Helmuth van Galen (from Haarlem) paints reconstructions of landscapes in his studio. He gets his ideas in the open air and remembers the atmosphere and calm with his brush. He is currently exhibiting his work called Noordzeestrand in Galerie Posthuys in De Koog. Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.
Exhibitions and Cultural
Galerie Posthuys. Brink 14, 1796AJ De Koog.
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Galerie Posthuys in De Koog is not a traditional gallery with classical works of art, but a meeting place where artists, visitors and buyers come together. Modern Art Contemporary art is presented in Galerie Posthuys. Some artists take the landscape and nature as their starting point, such as the dunes, beach and polders. With other artists the starting point is less recognizable, but above all tangible. Rhythm, handwriting and color come to the fore here. The gallery has four rooms, each with its own exhibition. They regularly exhibit new work and can always be seen in the stock attic space anyway. In addition, a dozen new artists are introduced every year. Collaboration and activities Galerie Posthuys also has partnerships with other companies. For example, the gallery has been providing art in Texelsuites since 2006. The exhibition of works of art in Bij Jef is also made by the gallery. Information about these works of art is available in the gallery. Some extra activities worth mentioning are the annual Haringnegendaagse (in June) and the open studio of Maurice Christo van Meijel – every first Sunday of the month during the summer period.
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