• Understanding of Sculpture

    Understanding of Sculpture

    Sculptors like Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Richard Serra and others... We invite you to dive deeper into the understanding of sculpture with 1605: from the classic sculptors out of the museums to contemporary artists who are changing the course of art history today.
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  • 6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    Minimalist art began as a post-World War Two movement in American visual arts during the 1960s and 1970s. Thought to be a direct response to the styles of Abstract Expressionism and Modernism, Minimalism embraced geometric forms, neutral surfaces, and industrial materials over loud and chaotic artworks. As Minimalism appeared to deny such vivid expression, the artworks that were made deliberately...
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  • Summer Blues: exhibitions to visit

    Summer Blues: exhibitions to visit

    While still enjoying the season of gardens and open air events, don't forget about these inspiring exhibitions in culture capitals around the world. Rijksmuseum, MoMA, Centre Pompidou, Tate Modern and The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium have opened their doors for you to enjoy paintings, drawings and sculpture.
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  • Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux (1899 – 1984) was a Belgian-born French poet, writer and painter. Michaux is best known for his poetry and prose, especially his texts chronicling his psychedelic experiments with LSD and mescaline which include Miserable Miracle and The Major Ordeals of the Mind.
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  • How to Boost Your Creativity

    How to Boost Your Creativity

    1605 Publishers has prepared for you some unique tips which can help everyone in a creative industry, but also, in a not creative industry. Because the ability to think differently and generate out-of-the box ideas isn't only for artists. It is for everyone. Discover how to boost your creativity with our tips today.
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  • Jasper Krabbé | Portfolio

    Jasper Krabbé | Portfolio

    Coming from a family with a strong artistic heritage, graffiti artist and a painter Jasper Krabbé (b. 1970) grasps his inspiration from his trips to his favourite places in the world like Cuba and Oceania. With major exhibitions in Europe, Latin America and United States, Krabbé is faithful to his distinct style: rough brushstrokes on the pages of newspapers or...
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  • Artists Inspired by Nature

    Artists Inspired by Nature

    Nature has always been a great inspiration to artists - from cave drawings to contemporary artists working today including photography, sculpture and architecture. ⁠ Check our beautifully curated list of artists inspired by nature. Among the artists are Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Goldsworthy, Bill Brandt, György Kepes, Kacper Kowalski and Babs Decruyenaere. 
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  • Book by Romina Koopman

    Gerrit Rietveld Academy Graduation

    Last week 1605 Publishers was at The Gerrit Rietveld Academie graduation show. Gerrit Rietveld Academy is a small-scale, independent and internationally oriented university for fine art and design based in Amsterdam. And it has so many talents... We picked some of our favourite works, take a look! And don't forget that we are still scouting new talents in the fields...
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  • Art Movies on MUBI

    Art Movies on MUBI

    MUBI is a global streaming platform where you can discover, watch, and share great movies. It introduces a new exciting film every day. That's why here, at 1605 Publishers we have selected 6 of our favourite art movies that have a contemporary feel and will inspire you to create and stay up to date with the coolest movie trends. Enjoy...
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  • Art Events | Summer 2022

    Art Events | Summer 2022

    This summer will be epic. So many art events to visit around the world. London, New York, São Paulo... You name it! 1605 Publishers prepared a list of the best shows to see. It's time to unleash your inspiration and see Daido Moriyama, Irving Penn, Thomas Boivin, Bill Brandt, Zanele Muhole among others.
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  • Spring palette | Refuge

    Spring palette | Refuge

    Every season at 1605 Publishers, we create a list of artist from the fields of art, photography, cinema and architecture that bring us inspiration. Our spring palette is dedicated to the artists from the countries that account for the most refugees in the world today: Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Ukraine.
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  • Noémie Goudal | Portfolio

    Noémie Goudal | Portfolio

    The artistic practice of Noémie Goudal involves the construction of ambitious staged, illusionistic installations within the landscape, documented using film and photography. Her interventions are under pinned by rigorous research examining the intersection of ecology and anthropology.
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  • Richard Serra | Portfolio

    Richard Serra | Portfolio

    Interdisciplinary artist who currently lives and works in New York. He has produced large-scale, site-specific sculptures for architectural, urban, and landscape settings and radicalised and extended the definition of sculpture with his early experiments with rubber, neon which resulted in his large-scale steel works.
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  • 5 Black Artist You Should Know

    5 Black Artist You Should Know

    It is impossible to put in one post all the brilliant and inspiring Black artists from the fields of photography, art, design, cinema and architecture, however, 1605 Publishers prepared the list of 5 Black artist that we honour and admire: Zanele Muholi, Gordon Parks, Steve McQueen, Amy Sherald and Tyler Mitchell.
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  • Katrien de Blauwer

    Saar De Permentier: interview

    Gallery FIFTY ONE in Antwerp, Belgium, specialises on fine art photography and drawings on paper. It represents Katrien De Blauwer, Masao Yamamoto, Harry Gruyaert, Eric Manigaud to name just a few. Read the interview with the gallery assistant director Saar De Permentier and discover more about gallery's work.
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  • Winter palette

    Winter palette

    1605 Publishers has prepared for you an inspiring winter palette of 5 of our favourite artists whose work deeply touches us, warms our creative minds and directs us towards the light during these long dark winter days. Enjoy the work by Masao Yamamoto, Pentti Sammallahti, Tacita Dean, Saul Leiter and Cy Twombly.
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  • Gerhard Richter: an art journey

    Gerhard Richter: an art journey

    Gerhard Richter is an artist famous for his photorealistic paintings. He is one of the most important contemporary artists and several of his works have set record prices at auctions. Throughout his career, Richter has been working across two mediums: photography and painting. In his eyes, they completed each other.
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