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Bas van den Hurk





Tilburg, The Netherlands 1965
Lives and works in Tilburg.




Academy St. Joost, Breda 1984-1989 (cum laude)

University of Tilburg, Philosophy (bachelor) 1990-1991

University of Amsterdam, Philosophy (Master) 1991-1996


Solo and two person exhibitions



Nada Miami, Rod Barton, Miami
Ghosts and Spectres
, RH Contemporary, New York, USA
There It Is. Just There, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne, Germany
Once Upon A Time You Dressed So Fine, Rod Barton, London


A Petite Fair, Rod Barton @ Jeanine Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam
See You When You Get There, Hopstreet Gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium
Wowee! Pretty Scary!, Arti Capelli, Den Bosch


Your so Beautiful, and so on…and so on….and so on..., Rod Barton, London, UK, with Harm van den Dorpel
Beside Itself, Duende, Rotterdam, with Martijn Hendriks


Organizing the Non-Obvious II, Rod Barton, London, UK
Organizing the Non-Obvious I, ZINGERpresents, Amsterdam
Art Rotterdam, ZINGERpresents, Rotterdam


New Work, Gallery Kokon, Tilburg, Holland


But if Not, Not, Metafora, Barcelona, Spain with Koen Delaere


Selected Group exhibitions



Politics of Surface, Berthold Pott, Cologne, Germany
Episode 14: 173 EAST 94th STREET / CHAUSSÉE DE WATERLOO 550
Middlemarch, Brussels, Belgium
The Artist as Producer 2
, Alpineum, Lucerne (SUI)
Marquee Moon, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, USA
Studio Live, Gerhard Hofland Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Whatbar #14, 511 West 25th Street, New York, USA
Comrades of Time Comrades of Time Comrades of Time, Art Brussels, Brussels


Comrades of Time Comrades of Time, Cell Project Space, London
The Artist as Producer, Bewaerschole, Burgh-Haamstede
At the Edged of Abstraction, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Poppositions, Wiels, Brussel, Belgium
The Legend of the Shelves, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany


Artissima, Martin van Zomeren Gallery, Turin, Italy
The Uncontainable Pride of the Former Things,
Sabspace, Padua, Italy
The Autumn of Modernism II
, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Is There Life On Mars? Martin van Zomeren Gallery, Amsterdam
Picasso Grid, Autocenter, Berlin (cat.)
Against Interpretation, Onomatopee, Eindhoven (cat.)
Comrades of Time, Project Space Tilburg, Tilburg
The Autumn of Modernism, De Vleeshal, Middelburg (cat.)


What's Up!, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht
I Can't, I Can, I Care, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
One Place After Another II, Dick de Bruijn Galleries, Middelburg
The Passenger, Paul Andriesse Galleries, Amsterdam
The Spur of the Moment, Nest, The Hague


Liste 15 Basel, ZINGERpresents, Basel, Switzerland
Kenepa Chiki and Lagun, Curacao, Dutch Antilles
Platinum Metre, Gallery Aschenbach & Hofland, Amsterdam
B-sides and Rarities, Extra-City, Antwerp, Belgium (cat.)
A THING IS A THING IN A WHOLE WHICH IT'S NOT, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Making Do: Uses and Tactics II, Kaplans, Chicago, USA curator: Edmar Marszewski
The Non-Obvious Bar, The Boadicea, London, UK
The Destroyed Room, Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany


B-sides and Rarities , Lokaal 01, Breda (archive) (cat.)
Auf der Spitze des Eisbergs, Rod Barton, Londen, UK
On a Clear day I can see Forever/ the new sentimentality, @BCM, Tilburg, (cat.)
Whatbar #5, een saluut aan Dan van Severen, Studio Tonnard, Gand, Belgium (cat.)


GHB, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Curator: Phillip van den Bossche



Selected Bibliography:


Julia Marchand, Comrades of Time, review, NYartsmagazine (online), January 2014

Comrades of Time Comrades of Time, Mousse Magazine (online), December 2013
Anna-Lena Werner, Comrades of Time, curatorial interview, Artfridge (online), December
Overview of work, Dust Magazine Online, December 2013
Charlotte Dubois, See You When You Get There, review, (H)Art, December 2013
Carlo Prada, Comrades of Time, Comrades of Time,, November, 2013
Comrades of Time, Comrades of Time, Wall Street International (online), October 2013
Peter Nijenhuis, Stomtoevallig en onontkoombaar, interview, DWWA (online), October, 2013
Ali Pankow, Kunst kan best zonder doel, PZC, interview for The Artist as Producer, August
Booklaunch ´Against Interpretation´, San Seriffe Bookstore, Amsterdam, June 2013
'Against Interpretation, a project that builds upon abstract relations in the public domain'
publisher Onomatopee, Eindhoven. Design by Remco Torenbosch, with texts by Susan Sontag,
Freek Lomme and Wendy White, May 2013
Fenceless, Column, Metropolis M, No 2 – April/May 2013

The Passenger, exhibition catalogue, text: Marijn van Kreij and Noor Mertens, Paul Andriesse,
Domeniek Ruyters, Comrades of Time, review, Metropolis M, No4 – Aug/Sep 2012
Autumn of Modernism, text: Lorenzo Benedetti, Roma publication 181
Comrades of Time, Contemporary Art Daily, published June 2012
Comrades of Time, Mousse Magazine (website), published June 2012
Domeniek Ruyters, Comrades of Time, review, Metropolis M (website), May 2012
Eveline Nieuwveld, Comrades of Time, review, Tubelight, website, May 2012
Some Triangles, Bas van den Hurk & Thomas I'Anson, Individually composed edition of 17
mono and stencil printed bound and boxed prints, edition of 10
Leen Bedaux, Herfsttij van het Modernisme,review, De Witte Raaf, nr.156, maart-april 2012
Ester Darley, Herfsttij van het Modernisme, review, Kunstbeeld, nr. 3, 2012
Domeniek Ruyters, Herfsttij van het Modernisme, review, De Volkskrant, February 2012

Arjan Reinders, What's Up!, review, Kunstbeeld, december 2011-januari 2012
What's Up! catalogue, text: Moniek Peters
Booklaunch, Museum de Pont, Tilburg, with: Evi Vingerling, Paula van den Bosch and Frank
One Work After Another, publication with text by Jan van Woensel, design by Remco
Jenny Cusack, Bas van den Hurk & Harm van den Dorpel, Dazed Digital, april 2011
You're So Beautiful, and so on…and so on….and so on…., Mousse Magazine (website), april
Braktalk 2, Duende, Rotterdam, mini symposium with Edward C. Thompson, Sjoerd
Westbroek, Lee Welch and Matthew Lutz-Kinnoy (March)
Quinn Latimer, Going Dutch, Artforum (website)
Lilian Bense, The Spur of the Moment, review, (H)art #79

Harmen Liemburg, List, bedrog, stroperij en hergebruik, Items #4, August, 2010
Colin Perry, Bas van den Hurk at Rod Barton, Art Review, April, 2010
Jan van Woensel, Muddy Disco, An Introduction to the Work of Bas van den Hurk, essay
Div. authors B-sides and Rarities , Lokaal 01, catalogue
Evelien Baks, Fris, jong en veelbelovend op Art Rotterdam, Algemeen Dagblad, February, 2010

JJ Charlsworth, Auf der Spitze des Eisbergs, Time Out, August, 2009
Marijn van Kreij, Met lege Handen, Endless Lowlands, March, 2009
Bas van den Hurk 2005-2009, publication with text by H. van Boxtel