Marijn van Kreij

Biography

Marijn van Kreij (Middelrode, 1978) lives and works in Amsterdam. He studied at Grafisch Lyceum, Eindhoven from 1996–1999; at AKV St. Joost, Breda from 1999–2003
and worked as resident artist at the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam in 2005 and 2006. His multifaceted oeuvre comprises drawings and paintings on paper,
collages, objects, slide projections, video’s and installations. Reflecting on ideas around repetition and autonomy, his work often forms a response to existing works of art or
involves collaborations with other artists, designers, writers or musicians.

Solo exhibitions include: Reclining Nude with a Man Playing the Guitar, Hermitage, Amsterdam (with a contribution by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & The Cairo Gang), 2016;
Nude in front of a Garden, KLEMM'S, Berlin (with a contribution by Andrea Büttner), 2016; Contingence for Beginners, Barbara Seiler, Zürich (with Nickel van Duijvenboden),
2016; Range Anxiety, andriesse eyck, Amsterdam, 2015; According to Klee the Artist Should Create Like Nature, Barbara Seiler, Zürich, 2014;
He Who Sings Is Not Always Happy
, AND/OR, London, 2013; How to Look Out, Museum De Hallen, Haarlem (with contributions by Sean Edwards, Andrea Fraser and
JCJ Vanderheyden), 2011; The Passenger, ZINGERpresents, London, 2009 and Tomorrow is Humourless, Stedelijk Museum Bureau (SMBA), Amsterdam, 2008.

Group exhibitions include: Zeitraum, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen, 2014; Beating Around the Bush, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, 2014; Picasso Grid, Autocenter,
Berlin, 2013; A Dutch Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, 2012; Drawing Typologies, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2007; Kölnshow 2, European Kunsthalle, Cologne,
2007; I Want To Believe, Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, 2007; Achterland en Achterdocht, Lokaal 01, Breda, 2004 and Prix de Rome, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2004.

Curatorial and collaborative projects include: The Passenger, Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam in 2011; The Only Rule is Work, Galerie Waalkens, Finsterworlde in 2012 and
33 Drawings on Language and Communality in A Straight Line with Barbara Seiler at Amsterdam Drawing in 2014.