– Since the
‘youngsters’ Sidi El Karchi and Bas de Wit successfully completed their
at the art academy a little less than ten years ago, the museum has been
following their progress. That was fairly easy to do, as they both
Maastricht and still live and work in the vicinity – apart from short
New York and Antwerp. Now El Karchi and De Wit’s careers have really
Their CVs each list a series of group and solo exhibitions, they have
incentive prizes, and galleries in Cologne and Amsterdam are
work, which is gradually finding its way to the (buying) public.
be outdone, the Bonnefantenmuseum has acquired
a total of eight paintings
and two sculptures by the two gentlemen. And these acquisitions are now
exhibited in the form of a large-scale duo presentation.