by Andrew Renton, Director Marlborough Contemporary
|Medium||Acrylic on paper|
|Dimensions||30 x 21.7 cm|
|Bidding Open||Thu 16 April, 2015 at 10:00am|
|Bidding Ended||Wed 26 April, 2017 at 9:00pm|
Koen van den Broek (b.1973, Belgium) lives and works in Antwerp. Studied at K.U. Leuven (1991-1993); the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp (1993-1995); the Academy of Visual Arts St. Joost, Breda (1995-1997); and Higher Institute of Fine Arts Flanders, Antwerp (1997-2000). Career highlights include an invitation by the Flemish Government Architect and AZ Sint-Maarten (Mechelen, BE) to create an artwork for the hospital construction project architecture: VK Studio, one of the largest art integrations in Europe (2010). The artist choose to work with the entire glass facade and the work was inaugurated in October 2016. He also created the seasonal campaign for the Opera and Ballet Flanders (2016-2017). Select solo exhibitions include The Land of Milk & Money, Museum Weserburg, Bremen (2016-2017); Behind the Camera, Philipp von Rosen Galerie, Cologne (2016); The Light We Live In, Albertz Benda Gallery, New York (2016); Sign Waves, Gallery Baton, Seoul (2015); The Del, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels (2015); Cut Away the Snoopy, Marlborough Contemporary, London (2014); Shadows, Museo Alto Garda – Arco, Palazzo dei Panni (2012); Curbs & Cracks, S.M.A.K., Ghent (2010); This an Example of That, collaboration with John Baldessari, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht (2008); Angle, White Cube, London (2007). Select group exhibitions include Urgent Conversations: Athens - Antwerp, EMST, Athens (2016-2017); The Importance of Being: Contemporary Art from Belgium in Latin America, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana (2015); Proportio, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig (2015); Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London (2015); De Vierkantigste Rechthoek: Belgische kunst in perspectief, KAdE, Amersfoort (2014); Muhka Extra Muros – Visite, C-Mine, Genk (2014); Museum to Scale 1/7, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam (2014); Biënnale van de schilderkunst, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (2014); and RE: Painted, SMAK, Ghent (2014).