Nigel Van Wieck, Tatistcheff & Company Inc., New York

In the late 20th century art world of noise and clamor, Nigel Van Wieck is a quiet and powerful presence. Raised in England, Van Wieck has lived in New York for the last 15 years. In that very demanding city, he succeeds in sharpening his clear personal vision. Van Wieck’s new series of pictures of […]

Places, Galerie Elisabeth Michitsch, Vienna

On first glance with the work of Nigel Van Wieck we seem to see just what we see. The realistic pictures reveal for us a view of people on a beach, or at work, or involved in recreational activities, or in their domestic surroundings, or in public places. However, as we approach them they lose […]

Connect, Didier Aaron Gallery, New York

From one side, the painter Nigel Van Wieck appears to be the proverbial “Englishman in New York,” having discovered Old Master aesthetics and made them his own since 1979, when he immigrated to the U.S.  But from the other side, we see the quintessentially American practitioner of contemporary realism he has become during those same […]

Van Wieck, Marjorie Parr Gallery, London

TRIBUNE 24 ST. JOHN STREET, E.C.1 TELEPHONE: 01 – 253 2994 (Home: 445-5179) 24 November 1972 Dear Mr. Van Wieck, I enclose today’s TRIBUNE, so that you can see the review on page 7 of your work in relation to the other reviews on the page and to the kind of weekly it is. In […]

Recent Works, Alex Reid & Lefevre Gallery, London

Light is the keynote of this exhibition. It floods over the picture, here picking out a detail, there bathing the subject in sunlight. It is pertinent, I think, that the artist was ten years working with neon lights and fluorescent tubes when, as he says, his love affair with paint, which he had not used […]