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Merijn Bolink Deurloostraat 122 1078 JK Amsterdam

t. +31619342008 merijnbolink@gmail.com #merijnbolink

1967          born in Amsterdam, lives and works in Amsterdam 

1987-92     A.K.I., Academy of Fine Arts, Enschede  (now Artez)

 

solo shows (selection)

Club Solo Breda (expected)

Ron Lang Art, Amsterdam, 2018, 2019

Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam (1992-2007)

Ton de Boer Gallery, Amsterdam

21 Roosendaal, Enschede

Groninger Museum, Groningen

Post Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A

Kunstraum Düsseldorf, D

Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim

Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Helmond

 

group shows (selection)

Recent: ‘Nobody on the road’, Vishal Haarlem, with Eli Content,

‘Human+artificial creativity’, Design Week Turkey, Istanbul

Fons Welters Gallery, Amsterdam (1992-2007), Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern CH, Z33, Hasselt, B, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Verbeeke Foundation, Kemzeke, B, Gerard Behar Cultural Centre Jerusalem, Il, Grand Rapids Art Museum, U.S.A., 5th design biennial, st. Etienne, Fr, Z33, Hasselt, B, Gemeentemuseum The Hague, Lustwarande, Tilburg, Tri Postal, Lille, F, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, Grote Kerk, The Hague, Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Salone di Mobile, Milan, I, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, the Zacheta Gallery of Cont. Art, Warsaw, P, Apex Art, New York, U.S.A., Groninger Museum, Groningen, Büro Friedrich, Berlin, D, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Museum van Loon, Amsterdam, D, ‘La valise du célibataire’, NS Station, Maastricht, Institut Néerlandais, Paris, F

art fairs

Frieze, (Fons Welters), London, UK, ARCO (Fons Welters), Madrid, S, Art Cologne (Fons Welters), Cologne, D, Art Brussels (Fons Welters), Brussels, B,  Slick (TondeBoer), Brussels, B, Raw Art (TondeBoer), Rotterdam

awards

2011        Amsterdam Public Art Award (Straatkunstprijs)

1998        Mid America Arts Alliance Award

1997        Charlotte Köhler award

1993        Zeebelt award

 

art in public space

Havengebied, Enschede, AMC Hospital, Amsterdam, Westerveld Town Hall, Westerveld, Education building of the Leiden University Hospital, Leiden, Zoutkeetsplein, Amsterdam, Zeeburgerdijk, Amsterdam, Parnassia, The Hague

 

publications: monographs   

‘Michael Babeliowsky’ (2011)

232 ideeën’ (2003)

‘New Dutch Sculptors’ (1999)

‘There Must be a simple way to make everything quite clear’ (1998)

‘Instruments, organisms and the construction of ideas’ (1993)

 

other:

Doorkijken (Merel Bem, 2017), ‘The Art of Nanotechnology’ (Twente Uiversity 2011, cover),  ‘Per Ongeluk expres’ (Bianca Stigter, 2011, cover) ‘De fonteinen van Amsterdam’ (2009, cover), ‘Wanderlust’ (2008) ‘Cognitie in kunst en wetenschap’,  ‘A Faithful Eye, Topstukken ABN collectie’, ‘Kunst uit huis, coll. Otto Schaap’, ‘Sprenkelingen’ (K.Schippers),’Het Wonder Werkt’ (Pam Emmerik), ‘Merijn Bolink, Suchan Kinochita, Job Koelewijn’, ’Het Nederlandse Kunstboek’.

 

publications: magazines, newspapers

Art in America (U.S.A.), Art News (U.S.A), Frame magazine, New Art Examiner (U.S.A.), LA Times (U.S.A), LA Weekly(U.S.A), Art Press (F) and most of Dutch newspapers and art magazines.

 

links to web based archives and articles: 

welikeart

laweekly

maarten slagboom