Unmarked booklaunch and exhibition: one night with Kami Garcia and Chris Berens
September 25th, 2014

On October 2nd, B2OA gallery in New York will host the official booklaunch of Kami Garcia's new novel from the Legion Series. Book II: Unmarked. 
Not only did Chris provide several exclusive works for the book, he also features as a character in the novel. The works will be on display on this one night only event. 
Read the Hi Fructose article here.

Chris Berens: Master of his magical universe
May 29th, 2014

Tonight, the Chris Berens documentray will be broadcast on Dutch, Belgian and Japanese television. 

More information here.


See the article (in Dutch).

Premiere Chris Berens: Master of his magical universe
Februari 16th, 2014

Tonight, the documentary Chris Berens: Master if his magical universe, will premiere.
More information here.

From February 20th it will show in theatres. For time schedules, please check your local movie theatre. 

Meet the Masters lecture at PAN Amsterdam
November 23rd, 2013


On November 28th, Chris will hold a lecture about his work at art & antique fair PAN Amsterdam. Afterward he will guide a tour around the fair to show and talk about his inspirations. The tour will end at the Jaski stand, where Chris'work is exhibited. There will an informal meet&greet and booksigning.

For tickets see www.pan.nl/meetthemasters

More information here. 

Kami Garcia about Chris Berens
September 16th, 2013

Kami Garcia talks about Lady Day, a Chris Berens painting that is mentioned in her forthcoming novel Unbreakable and how it inspired her. 
Unbreakable will be released on October 1st.

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Laura's Crossing
 

Laura's Crossing is an animated movie clip based on the painting Pale Moon over Black Lake  that Chris created for the L.A. show Fire Walk With Me, in celebration of Twin Peaks' 20th anniversary.

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TEFAF 2013
March 14th, 2013

Today, 3 new works of Chris will be shown at the private view of TEFAF (invitation only).
TEFAF will be held from March 15th until March 24th.

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Master of his Magical Universe
2013


The making of the documentary Chris Berens, Master of his Magical Universe is in full swing!
Click here to visit the Facebook page

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Strange Days
February 18th, 2013


Chris made a new work called strange days, which will be featured on the new An Pierlé album Strange Days, released today. The original work will be exhibited at TEFAF 2013

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trailer
September 19th, 2012


Today the promotional introduction film to the upcoming documentary about Chris Berens and his work went online.
A big thank you to Stijn Brinkmann (camera), Steye (music) Studio Tween (animation) and of course RQG group for making the documentary.
Click here to watch the trailer.

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new Amsterdam show announced
April 13th, 2012

Chris is rounding up his preparations for his brand new solo show at his home town gallery.
The show will open April 28th of 2012 and will last until May 20th.
Beau van erven Dorens will officially open the show at 5pm.

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10 most promising artists of 2012
December21st, 2011

Chris is in Elegance magazine's line up of the 10 most promising artists of 2012.
Click for the online article.


Click here to view the article.

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PAN 2011
November 19th, 2011

Today the 25th edition of PAN Amsterdam opens its doors for private viewing. Jaski Art Gallery will present 3 new works by Chris' hand.  PAN Amsterdam is open to the public from November 20th until the 27th.

Please meet Ginger,                         Copper                                              and Scarlett.Scarlett,    

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800 books & 1 painting
September 10th, 2011

On Saturday September 10th the new book Mapping Infinity will be presented at 5pm by Ronald Ockhuysen, head of the arts department of the Dutch newspaper Het Parool.
The book will also be presented in a limited edition of 50, containing an original drawing. All of which will be exhibited from Saturday September 10th until Sunday September 25 at Jaski Art Gallery, Amsterdam.

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Article Brabants Dagblad
August 3rd, 2011


On august 3rd, a Dutch newspaper published an article about the Chris' roots in the south of the Netherlands, revealing the cover painting for his upcoming book, soon to be released.
Click here to read the full article (Dutch)

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New book
July 25th, 2011

We are currently developping a new book, containing Chris' last four shows.
Chris has created a new painting that will feature on the cover of the book.
Both will be presented at Jaski Art Gallery in Amsterdam on September 10th.
The book is designed by Delux Delicious Design and will be printed by Calff & Meischke.

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Blondie at Paradiso, Amsterdam
July 14th, 2011
Debbie Harry dedicates Blondie's Amsterdam concert to Chris Berens.


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Article Dutch newspaper about Panic of Girls cover
June 1st, 2011

In the Aglemeen Dagblad (AD), a Dutch newspaper, there's an article about Chris and creating the cover for Blondie's Panic of Girls. Click here to read the full article (Dutch)

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Panic Of Girls Merchandise and Fan Pack
April 23rd, 2011

Blondie has released a line of merchandise after Chris' design for their upcoming album.
On May 30th, the album will be released as a 'fan pack', mounted on a magazine entirely about the band, including 4 pages dedicaded to Chris and designing the cover.
The magazine is on pre-sale here.

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TEFAF 2011
March 11th, 2011

For the second time Jaski Art Gallery courteously takes two of Chris' new works to this year's TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
The fair will have its private view on March 17th, officially opens on the 18th and runs until March 27th.

                              

detail of How to Catch a Tidal Wave                                        detail of Valley of the Lost and Found

Images of the works will be on display from March 17th, Please click on the details for full view.

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Call Me One
March 1st, 2011

Call Me One is the new work for the Hi Fructose group show, that will be held at Roq La Rue, Seattle. running from March 11th until April 28th.

Click on the detail to see the full painting.

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Panic of Girls on stage
October 23rd, 2010

                                                                      
The costume and wig designed for Blondie’s Ms. Harry for the UK Edangered Species Tour, are inspired by Chris’ painting Panic of Girls.

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Leeuwenhart in Seattle
October 16th, 2010
Leeuwenhart in Seattle

Roq La Rue, Seattle WA welcomes you to the new Chris Berens exhibition, entitled "Leeuwenhart". The show contains 32 new works, and reflect the carrying and recent birth of their daughter Emma. The opening will be held on October 22nd, in aqttendence of the artist and will run until December 5th.

See the preview here

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Emma!
May 10th, 2010

Emma!
Born on May 10th, our daughter Emma Jósza Leeuwenhart Colaço Belmonte.

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Cover for new album Blondie
April 16th, 2010

Chris Stein and Deborah Harry, founders of the band Blondie have asked Chris Berens to design the cover fot the new album 'Panic of Girls', which will be released shortly.

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TEFAF
March 14th, 2010
Tefaf

Featuring on Jaski’s stand of this year’s TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair): Chris Berens’ The Sweet Surrender. The fair is held in Maastricht, the Netherlands and will open on March 21st and run until March 28th. Jaski Art Gallery has stand nr. 510.

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The Only Living Boy In New York
December 12th, 2009
The only living boy in New York

Sloan Fine Art is pleased to announce Chris’ first New York exhibit The Only Living Boy In New York. The exhibition will open on December 16th in attendence of the artis and his wife Eshter carrying precious cargo and will run until January 23rd, 2010.

Visit the Sloan Fine Art website for more information

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Interview het Parool
December 16th, 2009


Today, on the day of the opening of The Only Living Boy In New York, the daily paper Het Parool published a large interview, written by Lorianne van Gelder, and photographs by Jan van Breda.

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'The Big Blue' cover art for new album Xavier Naidoo
October 9th, 2009
The Big Blue

One of the paintings from the Delicate series, will feature as the cover art on the upcoming new album of German singer Xavier Naidoo: Alles Kann Besser Werden.

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New print 'The Kiss'
August 8th, 2009
The kiss

Available on August 21st is a new print by Chris Berens, entitled 'The Kiss (It all comes down to this)'. It is a gicleeprint, measures 54 by 54 centimeters with an edition of 45.
Brad Keech of Pressure Printing, Denver, CO, is responsible for the creation of this unique print, which is embossed on the bottom side.

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