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"One may say that on each wall there are 4 imprints of a n°50 brush at 30 cm intervals. Saying it is fine, seeing it is better. This is painting!" Niele Toroni, Brussels, 26 March, 2009

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Greta Meert Gallery presents its third solo exhibition by Niele Toroni (Muralto-Locarno,1937; has lived in Paris since 1959).

For over 40 years Niele Toroni has worked with a fixed pattern: imprints are made with a n°50 paint brush at regular 30 cm intervals. Each "work", which the artist himself prefers to call "Travail/Peinture' (Work/Painting), is made with this procedure …

Greta Meert Gallery presents its third solo exhibition by Niele Toroni (Muralto-Locarno,1937; has lived in Paris since 1959).

For over 40 years Niele Toroni has worked with a fixed pattern: imprints are made with a n°50 paint brush at regular 30 cm intervals. Each "work", which the artist himself prefers to call "Travail/Peinture' (Work/Painting), is made with this procedure and is applied on a medium of a varying nature: canvas, paper, carton, wall, ceiling, etc.

By applying this pattern first in 1967, Niele Toroni became one of the artists who initiated an innovative …

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13 rue du Canal
Brussels, BE