Germaine Kruip

Biography

° 1970, Castricum, NL
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

www.germainekruip.com

In collaboration with The Approach, London

° 1970, Castricum, NL
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

www.germainekruip.com

In collaboration with The Approach, London

Solo exhibitions

2017

Split Second, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
Solo Booth, Independent Brussels, BE
A Possibility of an Abstraction, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NL

2016

A Possibility of an Abstraction, Kaai Theater, Brussels, BE

2015

A Room, 4 Minutes, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
Geometry of the Scattering, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL
Solo booth, G262 Sofie Van de Velde, Art Brussels, Brussels, BE

2014

A Possibility of An Abstraction, Experimental Media and performing Arts Center, Troy, USA
To a Magician Mind , G262- Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE

2013

Geometric Exercises, Parra & Romero, Madrid, ES

2012

Eye Trap/Metropole Orkest/IFFR, one-day performance 3rd February, Rotterdam, NL
A possibility of an abstraction: Circle Dance, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, CH

2010

A Room, 24 Hours II, Pilar Parra and Romero, Madrid, ES
A Room, 24 Hours, The Approach, London, UK

2009

Germaine Kruip: Only the Title Remains, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, NL
Aesthetics as a way of survival, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, DE

2008

Art Statements, Solo Presentation at Art Basel, CH
The Illuminated Void, The Approach, London, UK

2007

A shimmering of grey, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL

2006

Daytime: Counter Composition, The Reliance, London, UK
De Vleeshal: Counter Composition, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL

2005

Frieze Art Fair, invited by Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, London, UK
Rehearsal, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
commisioned by Rijksbouwmeester
Every building is an estimate, Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL

2003

Rehearsal, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE

2002

Rehearsal, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, NL
Punta De Vista, Centro Cultural, Tucuman, AR

2000

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

Group exhibitions

2016

Geographies of Dust and Air, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK

2015

The Corner Show, ExtraCity, Antwerp, BE

2014

Clear Gagosian Bevery hills
Le Mouvement: Performing in the City, 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland
A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, Holland Festival in collaboration with Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2013

Love Illumination, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Things from before beside things from after around things of the moment, Para & Romero Ibiza, Spain


Geestverwanten-de ideeën van 24 Kunstenaars, Rabo Art Zone, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Cimetière d'Ixelles, An Art in General New Commission, curated by Lisa Oppenheim & Lisa Tan, New York, USA
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria


Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home - 400 Years of Liberal Culture in Amsterdam, curated by Siebe Tettero, Amsterdam, The Netherland

2012

about: blank, curated by Carla Donauer and Alexandra Landré, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany
IN THE BELLY OF THE WHALE (ACT III), curated by Rosie Cooper and Ariella Yedgar, The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Man in the Holocene, List Visual Arts Center at MIT,Boston,USA

2011

SPECIFIC COLLISIONS, curated by Melissa Gordon, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Haus/House, The Altona Museum, Germany

1994

SILENCE (A composition), Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Pier & Ocean, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London, UK Curated by Andrew Bick
Fax, The Drawing Centre, New York, USA
Stardust, Fundament Foundation Tilburg, NL
The Site of Silence, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische
Kunst Münster, Germany
SuperStories, Triennial Hasselt, Belgium
Geoplay (Part I), Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain

2008

Faux Jumeaux, Curated by Michel François, SMAK,Gent, Belgium
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, NL
Athens Biennial, Group Show curated by Tom Morton
Public Sculpture International (curated by Rein Wolfs), Rotterdam, NL
Zes, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles USA
Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, USA
What will be told of today tomorrow: KoelnShow2, Curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Florian Waldvogel

2006

Just In Time, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Le Nouveau Siecle, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam, NL
Street: Behind the cliché, With de With, Rotterdam, NL

2005

In This Colony/ In Deze Kolonie, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen, NL
Respect! Forms of Community/Formes de cohabitation, Musee Dar Si Said and the Palais el-Badi Marrakesh, Morocco

2004

De Werkelijkheid, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL
Pr 04, Biennial Puerto Rico
20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Portal II, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

2003

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

2002

Point of View, Tillvaratagna effeker, Kunsthalle Oslo, Norway
Assisi, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, NL
Waar/ schijn/ lijk, Moments I intend to remember, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen, NL
Cargo II, Cargo Series, Loods 6, Amsterdam, NL
From here too Reality, Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Center, Stockholm, Sweden
The Thin Glass Line, Nadja Vilenne Galerie, Liège, Belgium
Homeless, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, NL

2000

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

1999

Prix de Rome 1999, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL
Le Sacre du Printemps, Springdance, Utrecht, NL

1998

Conversation II, Standpunten, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven, NL
En passant, Victoria Theaterfestival, Gent, Belgium
Conversation, Standpunten, De Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL
Liftflits, Kits & Bits, De Balie, Amsterdam, NL
SILENCE/VIOLENCE, Reuten galerie, Amsterdam, NL

Bibliography

2017

Germaine Kruip: Works 1998 - 2017
Published by Buchhandlung Walther König

2009

Germaine Kruip: Aesthetics as a Way of Survival
Published by Kunstverein fur die Rheinland und Westfalen

2008

Germaine Kruip: The Illuminated Void
Published by Veenman Publishers

2010

The Temporary Stedelijk at The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
ShadowDance, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, NL
The Moon Is An Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Foundation, London, UK
Quantos Queres, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal

Artworks

Dodecagon Kannadi
2017, Metal handcrafted mirror, wooden base, wax, 24 x 24 x 4 cm

Counter Movement, 2013
Mechanics, glassfiber/aluminum coated, 200 x 50 x 60 cm

Simultaneous Timeline
2017, 9 duo's of marble, 283 x 10 x 2,5 cm

Untitled Circle Copper, 2016
Mirror, spotlight, 121,7 x 35 x 0,4 cm