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“The brevity of the haiku is not formal; the haiku is not a rich thought reduced to a brief form, but a brief event which immediately finds its proper form. The haiku reproduces the designating gesture of the child pointing
at whatever it is (the haiku shows no partiality for the subject), merely saying: ‘that’!”, – Roland Barthes

Stems Gallery is proud to present Leon Benn “Clumsy Haikus.” This …

“The brevity of the haiku is not formal; the haiku is not a rich thought reduced to a brief form, but a brief event which immediately finds its proper form. The haiku reproduces the designating gesture of the child pointing
at whatever it is (the haiku shows no partiality for the subject), merely saying: ‘that’!”, – Roland Barthes

Stems Gallery is proud to present Leon Benn “Clumsy Haikus.” This is Benn’s first show with the gallery as well as his first solo show in Europe.

The paintings in “Clumsy Haikus” were born as spontaneous drawings made in bars and on the go, and then cultivated into …

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4, rue du Prince Albert
Brussels, BE
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday, Closed
Wednesday–Friday, 12pm–6pm
Saturday, 2pm–6pm