5 October-29 November 2012. This exhibition, entitled West Moon Street, displays an 80 m wall painting, created by the Dutch artist Gijs Frieling in collaboration with the Dutch typographer Job Wouters and the Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten.
This very original murals mixes painting with van Noten’s 2012/2013 autumn-winter collection for men, presented last January at the Grand Palais in Paris. Viwers see houses, trees, words, sentences, giant octopus, fishes, butterflies, voodoo style characters, flowers, archangels and electronic guitars. The images recall art and popular traditions, while the decorative motifs come among the others from Yemen and Norway.
Friedling, who is particularly interested in the relationship between painting and architecture, originally conceived this work as a domestic painting, suitable for kitchens and sleeping rooms. This wall painting involved also some students of the Artistic High-School Boccioni of Milan.