My golden heart in good and bad times, a rare friend and supporter of the gallery, Dieter Roelstraete summarized the existence of the gallery (2008–2014) in the following haiku by Basho:

Farewell, my old fan.
Having scribbled on it,
What could I do but tear it
At the end of summer?

I would like to thank the unforgettable support of Jan Platteau & Anne-Marie Delepiere.

All my love to the artists with whom I worked with and a total honor to Ann Veronica Janssens.

Special thanks to my colleagues: Jan Mot, Micheline Szwajcer, Xavier Hufkens, Hester Van Royen and Michael Callies.

Real friends: Christoph Van Damme & Sophie Lauwers (Bozar), Anne Daems & KAM, Dirk Snauwaert (Wiels), Herman Daled, Pierre Iserbyt, Chris Dercon (Tate), Catherine Wood (Tate), Philippe Schöller, Philip Van den Bossche (MuZee), Raimundas Malašauskas, Kurt Geraerts, Stefanie Snoeck, Jurgen Ots & Andrzej Sobolewski, Harald Thys & Margot Van- heusden, Jos Degruyter & Jana Phlips, Etienne Wynants, Eric Theys, Jean-Paul Jacquet, Michel François, Joris Kritis, Asger Behncke Jacobsen, Josef Della Nogare, Edouardo Gnemmi, Paolo Zani, Michèle Lejeune & Jean-Louis Rollé, Simon Devolder, Kersten Geers, Karen Renders, Nele Verhaeren, ...

I personally apologize to Patrick Carpentier and Guillaume Bleret.

that which
is both
known and
unknown
is what
is known

that which
is both
known and
unknown
is not
known
as both
known
and unknown
whatever
is known
is just
known

At 20.00 PM, 3rd June 1983, IAN WILSON at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion. (discovered invite thanks to my friend Jan Mot)

The gallery, at the Rue Ravenstein 44 – 1000 BXL, has been given form by the artist Richard Venlet in 2012 based on the living room of Peggy Guggenheim.

© Olivier Vandervliet: EP & Daan van Golden at Wiels
© Olivier Vandervliet: EP & Daan van Golden at Wiels