News and Exhibition Blog

'ART BREDA' 2018

19 - 22 April
Breda, The Netherlands
www.artbreda.nl , www.vanloongalleries.com

A selection of new sculpture will be exhibited at ART BREDA 2018 with Van Loon Galleries, booth 27.
Tickets - Stuur dan een mail naar info@vanloongalleries.com dan zorgen wij dat u kaarten ontvangt.

Art Fair announcement 2018 with images of artworks by David Begbie, Jeff Robb and Rabarama

‘Contempo‘ at Galerie Hegemann, Munich

Galerie Hegemann, Hackenstraße 5, Munich, Germany
02 – 07 Apr 2018

logo art-exhibition Contempo 2018
The exhibition presents a broad spectrum of high-quality international contemporary art works: ‘CONTEMPO‘ features unique sculptures from Scottish sculptor DAVID BEGBIE, Italian artist RABARAMA and Dutch steel sculptor RONALD A. WESTERHUIS which interact dynamically with the expressive paintings from English painter NIGEL COX, Swiss artist FRANK FISCHER and German painter IGOR OLEINIKOV.

See all images of the Opening Night


three sculptures in wire-mesh by sculptor David Begbie
IZUS (52cm height), CHROMAN (86cm height) and MUDE L (157cm height) - steel and bronzemesh sculpture at Galerie Hegemann, Munich

Maddox Gallery, Gstaad, Switzerland

Feb - Mar 2018
For the first time Maddox Gallery in cooperation with 10 Hanover is presenting a selection of my sculpture at their new art gallery in Gstaad, Switzerland. The gallery just opened end 2017 and it is the fourth Maddox Gallery in Switzerland.

Swiss art gallery exterior in Gstaad 2018Art gallery exhibiting mesh sculpture by artist david begbie

‘Burns Unbroke - As Ithers See Him‘, Summerhall, Scotland

25 Jan – 10 Mar 2018

Contemporary interpretations of Burns’s appearance by more than 30 artists
funded by Creative Scotland, pilot for a multi-arts festival
with ARTRUIST, Edinburgh - read the press release


Burns Unbroke‘ is a pilot for a contemporary multi-arts festival, exploring new interpretations of the life and work of Robert Burns, supported by Creative Scotland and takes place at Summerhall, arguably the most exciting festival venue in Edinburgh.



Read online article "First Minister expresses pride in Burns Night greeting" 25 Jan 2018:

2018 Exhibition ROBERT BURNS - Portrait by sculptor David Begbie



Robert Burns Portrait in half-transparent steelinvitation to art exhibition in Scotland 2018


The project‘s innovative visual arts programme will feature over 30 visual artists. In addition, the focussed programme of events includes an Alternative Burns Night with Neu! Reekie!, spoken word performances with Flint & Pitch and music programmed by Jamie Sutherland of Summer-hall’s Nothing Ever Happens Here live music initiative. Interdisciplinary is at the heart of this project and new synergies will be offered to a diverse audience, providing a unique experience of contemporary interpretations of Scotland’s national bard.

The visual art will be on display in 11 galleries for six weeks, from 25 January – 10 March 2018, with the majority of performance events focussed around the weekend of 27/28 January. One of the exhibitions will be ‘As Ithers See Him‘ – contemporary interpretations of Robert Burns’s appearance. I am delighted to take part exhibiting my contemporary ‘BURNS‘ portraits (limited edition). Many thanks to Sheilagh Tennant for inviting me to exhibit.



‘First Art FAIR‘ Amsterdam

17 - 21 Jan 2018
More info: www.vanloongalleries.com

logo FAF 2018 The Netherlands
figurative semi-transparent sculpture, contemporary art by David Begbie
At the exhibition: SENSU, 64 cm height.

‘Arte Fiera Bologna‘ 2018

02-05 Feb 2018
Arte Fiera Bologna 2018
Bologna Fiere, Piazza Costituzione 6, Italy
Booth A85, Pavilion 25 with ContiniArt UK

artefiera-logo for art exibition Bologna
Following the success of last year, ContiniArtUK are excited to announce their participation in the 42nd edition of ArteFiera Bologna. Visit us in hall 25, stand A85 to fully immerse yourself in our exclusive solo project featuring an array of artworks by world-renowned artist Robert Indiana. We will also bring a selection of unique works by talented and celebrated artists, such as Fernando Botero, Andy Warhol, Igor Mitoraj, Omar Hassan, Helidon Xhixha, David Begbie, Ferruccio Gard, Michelangelo Galliani and Renato Meneghetti.

Read also - In Focus: David Begbie – the world’s leading wire mesh sculptor open/download a pdf of 4 pages

‘Arte Fiera‘ Bergamo‘ 2018


13 Jan - 15 Jan
Bergamo -with Vecchiato Arte

logo BAF for Bergamoe Arte Fiera 2018 in Italy
A selection of wire-mesh sculptures will be exhibited at the BAF. Contact Vecchiato Arte for more information and an invitation.

figurative body sculpture exhibited at Bergamo 2018
A selection of wire mesh sculpture: ASPRO (87cm height), WONTU (67cm height) and UUMO (52cm height).