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biography of Ger VAN ELK (1941-2014)

Personal data


Birth : 1941 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Death : 08/17/2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Netherlands - United States

Representatives

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

Professional data


Work and Life

Friend with Bas Jan Ader

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :
Sculpture-Volume : Installation - Object
Photography :
Audiovisual-Multimedia : Film

Subject

still life
landscape
portrait

Works

Gezicht op het Kinselmeer
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Cibachrome print
Size : 78 x 145 x 7 cm
 
Roquebrune
Date of creation : 1979-1980
Medium : Mixed media
Process : screen print-photograph
Size : 82 x 170 cm
 
Lunch II
Date of creation : 1976
Medium : Mixed media
Materials : ivory-oil-metal
Process : drawing-photograph
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
04/12/2003 – 05/31/2003

1999

De Expeditie – Amsterdam, Netherlands
02/1999 – 03/1999

The Cadillac and the Nun
Van AbbeMUSEUM – Eindhoven, Netherlands
11/13/1999 – 01/09/2000

The horizon, a mental perspective
Van AbbeMUSEUM – Eindhoven, Netherlands
09/04/1999 – 10/24/1999

1997

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1997

1996

Kröller-Müller – Otterlo, Netherlands
1996

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1996

De Expeditie – Amsterdam, Netherlands
05/1996

Ger van Elk 1976-1996
Le Quartier Centre d’Art Contemporain – Quimper, France
06/22/1996 – 09/01/1996

1994

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1994

De Expeditie – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1994

1993

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1993

1991

De Expeditie – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1991

1988

Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen – Düsseldorf, Germany
1988

1987

DRAC de Lorraine – Metz, France
1987

1985

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1985

1984

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – Hartford CT, United States
1984

The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
1984

1982

Serpentine Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1982

Arnolfini Gallery – Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
1982

1981

Marian Goodman Gallery – New York NY, United States
1981

Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1981

ARC Animation, Recherche, Confrontation – Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1981

Fruitmarket Gallery – Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
1981

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1981

1980

Kunsthalle – Basel BS, Switzerland
1980

1978

Marian Goodman Gallery – New York NY, United States
1978

1977

Rheinisches Landesmuseum – Bonn, Germany
1977

1975

MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1975

Nigel Greenwood Inc. – London, United Kingdom
1975

Palais des Beaux-Arts – Brussels, Belgium
1975

1973

Van AbbeMUSEUM – Eindhoven, Netherlands
1973

1972

Montgomery Art Center – Pomona College – Claremont CA, United States
1972

NSCAD Nova Scotia College of Art and Design – Halifax NS, Canada
1972

1966

Swart – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1966

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Galerie Jean Brolly – 16, rue de Montmorency – Paris, France

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : M Bochum Kunstvermittlung – Schlosstrasse 1a – Bochum, Germany

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : M Bochum Kunstvermittlung – Schlosstrasse 1a – Bochum, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Paris Photo, n°7
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/13/2003 – 11/16/2003
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Paris Photo, n°6
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/14/2002 – 11/17/2002

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Paris Photo, n°5
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Jiri Svestka Gallery – Jungmannova 30 – Prague, Czech Republic

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

2000

Paris Photo, n° 4
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2000 – 11/19/2000
Represented by : Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – 28, Rue de Lappe – Paris, France

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : De Expeditie – Leliegracht 47 – Amsterdam, Netherlands

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galleria Massimo Minini – Via Apollonio 68 – Brescia BS, Italy


Group exhibitions

2008

Photo Peintries – Episode 2 : pharmacie
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Limousin – Limoges, France
06/21/2008 – 10/31/2008

2001

Prentenkabinet
De Expeditie – Amsterdam, Netherlands
03/14/2001 – 03/31/2001

2000

Flash DVD’s: a project with 9 composers and 9 visual artists
SMAK Stedelijke Museum voor Actuele Kunst – Gent, Belgium
02/29/2000 – 04/02/2000

1999

Dutch Landscape
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
09/25/1999 – 11/28/1999

1998

Dessins
Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
11/28/1998 – 01/30/1999

1996

Landscapes
Marian Goodman Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

1995

1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art at California Plaza – Los Angeles CA, United States
1995

1994

Wide White Space
Palais des Beaux-Arts – Brussels, Belgium
1994

Du concept à l’image : Art Pays-Bas XXème Siècle
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1994

1993

Portrait, still life, landscape, een keuze vaan Robert Wilson
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1993

Tutte le strade partano a Roma
Palazzo Delle Esposizioni – Rome, Italy
1993

1992

Concept/construct: Photography in Los Angeles Art 1960-1980
Laguna Art Museum – Laguna Beach CA, United States
1992

1991

L.A. 70-75
Christine Burgin Gallery – New York NY, United States
1991

1988

Le Paysage hollandais vu par dix dessinateurs
Institut Néerlandais – Paris, France
1988

1987

Photography and Art: Interactions since 1946
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles CA, United States
1987

L’Epoque, la Mode, la Morale, la Passion. Aspects de L’Art Aujourd’hui, 1977-1987
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
05/21/1987 – 08/17/1987

1986

Sonsbeek 86
Arnheim, Netherlands
1986

1985

Oeuvre sur Papier
Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert – Paris, France
1985

1984

An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
1984

1983

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, n° 17
São Paulo, Brazil
1983

1982

Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

1979

European Dialogue – Biennale of Sydney n°3
Art Gallery of New South Wales – Sydney NSW, Australia
04/12/1979 – 05/27/1979

1978

Door beeldhouwers gemaakt
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1978

38° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1978

1977

Europe in the Seventies: Aspects of Recent Art
The Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
1977

Documenta 6
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue – Kassel, Germany
06/26/1977 – 10/02/1977

1976

Reflektie en realiteit
Palais des Beaux-Arts – Brussels, Belgium
1976

1972

Documenta 5 – Befragung der Realität-Bildwelten heute
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie – Kassel, Germany
06/30/1972 – 10/08/1972

1971

Prospect 71
Kunsthalle – Düsseldorf, Germany
1971

1970

Between Man and Matter – Tokyo Biennial ’70
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum – Tokyo, Japan
1970

1969

Op losse schroeven/Situaties en cryptostructuren
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1969

When Attitudes become Form
Kunsthalle – Bern BE, Switzerland
1969

1968

Junge Kunst aus Holland
Kunsthalle – Bern BE, Switzerland
1968

1967

Signalement 67
Stedelijk Museum – Amsterdam, Netherlands
1967

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