GERMAINE KRUIP
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Counter Composition III, 2008. Mirror, stainless steel, mechanics and daylight spot, 50 x 50 cm. Parra & Romero 2013




Counter Composition III, 2008. Mirror, stainless steel, mechanics and daylight spot, 50 x 50 cm



Counter Shadow II, 2008. Coated aluminium and daylight spot.
variable dimensions

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Messing Ellipse, 2009. Polished messing ellipse.
60 x 25 x 2,5 cm

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Circular Shadow, 2010. Ellipse shape, round shadow and round reflection and projection, 121,7 x 35 x 0,3 cm


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Recording, Former Post Office headquarters, Coolsingel, Rotterdam, 2007

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Recording, Former Post Office headquarters, Coolsingel, Rotterdam, 2007


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A Room 24 Hours, II, 2010

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Messing Ellipse, 2009. Polished messing ellipse, 60 x 25 x 2,5cm. Installation view at Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Germany, 2009.



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Reading Room, 2006-2009. Site-specific installation at Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, Netherlands








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EXHIBITIONS


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PUBLICATIONS

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Born 1970, Castricum, The Netherlands

Lives and works in Belgium


EDUCATION

2000 – 2001 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam.

1989 – 1999 Das Arts, Amsterdam.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 - A Room, 4 Minutes, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands
         - Seeing the Unseen, solo booth at Art Brussels, Brussels, BE

2014 -A Possibility of An Abstraction, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, US

2013 - Geometric Exercises, Parra & Romero, Madrid.

2012 - Art Basel | Art Unlimited, The Approach, London.
            - A possibility of an abstraction, The Approach, London, UK
           -  Eye Trap/Mertopole Orkest/IFFR, one-day performance 3rd February, Rotterdam.

2010 - A Room, 24 Hours II, Parra and Romero, Madrid, Spain.
           -  A Room, 24 Hours, The Approach, London, UK.

2009 - Germaine Kruip: Only the title remains, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands.
           - Aesthetics as a way of survival, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany.

2008 - Art Statements, Solo Presentation at Art Basel.
           - The Illuminated Void, The Approach, London, UK.

2007 - A shimmering of grey, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2006 - Daytime: Counter Composition, The Reliance, London, UK.
           - De Vleeshal: Counter Composition, De Vleeshal, Middleburg, The Netherlands.

2005 - Frieze Art Fair, invited by Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, London, UK.
           - Rijksmuseum, commissioned rijksbouwmeester, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Every building is an estimate, Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, Holland.

2003 - Rehearsal, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

2002 - Rehearsal, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Punta De Vista, Centro Cultural, Tucuman, Argentina.

2000 - Amsterdam 2000, Prof. W.H. Brummelkamp Galerie, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Point of View, Reuten Galerie in collaboration with Mug met de Gouden Tand, Amsterdam, Holland.

1998 - Silence/Violence, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 - Le movement: Performing in the City, 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland
            - A possibility of an abstraction, Experimental Media and performing, Arts Center, Frey, USA
            - A possibility of an abstraction: Square Dance, Holland Festival and Ste3dlijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013 - THINGS FROM BEFORE / BESIDE / THINGS FROM AFTER / AROUND / THINGS OF THE MOMENT, Inaugural exhibition,
              Parra & Romero | Ibiza, Spain.
            - GEESTVERWANTEN-DE IDEEEN VAN 24 KUNSTENAARS,RABO ART ZONE,UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS.
            - CHAMBRES DES CANAUX: THE TOLERANT HOME - 400 YEARS OF LIBERAL CULTURE IN AMSTERDAM,
              THE NETHERLANDS.
            - AN ART IN GENERAL NEW COMMISSION, CIMETIÈRE D'IXELLES, NEW YORK, USA.
            - THE PEACOCK, GRAZER KUNSTVEREIN, GRAZ, AUSTRIA.
             
2012 - In the Holocene, List Visual Arts Center at MIT, Boston, USA .
           - Closed Circuit, curated by Carla Donauer and Alexandra Landré, Ausstellungshalle Münster, Germany.
           - In the belly of the whale (Act III), Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

2011 - Specific Collisions, Cosart HMT, curated by Melissa Gordon.
           - Haus/House, The Altona Museum, Germany.

2010 - ShadowDance, Kunsthal KAde, Amersfoot, The Netherlands.
           - The Moon Is An Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Foundation, London, UK.
           - Quantos Queres, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal.

2009 - SILENCE (A composition), Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
           - Fax, The Drawing Centre, New York, USA.
           - Stardust, Fundament Foundation Tilburg, The Netherlands.
           - The Site of Silence, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, Germany.
           - SuperStories, Triennial Hasselt, Belgium.
           - Geoplay (Part I), Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain.

2008/9- Faux Jumeaux, Curated by Michel François, SMAK, Gent, Belgium.

2008 - Reinvented: Study & Play, Jan Wentrup, Berlin, Germany.
           - Good news for people who love bad news, Swiss Institute/Contemporary Art, New York, USA.

2007 - Public, Former Post Office Headquaters, Coolsingel, Rotterdam, Holland.
           - Athens Biennial, Group Show curated by Tom Morton.
           - Public, Sculpture International, Rotterdam, Curated by Rein Wolfs.
           - Zes Gallery, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA.
           - Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA.
           - What will be told of today tomorrow: KoelnShow2, Curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Florain Waldvogel.

2006 - Just In Time, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Le Nouveau Siecle, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Street: Behind the cliché, With de With, Rotterdam, Holland.
           - GuestRoom No.4: Atelier Rijksbouwmeester, Museum het Domein, Sittard
           - Mercury In Retrograde, De Appel, Amsterdam, Holland.

2005 - In This Colony/ In Deze Kolonie, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen
           - Respect! Forms of Community/Formes de cohabitation, Musee Dar Said and The Palais el-Badi on Marrakech,
             Morocco.

2004 - De Werkelijkheid, De Vleeshal, Middelburg.
           - Pr 04, Biënale Puerto Rico.
           - 20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Portal II, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.

2003 - Wish, Dreamscapes, Beelden op de Berg, Ede-Wageningen
           - Point of View, Traumraum, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany.
           - Tactisch Voorstel 05, Tactische Voorstellen, Artis, Den Bosch .
           - A Play to Stop to Add a Moment, Location-U, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht.

2002 - Point of View, Tillvaratagna effeker, Kunsthalle Oslo, Norway
           - Assisi, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden.

2001 - Open Ateliers 2001, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Waar/ schijn/ lijk, Moments I intend to remember, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen
           - Cargo II, Cargo Series, Kunstwerk Loods 6, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - From here too Reality, Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Center, Stockholm,
           - The Thin Glass Line, Nadja Vilenne Galerie, Liege, Belgium.
           - Homeless, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, Holland.

2000 - Open Ateliers 2000, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - For Real, Gemeentelijke Kunstaankopen 1999/2000, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Hidden, Baby, Amsterdam, Holland.

1999 - Prix de Rome 1999, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Kunstenaars van de Galerie, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, Holland.
           - Le Sacre du Printemps, Springdance, Utrecht.

1998 - Conversation II, Standpunten, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven.
           - En passant, Victoria Theaterfestival, Gent, Belgium.
           - Conversation, Standpunten, De Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Holland.
           - Liftflits, Kits & Bits, De Balie, Amsterdam, Holland.


AWARDS

2001 - Charlotte Köhler Prize.

1999 - Prix de Rome, second prize, categorie Theater/ Autonomous art.

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