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Born in 1968 Volkel, The Netherlands. Lives and works in Ronse, Belgium.

EDUCATION

Grafische School
ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016                          
Mark Manders, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2015                           
Mark Manders, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Mark Manders, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo

2014                          
Mark Manders, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Mark Manders: Acolyta Frena, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
Mark Manders: Cose in corso, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Mark Manders, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2013                           
Room with Broken Sentence, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti, 55th Biennale di Venezia, Dutch Pavilion, Venice, Italy

2012                           
Mark Manders: Les études d’ombres, Carré d'Art - Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, France
Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences/Documented Assignments, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX*

2011                           
Two Interconnected Houses, the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland*
Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences / Documented Assignments, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences / Documented Assignments, the Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Two Interconnected Houses, La Casa Luis Barragân, Mexico City, Mexico
Revisions: Mark Manders, Carrillo Gil Museum of Art, Mexico City, Mexico*

2010                          
Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences / Documented Assignments, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Manders, Jarla Partilager, Stockholm, Sweden*
Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2009                         
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
The Absence of Mark Manders, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Germany

2008                         
The Absence of Mark Manders, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
The Absence of Mark Manders Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway*

2007                         
The Absence of Mark Manders, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

2006                         
Fragments from Self-Portrait as a Building, Solo Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Short Sad Thoughts, Baltic, Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, Gateshead, UK*

2005                         
Parallel Occurrence, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin*
The Absence of Mark Manders, Matrix 214, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

2004                         
Silent Studio, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, The Netherlands

2003                         
Isolated Rooms, The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois and The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL*
Silent Factory, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

2002                         
Kaleidoscope Night, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo *
Yellow Bathtub, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen. The Netherlands*
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
Fragments from Self-Portrait as a Building, The Galleries at Moore, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Fragments from Self-Portrait as a Building, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada*

2000                        
Reduced November Room (Fragment from Self-portrait as a Building, reduced to 88%), Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
Room with Several Night Drawings and One Reduced Night Scene, The Drawing Center, New York, NY *
Night Drawings from Self-portrait as a Building, Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Austria

1999                          
Coloured Room with Black and White Scene, Galerie Friedrich, Bern, Switzerland*

1998                          
Self-portrait in a Surrounding Area, XXIV Bienal de São Paulo *
14 Fragments from Self-portrait as a Building, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden *

1997                           
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland*
Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp De Appel, Amsterdam, Austria*

1995                           
Galerie Erika + Otto Friedrich, Berne

1994                          
Mark Manders shows some fragments of his Self-Portrait, MUHKA, Antwerp, Belgium*
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven* Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium*

1992                           
Fragmenten uit het zelfportret als gebouw, Stroom HCBK, The Hague

1991                           
Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands

1990                          
Zeppelin, Amsterdam, Austria

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Concrete IslandsCurated by Douglas Fogle and Hanneke Skerath, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA                                  
Incorporated, Rennes Biennial, Rennes, France Rainbow Caravan, Aichi Triennial, Nagoya, Japan
Architecture of Life, UC Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkley, CA

2015                           
Sculptures also die, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina / Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
Storylines: Contemporary Art from the Guggenheim Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
La Brève Histoire de l’Avenir, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Collection Presentation, Menil Collection, Houston. TX
Beautiful Monsters, curated by Douglas Fogle, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Notations / Threshold: Sculpture from the Contemporary Art Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

2014                          
Hoge Horizon, Breugel Land, Voorkamer, Stedelijk Museum Lier, Belgium
Roma Publications 1998-2014, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
Notations / Threshold: Sculpture from the Contemporary Art Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy
The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Inside, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Forcefield – a drawing show, A.VE.NU.DE.JET.TE – Institut de Carton, Brussels, Belgium
Silence, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, IL
Beautiful Monster, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
between the lines, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY

2013                           
Franz Graf. Siehe was dich sieht/See What Sees You, 21er Haus in Vienna, Austria
Nouvelles Impressions de Raymond Roussel, curated by François Piron, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
EXPO 1: New York, organized by Klaus Biesenbach with Christopher Y. Lew, and Lizzie Gorfaine, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Windows from the Renaissance to the Present. Durer, Monet, Magritte.. Foundation del Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Sin motive aparente, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, CA2M, Madrid
Geestverwanten, De ideeen van 24 kunstenaars, Rabo Kunstcollecte, Utretch, The Netherlands
The sieve and the sand, Maison Populaire – Centre d’Art, Montreuil, France One Foot in the Real World, IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Line&Form, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY

2012                           
Silence, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX; traveling to Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
To Hope, To Tremble, To Love: Works from the DRAF Collection, The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK
Window to the World: From Dürer to Mondrian and beyond, Museo Cantonale d'Arte and Museo d'Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Windows from the Renaissance to the Present. Dürer, Monet, Magritte..., Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
ENSEMBLEMATIC, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Variations on Theme: Contemporary Art 1950s - Present, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas
TRACK, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium Curator’s Series #5: Bouvard and Pecuchet’s Compendious quest for Beauty, David Roberts Art Foundation Fitzrovia, London
Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Aty, New York, NY

2011                           
Number Five: Cities of Gold and Mirrors, Works from the Julia Stoschek Collection, Dusseldorf
Silence, Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin, Ireland
All About Drawing. 100 Nederlandse kunstenaars, Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam
Eroi (Heroes), GAM-Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy
Blowing on a Hairy Shoulder/Grief Hunters, curated by Doron Rabina, Insitute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia,PA
Lustwarande ’11 – RAW, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Young Art, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
Camere # 16: The Third Tiger, RAM - radioartemobile, Rome, Italy

2010                          
Plus Ultra: Opera dalla collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, MACRO Testaccio, Rome, Italy
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York, NY, curated by Jeff Koons *
What happens next is a secret, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Animism, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland Published by: Roma Publications, De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands
Sculpture as Time: Major works- New Acquisitions, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Inside Installation, S.M.A.K, Ghent, The Netherlands Human Condition: On Empathy and Emancipation, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Contemporary Collecting: the Donna and Howard Stone Collection, the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Istanbul, Athens, Marrakesh, Palermo, Catania, Fondazione Puglisi Cosentino, Catania, Italy
Thrice Upon a Time, Magasin 3, Stockholm, Sweden
Works on Paper: Johannes Kahrs, Mark Manders, Maria Serebriakova, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2009                         
Investigations of a Dog: Works from the FACE Collections, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy; traveling to Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal; la maison rouge-Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France; Magasin 3 stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden; DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece
GAGARIN The Artists in their own words, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
The Quick and the Dead, Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, curated by Peter Eleey
Walking in my Mind, Hayward Gallery, London, UK The Eventual #2, Futura Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
A story of an image, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; travelling to National Museum of Singapore, Singapore *
Shifting Identities, The Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
Le Sang d'un Poète, La Biennale Estuaires Nantes, France
Frontiers, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (curated by Robert Wilson) Goldfish Suddenly Dead, Exrta City, Antwerp, Belgium*
Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens Kunst & Zwalm, Zwalm, Belgium
Materialien, organized by Birte Kleeman, Muenzsalon, Berlin
Works by Charles Long, Mark Manders, Thomas Schutte and Ian Kiaer with paintings by Luc Tuymans, Jarla Partilager, Berlin, Germany

2008                         
All That is Solid Melts Into Air, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium *
Life on Mars, 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Shifting Identities, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Transformation AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada Foyer: Language and space at the border, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
The order of things, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Autour et au-delà Broodthaers, Sint-Pieters kerk, Leuven, Belgium

2007                         
Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial 2007, Athens The Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
(I’m Always Touched) By Your Presence, Dear – New Acquisitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland *
The Secret Theory of Drawing, The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland *
en het woord is beeld geworden, CC de Bogaard, Sinit-Truiden, Belgium
The Secret Theory of Drawing, Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo Contour, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft Artist's Books, ProjecteSD, Barcelona, Spain
Memory and Obsession, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Works on Paper, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium *
Making and Finding, The Foundation To-Life, Inc., Mount Kisco, New York Plus, Vordemberge-Gildewart Prize, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany*
Comfort / Discomfort, Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch 2006 The Secret Theory of Drawing, The Drawing Room, London, England
Transforming Chronologies, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY*
We Humans are Free, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Collection Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen Roma Publications, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal*
Von Mäusen und Menschen (Of Mice and Men), 4th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany*
Zugespitzt - Nicht nur komische Dinge in der Kunst, Galerien der stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany
Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway*
An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life, Redcat, The Disney/Calarts Theater, Los Angeles, CA
Just in Time, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Austria*
Paperback, CGAC, Santiago de Compostella, Spain*

2005                         
Recent acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles L'altro, lo stresso, Francosoffiantino Artecontemporanea, Turin, Italy*
Drawings and Works on Paper from the IMMA Collection, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland  
Figure it out: New directions in figurative scuplture, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York,NY
Bronze: The power of life and death, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Trials and Terrors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Dutch and Flemish Contemporary Art, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Soul, Grootseminarie, Brugge Nous le Passage, Watou Poeziezomers, Belgium
Roma Publications, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

2004                         
Material as Metaphor, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Draft Deceit, Apex Art, New York, NY
Nederland niet Nederland, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven Wonderholland, Trajan's Markets, Rome, Italy*
Precarious Sculptures, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria*
Renaissance of the Statuette, International Triennial of Small Sculpture, Galerija Murska Sobota, Slovenja*
Manifesta 5, European Biennale of Contemporary Art, San Sebastian, Spain*
Body Talk, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen*
Sculptural Sphere, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany *
Zie Tekening, Project Voorkamer, Stedelijk Museum Wuyts-Van Campen & Baron Caroly, Lier, Belgium

2003                         
Gelijk het leven is, 50 jaar Belgische en Internationale kunst uit de collectie van het S.M.A.K.S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Post-Nature, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil*
Storage and Display, Programma Art Center, Mexico City, Mexico*
Taktiken des EGO, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Works from the Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

2002                         
On Paper 1, Galerie Friedrich, Basel Contemporary Drawing: Eight Propositions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY*
EU2, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London Documenta 11, Kassel*
Tabula - Poëziezomer Watou 2002, Various Locations, Watou, Belgium*
Conversation? Recent acquisitions of the Van Abbemuseum, Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece*

2001                          
Free Sport, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York Squatters, Museu de Serralves, Oporto, Portugal, Spain*
Plateau of Humankind, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy*
Post-Nature, Venice Biennale, Palazzo Ca' Zenobio, Venice, Italy*
Locus Focus, Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem* Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende, Belgium

2000                        
Dutch Glory, Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Face to Face, Kabinet Overholland - Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Austria
Territory, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

1999                          
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY*
Artists of the Gallery, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp 3 Räume - 3 Flüsse, Hann Münden, Germany* Transmitter, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany*
Het betoverde plein, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg, The Netherlands*
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte, Turin* De Opening, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium*
Collection, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

1998                          
Shopping the Stars, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp S.M.A.K. in Watou, Watou, Belgium* Entr'Acte, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands*
Vertical Time, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

1997                           
Personal Absurdities, Gallerie Gebauer, Berlin Premio Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte, Torino, Italy*
Belladonna, Firstsite at the Minories, ICA, London, England

1996                          
Telefoonstraat, Telefoonstraat 20, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Fabrice Hybert - Mark Manders - ManfreDu Shu, Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent Collection, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
De 9 van touche, Centraal Museum, Utrecht*
Making a Place, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, NY
“Orientasi/Oriëntatie", Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden Accrochage, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

1995                           
Zeichnungen & Aquarelle, Galerie Erika + Otto Friedrich, Bern Groupshow, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Orientasi/Oriëntatie, National Museum of Modern Art, Jakarta* Country Cöde, Bravin Post Lee, New York, NY
Entr'Acte 1 - Recente aanwinsten Nederlandse Kunst, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven De Heelal Hoed. Films van Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1994                          
En Suite, Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
This is the show and the show is many things, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium*
Wouter van Riesen. Mark Manders. Mattijs van den Bosch, De Gele Rijder, Arnhem, The Netherlands
Het grote gedicht - Indrukken van de Nederlandse beeldhouwkunst na 1945, Grote Kerk, The Hague, The Netherlands*
Du Concept à l'Image. Art Pays-Bas XXe siècle, Musée d'Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France*

1993                           
Scuola, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy*
Sonsbeek 93, Arnhem* Welcome Strangers, Stadhouderskade 112, Amsterdam, Austria
Een reis naar het Einde van het Atelier, Lokaal 01, Breda, The Netherlands

1992                           
Prix NL 1992. 7 kunstenaars, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague*
Prix de Rome, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam; Rijksakademie, Amsterdam*; Beeldhouwkunst, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
Brain - International affairs, Beatrixziekenhuis, Gorinchem, The Netherlands
Koelkastententoonstelling, Oceaan, Arnhem*

1991                           
Audio Visual Festival, Arnhem*
Oceaan, Arnhem

1990                          
Boart, Oude Kraan, Arnhem Zeppelin, Amsterdam, Austria

* denotes catalogue

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2010                          
Dr. A.H Heineken Prize for Art

2002                         
Philip Morris Art Prize

2000                        
Vordemberge-Gildewart Prijs (Sw.)

1997                           
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l'Arte (It.)

1994                          
Touche prijs, Kunststichting Touche

1992                           
Prix de Rome Prix Nouvelles Images