Joep van Lieshout

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Born in 1963 in Ravenstein, Netherlands
Lives and works in Rotterdam
 
Education

1987
Villa Arson, Nice

1985-1987
Ateliers ‘63, Haarlem

1980-1985
Academy of Modern Art, Rotterdam
 
Selected solo exhibitions

2017
‘Ferrotopia’, NDSM-Werf, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Domestikator’, part of Fiac Hors les Murs, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Ruhrtriennale 2017, Ruhr, Germany
'Poly Pluto Puri', Galeria OMR, Mexico City, México
Atelier Van Lieshout, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London/New York, UK/USA

2016
'Atelier Van Lieshout', König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
'Joep van Lieshout's SlaveCity', Zuecca Project Space, Venice, Italy
'Atelier van Lieshout', Galeria OMR, México City, México
'Atelier van Lieshout', Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
‘Joep van Lieshout's SlaveCity’, De Pont, Tilburg, the Netherlands
‘The Invisible Hand’, Parc Tournay-Solvay, Brussels, Belgium
Joep van Lieshout, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
‘Miart’, Milano, Italy
MART - Museo d’Art Moderna e Contemporanea di Trenta e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy

2015
'Primitive Modern', Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, Ruhrtreinnale, Bochum, Germany
'Bronze’, carpenters workshop gallery, Paris, France
'Power Hammer', GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy

2014
‘Het Orakel’, Drenths Museum, Assen, the Netherlands
‘Vrijstaat’, CKasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, the Netherlands
‘Het Orakel op de Dam’’, CAmsterdams 4 en 5 mei comité, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Atelier Van Lieshout’, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

2013
‘The Butcher’, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
‘Furniture III’, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, France

2012
‘Manufactuur/SlaveCity’, Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam
‘Blast Furnace’, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London, UK
‘Agricola Novus’, dertien hectare, Heeswijk-Dinter
‘WWIII’, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
‘Cradle to Cradle’, Kunstverein, Ludwigsburg, Germany
‘Installation Saucisson’, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
‘Atelier Van Lieshout’, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Tribe’, Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid, Spain

2011
‘De Kanibaal’, Villa Zebra, Rotterdam
Gallery show at Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy
‘Epidemea’, Piet Hein Eek Gallery, Eindhoven
Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London, U.K.

2010
‘Cradle to Cradle’, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
‘Atelier Van Lieshout’, MuseumsQ Mumok, Vienna, Austria
‘Infernopolis’, Onderzeebotenloods/ Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam
Gallery show, Regina Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Gallery show, Galerie Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
Gallery show, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

2009
‘Furniture II’, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London, U.K.
Cradle to Cradle, Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
Artscape, Galeria Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania
Atelier Van Lieshout, CBK Dordrecht
Schöne Aussichten, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen Germany
Atelier Van Lieshout, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerpen, Belgium

2008
‘Das Haus. Atelier Van Lieshout’, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
‘SlaveCity. Atelier Van Lieshout’, gallery show Albion, London, U.K.
‘Atelier Van Lieshout’, gallery show Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
‘Das Leben’, gallery show at Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
‘Die Stadt der Sklaven’, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
‘Atelier Van Lieshout. The Mall’, gallery show at Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid,
Spain

2007
‘Reproduction’, Aerea, Stockholm, Sweden
‘Furniture’, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, London, U.K.
‘The Technocrat’, MACRO, Rome, Italy
‘The Board Room’, Hayward Gallery, London, U.K.
Gallery show at Gallery Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Gallery show at Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

2006
Gallery show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Gallery show at Tim van Laere Gallery, Antwerp Belgium
Atelier Van Lieshout’, Central del Arte, Guadalajara Mexico
Atelier Van Lieshout, Oficina para Proyectos de Arte, Guadalajara
Mexico
Gallery show at Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid Spain

2005
‘Happy Forest’ Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
‘Der Disciplinator’, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Gallery show at Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
Gallery show at Tim van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2004
Gallery show Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy
Gallery show at Gallery Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Atelier Van Lieshout. Der Technokrat’, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Gallery show at gallery Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
‘Teutopia’, Munich, Germany
Gallery show at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, U.S.

2003
Gallery show at Gallery André Simoens, Knokke, Belgium
Le Rectangle, Lyon, France
Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brétigny-sûr-Orge, France

2002
‘SM’, Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam
‘Muscles’, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam
Gallery show at Gallery Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Gallery show at Gallery Magazzino d’Arte Monderna, Rome, Italy
‘AVL Franchise’, Openluchtmuseum Middelheim, Antwerp Belgium
Camden Arts Centre, London. U.K.

2001
‘AVL-Ville’, Rotterdam
Gallery show at Gallery Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, U.S.
PS1, New York, U.S.

2000
Gallery show at Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam

1999
 ‘AVL Equipment’, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, U.K.
‘AVL-Ville’ Festspiele, München, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
Centre d’Art et de Culture, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

1998
Gallery Rolf Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Gallery Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, Rabastens, France
‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, Le Parvis, Ibos/Tarbes, France
‘Modulare Multi-Frauen-Betten’, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

1997
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
‘Saucisson’ Gallery Roger Pailhas, Paris
‘Hausfreund I’ Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

1996
Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago
Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Plug In Inc., Winnipeg
Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam

1995
Gallery Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland

1994
Gallery Roger Pailhas, Paris, France

1993
Castello Di Rivara, Turin, Italy
Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam
Gallery Roger Pailhas, Paris, France

1992
Gallery Blancpain/Stepczynski, Génève, Switzerland
Gallery Roger Pailhas, Marseille, France

1991
Gallery 1 og 1, Reykjavik, Iceland
Gallery Roger Pailhas, Paris, France

1990
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Gallery de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

1989
Gallery Gawlik/Schorm, Vienna, Austria
Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam

1988
Gallery ‘t Venster, Rotterdam
Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam
 
Group exhibitions

2017
‘Onder ons’, CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Angry Planet’, Czech National Library of Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Licht 2017, Graz, Austria
ArtZuid 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Toilets, But Were Afraid To Ask’, Cube design museum, Kerkrade, The Netherlands
Façade, Middelburg, The Netherlands
Carpenters Roissy, Paris, France
'Eigenheim', Krome Gallery, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
'Inaugural exhibition', Aeroplastics, Brussels, Belgium 
'Gartenschau’König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
‘The collection as time machine’, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Domaine du Muy, Le Muy, France
‘Unpredictable’, Fondazione Golinelli, Bologna, Italy

2016
'Der Sand aus den Uhren', LICRA, Vienna, Austria
'Citadel Arte', Diest, Belgium
‘Ruhrtriennale’, Bochum, Germany
‘Antropolis’, Domaine Raversijde, Oostende, Belgium
‘Radical Seafaring’, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York
‘Utopian Dreams’, TENT, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘Design Days Dubai,Dubai UAE’, with carpenters workshop gallery
‘El Orden Natural de las Cosas’, Fondacion Jumex, Mexico DC, Mexico
‘Haar!’, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, the Netherlands
‘Goshka Macuga’, To the Son of the Man who ate the Scroll, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy 
‘ta.bu’, Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium

2015
‘Silence out Loud’, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, the Netherlands
‘Mirages’, Cité du design, Saint-Etienne, France
‘Accrochage’, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
‘Future Archaïque’, Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
Lustwarande, Tilburg, the Netherlands
Domaine du Muy, Le Muy, France
‘Homo Faber’, Le Musee Ianchelevici, La Louviere, Belgium
‘Rijk van Rotzooi’, Museum Boerhaave, Leiden, the Netherlands’Mirages’, Cité du design, Saint-Etienne, France
‘Urban Campsite’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
‘Tuin van Machines’, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘The Original Dwelling’, Design at Large, Basel, Switzerland
Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
‘Oracles du Design’, CNAP, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
‘Artists as Architects’, MARTA Herford, Herford, Germany
‘Vienna For Art’s Sake!’, Winter Palace, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
‘Blast Furnace’, AVL-Mundo, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘Futur Archaic’, Grand-Hornu Images, Hornu, Belgium’                                                  
‘Design uit het land van de aardappeleters’, Noordbrabants Museum, Breda, the Netherlands                 

2014
‘Nirvana’, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
‘Future Fictions from the Present’, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Art is a Shelter’, ODA, Maastricht, the Netherlands
‘Design, Chamber’, New York City, USA
‘Zeven eeuwen Leids laken’, Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden, the Netherlands
‘Dokwerker’, Tim Van Laere Gallery_yard, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Gemoedstoestanden’, Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium

2013
‘Non basta ricordare’, DMAXXI, Rome, Italy
‘Die Ballade vom Fliegenden Hollander’, Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg, Germany
‘Architectes de l’urgence’, Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France
‘De Anatomische Les’, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, the Netherlands
‘Middle Gate Geel ´13’, CC De Werft, Geel, Belgium
‘WIT’, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘Silver’, Brutto Gusto, Berlin, Germany
‘Beyond Liaisons’, World Jewellery Museum, Seoul, Korea
‘The Present Order is the Disorder of the Future’, Museum Kürhaus Kleve, Germany
‘Art Unlimited’, Art | Basel, Basel, Switzerland
‘Territory’, AVL-Mundo, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
‘In-Discipline’, Bonnefanten Roermond, Roermond, the Netherlands
‘Ja Natuurlijk’, GEM/Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, the Netherlands
‘The Cassini Cruise III’, The Ridder, Maastricht, the Netherlands
‘Couture Grafique’, MOTI, Breda

2012
‘Triggering Reality’, Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy
‘The Human Index’, Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
‘Kama, Sesso e Design’, Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy
‘Verlangen naar volmaaktheid’, Kroeller-Mueller Museum, Otterlo
‘Aanwinst’, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
‘Parelen’, Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden
‘Politique-fiction’, Cite du Design, Saint Etienne, France
‘Mind the System, Find the Gap’Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Hotel Stories’, CODA, Apeldoorn
‘Mirages’, F93, Montreuil, France
‘The Monument | Art Paris’, Grand Palais, Paris, France
‘God Save the Queen’, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
‘Moonlife Concept Store’, Rabo Kunstzone, Utrecht
‘Extended Universe’, The Essential Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
‘IstanbulEindhoven SALTVANABBE Post 89’, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey

2011
‘Foodcart’Studio Job House, Bergeijk
‘Contemporary collections’ of the Musée National d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris
‘Hollandse Meesters van de 21e eeuw’, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
‘Atelier’, Vishal, Haarlem
‘Glasstress’, Murano, Italy
‘Futuro, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
‘Twente Art Biennale, Twente
‘Gwangju Biennale’, Gwangju, Korea - ‘Glasstress’, Murano, Italy
‘Post Fossil’, Design Museum, Holon, Israel
‘Cradle to Cradle’, Aedes, Berlin, Germany
‘Virtual Vivid’, Vivid Gallery, Rotterdam
‘AVL Mannen’, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle
‘Moonlife Concept Store’, Venice

2010
The View, Salenstein, Switzerland
‘Beeld Hal Werk’  Amsterdam
‘Happy End‘, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany
‘A Basic Human Impulse’ Galleria Communuale d’Arte Contemporanea,
Monfalcone, Italy
‘Spazio’ Maxxi, Rome, Italy
‘Vaders en Zonen’, Museum Beelden Aan Zee, Scheveningen
‘Happy Street’, World Expo 2010, Shanghai China
‘Motel Bochum’, Cultural Capital of Europe, Bochum, Germany
‘Post Fossil’, Design 21-21, Tokyo, Japan
Destroy Design, Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
‘Brand X’, Galerie Stefan Röpke, Köln, Germany

2009
Toronto Free Gallery, Toronto, Canada
‘New Works’, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
‘States of Exception’, Central Track, University of Texas, Dallas, USA
Utopics, 11th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland
Van Lieshout, Van Lieshout, Kade, Amersfoort
Art Zuid, Amsterdam
Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear Contemporary Design, V&A, London, UK
Uitgelicht, SM, Den Bosch
Work NOW, On the how and why of work in the neoliberal world, Z33
Hasselt, Belgium
Design High, LTB Foundation, London, UK
Foodprint, Den Haag
Ecological Urbanism, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Down to Earth, Cultureel Centrum, Strombeek, Belgium
The Cassini Cruise, APPR, Maastricht
Islands and Ghetto’s, NGKB Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2008
‘Wandering Lines’, SCAPE Biennal, Chirstchurch, New-Zealand
‘Beyond Eden’, Paul Klee Zentrum, Bern, Switzerland
‘Shaping a space III’, Mario Sequeira Gallery, Braga, Portugal
‘Second_Nature’, Dexia Bank, Luxembourg
‘Leibesübungen. Vom Tun und Lassen in der Kunst’, Kunsthalle, Göppingen, Germany
‘Eyes wide open. Recent Acquisitions’, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
‘Utopia Transfer’, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest, Hungary

2007
‘Leibesübungen. Zum Tod and Lassen in der Kunst’, Kunsthalle, Göppingen, Göppingen and other venues.
Body Politicx’, Witte de With, Rotterdam
‘The Paderborn Mystery. Temporal Power and Divine Might’, Paderborn, Germany
‘VIT RTI, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium
‘Shadows in paradise’, Fort Napoleon, Oostende, Belgium
‘Dutch Design’, Milk Gallery, New York, U.S.
‘Estuaire’, Nantes, France
‘Commitment’, Cultureel centrum Strombeek, Mechelen, Belgium
‘Timer’, Triennale, Milano, Italy

2006
‘Beyond Borders’ Galerie Sfeir-Semler Beirut, Lebanon
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
‘Cities, architecture and society’,10th International Architecture
Exhibition, Venice, Italy
Biennale D’Art Contemporain du Havre, Le Havre, France
‘Less-Strategie, alternative dell’ abitare, PAC, Milano, Italy
Beaufort 2006, Bredene, Belgium
‘Mapping The Studio’, Stedelijk Museum CS Amsterdam

2005
‘Science and Fiction’ Miraikan Museum, Tokyo, Japan
‘Sammlung MaRTha Herford’, Martha Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
De Poëziezomers van Watou, Watou Belgium
‘Bar Rectum’, Art fair Basel, Switzerland
Triennial Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan
‘…O Luna Tu…’ Macro museum d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
‘Nederland niet Nederland’, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
‘Wintergasten’, De Zonnehof, Amersfoort
Project Rotterdam at museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

2004
Group exhibition at Gallery Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
‘Living in motion’, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
‘Olandu Biuras’, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
‘Safety & Peace, Order & Freedom’ Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
‘Schöner Wohnen’, BE-PART, Warechem, Belgium
‘Xtreme Houses’, Stiftung Federkiel/ Halle, Leipzig, Germany
‘Bekijk het maar!’, Museum voor Communicatie, Den Haag
‘Art Unlimited’, Art fair Basel, Switzerland
‘Fantasy Island’, Hallormsstadur Forest, Iceland
‘Playgrounds + Toys’, Art for the World, Ivry sur Seine, France
‘Detox 2’, travelling group show in Norway and Sweden
‘Candyland Zoo’, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury, UK

2003
Group exhibition at Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam
‘Utopie van de Periferie’, Aalst, Belgium
‘City Utopias’ , Städtische Galerie im Buntentor, Bremen, Germany
‘In or Out’ , National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
‘Micro-Utopia’ , Valencia Biennale, Valencia, Spain
‘Banquet, Metabolism and Communication’ , ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
‘Urban Incidence’ , Gallery Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
‘Parasites’, Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht
‘Utopia Station’, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
‘Cape Helder’, Den Helder
‘Outlook’, Athens, Greece
‘Appendix2’, Caucasian Centre for Cultural Development, Tbilisi, Georgia
‘Micropolitics’, Espai d’Art Contemporani, Castellón, Spain

2002
‘Living in Motion’, Vitra Design Museum, Berlin
‘Smart Alice’, Centraal Museum Utrecht
Biennale of Sydney, Woollomooloo, Australia
‘Politically Correct? Dutch!’, Gallery Krinzinger, Vienna
‘HELP’, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen
Busan Biennale Korea
‘AREA’ Gallery Schipper&Krome, Berlin
Cetinjski Biennale, Cetinje Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Cultureel Centrum Strombeek, Grimbergen, Belgium
Expo 02, Switzerland
25th Biennale of Sao Paulo, Brazil

2001
‘Milano Europa 2000’, Milan, Italy
‘The Un-private House’, MACBA Barcelona, Spain
‘Art Unlimited’ , Basel, Switzerland
‘Sonsbeek 9’, Arnhem
‘Plug-in. Unity and Mobility’, Münster, Germany

2000
Expo Hannover, “Hangover 2000”, performance and installation
‘Against Design’, Philadelphia
‘Vision Machine’, Musée des Beaux Arts, Nantes
‘House show – the House in Art’, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
‘The collective artwork’, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
‘LKW’, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
‘Micropolitiques’, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
‘Exorcism, esthetic terrorism’, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen,
Rotterdam
‘Wonderland’, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis
‘Over the Edges’, SMAK, Gent Belgium

1999
‘Festival Atlantico 99’, Lisbon
‘Le Fou dédoublé’, Moscow,
‘In the Midst of Things’, Bourneville/Birmingham, U.K.
‘Arte all’Arte’, San Gimignano, Italy
‘Expander 1.0’, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France

1998
‘NL’, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
‘The Campaign Against Living Miserably’, Royal College of Art, London, U.K.
‘Artranspennine 98’, The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, U.K.
‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1997
The 2nd Kwangju Biennale, Joongwoe Park, Kwangju City, Korea
‘Sculpture Projects 97’, Münster, Germany
‘Flexible’, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich
‘De kunst van het verzamelen’, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

1996
‘De Muze als Motor’, De Pont Foundation, Tilburg
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
‘Bars’, Kunstverein Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen
‘Model Home’, Clocktower Gallery, New York

1995
‘Dutch Design Café’, MOMA, New York
Le Nouveau Musée/Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

1994
‘Ateliers ‘63’, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
’21st Biennale of Sao Paulo, Brazil
‘Het Grote Gedicht’, The Hague
Art Union Europe, Athene, Greece

1993
Wiener Sécession, Vienna, Austria
Gallery Jack Tilton, New York

1992
Kunstverein Heinsberg
Museum het Kruithuis, Den Bosch

1991
Kunstverein Düsseldorf
Museo Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
‘Negen’, Witte de With, Rotterdam

1990
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1989
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Usine Ephemere, Paris, France
Sculptures on the hill, Edinbourgh, U.K. 

Selected Commissions 

2015            
‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, arts project for the Rührtriennale, Bochum, Germany
‘Monument’, public sculpture at Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Gemany (under construction)
‘Y Caban’, pavilion for Pontio Art Centre, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom (under construction)
‘De Stam’, Frederik Hendrikplantsoen, public sculpture, Amsterdam, the Netherlands  
‘Vis-a-Vis’, new premises for an open-air theatre, Almere, the Netherlands (under construction)

2014            
‘Het Orakel’, Dam square, Amsterdam, commission by Amsterdams 4 en 5 mei comite
‘Vooruit’, Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden

2013
‘La Caravane’, public sculpture, Place Saint-Saveur, Caen, France
‘De Warande’, information stand, Turnhout, Belgium

2012
‘Plataforma Choco’, artist-in-residence MasArteMasAcion, Choco, Colombia
‘Equilibrist’, Emporia Shopping Centre, Malmö, Sweden
'Mediville’, doctors practice, Maastricht, the Netherlands
'Insect Farm’, insect farm/information stand, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium

2011
‘Worm’, interior for Cultural Centre, Rotterdam
'Stage design for Tannhauser, Bayreuther Festspiele, Germany

2010
‘Funky Bones’ Artwork in Art and Nature Park, Indianapolis, USA
'Lokal Lieshout’, cafe interior at K20, Düsseldorf, Germany
'Cascade’, artwork in public space, Rotterdam
'Dynamo Hotel Capsule’, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
'De Ontknopping’, artwork in public space, Middelburg

2009
‘L’Absence’, artwork in public space, Nantes, France
'Alfa en Omega, artwork in public space, Dordrecht

2008
‘Tuin van Eden’, artwork in public space, Maastricht
'Huize Organus’, Zuiderzeemuseum, Enkhuizen
'Carreta de Agua’, Expoagua, Zaragoza, Spain

2007
Artwork for school yard, Den Haag
‘CasAnus’ for Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium
Artwork in the garden of the court of Haarlem

2006
‘Cocoon’, Parchi dell’arte, Rovereto, Italy
Art intervention at Schauspiel Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

2005
‘Victory light pole’, Nieuw Vennep
‘Fisherman’s House’, Dalen
‘Pink Giant’, Nieuwegein
‘Gieleskull’, Amsterdam       

2004
‘Big Funnelman’, Breda (A27)  
‘Modular Bathroom Unit’, Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam
‘Wombhouse’, Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France

2003
‘Edutainer’, Education Center, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brétigny-sûr-Orge, France
‘Schoolcanon’, Kingsdale School, Dulwich, UK
‘The Practice’, refurbishment medical practice, Maastricht
‘The Unification’, City of Oss/Ravenstein
‘Waiting Area’ for TPG Post, The Hague
‘The Scientists’, Fachhochschule, Konstanz, Germany
'Window for ‘De Kriekelaar’, Community Center in Brussels, Belgium
‘Satellite des Sens’, Euralille, Lille 2004 Capitale Européenne de la Culture, France
Setting for Deaf Festival, V2, Rotterdam
‘Bonnefantopia’, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastrich
‘Artlab Tirol’, Kitchenette, Kunstlerhaus Buchsenhausen, Austria

2002
‘The Company’, Interpolis, Tilburg
‘Clubhouse 8’, Interpolis, Tilburg
‘Hangout Tongue Sculpture’ Dalton Lyceum Dordrecht
‘Bonnefantencarts’, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
‘Wexner Busstops’, Wexner Centre for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, U.S. ‘Voyager with Chickenrun’, Caldic collection, Rotterdam
‘Franchise Unit’, Openluchtmuseum Middelheim, Antwerp Belgium

2001
'A-Portable', Women On Waves Foundation, Amsterdam
'AVL-Men', Rabobank Uithoorn
'Germination', Helen Parkhurst School Almere
'Player’s Bath', FC Utrecht, Utrecht
'Compost Toilet', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
'Alesco', Daros Zurich, Switzerland
'Ball', Noord-Brabants Museum, ’s Hertogenbosch
'Kitchenette', Jo Crepain Architects, Antwerp, Belgium
STAR-wagon', STAR Museumspoorlijn Veendam,Stadskanaal,Musselkanaal
'Man and his Monkey', public space, Apeldoorn

2000  
'Floating Sculpture', Lange Vonder/Twiske Kadoelen, Amsterdam
'Furniture', FRAC des Pays de la Loire, France
'AVL-Men Sculpture for square in Knokke', Belgium
'Sound reflectors', Luxor Theatre, Rotterdam
'Mobile Guardhouse', Stroom/HCBK, The Hague
'Bar for the Parade', mobile theatre show
'Furniture visitor’s room' Prison Hoogvliet, Rotterdam
'Bar', Ancienne Abbaye de Montmajour, France

1999            
'KLM Units G-pier', Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam
'Study cells', Library Maastricht
'Sanitary units', Centraal Museum, Utrecht
'Sanitairy units', Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
'Terrace Furniture', RVU, Hilversum                       

1998
'The Good, The Bad & The Ugly', Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, U.S.
'A3 Mobile, private mobile studio', Maasdijk
'Bath Units', Gelredome Stadium, Arnhem
'Sanitary Units', (architect Rudy Ricciotti), Ancienne Abbaye de Montmajour, France
'Stylos Bookshop', TU, Delft
'Receptionary Unit', FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France

1997
'Clip-On', Centraal Museum, Utrecht (in collaboration with Klaar van der Lippe)
Staircase, (architect Rudy Ricciotti), Aureol, France
'Van Lieshout’s Bar', Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Germany
'Sculpture 1997', Triversum, Alkmaar

1996
Library, Alliance Française, Rotterdam (in collaboration with Jeroen Thomas, O.M.A.)
Entrance, Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam
Cafeteria, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Receptionary-unit, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
Information-unit, Peter Pfister Art Consultancy, Aarberg, Switzerland
CASTMobiel, CAST, Tilburg      

1995  
Mobile Home for the Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo
Bussing Stations, for the cafeteria of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.
Bar Bandol, (architect Rudy Ricciotti) Bandol, France
Gallery-unit, Gallery Bob van Orsouw, Zürich, Switzerland
Reconstruction of offices and roof, Alliance Française, Rotterdam (in collaboration with Jeroen Thomas, O.M.A.)

1994
Bars, Sanitairy-units, Wash-stands for Grand Palais, (O.M.A./Rem Koolhaas) Lille, France
Sanitary-units, Centraal Museum, Utrecht.
Sanitary-units, Museum of Sports, (architect Victor Mani) Lelystad
4 Containerbars for the Museumpark (in collaboration with Marc Schendel, Jeanne Gang, Klaar van der Lippe), Rotterdam
Reception-desk, De Paviljoens, Almere

1993
Office-unit for Gallery Fons Welters, Amsterdam (in collaboration with Klaar van der LippeReception-unit for Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, U.S.

1992
Ten sculptures for a technical school, Gouda
A conceptual work of art for the GGD, Spijkenisse

1991
Reconstruction of an Industrial Monument, Amsterdam
Sideboard for Ninaber/Peters/Crouwel, Leiden

1990
Ambulatory Bar for the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam

Awards                                        

2009
Stankowski Award

2004
Kurt Schwitters Award

2000
Wilhelmina-ring, Sculpture Award

1998
Mart Stam 1998 Award

1997
Anjerfonds - Chabot 1997 Award

1996
87.Katalogförderpreis 1996,
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stiftung

1995
Bolidt Floor Concepts 1995, 1st prize

1992
Prix de Rome Award                               

1991
Charlotte Köhler Award   

Public Collections

Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
Belgacom, Brussels
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
Caldic Collection, Rotterdam
CAST, Tilburg
Centre of Contemporary Art, Castello di Rivara, Turin
Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris
Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Collection Marta Herford, Herford
The Dutch State, The Hague
Flackenberg collection, Hamburg
FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier
FRAC Rhône-Alpes, Lyon
FRAC des Pays de la Loire
FNAC, Paris
Fondation 93, Montreuil
GAM, Turijn
Hall collection, Connecticut
The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Interpolis, Tilburg
K20 K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Ludwig Forum, Aachen
Katoen Natie, Antwerpen,
KPN TPG, The Hague
M.A.C., Marseille
MACRO, Rome
MAK, Vienna
MOMA, New York
Museum Folkwang, Essen
Museum Kröller Müller, Otterlo
Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich
Noord-Brabants Museum, ‘s Hertogenbosch
Prada Foundation, Milan
Rabobank Netherlands, Eindhoven
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg
Sammlung EVN, ViennaSprengel Museum Hannover
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Van den Broek Foundation, Noordwijk
Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke
Museum Voorlinden, WassenaarMuseo Würth La Rioja, Agoncillo
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Z33, Hasselt