Biography

Born 1968, Volkel, the Netherlands
Lives and works in Ronse, Belgium 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2013 55th Venice Biennale, Venice
2012 Carré d'Art - Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes
2012 Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas,USA (cat.)
2011 The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA (cat.)
2011 The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
2011 Aspen Art Museum, USA (cat.)
2011 THe Art Show, New York (Tanya Bonakdar)
2011 La Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City
2011 Carrillo Gil Museum of Art, Mexico City (cat.)
2010 UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA (cat.)
2010 Jarla Partilager, Stockholm / Mark Manders (cat.)
2010 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
2009 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2009 Kunsthaus Zürich (cat.)
2008 SMAK, Gent (cat.)
2008 Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (cat.)
2007 Kunstverrein Hannover / The Absence of Mark Manders (cat.)
2007 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
2006 Baltic, Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle,Gateshead, UK / Short Sad Thoughts (cat.)
2005 The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin / Parallel Occurrence (cat.)
2005 Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley / Matrix / The Absence of Mark Manders
2004 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp / Silent Studio
2003 The Art Institute of Chicago / Isolated Rooms (cat.)
2003 The Renaissance Society / Isolated Rooms (cat.)
2003 Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen / Silent Factory
2002 Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo / Kaleidoscope Night (cat.)
2002 Cobra Museum, Amstelveen / Yellow Bathtub (cat.)
2002 Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
2002 The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia
2002 Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (cat.)
2000 Greene Naftali Gallery, New York / Reduced November Room (Reduced to 88%)
2000 The Drawing Center, New York / Room with Several Night Drawings and One Reduced Night Scene (cat.)
2000 Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam / Night Drawings
1999 Galerie Friedrich, Berne / Coloured Room with Black and White Scene (cat.)
1998 XXIV Bienal de São Paulo / Self-portrait in a Surrounding Area (cat.)
1998 Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden / 14 Fragments from Self-portrait as a Building (cat.)
1997 The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (cat.)
1997 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
1997 De Appel, Amsterdam (cat.)
1995 Galerie Erika + Otto Friedrich, Berne
1994 MuHKA, Antwerp (cat.)
1994 Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (cat.)
1994 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
1992 Lokaal 01, Breda 
1990 De Oceaan, Arnhem 
1990 Zeppelin, Amsterdam


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selection)

2013 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
2013 Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR) / New Impressions of Raymond Roussel
2013 PS 1 MoMA, New York / EXPO 1: New York
2013 Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, San Francisco / Silence
2013 Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco, Mexico City  / The Architectural Ellipsis
2013 Henry Art Gallery, Seattle / Now Here is also Nowhere
2013 MoMA, New York / The Collection
2013 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam / Aanwinsten presentatie 

2013 The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia / Collection
2013 Gallerie dell’ Accademia, Venice 
2013 S.M.A.K., Ghent / Ensemblematic
2013 Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M), Madrid / Sin motivo aparente
2012 The Hepworth Wakefield / To Hope, To Tremble, To Love: Works from the DRAF Collection
2012 Museo Cantonale d’Arte and Museo d’Arte, Lugano / Window to the World. From Dürer to Mondrian and Beyond
2012 MoMA, New York / Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration
2012 The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford / The Museum Collects
2012 Castillo Corrales, Paris / Roma Publications: Provisional Space
2012 The Menil Collection, Houston / Silence (cat.)2012 The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas / Variations on Theme: Contemporary Art 1950s–Present
2012  S.M.A.K. Ghent / Track (cat.)
2012 The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Earlsfort Terrace, National Concert Hall, Dublin / Art + Science: Time out of Mind
2012 The Museum of Modern Art, New York / Contemporary permanent collection
2012 The David Roberts Art Foundation, London / Bouvard and Pécuchet's Compendious Quest for Beauty 
2012 Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich / Sculptural Thinking
2012 Museo Cantonale d’Arte and Museo d’Arte, Lugano, de l’Hermitage, Lausanne / Window to the World. From Dürer to Mondrian and Beyond
2011 Kunsthaus Zurich / Junge Kunst
2011 ICA, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia / Blowing on a Hairy Shoulder / Grief Hunters
2011 Ram Radioarte Mobile, Rome / Camere #16:The Third Tiger
2011 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam / All About Drawing (cat.)
2011 Julia Stochek Collection, Dusseldorf, Number Five: Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Works from the Julia Stochek Collection
2011 DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art Athens / 'Investigations of a Dog'   Works from the FACE Collections
2011 GAM, Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Turin / Heroes
2011 Rubell Family Collection, How Soon Now
2011 Fundament Foundation, Tilburg / Lustwarande‘11  RAW (cat.)
2011 S.M.A.K. Ghent / Tomorrow Is The Question
2010 Guggenheim Museum, New York / Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum
2010 New Museum, New York / Imaginary Museum: Dakis Joannou Collection (cat) 
2010 Kunsthalle Bern / Animism
2010 La maison rouge Ð Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris / Investigations of a Dog
2010 Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela / Espectral, Works in the CGAC Collections
2010 Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm / Investigations of a Dog
2010 DESTE Foundation, Athens / Investigations of a Dog
2009 Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin / Investigations of a Dog
2009 S.M.A.K., Ghent / Gagarin, Artists in their own Words
2009 Jarla Partilager, Berlin (c)
2009 The Hayward, London / Walking in my Mind (c)
2009 GB Agency, Paris / Where Water comes Together with Other Water
2009 Muenzsalon, Berlin / Materialien
2009 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Summer Group Show
2009 Futura Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague / The Eventual#2
2009 Biennale Kunst & Zwalm, Belgie (c)
2009 Extra City, Antwerp / Goldfish Suddenly Dead (c)
2009 The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US / Works from the collection
2009 National Museum of Singapore / A story of the Image (c)
2009 Walker Art Center / The Quick and the Dead (c)
2009 la Biennale Estuaire Nantes / Le Sang dÕun Pote
2009 The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (CAC) / Shifting Identities (c)
2009 All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, Mechelen (c)
2009 Shanghai Art Museum /A story of the Image (c)
2008 AGO, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto / Transformation AGO, Works from the collection
2008 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Seeing the Light
2008 CAC, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania / Foyer: language and space at the border
2008 Autour et au-delaˆ Broodthaers, Sint-Pieters kerk, Leuven
2008 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh / The 55th Carnegie International, Life on Mars
2007 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / The Office
2007 Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia
2007 Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich / Shifting Identities
2007 Zeno X, Antwerp / Artist from the Gallery
2007 1st Athens Biennial, Athens / Destroy Athens (cat.)
2007 Deste Foundation, Athens / The Fractured Figure, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection (cat.)
2007 Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden / Vordemberge-Gildewart Prize (cat.)
2007 Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen / Jubilee MuHKA (cat.)
2007 The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin / New Acquisitions (I'm always touched by your presence, Dear) (cat)
2007 Stedelijk Museum s'Hertogenbosch / Comfort / Discomfor
2007 PSWAR, Amsterdam / Beauty Unrealized (cat.)
2007 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London / Memory and Obsessio
2007 The Model Arts and Niland Gallery. Sligo / The Secret Theory of Drawing (cat.)
2007 The Museum of Contemporary Art, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela / Go Out / Salir
2007 Museum het Prinsenhof, Delft / Contour (cat.)
2007 ProjecteSD, Barcelona/ Artists Books
2007 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp / Works on Pape
2007 Via Nuova Arte Contemporanea, Firenze / Piani Sospett
2007 The Foundation To-Life, inc, Mount Kiseo, New York / Making and Finding
2006 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam / Just in Time (cat.)
2006 The Museum of Modern art, New York / Transforming Chronologies (cat.)
2006 The Drawing Room, London / The Secret Theory of Drawing (cat.)
2006 CGAC, Santiago de Compostella / Paperback (cat.)
2006 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan / We Humans are Free
2006 Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen / New Acquisitions
2006 MuHKA, Antwerpen / Ergens/Somewhere
2006 Culturgest, Lisboa / Roma Publications (cat.)
2006 4th Berlin Biennal, Berlin / Von Mäusen und Menschen (cat.)
2006 Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo / Draft Deciet (cat.)
2006 Redcat, The Disney/Calarts Theater, Los Angeles / An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life
2005 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US / Recent acquisitions
2005 Francosoffiantino Artecontemporanea, Turin / L'altro, lo stresso (cat.)
2005 The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin / Drawings and Works on Paper from the IMMA Collection 
2005 Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY / Figure it out
2005 Henry Moore Institute, Leeds / Bronze: The power of life and death
2005 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago / Trials and Terrors
2005 Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf / Dutch and Flemisch Contemporary Art
2005 Grootseminarie, Brugge / Soul
2005 Watou Poeziezomers, Belgium / Nous le Passage
2005 S.M.A.k., Gent / Roma Publications
2004 Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Material as Metaphor
2004 Apex Art, New York / Drafting Deceit
2004 The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, / Works from the collection
2004 Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven / Nederland niet Nederland
2004 Trajan's Markets, Rome / Wonderholland (cat.)
2004 Kunsthalle Wien, Wien / Precarious Sculptures (cat.)
2004 Murska Sobota, Slovenja / International Triennial of Small Sculpture (cat.)
2004 Manifesta 5, San Sebastian, Spain (cat.)
2004 Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen / Bodytalk (cat.)
2004 Sammlung Goetz, Munich / Sculptural Sphere (cat.)
2003 S.M.A.K., Ghent / Gelijk het leven is
2003 Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo / Post-Nature (cat.)
2003 Programma Art Center, Mexico City / Storage and Display (cat.)
2002 Museum of Modern Art, New York / Contemporary Drawing: Eight Propositions (cat.)
2002 Documenta11, Kassel (cat.)
2002 Watou, Belgium / Tabula (cat.)
2002 Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece / Conversation? Recent acquisitions of the Van Abbemuseum (cat.)
2002 Greene Naftali Gallery, New York / Free Sport
2001 Museu de Serralves, Oporto, Portugal / Squatters (cat.)
2001 Venice Biennale, Venice / Plateau of Humankind (cat.)
2001 Venice Biennale, Palazzo Ca' Zenobio, Venice / Post-Nature (cat.)
2001 Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam / Dutch Glory
2001 Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem / Locus Focus (cat.)
2001 Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende
2000 Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam / Face to Face
2000 Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo / Territory (cat.)
2000 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York / Drawings
2000 (cat.) 2000 Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
1999 Hann Münden, Germany / 3 Räume - 3 Flüsse (cat.)
1999 Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn / Transmitter (cat.)
1999 Zeeuws Museu