Iris van Dongen 1975

Lives in Berlijn. Works in Berlijn.

Iris van Dongen, born in Tilburg in 1975, studied from 1992 and 1996 at the Academy of Art and Design in Den Bosch. After several years in Rotterdam, Iris van Dongen has been living and working in Berlin since 2000. Iris van Dongen makes life-sized portraits that are dominated by women. Her work is very detailed and realistic. She mainly makes her work with graffiti pencil and pastel chalk on paper and it is influenced by mysticism and myths. In the background one finds vivid and detailed patterns, a recurring element of her work. Kimberly Clark, the female artists' collective of which Iris van Dongen is a part, makes video works, preformances, installations and sculptures with a feminist character. The excessive and unrestrained nightlife occupies a central place in these works. The collective was founded in 2006 and currently consists of Ellemieke Schoenmakers, Eveline Van de Griend and Iris van Dongen. In 2014, Iris van Dongen was selected from 12 renowned artists to make one of the state portraits of King Willem Alexander. In 2017, Iris van Dongen received the Thérèse van Duyl-Schwartzeprijs.

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Portrait of Iris van Dongen by "Hollandse Meesters in de 21e eeuw"(Dutch Masters in the 21st century).

In museum collection:

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag

In corporate collection:

ABN AMRO
Rabobank

CV

Solo 2014 Luis de Adelantado, Valencia, IT 2013 Amsterdam Drawing 2013, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2011 Temporary Devotion, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE 2011 Iris van Dongen, Luis de Adelantado, Valencia, IT and Mexico, MX 2011 Wrong exit, Autocentre, Berlin, DE 2010 The Preparation, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2009 The curse of the monk, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, FR 2009 Suspicious, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Amsterdam, NL (catalogue) 2008 The ejaculation of the demon, with Dionisis Cavallieratos, The Breeder, Athens, EL 2008 Suspicious, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2006 Hooley (with Kimberley Clark), The Breeder, Athens, GR 2006 Doomed with Grace and Pleasure, solo presentation Liste, Basel, CH 2005 Mystery Zone, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2005 Aurelia, Salon 94, New York, US 2005 Nox Noctis, GEM, Den Haag, NL (catalogue) 2005 She is the Night, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE 2004 Spleen, The Breeder, Athens, GR 2003 Mortality, TENT, Rotterdam, NL Group 2013 The Legend of the Shelves - Autocenter, Berlin, DE 2013 Collectie Hugo en Carla Brown, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, NL 2013 Insitu, episode 3, Kimberly Clark, Berlin, DE 2013 Video presentatie #5 : Kimberly Clark, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, NL 2013 Gratis is het woord niet, Pulchri Studio, Den Haag, NL 2012 Devine and scary, Afrikamuseum, Berg en Dal, NL 2012 Dicke, Verhoeven, Fortuyn, van Dongen, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2012 Figuurlijk, museum Hilversum, Hilversum, NL 2012 Dead Lines. Der Tod in Kunst, Alltag Kunsthalle Barmen, Wuppertal, DE 2012 Invisible maps, Luis de Adelantado, Mexico, MX, commissaire / curated by Violeta Horcasitas 2012 Death and taxes, Tidens Krav, Oslo, NO 2012 Into the woods, Galerie des galeries, Paris, FR commissaires / curated by Beauvais 2012 Point de Vue: 200 jaar Kunstacademie Den Bosch 1812-2012, Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, Den Bosch, NL 2012 Hans Bayens & 35 kunstenaars ING Collectie: Hetliefdevolle oog, Museum Henriette Polak, Zutphen, NL 2011 Maîtres de Hollande au XXIème siecle, Institut néerlandais, Centre culturel des Pays-Bas, Paris, FR 2011 A Fresh and Personal Feel, Gemeentemuseum's Works on Paper, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL 2011 Martin Skauen, Marc Bijl, Iris van Dongen, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, US 2011 'I like what you did,...' NEST, Den-Haag, NL 2011 Hollandse Meesters in de 21e eeuw, (19 documentaries, ) produced by René Mendel, Kunsthal Rotterdam, NL 2011 La Vallée Patibulaire, Berlin, DE 2011 All about drawing, Stedelijk museum Schiedam, NL 2011 Point it at granny, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, DE 2011 Rineke Dijkstra / Cady Noland / Pierre Leguillon features Diana Arbus / Kimberly Clark, Hooley, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL 2010 Gallery Luis de Adelantao, Valencia, ES 2010 Smell of Pepper, Gallery Peter Bergman, Stockholm, SE 2010 Summer Teeth, The Breeder, Athens, GR 2010 Get Behind me Satan and Push, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE 2010 Summer Teeth, The Breeder, Athens, GR 2010 Ever Prosperity, Cosmic Gallery, Paris, FR 2010 Arrivals and Departure_Europe, Mole Vanvitelliana, IT 2010 Sur le Dandysme, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, ES 2010 Madonna Psycho Slut, GRIMM Museum, Berlin, DE 2009 When the mood strikes... collection Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Gent, BE 2009 Towing the Line, Drawing Space: 40 Contemporary Dutch Artists, Defining the Moment in Holland, White box, New York, US 2009 Forgotten bar project #4, Galerie im regierungsviertel, Berlin, DE 2009 Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Wall Rockets, Albright Knox museum in Buffalo, New York, US 2009 Contemporary visitors, Pecs, HU 2009 Ophelia, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, NL 2009 Temporairy city, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, DE 2009 Empathie und abstraction, The Drawing Lab, Berlin, DE 2008 Wer ficken will, muss freundlich sein, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, DE 2008 Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, Wall Rockets, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, US 2008 XXste Eeuw, Gemeente Museum, Den Haag, NL 2008 Hallucinations & Halleluja's, Stedelijk Museum, 's Hertogenbosch, NL 2008 Cobra to contemporary, Artnews projects, Berlin, DE 2008 Chambres à Part II, Paris FR 2008 Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin DE 2008 The end was yesterday PART II, Kunstraum Innsbruck AT 2008 In the Shadows, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, DE (catalogue) 2008 Zwart, CBK, Apeldoorn, NL 2007 Stranger than Paradise, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, CH 2007 Drawing Typologies, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL 2007 Beyond Sensation, Brian White & Rona Cole Galleries, Channel Islands, GB 2007 Gegen den Strich, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE 2007 Hello, I’m Crashing, Salon 94, New York, US 2007 Soakers, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL 2007 Leve de Schilderkunst, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL 2006 People, Madre Museo d'Arte Donna Regina, Naples, IT 2006 The Discreet Insidious Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, curated by Phillip van de Bossche2006 Vincent van Gogh and Expressionism, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, NL 2006 Doomed with Grace and Pleasure, Cosmic Galerie, Paris, FR 2006 Bewitched, Clementine Gallery, New York, US 2006 Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, DE 2005 New Figuration, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, DK 2004 I just don't know what to do with myself..., Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, IT 2004 The Dutch Show: Contemporary Dutch Artists in Greek Collections, The Netherlands Institute of Athens, Athens, GR 2004 Expander, Royal Academy of Arts at Burlington Gardens, London, GB 2004 Vixen, Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL 2003 6000 Watt, Antwerp, BE 2003 Het Oog van de Vrouw, Slot Zeist, Zeist, NL 2003 Het Oog van de Vrouw, De Vishal, Haarlem, NL 2002 Hofvijver in Poëzie en Beeld, Kunstpassage in Rijksmonument, Museum Bredius, Haags Historisch Museum, Den Haag, NL 2002 I Am a Camera, MU, de Witte Dame, Eindhoven, NL 2001 Tuin der lusten, Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam, NL 2000 Op de huid bekeken, SBK, Amsterdam, NL Galerie Multiple XX, Rotterdam, NL Press 2006 SMOLDERS Rob, "Afstand houden" in Kunstbeeld N.5 2006 "The Youth of Today" Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, catalogue, verlag des buchhandlung Walther König 2006 PLATTHAUS Andreas, "So ist sie nicht, die Jugend von heute", in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 2005 FELS Sophie,"Iris van Dongen", in Time Out, New York 2005 JOHNSON Ken, "Iris van Dongen", in The New York Times, July 29, 2005 2005 ASHTOFF Jens, "Critic's Picks – Iris van Dongen", in Artforum, March 2005 2005 "Prague Biennale 2", Karlin Hall, Prague, Ed. Giancarlo Politi, catalogue 2005 "Iris van Dongen", in Dazed and Confused No. 24 2005 "Iris van Dongen – Nox Noctis", GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague, catalogue 2005 ELLIS Patricia, "Portrait of a Lady", in “Iris van Dongen – Nox Noctis”, GEM, The Hague, catalogue 2005 ROOS Robert, Kunstbeeld 2005 VAN DONGEN Iris," artist's contribution", in The Scorpion, No. 1, Scotland 2005 SIMMEN Jeannot, "Ambivalent Entaglements" in BE Magazine 2004 The Dutch Show, Contemporary Dutch Artists in Greek Collections", The Dutch Institute, Athens, catalogue 2004 "I just don't know what to do with myself...", Galleria Marella, Milan, catalogue 2004 "Expander", Royal Academy of Arts, catalogue 2004 MULHOLLAD Neil, "Expander", in Frieze, No. 88 2004 "Prix de Rome 2004", The Netherlands, catalogue 2004 "Iris van Dongen - The sisters three", catalogue 2004 SMALLENBURG Sandra, "Knappe cliché's van nijvere" 2004 Sandra,"Knappe cliché's van nijvere doemdenkers", NRC Handelsblad