Ger Van Elk  (Dutch, 1941) 

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Ger Van Elk Biography
1941   Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Selected Exhibitions
2012   On Appearing and Disappearing, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, curated by Gijs van Tuyl Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Mapping The Horizon, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A Dutch Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Light years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
It happened in Pomona, Art at the edge of Los Angeles, Pomona College, Museum of Art, CA, USA
2011   Galerie Borzo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Galerie Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Weltsichten, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany
2010   Weltsichten, Situation Kunst Bochum, Bochum, Germany
2009   Een Keuze Vanaf 1966, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Henri-Edmond Cross & Ger van Elk, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France
In & Out of Amsterdam, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2007   Momenten van Luciditeit, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, Ther Netherlands (solo)
2006   Continuum, Biennale d'art contemporain, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France
Summertime, Galerie m, Bochum, Germany
2005   Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, Ther Netherlands (solo)
Le Néo-impressionisme, de Seurat à Paul Klee, Musée d'Orsay (cat.), Paris, France
2004   Der Abschied, ein bewegter Punkt am Horizont / A farewell, a moving point on the horizon Galerie m, Bochum, Germany (solo)
Grenzüberschreitung, Galerie m Bochum, Germany
The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA (cat.)
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Museum de Arte Contemporanea, Vigo, Spain
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2000   The Horizon of Rotterdam, Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
1999   The Horizon, a Mental Perspective, Stedelijk Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (solo)
Serendipity. De grenzen van Europa., Open-Air Ausstellung, Watou, Belgium
1998   Wat van waarde is/ Everything of Value, Slot Loevestein, Gorinchem, The Netherlands
1997   Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
Horizonte-Seestücke, Bochum Kunstvermittlung, Bochum, Germany (solo)
1996   Vier standpunten van het Kinselmeer, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands (solo)
Horizonte - Seestücke, Galerie m Bochum, Germany (solo)
Landscapes, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
1995   Sculpturen uit de Collectie van Marlies en Jo Eyck, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherland
1994   Galerie In Situ/ Ardi Poels, Maastricht, The Netherlands (solo)
Wide White Space, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
1993   Sandwiches 1991-1992, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (cat.) (solo), The Netherlands (solo)
Pièces diverses de la série Sandwiches, Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
Portrait, still life, landscape: een keuze van Robert Wilson, Museum Bojmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Tutte le strade portano a Roma, Palazzo d´Esposizione, Rome, Italy
1992   Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach (CA), USA
1991   Wanderlieder, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, USA
Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Santa Monica (CA), USA
1990   Une Nuit dans un Chalet Suisse, art & project, Slootdorp, The Netherlands (solo)
Biennale Sydney, Autralia (cat.)
1989   Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (solo)
1988   Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (solo)
Perspective Fruit Pieces 1988, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
De la nature des genres/ Von der Natur des Genres/ Ont the Nature of Genre, Le Magasin, Centre National d´Art Contemporain de Grenoble Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (cat.), Germany (solo)
Nachtvuur/ Nightfire, Stichting De Appel Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
1987   Sept pièces dans la tradition de l´autoportrait, Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
Portretten, art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Photography and Art, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Revision, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1986   Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (solo)
Five Dutch Landscapes, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Skulptuur, Rijksmuseum Kröller Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands
1985   Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
1984   The Art Institute of Chicago, USA (solo)
Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
An international Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1983   Modern Florwers of 1982, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
XVIIe Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil
1982   documenta 7, Kassel, Germany
1981   Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, France (solo)
Recent painting and sculpture and a selection of earlier work,1982 Galerie Karin & Jean Bernier, Athen, Greece (solo)
Lucio Amelio, Naples, Italy (solo)
1980   Lucio Amelio, Naples, Naples, Italy (solo)
Padiglione olandese, 39 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (cat.) (solo)
Op´t tweede gezicht (Russian Diplomacy), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
ARC Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
Museum Boymanns van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (cat.) (solo)
Kunst in Europa na ´68, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent Incontri, Spoleto, Italy
1979   Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., London, United Kingdom
With a certain smile …?, Halle für internationale neue Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland
1978   Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
38 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Door beeldehouwers gemaakt/ Made by Sculptors, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
1977   The Missing Persons/, art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (solo)
Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany (solo)
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany (cat.) (solo)
documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1976   Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., London, London, United Kingdom (solo)
The Missing Persons, Biggles Works, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1975   Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany (solo)
Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., London, London, United Kingdom(solo)
1974   Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., London, United Kingdom (solo)
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Museum of Modern Art, New York (cat.) (solo)
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus den Niederlanden, from the Collection Van Abbe, Museums Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Kunsthalle am Marientor, Nürnberg, Germany (cat.)
1973   Stedelijk van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (solo)
Wide White Space, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
Claire S. Copley Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
1972   Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Mezzanine Gallery, Halifax, United Kingdom (solo)
About the Reality of G. Morandi (en andere werken), art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.) (solo)
Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany (solo)
documenta 5, Kassel, Germany (cat.)
1971   Paul Klee - Um den Fisch 1926, art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Three works by Ger van Elk Made this Spring in California , art & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Prospekt 71/ Projektion, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
1970   How Van Elk Inflates his Left Foot with his Right Oneart & project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Fernsehgalerie Gery Schum, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
Between Man and Matter, 10th Tokyo Biennale 1970, Metropolian Art Gallery TokyoMunicipal Art Museum, Kyoto, Japan
Archiprefectual Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Identifications, Fernsehgalerie, Hanover, Germany
1969   Op losse schroeven, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
When attitudes become form: Works-Concepts-Process-Situations-Information,Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, London (cat.)
Verborgene Strukturen, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Pläne und Projekte als Kunst, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
1968   Junge Kunst aus Holland, Kunsthalle Bern (cat.)
Rassegna d'Arti Figurative 3, Arsenali, Amalfi, Italy
1967   Signalement 67: een tentoonstelling van visuele en andere arrangementen, toestanden en situaties in tijd en ruimte, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1966   plestik plastieken, Galerie Swart, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1962   Adynamische werken, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam (with Wim T. Schippers), The Netherlands (solo)
1961   Bewogen beweging, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands