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Rik van Iersel



Biography


[Selection solo exhibitions]

Art and life, life and art are two inseparable entities for the artist Rik van Iersel. One can see that his method is raw, undisturbed, without preparation and untouched by academic techniques, bright colours partly dripping. Rik van Iersel is an autodidact; he did never visit any art academy. The aesthetic, unaffected, savage directness, realness, spontaneous and therefore authentic is important for his art, and that is what connects himself with the many artists of the twentieth century.


1961born in Maastrich, NL
Autodidact

Rik van Iersel lives and works in Eindhoven, NL


Exhibitions [Selection]

2008Galerie Peter Borchardt, Hamburg
Art Amsterdam, Amsterda
2007Art Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Art Miami, Miami, USA
2006’No Colours Today’, Galerie Peter Borchardt
18 m sized wall relief for the University of Eindhoven
Essener Architekturtage
2005'Transparancy Wolk', Peter Borchardt Gallery
2004'Scribble for Life', Peter Borchardt Gallery
'Transparancy Wolk', Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
'Transparancy Wolk', Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo
2003Art Cologne (29/03 - 06/04/03 at Peter Borchardt Gallery )
Kunsthalle Arnstadt
Art Frankfurt (27/04 - 01/05/03 at Peter Borchardt Gallery)
2002Art Frankfurt (at Peter Borchardt Gallery )
'The 27 Points’, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück (2/6 - 11/8/2002)
Group exhibition: MU Artfoundation, Eindhoven
De Krabbedans, Eindhoven
Willy Schoots Gallery, Eindhoven
Peter Borchardt Gallery, "The 27 Points" Catalogue (15/11 - 8/02/2003)
2001Borzo Gallery, 's-Hertogenbosch
Caldwell + Snjder, San Francisco, USA
2000ART Frankfurt (at Peter Borchardt Gallery)
Peter Borchardt Gallery, Hamburg "No Words Today"
Marek Zlotos, Karlsruhe
Art Miami (Caldwell + Snjder, San Francisco, USA)
1999ART Frankfurt (at Peter Borchardt Gallery)
Tammen & Busch Gallery, Berlin
1998ART Frankfurt (at Peter Borchardt Gallery)
Peter Borchardt Gallery, "One Way Or Another"
Guest lecturer at the summer academy of the University of Design Hamburg, "Pentiment", 20/7 - 8/8/98
Willy Schoots Gallery, Eindhoven
1997Borzo Gallery, 's-Hertogenbosch
Tammen & Busch Gallery, Berlin
1996Witteveen Gallery, Amsterdam
Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Saarbrücken
Tammen & Busch Gallery, Berlin




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