Jimenez - Colon Collection
Folkert de Jong
The Practice: Take 13
de Jong, Folkert
FOLKERT DE JONG

Born 1972 in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Education

1998-2000
Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1994-1996
Academy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Solo Exhibitions

2011
Operation Harmony, James Cohan Gallery, New York
Brandnew Gallery, Milan, IT

2010
The Balance Luis Adelantado Gallery Mexico City 27 Nov

2009
Circle of Trust Selected Works 2001-2009, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain
A Thousand Years of Business as Usual, James Cohan Gallery Shanghai, Shanghai, China
"The Shooting" Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

2008
Xu Zhen, Folkert de Jong, Martha Colburn, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Les Saltimbanques, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Mount Maslow, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

2006
Gott Mit Uns, Kunsthalle Winterhur, Switzerland

2005
Golden Dawn, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
Medusa's First Move: The Council, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

2004
Prix de Rome/Life's Illusions
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003
Meet me and Mister Beefy, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

2002
Marlin says, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Meet me and Mister Beefy, USF Bergen, Norway

2001
The Iceman Cometh, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000
The Ilemauzer, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1999
De Verschijning, Tilburg, The Netherlands


Group Exhibitions

2011
Cryptic: The Use of Allegory in Contemporary Art with a Master Class from Goya, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis,
St. Louis, MO
Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Luis Adelantado Gallery Mexico City, Mexico

2010
Blue Devil with Remy Jungerman Metis-NL Gallery Amsterdam
Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art SMAK Gent
Folkert de Jong & Remy Jungerman Metis-NL Gallery Amsterdam
Monumental: Contemporary Figurative Sculpture Herbert Johnson Museum of Art New York
A Love Story works from the Coleccion MEFIC, Palacio de Don Manuel Évora, Portugal __
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2009
Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
Fendry Ekel, Remy Jungerman, Folkert de Jong: The Rhetoric of Doubt, curated by Astrid Honold, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

2008
Styrofoam, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Double Diplomacy, with Fendry Ekel, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
Against Nature, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia

2007
MASK, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Fractured Figure, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
Summer Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Chronic, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; travelling to Museum Dhont Dhaenens,Deurle, Belgium

2006
Extimate, Poetry Summer 2006, Watou, Belgium
A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

2006
I Love My Scene, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
Long Live Sculpture!, Museum Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
Reverence, The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Sculptures 2006, Landgoed Anningahof, Zwolle, Netherlands

2005
Gods & Monsters: Folkert de Jong, John Kleckner and Andrew Mania, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
The Dark Album, Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK
The Eternal Body, Galleria Villa de Massimo/KNIR, Rome, Italy
Open Studios, ISCP, New York, NY

2003
Sea and Music Sculpture Manifest, Centre for European Art China, Xiamen, China
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prix de Rome 2003, Museum for Contemporary Art GEM,
The Hague, The Netherlands

2002
Stroomversnelling,Groninger Museum, Groningen,
The Netherlands
Alien Workshop/The Centenarian, TENT, Rotterdam,
The Netherlands
Drawings, Playstation Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Proeftuin, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Purchases 2002, Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht,
The Netherlands
Wishful Thinking, Public Space, Dresden, Germany

2001
Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Alien Workshop, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2000
Chemould Gallery, Bombay, India

1999
Open Studios Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Consortium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1998
Open Studios, Rijksacademy for Visual Arts, Amsterdam,
The Netherlands


Performances

2004
The Eternal Body, or The Phantom Grave, with Delphine Courtillot, NIR, Rome, Italy

2003
Life's Illusions, Opening of the Prix de Rome Exhibition, Museum for Contemporary Art, GEM, The Hague,
The Netherlands

2002
The Centenarian, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, TENT, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2001
Alien Workshop, with Walter van Broekhuizen and Alexander Komarov, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Honors and Awards

2004
"Orpheus in de Vleeshal", BN-De Stem, April 11

2003
RAI Art Fair Prize Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2002
Prix de Rome, Sculpture
Charlotte Köhler Prize


Grants and Stipends

2003
Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, The Netherlands

2002
Projectsubsidy,Residency Norway, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001
Basisstipend, The Netherlands Foundation for Fine Arts, Design and Architecture,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Residencies

2004
ISCP, New York, NY

2003
Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2002
USF-Bergen, Norway

2001
Eric Philips Residencies, Montreuil, Paris, France

2000
RAIN-project, Bombay, India

Collections

Centre for Visual Arts, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
GEM Museum for Contemporary Art, The Hague, The Netherlands
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
The Plancius Collection, Amsterdam
The Saatchi Collection, London

Bibliography

2011
The future of sculpture - but with an eye on past masters
author(s): Alastair Sooke
newspaper/magazine: The Daily Telegraph

Let's get physical
author(s): Jackie Wullschlager
newspaper/magazine: Financial Times

It's big, but is it clever?
author(s): Januszczak, Waldemar
newspaper/magazine: The Sunday Times

The shape of things to come
author(s): Nancy Durrant
newspaper/magazine: The Times

2010
Folkert de Jong
newspaper/magazine: Vision Magazine Beijing, June

Fate's Carnival
author(s): Lilly Wei
newspaper/magazine: Art In America, April

Folkert De Jong: Groninger Museum
author(s):Saskia van der Kroef
newspaper/magazine: Artforum, February

2009
Circle Of Trust - Folkert de Jong, selected works 2001-2009
author(s): S. van der Zijpp, Y. Tsitsovits, J. Declercq a.o.
catalogue: Groninger Museum, Black Cat Publishing Amsterdam

Double Dutch
author(s): M. Straus, C. Van Gerrewey
catalogue: Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Foam Sweet Foam, Folkert de Jong
author(s): Y. Tsitsovits
newspaper/magazine: Under / Current, May

Folkert de Jong: Shanghai
author(s): M. Amy
newspaper/magazine: Art China, vol. 2-3

2008
Double Diplomacy - Fendry Ekel , Folkert de Jong
author(s): T. Koenig, T. Eeckhout
catalogue: Black Cat Publishing Amsterdam

Picasso – Ses maîtres et ses héritiers
author(s): J. Breton, A. Ténèze a.o.
catalogue: Beaux Art editions, Paris

Chronic – Handmade Nightmares
author(s): T. Eeckhout
catalogue: Museum Dhondt Dhaenens

Fractured Figure
catalogue: Deste Foundation For Contemporary Art

Styrofoam
catalogue: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design

Folkert de Jong – Confronting the Grotesque
author(s): M. Amy
newspaper/magazine: Sculpture magazine vol. 27/5 June

Hellish Harlequins: Folkert de Jong
newspaper/magazine: Dazed & Confused, vol. 2, no. 61, May

Folkert de Jong
author(s): J. Conner
newspaper/magazine: Art US, no. 21

HaHaHaHa Horror
author(s): M. Bem
newspaper/magazine: Oog, magazine of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, no. 4

Folkert de Jong & Fendry Ekel, Verbeelding van macht
author(s): M. Leij
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no. 4

2007
Folkert de Jong - Les Saltimbanques
author(s): G. Volk, M. J. Straus, A. Finel Honigman
catalogue: James Cohan Gallery, Black Cat Publishing Amsterdam

All For Art
author(s): N. Bondil
catalogue: The Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts

Chronic – Handmade Nightmares in Red, Yellow and Blue
author(s): A. Honold, K. Zijlmans
catalogue: Black Cat Publishing Amsterdam

2006
Folkert de Jong - Gott Mit Uns
author(s): K. Zijlmans, J. Dietvorst, S. Weyns
catalogue: Black Cat Publishing Amsterdam

2005
Folkert de Jong - Shoot The Freak
author(s): S. Wallis, S. Lüttiken, M. van Nieuwenhuizen
catalogue: NAI Publishers, Rotterdam

Shape Of Things To Come- New Sculpture
author(s): M. Dailey
catalogue: Saatchi Gallery & Jonathan Cape Random House London

Innovations in the Third Dimension, Sculpture Of Our Time
author(s): N. Hall-Duncan, J. Pachner, A. Juliar
catalogue: The Bruce Museum Greenwich, Connecticut

Folkert de Jong
author(s): M. LeBlanc
newspaper/magazine: Beautiful Decay, no. 5
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