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Jan Fabre

Biography

www.janfabre.be

1958 born in Antwerp
Lives and works in Antwerp
Studied at the Municipal Institute of Decorative Arts and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp

Solo exhibitions

2017 Tributo al Bosco en Congo, Galería Javier López & Fer Francés, Madrid
Maskers, Magazzino, Rome
Kijkdozen, Denkmodellen en Tekeningen | Viewing Boxes, Thinking Models and Drawings, 1977 - 2008, Deweer Gallery, Otegem
The Appearance and Disappearance of Antwerp / Bacchus / Christ (2016). Special Creations for the State Hermitage Museum, Galerie Klüser, Munich
Stigmata - Actions & Performances 1976 - 2016, Leopold Museum, Vienna; Impulstanz - Vienna International Dance Festival
Glass and bone sculptures 1977 - 2017, Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice
2016 Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo, Het Noordbrabants Museum´s Hertogenbosch
Vanitas Vanitatum, Omnia Vanitas, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem
Spiritual Guards, Forte Belvedere, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
Knight of the Night, Ronchini Gallery, London
Sacrum Cerebrum, BRAFA, Brussels
2015 The man who bears the cross, At The Gallery, Antwerp
Sacrum Cerebrum, Art Bärtschi & Cie, Geneva
30 years / 7 rooms, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem
The Years of the Hour Blue, Magazzino Rome
Knight of the Night, Galeria Il Ponte, Florence
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo
Stigmata. Actions & Performances 1976 - 2013, M HKA, Antwerp
The Lime Twig Man, At The Gallery, Antwerp
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo (2011-2013), Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
Facing Time. Rops / Fabre, Musée Félicien Rops, La Maison de la Culture, Saint- Loup Church, Namur
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo (2011-2013), Jan Fabre. Tribute to Belgian Congo (2010 -2013), Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
2014 Do we feel with our brain and think with our heart?, Magazzino, Rome
Is the brain the most sexy part of the body? (Homage to Jan Hoet by Jan F. and Mario P.), RAM radioartemobile, Rome
The Spiritual Sceptic, At The Gallery, Antwerp
Zeno Brains and Oracle Stones, La Llotja, Palma de Mallorca
Do we feel with our brain and think with our heart?, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels
Insectentekeningen en insectensculpturen 1975 - 1979, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Twenthe
Tribute to Belgian Congo (2010 - 2013). Jan Fabre. Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo (2011 -2013), PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv
2013 The Years of the Hours Blue 1977-1992, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Hommage á Jéromôme Bosch au Congo, Palais des Beaux - Arts, Lille
Jan Fabre Illuminatios, Trésors d’enluminures des musées de France. Jan Fabre. Chalcosoma, Palais de Beaux - Arts, Lille
Stigmata. Actions & Performances 1976 - 2013. MAXXI, Rome
Chalcosoma. Small Bronzes 2006-2012, St. Moritz Art Masters, St. Moritz
Skull & Mosaics, Guy Pieters Gallery, Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Insektenzeichnungen & Insektenskulturen 1975 -1979, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen,
Recklinghausen
Chalcosoma. Small Bronzes 2006 - 2012, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal
Gisants (Tribute to E.C. Crosby & K.Z. Lorenz), Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
2012 Art is a Medusa, Giuseppe de Nittis Gallery - Palazzo de la Marra, Barletta
Insektenzeichnungen & Insektenskulturen 1975 - 1979, ikob - Museum für Zeitgenössiche Kunst, Eupen
One man’s death is another man’s chocolate & 9 Chapters, Galerie Klüser, Munich
Chalcosoma. Small Bronzes 2006 - 2012, Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke - Heist
Chapters I - XVIII. Waxes & Bronzes, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
Zeno Brains and Oracle Stones, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna
Pride Comes Before a Fall of the Lash, Gallery 604, Busan, Korea
Kerkmeester, De Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam
Tribute to Hieronymus Bosch in Congo, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Offering to the God of Insomnia, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Pietas, Parkloods, Park Spoor Noord, Antwerp
Art Kept me out of jail. Performance installations by Jan Fabre 2001 - 2004 - 2008. UGM, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor
Les années de L´Heure Bleue. Dessins et sculptures, 1977 - 1992, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne Métropole, Saint - Etienne
2011 Tribute Hieronymus Bosch in Congo, Magazzino d’arte moderna, Rome
Brain Models and Drawings by Jan Fabre, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki Concert Hall - Building M2, Tessaloniki
Art kept me out of jail, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Pietas, Nuova Scuola Grande di Santa María della Misericordia, 54. Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Die Jahre der Blauen Stunde, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
The Jewels of Death. Bic Blue Drawings, MAM - Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Gallery, Vienna
Chimères & Portrait d’un artiste en évasion, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Umbraculum, Tobacna 001 Cultural Centre, Galerija 001, Ljubljana
Borrowed Time - Photographs and Drawings, Mestna Galerija - Mgml / City Art Museum,
Ljubljana
The Carnival of the Dead Streetdogs & The Catacombs of the Dead Streetdogs, Galerija Vzigalica, Ljubljana
Hortus / Corpus, Kröller - Müller Museum, Otterlo
2010 Is the Brain the Most Sexy Part of the Body?, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul
Umbracululm para São Paulo, um lugar na sombra para pensar e trabajar, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo
Art Kept me out of jail. Performance installations by Jan Fabre 2001 - 2004 - 2008, M HKA, Antwerp
De geleende tijd, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle
Alternative humanities: Jan Fabre & Katsura Funakoshi, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Brain Drawings & Models, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Düsseldorf
Chapitres I - XVIII. Cires & Bronzes, Guy Pieters Gallery, Paris
Le temps emprunté, Museo Carlo Bilotti Aranciera di Villa Borghese, Rome
Umbraculum para Medellin, un lugar en la sombra para reflexionar y trabajar, MAMM - Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín
2009 Thinking Models, Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
La metamorfosi dell’artista (Omaggio a Jacques Mesrine), Magazzino, Rome
From the Feet to the Brain, Arsenale Novissimo, 53. Biennale di Venezia, Venice
The Borrowed Time, Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
Umbraculum para La Paz Bolivia, un lugar para pensar y escribir, Museo Municipal Tambo Quirquincho, La Paz
Project Mesrine & Is the brain the most sexy part of the body?, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
2008 Il Ragazzo con la luna e le stelle sulla testa, Piazza Plebiscito, Naples
Umbraculum para Santiago de Chile, MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Parque Forestal de Santiago de Chile
Premio Pino Pascali XII ediz. 2008. Palazzo Pino Pascali, Polignano a Mare
From the Cellar to the Attic- From the Feet to the Brain, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
La route de la terre ver les étoiles n’est pas lisse, Halle Verrière, Meinsenthal
Is the Brain the Most Sexy Part of the Body?, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Jan Fabre au Louvre. L’ange de la métamorphose, Musèe du Louvre, Aile Richelieu, Salles Écoles du Nord, Paris
De geleende tijd/ Le temps emprunté, BOZAR, Brussels
2007 Antropologia di un pianeta, GAMeC- Galleria d’Arte moderna e contemporanea, Bergamo / Palazzo Benzon, 52. Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Le messagers de la mort décapités, Galeríe Daniel Templon, Paris
The Brain of My Mother and My Father / The most Sexy Part of the Body (Brain Drawings and Models), Shugoarts, Tokyo
Who Shall Speak My Thoughts (of My Body), Gallery Alpha Delta, Athens
Boîtes à images et modèles de pensée, MAM - Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Project Tivoli pour Salzburg, MAM - Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Die verliehene Zeit. Dessins pour l’œuvre scènique de Jan Fabre, Museum der Moderne Rupertinum, Salzburg
Je crache sur ma tombe (modèle de pensée), MAM - Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art,
Vienna
2006 Turtles, Carpets, Landscapes, Galerie Artist, Istanbul
An Umbraculum for Dubrovnik, Galerija Umjetnicka, Dubrovnik
Landscapes and Turtles, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Je me vide de moi - même, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
L´home que escriu sobre l’aigua, Sala d’Exposicions de la Rambla, Girona
Lancelot, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome
Homo Faber, MuHKA - Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Amberes. KMSKA - Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Stadsbibliotheek Antwerp, Galerij Rode Zeven & Galerij Rossaert, Antwerp
Kijkdozen en Denkmodellen 1977 - 2004, Vlaams Parlement, Lokettenzaal, Brussels
Le temps emprunté, Galerie Beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
2005 Il rifugio (per la tomba del computer sconosciuto), Casa La Marrana in Montemarcello, Ameglia
Mis gotas de sangre, mis huellas de sangre, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid
2004 The problem, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens
Sanguis / Mantis, MAM - Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna
Gaude sucurrere vitae (Réjouissez-vous de venir au secours de la vie), Musée d’ Art Contemporain, Lyon
Messengers of the Death, MAM - Mario Maruoner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Drawing - Phography - Drawing 1978 - 2004, Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
Umbraculum, DASA - Galerie der Deutschen Arbeitsschutz Ausstellung, Dortmund
2003 A la recherche d’Utopia. Sculptures / Installations 1977 - 2003, MAMAC - Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Nice
L’ homme qui donne du feu. Un choix dans l’œuvre sculpturale de Jan Fabre 1977 - 2003, Fondation Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Alex
Gaude succurrere vitae (Alegrate de socorrer la vida), Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
Gaude sucurrere vitae (Rallegratevi di soccorrere la vita), GAMeC - Galleria d’Arte moderna e contemporanea, Bergamo
Sanguis / Mantis, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Umbraculum, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
2002 The Great Confinement, Galerie Academia & Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Gaude succurrere vitae (Verheug u ter hulp te komen aan het leven), S.M.A.K. - Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
2001 L’uomo che misura le nuvole - l’uomo dalle gambe di carne, Academia Belgica, Rome
Progetto Roma 2001, Umbraculum. Un posto ombreggiato dove pensare e lavorare lontano ella vita quotidiana, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
Umbraculum. Un lieu ombragé hors du monde pour penser et travailler, Chapelle Saint- Charles, Avignon
Memento Mori. Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
Angel and Warrior. Strategy and Tactics, MIMOCA - Marugame Genichiro - Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
Ilad of the Bic Art 1980, Galerie Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zürich
Umbraculum. Een plaats in de schaduw waar gedacht en gewerkt wordt, ver van het gangbare leven, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Swords, Skulls and Crosses, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid
2000 Annonce au monde extérieur, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov. Sustret. Een ontmoeting/ Bctpe4a, Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb
A Consilience, Natural History Museum, London
Storage Room of a Warrior, Alpha Delta Gallery, Athens
1999 Me Dreaming, Château d’Orion, Orion
Engel und Krieger. Strategien und Taktiken, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Passage, Cantieri culturali allo Zisa, Palermo
Body Liquids & … Sleep, sleep and sleep Little animals…, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Battlefields & Beekeepers, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie, Warsaw
1998 Annonce au monde extérieur, Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
Satani Gallery, Tokyo
A cidade e as estralas. Parte 3. Jan Fabre. Atlas of battles, strategies and tactics, Galeria Lúis
Serpa, Lisbon
Passage, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee
Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov: Een ontmoeting/Vstrecha/ A Meeting, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
1997 Jan Fabre, Rob Scholte, Edward Lipski. New Works ( 3 solo´s ), Galerie Ronny Van de Velde,
Antwerp
Jan Fabre. Inneres / äuBeres Skelett. Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Galerie Bernd Klüser,
Munich
Passage. MuHKA – Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Amberes, Antwerp
The Lime Twig Man, Arnolfini, Bristol
The Joker, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia
Passage / Prolaz, Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti, Zagreb
1996 Passage, Ludwing Múzeum, Budapest
Skeleton + Skin, Satani Gallery, Tokyo
1995 Der Leimrutenn, Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Stuttgart
De Lijmstokman, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Dÿe den nest weet Dÿe weeten. Dÿen roft dÿ heeten. Vier nieuwe Sculpturen, de
Vleeshal, Middelburg
1994 Silenzio nella tempesta…, Galleria Massimo Minimi, Brescia
Mauer der aufsteigenden Engel. Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
Questa pazzia è fantástica, Museo Pecci, Prato
The Grave of the Unknown Computer, Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
1993 Tekeningen, sculpturen, tekeningen, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Antwerp
1992 Een portret, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Zeichnungen-Objekten- Zeichnungen, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
1991 Zwei Objekten, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
1990 Antichambres/ Affinités sélectives VI. Jan Fabré / Christian Boltanski, Palais des Beaux - Arts,
Brussels
Som, Centro de arte Moderna, Lisbon
Das Geräusch, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
Tivoli, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Antwerp
1989 Tekeningen, Modellen & Objecten, Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Ostend
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Een skulptuur/ vijf tekeningen, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Insecten en Ruimte, Museum Overholland, Amsterdam
1988 Modellen 1977-1985, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Hé wat een plezierige zottigheid!, Ronny Van de Velde, Antwerp
Der blaue Raum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1987 Das Belgische Haus, Cologne
Het Uur Blauw, De Selby, Amsterdam
1985 The Forgery of the Secret Feast, New Math Gallery, New York
Tekeningen, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
1984 Jan Fabre in Belgisch Paviljoen, Belgian Pavillon, Giardini della Biennale, 41. Biennale
Di Venezia, Venice
Vrienden…, Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt
1982 Money and Art or Art and Money, School of Visual Arts, New York
The Money Art Exhibition, Zeno-X Gallery, Antwerp
1981 Homo Fabere, Cultureel centrum Ter Dilft, Bornem
Play art life, School of Visual Arts, New York
Ilad of the Bic Art, The Bic Art Room, Salon Odessa, Leiden
1980 American Works and Window Performance, Gallery Blanco, Antwerp
Mond-Oog-Oor Arts (Will Doctor Fabre cure you?), Gallery Workshop 77, Antwerp
1979 Bic Dweilen en Wetspotten, Jordaenshuis, Antwerp
Wetskamer, Gallery Workshop 77, Antwerp

Group exhibitions

2017 The Artist / Knight, Gaasbeek Castle, Gaasbeek
Glasstress 2017, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice
Fragile State, The PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv
Art Festival in Aardenburg, Sint Baafskerk - St. Bavo’s Church, Aardenburg
Celibatair Divas, Herkenrode Refuge, Hasselt
Folklore Sexuel Belge. Édité et Offert par Jan Fabre, Le Bon Artiste Belge, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna
My Only Nation is Imagination, Studio Trisorio, Madre Museum and Copodimonte, Naples
2016 Jan Fabre - Sjoerd Buisman - Timothy Segers, AAR, Amsterdam
GLASS, Villa Vescovi, Padova
Divine decadence, Kasteel van Gaasbeek, Gaasbeek
Integrantes incertitudes, MAM, St - Etienne
Inspiratie, A. O. Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, Antwerp
2015 Belgique, Galerie Daniel Templon, Parid
Skelet, Museum Beelden Aan Zeem, Den Haag
Là oú commence le jour, LaM, Lille
Tapisseries/ Les espaces échangés, MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
Post Mortem, Rommelaere Institute, Ghent
I Belgi. Barbari e Poeti, Vanderborcht, Brussels
Contour 7, Hof van Busleyden, Malin
The Importance of Being, MACBA, Buenos Aires
Kunstenfestival Watou, 2015, house Lenoir, Watou
Vormidable, museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag
When I give, I give myself, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
I Belgi. Barbari e Poeti, MACRO, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rome
Animal/Animal, Abbaye royale de Saint- Riquier, Saint Riquier
Construire une collection, Villa Palorma, NMNM, Monaco
Metamorphosen. Ovidius en de hedendaage kunst, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Twenthe
2014 De Zeven Hoodfdzonden, Galerie Ronny van de Velde, Knokke
Progress and Hygiene, Zachęeta-National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
The Sea/ Salut d’ Honneur Jan Hoet, Mu.ZEE, Ostende
Passions Secrètes. Collections privées Flamandes, Tripostal, Lille
Signes de Croix, Maison de la culture, Namur
Like a virgin. Maria as Wonder Woman, Odapark, Venray
Have you seen the divine colours of lake constance, Spazio Thetis, Venice
Collector`s Room #7, Deweer Gallery, Otegem
Vie Della Scultura, Villa Bertelli, Forte dei Marmi
Michelangelo e il Novecento, Palazzina dei Giardini, Galleria civica di Modena, Modena
The Symbiosis of Phisicality and the Spiritual, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Vienna
Within / Beyond Borders, Banco de Portugal, Lisbon
Fine Art from Flanders. From the Collection of the National Bank of Belgium, Museum
Tongerlohuys, Roosendaal
Silent Power. A Study of Rituals in Contemporary Art, De Warande, Turnhout
Health – Something of Value, National Bank of Belgium, Brussels
2013 Wunderkammer, Academia Bélgica, Rome
Vanitas revisited, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Knokke
Middle Gate Geel `13, St. Dimpnachurch, Geel
Happy birthday dear Academie, MAS, Antwerp
Museum to scale 1/7, Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels
The Mind of the Artist, Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Knokke
Les aventures de la vérité. Peinture et philoshophie, Fondation Maeght, Saint - Paul - de - Vence
Baza(a)r Belg(i)e, de CENTRALE for contemporary art, Brussels
Glasstress, Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venezia &
Berengo Centre for contemporary Art and glass, Murano
Wunderkammer- Cabinet de curiosités contemporain, Palazzo Widmann, Venice
Framed-by Ted Noten, Stedelijk Museum, `s-Hertogenbosch
Fragile – Murano. Chefs- d’œuvre de verre de la renaissance au XXI siecle, Musée Maillol, Paris
Ballpoint pen drawing since 1950, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut
Babel, Le Botanique, Brussels
2012 Speaking Artists, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
R/evolutionon paper. Five centuries of drawings from the Klüser collection, Alte Pinakothek,
Munich
Venice international performance art week, Palazzo Bembo, Venice
Art belge. Un siècle moderne. Collection Caroline & Maurice Verbaet, Musée d ‘Ixelles, Brussels
From Head to Toe. Human Images in the Focus of the Würth Collection, Kunsthalle Würth,
Schwäbisch Hall
Vidéodanse, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Hysterical Fantasy, Magazzino, Rome
Re-Opening, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem
Theatre of the World, MONA, Australian
Sint- Jan, Sint-Baafskathedraal, Ghent
Loging for perfection -21 years of collecting by the Kröller- Müller, Museum, Kröller- Müller
Museum, Otterlo
Babel, Palais de Beaux Arts de Lille, Lille
Forte Piano: Le forme del suomo, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
Rollercoaster – Het beeld in de 21 eeuw, Museum of the Image, Breda
Son et Lumiére- Material, Transition, Time, 21 Centurt Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Bêtes de sculpture! De Pompon à Giacometti, Musée de Années Trente, Boulogne - Billanco
Jäger und Gejagte – Insekten in der Gegenwartkunst, Museum Villa Rot, Burgri
Gold, Belvedere, Vienna
Glastress 2012, Museum of Art and Designs, New York
2011 Danser sa vie, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Wunderkammer. Cabinet de curiosités contemporain. Botanique, Brussels
Granville. Un autre monde, un autre temps, Musée du Temps, Besanço
De dood leeft, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam
Curated by…, Galerie beaumontpublic, Luxemburg
Cycle L`Èternel Détour, MAMCO, Geneva
Mémoires du futur, la collection Olbricht, la maison rouge, Paris
Glasstress Stockholm, Millesgården Museum Stockholm, Stockholm
Le Louvre reivisté, Lab - Labanque. Béthune
The 52 OCTOBER SALON. It´s time we got to know each other, The Museum of Yugoslaw
History, Belgrade
Glasstress 2011, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice
ARKHAIOLOGIA, CentrePasquArt Kunsthaus, Biel
Within/Beyong Borders, Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens
Un autre monde. J.J. Grandville, Musée provincial Félicie Rops, Namur
ARTZUID. Internationale Sculptuurroute Amsterdam 2011, Apollolaan - Minervalaan - Zuidas,
Amsterdam
Fantômes & Cauchemars, l’Historial de la Grande Guerre, Peronne & L’Espace culturel François
Miterrand de Beauvais, Beauvais
Battle, Power and Faith, the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Hitite Museum), Ulus / Ankara
Art of the Loom, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem
2010 Transformation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Just love me. Regard sur une collection privée, MUDAM, Luxemburg
De Dürer à Jan Fabre. Chefs-d’œuvre, Musée d’Ixelles, Brussels
Dreamtime 2 – Fantasmagoria. Le monde mythique, Grotte du Mas - d’Azil
Isole mai trovate /Islands never found, State Museum of Comtenporary Art & Thessaloniki
Center of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
Dead or Alive, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
Sexuality and transcendence. PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv
La Follia dell’Arte, Villa Rufolo, Ravello
Dreams, Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg
Eroi eroine. Iconologia e simulacro, Castello di Rivalta, Turin
C’est la vie, Musée Maillol, Paris
Recontre. Une sélection d’œuvres d’art de la collection du M HKA à Rabat, Galerie Bab Rouah
& Musée des Oudayas, Rabat
Isole mai trovate / Islands never found, Palazzo Ducale, Geneva
State of Things: Exhibition for the Contemporary Art Exchange between China and Belgium,
NAMOC, Beijing
Brave New World. From the Perspective of the Mudam Collection, Mudam Luxemburg,
Luxemburg
Essential Experiences, Palazzo Riso, Palermo
Ibrido, PAC Padiglione d’Art Contemporanea, Milan
30 Jaar Deweer Gallery, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem
Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Aspects of Collecting, ESSL Museum Vienna
The State of Things, Brussels/Beijing, BOZAR, Brussels
2009 Camere 9: Fagana //Jan Fabre/Alberto Garutti/ Hidetoshi Nagasawa, RAM- radioartemobile,
Rome
T_TRIS, B.P.S.22, Charleroi
Glasstress, Instituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti; Scuola Grande di San Teodoro San
Marco, Venice
Extra muros: Después Del Arte, Centro Wilfredo LAM, La Havana
La métamorphose de l’artiste (Hommage à Jacques Mesrine), Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
Dissolving Views, Cheongju Arts Centre Main Exhibtion II Pavilion, Korea
Something Else!!!, MAN_Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro
Het spel van de waanzin. Over gekte in film en theater, Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent
2008 Now Jump, Nam June Paik Festival, Seoul
Struggle for life. Evolution and Extinction in the Antrhopocene, ERES-Stiftung, Munich
I have nothing to say and I am saying it, Platform, Seoul
Corpus Delicti, Palais de Justice, Brussels
Reflections on light, Galerie Bern Klüser- Galerie Klüser 2, Munich
Otras Floras, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
Résonances medievales, Couvent des Cordeliers, Saint- Nizier- sous Charlieu
Voyage sentimental, Mediations Biennale, Poznan
Update, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Jan Fabre op Wereldexpo in Zaragoza/ Belgian Pavillon, Zaragoza
NéoFutur – Vers de nouveaux imaginaires, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
Der eigene Weg. Doing it my way. Perspektiven Belgischer Kunst. Perspectives on Belgian Art,
MKM – Museun Küppersmühle für moderne Kunst, Duisburg
2007 Vingt ans du Musée. L’art après 1960 dans le collections, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint - Étienne
Skin of/in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Artempo, Where Time Becomes Art, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
Bloedmooi.Onze dubieuze relatie met het dier, Historisch Museum Rotterdam / Schielandshuis,
Rotterdam
Collective one, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneve
Die Schöne und das Ungeheuer. Geschichten ungerwöhnlincher Liebespaare, Museum
Residenzgalerie, Salzburg
Ongekende kracht, Transfo, Zwevegem
Cadeau d’amis/Een hommage aan Jan Hoet, ICCA (International Centre for Contemporary Art),
Diepenbeek
I Am As You Will Be / The Skeleton in Art, Cheim & Read, New York
2006 The Sublime is Now! (Das Erhabene in der zeitgenössischen Kunst), Museum Franz Gertsch,
Burgdorf, Bern
Zoo, La Centrale Electrique / European Centre for Contemporary Art, Brussels
Intramoenia – Extrart, Castelli di Puglia (Castelli della Daunia), Monte Sant’Angelo
Absolumental, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
Beaufort. Triënalle voor hedendaagse kunst aan zee, Belgian coast
2005 The Giving Person. Il dono dell’artista, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples
Principato di Monaco: Idea per un museo, Palazzo Ruspoli, Fondazione Memmo, Rome
La peau est ce qu’il y a de plus profond, Musée des Beaux Arts de Valenciennes, Valenciennes
Galleria d’Arte moderna et contemporáneo, Bérgamo
War is over/ 1945 – 2005. La Libertá dell’Arte da Picasso a Warhol a Cattelan, GAMeC
Accumulazioni, Palazzo Lantieri, Gorizia
Barrocos y neobarrocos / El infierno de lo bello, Domus Artium, Salamanca
Mémoire et transmission, MAMAC – Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Liège
When Humour Becomes Painful, Migros Museum, Zürich
Slow Art. Neue Akzente aus Flandern und den Nierderlanden, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
Intersezioni, Parco Archeologico della Roccelletta, Catanzaro
Galleria in Galleria, Metropolitana, Milan
Visionary Belgium, Palais des Beaux- Arts, Brussels
2004 Vidas imaginaries, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
Horizont(e). Vinte Anos Galeria Luís Serpa Projects 1984 - 2004, Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon
Eclips. 25 jaar Deweer Art Gallery, Transfo, Zwevegem
Normal Life, Artandgallery, Milan
2003 Le Opere e i giorni 2003, Certosa di San Lorenzo, Padula
Outlook, Athens
Beaufort. Triënnale voor hedendaagse kunst aan zee, Belgian Coast.
2001 7th. International Istanbul Biennial. Egofugal / Egokaç, Istanbul
Collections d’artistes, Collection Lambert, Avignon
1st. Biennial of Valencia. The Body and Sin, Convento del Carmen, Valencia
Sous le ponts, le long de la rivière…., les vallées de la Pétrusse et de l’ Alzette / Fort Thüngen,
Luxemburg
2000 Sonsbeek 9: LocusFocus, Arnhem
Lost Paradise Lost. Kuns und sakraler Raum, World Expo 2000, Hannover
7 Hügel - Bilder und Zeichen des 21. Jahrhunderts, Martin Gropius - Bau, Berlin
La Beauté: Nature à l’œuvre, Clos de Trams, Espace Jeanne - Laurent and Palais des Papes,
Avignon
5ª Biennale d’ Art contemporain de Lyon. Partage d’exotismes, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon
1998 Skin, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1997 Art / Fashion (Biennale di Firenze `96), Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York
La pittura fiamminga e olandese, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
1995 Permanentie: Het fotografische beeld in de kunst, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Ripple Across the Water ’95, Watari-um/ Tadashi Kawamata Museum, Tokyo
Watou’95. Dichters rond de Beeldende kunsenaar Jan Fabre, 3 x 7 Kamers, 3 x 7 Gedichten,
Watou
1993 Azur, Fondation Cartier, Jouy - en - Joas
1992 Third International Istanbul Biennial, The Greater Istanbul Municipality Nejat F. Eczacibasi Art
Museum, Istanbul
Der gefrorene leopard, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
Transform.BildObjektskulptur in 20. Jahrhundert, Kuntsmuseum Basel & Kunsthalle
Documenta IX, Kassel
Mito Annual ‘ 93. Another World, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo
1991 21ª Bienal Internacional de São Paulo, São Paulo
Irony by Vision, Watari-um Galery, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Metropolis. International Art Exhibition Berlin, 1991, Martin Gropius - Bau, Berlin
Wanderlieder, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1990 Artisti (della Fiandra), Palazzo Sagredo, 44. Biennale di Venezia, Venice
1989 Open mind (Gesloten circuits), Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
1988 Ouverture, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Dialogo. Exhibition- dialogue on Contemporary Art in Europe/ Exposiçao- Dialogo sobre arte
contemporane na Europa, Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon
1987 Uit het oude Europe/ From the Europe of Old, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdan
Microscopia, Dewee Art Gallery, Otegem
1985 Ouverture, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Dialogo. Exhibtion – Dialogue on Contemporary Art in Europe/ Exposiçao – Dialogo sobre arte
contemporánea na Europa, Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna, Lisbon
Aanwinsten, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
1984 41º Biennale di Venezia, Giardini della Biennale, Belgian Pavillion, Venice
1979 Arte fiamminga contempora, Palazzo Rucellai, Florence

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