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b. 1969, Netherlands

Willem De Rooij Biography

Throughout his career, Willem De Rooij has pursued an investigation on abstract concepts such as opposition, contrast, transition and nuance. His work is determined by the selection and combination of images in diverse media, such as sculpture, film, photography and text. His work analyses the conventions of presentation and representation and assesses the tension between sociopolitical and autonomous image production.

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Selected recent solo shows include: Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2019); IMA, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (2018); MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2017); Le Consortium, Dijon, France (2015); The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, (2015); Sweden Jewish Museum, New York, U.S.A. (2015); Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2013); Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany (2012); Cubitt, London, UK (2009); Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy (2008); Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2005); Dutch Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy (2005); Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Germany (2004); Regen Projects, LA, USA (2003).

Text courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel.

Willem De Rooij Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Scènes dans une bulle de cristal — Seen in a crystal ball at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
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25 January–29 February 2020 Group Exhibition Scènes dans une bulle de cristal — Seen in a crystal ball Galerie Chantal CrouselParis

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