planning rules, and of the vernaculars, the accidents and DIY interventions within the public space. Inspired by the situationist critique of […]

Sabot Gallery: Lucie Fontaine- i-n-v-e-n-t-o-r-y

January 15 at 7:00pm – February 28  Sabot is glad to present “i-n-v-e-n-t-o-r-y,” a solo show by Lucie Fontaine. The starting point of the show lays in its own title: while the term “inventory” defines something that has been left, that is already there, “a record of one’s possessions,” the very same noun includes “invent”, […]

SABOT, Cluj-Napoca: Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer

Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer Opening: Friday | June 15th, 2012 | 7-10 p.m. SABOT & Bosisio residency space 59-61 Henri Barbusse street, Cluj-Napoca (The Paintbrush Factory, 4th floor) We are happy to invite you to Dagmar Keller & Martin Wittwer's presentation of their ongoing photographic research on urban and suburban ‘social landscapes’, summarized after […]

SABOT Gallery, Cluj-Napoca: Film program

FILM PROGRAM: ALEX MIRUTZIU screening of the 2010-2012 performances, June 1st, 2012, from 6 to 10 p.m. the program will continue until July 14th, from 4 to 8 p.m. every weekday, except Sunday and Monday Five Moments of Silence for Pending Work #7 | 08:32min. [IASPIS, Lucie Fontaine Studio, Stockholm, May 27th, 2012] The audience […]


    PLAY DICE WOULD BE NICE April 13 – June 8, 2012 Opening reception: Friday April 13, 6-9 pm Gaudel de Stampa | 3, rue de Vaucouleurs, 75011 Paris  Upcoming art fairs: LISTE 17, June 12-17, Basel   SABOT exhibition space: 59-61 Henri Barbusse street, 400616, Cluj-Napoca, Romania mailing address: 12 Horea street, ap. […]

Sabot Gallery, Cluj-Napoca: COLLECTOR

Petra Feriancová, Creator 2008 (New Breeds 1948-1962; From Oskar Ferianc´s Archive), 76 b/w original photographs, variable dimensions Often shall you meet in Paris some Pons, some Elie Magus, dressed badly enough, with his face turned from the rising sun … apparently heeding nothing, conscious of nothing, paying no attention to shop-windows nor to fair passers-by, […]

SABOT Gallery, Cluj-Napoca: THINGS AS THEY ARE

Radu Comsa | Modernist study for bust, 2011, HD video, sound, 11:26 min. THINGS AS THEY ARE the kind of show made by squeezing modern thoughts into a tight space opening reception: Friday, January 20, 7-10 p.m. When Giorgio Vasari wrote the "Life of Artists", the notion of the authorship was finally acknowledged in the […]