Distributors
KP Brehmer, Fred Lonidier, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Seth Siegelaub, Hannah Weinberger, Charlotte Posenenske, Marja Bloem, Willem de Rooij, Sven Augustijnen, Natasha Hoare, E.C. Feiss & Remco Torenbosch
28.11.2015 — 16.01.2016
Willem de Rooji
text  | CV
Project(s) at West
2015.11
Distributors
 
*Willem de Rooij BIOGRAPHY born 1969, Beverwijk, The Netherlands, Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2015
Legal Noses, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, United States of America
--
The impassioned No, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
--
The Trouble in Beauty: Willem de Rooij: Bouquet XI, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, United States of America
--
Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm Rye Wonk, Petzel Gallery, New York
--
‘double double', Weltkulturenmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany
--
Character Is Fate, Witte de With, Rotterdam
2014
Index: Riots, Protest, Mourning and Commemoration,Arnolfini, Bristol, United States of America
--
Using Walls, Floors and Ceilings, The Jewish Museum, New York, United States of America
2013
Farafra, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2012
Black and Blue, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
--
Gript Amok, Piktogram, Warsaw Residual, sculpture project raumsichten at the Kunstwegen Open Museum, Nordhorn
--
Untilted, Kunstverein München, Germany
2011
Crazy Repelled Firelight, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, United States of America
2010
Intolerance, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
--
Slit or Gloved, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
2009
Birds, Cubitt, London, United Kingdom
2008
Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2007
K 21, Düsseldorf (with Jeroen de Rijke), Germany
--
Birds in a Park, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
2006
The Floating Feather, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
--
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2005
Mandarin Ducks, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Secession, Wien, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Dutch Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennial, Italy (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Together, Magazin 4, Vorarlberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2004
Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2003
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Studio, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2002
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
The ICA, London, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Villa Arson, Nice, Italy (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2001
Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2000
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1999
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland (with Jeroen de Rijke)
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
More Konzeption - Conception now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
--
Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2014
The Vincent Award 2014, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
--
Propaganda for Reality, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
The Pink Sky, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
--
The Part in the Story where a Part Becomes a Part of Something Else, Witte de With
--
Fundacion Sunyol, Barcelona, Spain
2013
Fassbinder Now, Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Soft Pictures, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
--
Mingei are you here? Pace Gallery, London, United Kingdom
--
DECORUM – Tapis et tapisseries d’artistes, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
--
ARCTIC, Louisiana Museum of Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
--
LULU, Mexico City
--
Painting forever! KEILRAHMEN, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
--
Textiles – Open Letter, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
--
Space of Exception, Moscow Biennale, Moscow Do It! Manchester Art Gallery, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Noa Noa, Metro Pictures, New York, United States of America
--
Shapeshifting, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam
--
Plaisance, Midway Contemporary, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, United States of America
--
Unlimited, Art Fair Basel, Basel Art Basel, Switzerland
--
Rineke Dijkstra – The Krazy House, MMK - Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
--
Hollandaise, Raw Material Company, Dakar, Senegal
2012
Hollandaise, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
--
Tapis Volants, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
--
Book End, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, United States of America
--
The World Is Not Fair - Die Große Weltausstellung 2012, Tempelhofer Park, Berlin, Germany
--
Frieze Art Fair, London, United Kingdom
--
Le monde comme volonté et comme papier peint, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
--
Live rightly, Die, Die… at Dazibao, Montreal, Québec, Canada
2011
20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
--
White Cube Fever, Valéry Proust Museum, Mu.ZEE, Oostende
--
September 11, PS1, New York, United States of America
--
Objektiv, Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
--
Jeff Wall / The Crooked Path, Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Jeff Wall / The Crooked Path, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Nature Morte Vivante, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
--
Raumsichten, Burg Bentheim, Bentheim, Germany
--
Windflower – Perceptions of Nature, Kröller Möller Museum, Otterloo
2010 T
rust, Media City Saoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
--
Flower Salon, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
--
Power Alone, Witte de With, Rotterdam
--
Taking Place, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
--
The Evryali Score, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Picture Industry (Goodbye to all that), Regen Projects & Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, United Kingdom
--
rogalski, Haubrok Shows, Berlin, Germany
2009
2nd Athens Biennale, Greece
--
Quodlibet II, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
--
Die Moderne als Ruine, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Die Moderne als Ruine, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Empfindung, Belvedere, Vienna, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2008
Konzepte der Liebe, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
living flowers, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Geschlossene Gesellschaft, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2007
Cross-Border, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Construction Time Again, Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Stay Forever and Ever and Ever, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
1,2,3... Avant-Gardes, Bizkaiko Foru Aldundia, Bilbao, Spain (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2006
Why Pictures Now, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Bühne des Lebens - Rhetorik des Gefühls, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
El albergue holandés, La Station, Nice, Italy (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2005
Ambiance/Mouvement - Des Deux Côtés Du Rhin, Museum Ludwig, Köln / K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Projekt Migration, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Here comes the sun, Magasin 3 , Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
POPULISM, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Model Modernisms, Artists Space, New York, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Sammlungspräsentation, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
First Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Kritische Gesellschaften, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Therefore Beautiful, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Kunstforum: Baloise Kunstpreis-Die ersten fünf Jahre 1999 - 2003, Kunstforum: Baloise 1, Basel, Switzerland (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2004
Timelength, Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen, Montreal (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Who if not we should at least try to imagine the future of all this? - Cordially invited, Centraal Museum, Utrecht (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Surfacing, Museum Ludwig, Budapest, Hungary (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Teil 2 Quodlibet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Time Zones: Recent Film and Video, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Sugar Hiccup, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
The Dutch Filmshow, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
--
20 / 20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2003
Prosessi, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
>> fast forward, Media Art Sammlung Goetz, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Géographies 3, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
argosfestival, Brussels, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Contour, Sint-Katelijnekerk, Mechelen, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Die Realität der Bilder. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus den Niederlanden, Stadtgalerie Kiel und Staatliches Museum, Schwerin, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Nation, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main Rijksakademie, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, United Kingdom (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Inaugural Exhibition, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2002
Married by Powers, CBK, Rotterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Die Kraft der Negation, Schauspielhaus, Köln, und Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Centre of Attraction, The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Tableaux Vivants. Lebende Bilder und Attitüden in Fotografie, Film und Video, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
View Master, NICC, Antwerp, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Malerei ohne Malerei, Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2001
Casino 2001, SMAK, Gent, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Neue Heimat, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
International Triennale of Contemporary Art Yokohama 2001, Yokohama, Japan (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Squatters, Fundacao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Deliberate Living, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, United States of America (with Jeroen de Rijke)
2000
Finale di Partita, Associazione Culturale Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence, Italy (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Anti Memory, Museum of Art Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Still/Moving, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
vanAbbemuseum, Eindhoven (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Man muß ganz schön viel lernen, um hier zu funktionieren, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Duration, Büro Friedrich, Berlin, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1999
L'Autre Sommeil, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, ARC, Paris, France (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
h:min:sec, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
To the People of the City of the Euro, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1998
Seamless, de Appel art centre, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Manifesta 2, Casino Luxembourg (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
h:min:sec, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Grown in Frozen Time, Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, Schweiz, Germany (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1997
26e International Film Festival, Rotterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Prix de Rome 96, Dordrecht Museum (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
IDFA (International Documentary Museum), Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Verbindingen/Jonctions, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1996
Timing, de Appel art centre, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)
1995
Nederlands Filmfestival, Utrecht (with Jeroen de Rijke)
--
Double You Street 139, W 139, Amsterdam (with Jeroen de Rijke)