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ART COPENHAGEN: Difficult journey, easy installing, ready to roll

Click image for more pictures from setting up and our booth (#21)After a more than necessary exciting trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen (story on personal request only *) we arrived safely in the danish capital wednesday around midnight. We completed installation like the pro’s that we are in record time and are now looking forward to the opening this afternoon (Friday, Sept 18). 

Artists represented: Julia Benz | Boris Hopppek | Victor Castillo | Elmar Lause | David Shillinglaw | Alex Diamond

We have the most amazing location at the fair, so please visit us if you are near. We’re at Booth 21, umissable right in the centre of it all… **

You can find more images from setting up and the final booth at our website

PS: People we are already very grateful to: 

* Jürgen „Schuby“ Schubert, for his dauntless and spontaneous support among fellow drivers of great american vans (schuby-dragracing.de) on Wednesday.

** July and her team at Art Copenhagen for the treat of the amazing booth location and the relaxed & amicable athmosphere. 

*** The City of Copenhagen for putting floodlights on public basketball courts!





Fair info Art Copenhagen


Opening hours:

Friday 18th September: 4pm – 8pm
Saturday – 19th September: 11am – 7pm
Sunday – 20th September: 11am – 6pm

Forum Copenhagen | Julius Thomsens Plads 1 | 1925 Frederiksberg C 



We here at heliumcowboy are featuring Julia Benz in the upcoming exhibition -"LOST IN TRAINSTATION
The vernissage opens september 25th. 

Meanwhile, you can check out her latest and largest 280qm mural project "YALLA" in Lierenfeld, Düsseldorf.

This project was realized in co-operation with WDR "WestArt goes StreetART". Benz, inspired by her last trip to Khartoum Sudan, softly visualized a veiled woman, wearing a traditional 'tobe' . "Veiled does not necessarily mean repressed". Focus point of her mural lies in the openness, warmth and love of the people there, which she experienced. 

If you're not in the area, WDR will air a WestArt Extra on tuesday September 8th at 22 30h, don't miss this!!

A preview of WDR's documentary


September 18-20: ART COPENHAGEN

We are excited to announce that we are part of ART COPENHAGEN, the international art fair in the heart of the danish capital. Presenting the heliumcowboy program for the first time in Denmark, we will show a wide selection of artists including Julia Benz, Boris Hoppek, David Shillinglaw, Elmar Lause, Alex Diamond and Victor Castillo.

For further information please visit artcopenhagen.dk or get in touch with us at the gallery. 




David Shillinglaw - Disco/Nnect

Let’s celebrate the last chance to see the first solo exhibition in Hamburg of London based artist David Shillinglaw. 

We’ll arrange a cosy Finissage on Friday’s evening the 4th September with some craft beer and a comfortable atmosphere. Just come along between 6 - 9 p.m.

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For an overview of the exhibited artwork please follow this link.


David Shillinglaw: Remote Control | only two weeks left

David Shillinglaw: Controlfreak, 2015

There are only two weeks left till the solo show by London based artist David Shillinglaw is going to close. As we all know, time flies by and there are only few opportunities to see his great exhibition in Hamburg. So please feel free to contact us, if you are still interested in visiting the show and us.

For an overview of the exhibited artwork please follow this link.

From the beginning of September we will be in the middle of preparations for our next fair attendance at art Copenhagen. More information will follow soon.

When we will return back from Denmark, we don't hesitate long and set up the next exhibition: the first solo show in Hamburg of Berlin based artist Julia Benz.

You can find all the details of Julia Benz: Lost In Train Station by following this link or clicking on the facebook event.

It remains exciting on the ranch.

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Yes, it is already almost one week ago that we've opened the first solo exhibition with London based artist David Shillinglaw. Thanks to everyone who came by and enjoyed this beautiful evening with us.

For images of the vernissage, click here or on the image above. If your are interested in visiting the exhibition, please contact us. The show will be up until beginning of September.

For an overview of the exhibited artwork please follow this link.

Photo by Tamara Gries​ / Miss Sophie Photography


Artists for Monolith: Win the special edition by Julia Benz

Earlier this year, Geberit and heliumcowboy launched “Artists for Monolith“ and selected three creatives for a new series of artworks on ‚Monolith‘ surfaces: Julia BenzJeff Soto and Alex Diamond. Each artist designs unique artwork for one WC and one washbasin element. These designs are printed only once, and can be won in an online raffle, including the matching shower toilet Geberit AquaClean Sela and the washbasin Emco.

The second „Artists for Monolith“-Edition by Julia Benz has just been released, and you can take part in the second round of the raffle for this series . The artworks by Jeff Soto will follow in August. Alex Diamond's work has already been raffled in the first competition.  

You can find all the details how to win this high-end luxury bathroom equipment by following this link.

And: Julia Benz' edition just made the news: Here's what interior design magazine 'A&W' just published in their most current issue:


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David Shillinglaw: "REMOTE CONTROL" now open

First impression from our grand opening last Friday of 

David Shillinglaw​: REMOTE CONTROL

Visit the show: please contact us for our opening hours or to make an appointment.

Photo by Tamara Gries​ / Miss Sophie Photography


Boris Hoppek in Hamburg - only a few days left

Shown at the exhibition "60 Jahre Kunst in Hamburg": Boris Hoppek, Group Love Skull, ink on paper, 70 x 50 cm (2014) - click iamge for more info and availability

It's not every day that you can see original artwork by one of the most prestigious german Graffiti artists, Boris Hoppek. We here at heliumcowboy have been representing Boris since 2004, but while he has continued to be active on a very high level these past years, very few of his art shows or urban interventions have taken place in his home country lately. 

For the exhibition "60 Jahre Kunst in Hamburg" we've managed to get very exciting works on paper to show, including a 450 x 150 cm large marker drawing and several smaller sized, highly detailed ink piece.

Boris Hoppek's historic importance for Urban Art is only one of the many reasons why you should check out the group exhibition "60 Jahre Kunst in Hamburg" while it lasts - only four days left to do so, including a night for drinks this very evening:  

Wednesday 7 - 11 PM 
Thursday & Friday 5 - 9 PM
Saturday 2 - 6 PM

Location: Affenfaust Galerie, Paul-Roosen-Straße 43, 22767 Hamburg


David Shillinglaw: Remote Control | setting up the show

heliumcowboy gallery director Frida Mindt & artist David Shillinglaw.

Setting up the show: David Shillinglaw and Frida Mindt discussing our upcoming exhibition REMOTE CONTROL. This is David's first solo show in Germany, and also a debut for Frida - her first exhibition as gallery director here on the Ranch.

Congratulations to both - even though it is still a lot of work to be done before the vernissage this Friday (July 10, 7-11 PM), the gallery space already looks amazing! This will be once crazy good art show, you definitely don't want to miss it ... 

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