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Thomas Lerooy www.thomaslerooy.com



Biography

Born in 1981, Roeselare, Belgium


Lives and works in Brussels



Solo exhibitions

2017
- Exit to enter , Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

2016
- I need you close, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway

2015
- Beauty in the Shadow of the Stars, Petit Palais, Paris, France

2014
- Etats d’âmes , Maison Particulière, Brussels

2012
- "Souvenir", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

2010
- "The garden of exile", Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- "Something in between", Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin (GER)
- "Lebenslust und Totentanz", Kunsthalle Krems, (AT)

2009
- Gallery Nathalie Obadia (FR)
- Gallery Rodolphe Janssen (BE)

2007
- FIAC, Paris Gallery Rodolphe Janssen (FR)
- "Infini", Sorry We're Closed, Brussels (BE)

2006
- Museum Dhondt Dhaenens (BE)

  
   
   
   
   


Group exhibitions

2017
- Mir Ist Das Leben Lieber, Weserburg/Museum Fur moderne kunst, Bremen, Germany
- Fantastic Art in Belgium, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan; Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan; The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
- Bxl Universel, La Centrale For Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
- Recollection-Art & Fashion, Belfius art gallery , Brussels, Belgium
- Bxl Universel , Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris, France
- Hôtel Park Hyatt, Paris, France

2016
- Là où Commence Le Jour, LAM, Musée d'art Moderne et Contemporain de Villeneuve d'Asq
- Everybody Is Crazy, But Me, La Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
- Tous belges !, Abbaye St André - Centre d’art contemporain de Meymac, Meymac, France
- Weird and Wonderful, Los Carpinteros, Ouyang Chun and favourite pieces from the Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
- Something old, something new, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Bruxelles, Belgium

2015
- Glasstress 2015 - Gotika, Palazzo Franchetti, Fondazione Berengo, Venice, Italy

2014
- Résonance(s), Maison particulière, Brussels, Belgium

2013
- Voyages Intérieurs, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium (BE)

2012
- Through the Looking Glass, ME-Collectors Room, Berlin (DE)
- Everywhere and Nowhere, Kunsthaus Villa Jauss, Oberstdorf (AT)

2011
- "Mémoires Du Futur, La collection Olbricht", La Maison Rouge, Paris (FR)
- "Small, Medium, Large", Donjon De Vez, Vez (FR)

2010
- "Lebenslust und Totentanz", Kunsthalle Krems (AT)
- "Vanbijdeburen-Belgium", kasteel keukenhof, Lisse
- "OPEN", Zoya Museum, Modra (SK)
- "Skulls,Skeletons & Bones", Ostend, Belgium

2009
- "GALA. 5", Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig (DE)
- Salon du Dessin, Palais de la Bourse, Paris
- "DARKSUMMER", Gallery Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)


2008

- " Anatomie, les peaux du dessin", collection Florence et Daniel Guerlain (FR) (group) (CAT)
- Poëziezomer Watou 2008 curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio, Watou (BE)
- "Special Opening" Sorry We're Closed, Brussels (BE)
- "Art39Bassel" Gallery Rodolphe Janssen, Basel (CH)
- "Art Brussels" Gallery Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)
- "Die Hände der Kunst" MARTa Herford , Herford (DE)
- "The Hands of Art" S.M.A.K. ,Ghent (BE)

2007
- "The teardrop explodes" Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Tirol (curated by Karin Pernegger) (AT)
- "Stranger Than Paradise" Galerie Charlotte Moser, Genève (curated by Max Henry)(CH)
- "Thomas Lerooy & Lucy McKenzie" Artplatform Be-part, Waregem (curated by Tanguy Eeckhout) (BE)
- Art38Basel Gallery Rodolphe Janssen, Basel (CH)
- "Gegen Den Strich" Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (curated by Christoph Tannert and Valeria Schulte-Fischedick) (DE) (cat)
- Projectroom "Art Brussels" Gallery Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels (BE)

2005
- "Art Brussels" special project for St-Lukas gallery, Brussels (curated Filip Luyckx) (BE)

2004
- "Schabbernak" Netwerk gallery, Aalst (BE)
- "Interface" Atomium, Brussels (curated by Helix vzw) (BE)
- Provincial Archeological Museum, Ename (BE)

  


Bibliography

(Selection)

BEAUX ARTS MAGAZINE, « Moi et Mon Artisan », Thomas Jean, June 2013
LE FIGARO, regarding the Guerlain donation, by V. Duponchelle, 09/02/2012
ART LIBRE, LA LIBRE Belgique - by Claude Lorent, 2011
H-ART, by Sam Steverlynck, may 2011
Le Monde, “ArtForum Berlin, la jeune Foire qui monte“,(Harry BELLET), 10-11/10/2010
‘’Artist Handbook’’ published by ludion 2008, Ghent (Cat) ((ISBN 978 905544-719-0)
Le Figaro : FIAC 2007, Du punch et du cash, 'Les affaires au zénith au grand palais' (Valérie Duponchelle)
H-Art #25, 'Een jonge Danse Macabre van de kunst (Inge Braeckman), September 2007
Focus Knack, Lucie Mckenzie/Thomas Lerooy (Els Fiers), September 2007
Monopol, Preview, Ich bin dann mal dekadent : Die gruppenschau : "Gegen Den strich" ... (Oliver Koerner Von Gustorf) nr.7/2007
Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, "Gegen Den Strich" (ripe), July 2007
Zitty, 14 Tage kunst (Christiane Meixner) nr.14/2007
Berliner Zeitung, Mythen, Monster und Modisten (Sebastian Preuss), June 2007
The Art Newspaper International edition (Art Basel Daily Edition), June 2007
"Gegen Den Strich" / Kunstlerhaus Bethaniën 2007 (Christian Schindler) (Cat) (ISBN 932754-84-0)
"Thomas Lerooy" 2007 (Tanguy Eeckhout)
"Art Brussels, riche terre de collections" Le Figaro (April 2007) (Valérie Duponchelle)
"Le Petit Jean" MDD (April 2006 / Juni 2006) (Tanguy Eeckhout)(*) -‘Thomas Lerooy’ Kunstbeeld (Nr 6 / 2006) (C.Vuegen)
"De dakmascotte van Deurle" De Huisarts (4/05/2006 Nr 782) (C.Vuegen)
Yang tijdschrift (Nr 2 / July 2006) (selected by Ann Demeester)
Kunst Nu S.M.A.K portofolio (2005)
St-Lukas Gallery Magazine (Nr 1 / December 2004)