Willem de Rooij

Dutch, born 1969

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Willem de Rooij

Dutch, born 1969

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In his sculptures, films, and installations, Willem de Rooij investigates the idea of …

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In his sculptures, films, and installations, Willem de Rooij investigates the idea of “non-referential art,” developing strategies to bypass external references. For example, in Intolerance (2010), he installed 17th-century Dutch paintings of birds with 18th-century Hawaiian ceremonial objects, creating art from …

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Selected career achievements
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 5 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
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