Bouke de Vries 1960

Lives in Londen. Works in Londen.
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Nieuw Amsterdams Peil (N.A.P.) Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam 23.06.2018 - 28.06.2018 Artists exhibiting at Galerie Ron Mandos: Bouke de Vries (NL, 1960) Koen van den Broek (BE, 1973) Edith Dekyndt (BE, 1970)
New York Times T: Magazine we were asked to visit the studio of http://www.boukedevries.com a Dutch ceramicist who sees the beauty in an object's imperfections; “When you work with broken things, you get to see them in a different way than when they’re perfect.” This studio visit gives an insight into the mind and work of the artist and captures a fragment of Bouke de Vries.
Nieuw Amsterdams Peil (N.A.P.) Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam 23.06.2018 - 28.06.2018 Artists exhibiting at Galerie Ron Mandos: Bouke de Vries (NL, 1960) Koen van den Broek (BE, 1973) Edith Dekyndt (BE, 1970)
Interview with Bouke de Vries about his War & Pieces exhibition at The Harley Gallery

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Whereas in his work as a restorer Bouke de Vries (1960) tries to restore damaged objects in their original state, he emphasizes in his work as an artist the beauty of an object that has been declared worthless by an accident...
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You could almost see the peculiar poetry of these pieces as something spiritual, a kind of rebirth. De Vries isn’t averse to the idea. It’s obvious when he reconstitutes a porcelain Christ, then attaches a butterfly to it. “In Dutch still lifes, the butterfly is a symbol of resurrection,” he says...
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Lives and works in London, UK SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2016 War and Pieces, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, NL War and Pieces, Hetjens Museum, Düsseldorf, DE Croome Park redefined, Installation piece for National Trust, Croome, Worcester, UK 2015 CHengju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, SK 2014 Fragments, Chateau de Nyon, Nyon, FR Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taipei Threads of my life, Gloria Maria Gallery, Milan, IT 2013 Art SOUTH, Southampton Art Gallery, Southampton, UK War and Pieces, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, UK War and Pieces, Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin, DE Bouke de Vries: Bow Selector, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK 2012 War and Pieces, Holbourne Museum, Bath, UK GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016 Vernieuwd Verleden, Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, NL Asia-Amsterdam, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA Re-Animate, Repair, Mend and Melt, Ferrin Contemporaray, North Adams, MA, USA Blue and White, Ariana Museum, Geneva, SW Skelet, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag, NL 2015 Shared, Somerset House, London, UK My Blue China, Fondation D'Enterprise Bernardaud, Limoges, FR Sweet 18, Kasteel van Hingene, Hingene, BE Asia-Amsterdam, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem (MA), USA 2014 Re-Used, Gallerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL 2013 Anders, Historisch Museum, Haarlem, NL Portretten op Buitenplaats Beeckestijn, Buitenplaats Beeckesijn, Velsen, NL Beastly Hall, Hall House, Bexley, UK 2012 Vanitas/Contemporary Reflections, Moscow MOMA, Moscow, RU Mono No Aware, Bo Lee Gallery, Bath, UK Bad For You, Shizaru Gallery, Londong, UK This Is London, Shizaru Gallery, London, UK 4 the Korenbeurs Schiedam, Korenbeurs Schiedam Earthly Delights, Laleh June Gallery, Basel,CH Waste, Tanya Rumpf Gallery, Haarlem, NL Lots Wife, Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury, UK York City Art Gallery, York City Art Gallery, York, UK Between Dimension, The Prepresentation Of The Object, MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK 2011 CRAFT Raiders of the lost arts, Pertwee, Anderson and Gold, London, UK CHEZLEGRANDBAG, ART&RAPY, Monaco, MC The Return, The House of a Nobleman at Cornwall Terrace, London, UK 2010 Questions of belonging, MIMA – Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK Contemporary eye, Crossovers Pallant house Gallery, Chichester, UK PAN, Amsterdam, NL Artissima, Turijn, IT Vanitas, All Visual Arts, London, UK The borrowed loop, Man&Eve, London, UK Ultra Kyoto, Kyoto, JP A grand tour of my mind, Gloria Maria Gallery, Milan, IT Miart, Milan, IT MurmurART, London, UK Things I made, things I found and made, Salon, London, UK ART Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL Deconstructions, Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL 2009 Emerging artists, Flora Fairbairn Projects, London, UK