The Beholder's Share

2010

Philip Akkerman
2008


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1957 Born in Vaassen, Holland
Lives and works in The Hague

Education

1979 - 81
1976 - 78

Ateliers ’63, Haarlem
Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, The Hague

One Person Exhibitions

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Miners,
BravinLee programs, New York

Lost and Ambulous
, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Aanschellen tot wederzijds zien (schatkamer van heliofobische visioenen), ACEC, Apeldoorn (with Vincent Rijnbende)

Grey Paintings, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam
Akkermania, Kunsthal, Rotterdam

Full Frontal
, Mummery + Schnelle, London
Immer Ich
, Kunstverein Arthaus, Ahaus
Am I A Person?, BravinLee Programs, New York
I have become paint, Galerie Polaris, Paris
Nicky’s Schoenen- en Sleutelservice, The Hague

138x Philip Akkerman
, Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Netherlands

Torch, Amsterdam

Mummery + Schnelle, London
Philip Akkerman & Tony Matelli: Self-Portraits, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium

Guido Costa Projects, Turin
Mireille Mosler Ltd. New York
BravinLee Programs, New York

Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zürich
Tweeduizendzes, De Hallen, Haarlem

L.A.C. (with Manuel Ocampo), Sigeau (F)

Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Andre Simoens Gallery, Knokke,
Gorney, Bravin + Lee, New York (project room)
Revolution 10000000000000…Gallery, Middelburg
De Willem 3, Vlissingen
Studio Manuela Klerkx, Milan

Torch, Amsterdam
De onzichtbare man, uitgave 50 zeefdrukken bij Hei n Elferink, Staphorst

Studio D.V.O, Brussels

Gorney, Bravin and Lee, New York

Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
Galerie Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland

Galerie Torch, Amsterdam
The Mirror’s Secret - Paintings and Drawings 1981 - 1999, Gemeentemuseum,
The Hague
Baumgartner Galleries, New York

Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

Galerie De Lege Ruimte, Ghent

Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C.

Attitudes, Stadsgalerij, Heerlen
Bob van Orsouw Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany

Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C., USA

Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne
Galerie De Lege Ruimte, Ghent
Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht

Selected Group Exhibitions


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For the Sake of Paint, Flatland Gallery, Utrecht
Bending the Mirror, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, USA
Dutch Magic Realism Past towards Contemporary, MoA, Seoul, South Korea
The gallery collection, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Mindmap, een manifestatie over kunst en psychiatrie, Odapark, Venray

L'Altra faccia, Le Gallerie dei Gerosolimitani, Perugia

Portretten van de 21e eeuw
, Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem
Kunstenaarsportretten, SMart, Brussels
Artikoos, The Hague
Een ander gezicht, Stedelijk Museum Kampen
Ecce Homo, Haagse Kunstkring, The Hague

Met Eigen Ogen, Zelfportretten in de Nederlandse Moderne Kunst, Noordbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Beeldspraak, Teylers Museum, Haarlem
I love the BeNeLux, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York

Realismo Olandese
, Palazzo Leone da Perego, Milan
Faces, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
Biennale van de Schilderkunst
, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Something and Something Else
, Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo,
Netherlands
Self Portraits
, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
BravinLee Programs, New York

Welsprekende portretten
, TH Gallery, Den Haag
Leve de Schilderkunst Terug naar de Figuur, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
Contour, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft
Francis Alys, Philip Akkerman, Stephen Bush, Goff + Rosenthal, New York
Gargouilles Criminal Serials, Studio D.V.O. Brussels

Face to Face, Ausstellungshalle Zeitgenössischer Kunst, Münster
The Cartin Collection, contemporary portraiture, Lyman Allyn Museum,
New London (USA)
Altijd Vandaag, Dordrechts Museum
Confusion is a Beautiful State of Mind, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Utrecht
Strange, the g fox building, Harford
Identity ; me, myself & I, de Willem 3, Vlissingen
De Kunst van het oud woden, LUMC, Leiden
De Magie van het Realisme, Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem
Darkness Visable, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull and Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton
20 jaar Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Van Appel tot Zandvliet, Stadsgalerij Heerlen

iD, portrait, an exploration of identity, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Neue Ansichten vom Ich, Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig (D)
Altered States, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
Neue Ansichten vom Ich, Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, Braunschweig (D)
Other Aristocrats, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Self Portraits,' James Hyman, London
Me, Myself & I, Galerie Wouter, Van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
Total Torpor, Mad Malaise, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
De Zwarte Doos van Galerie Den Ahaag, Artoteek, Den Haag

De ontmoeting, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem
'Schatten uit de collectie', Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Imago, MuseČe des Beaux Arts, Lons Le Saunier (F)
Ich Singe…., Aschenbach & Hofland, Amsterdam
Move, The Hague
Autour de Vincent, Zundert

Imagine you are standing here infront of me, Caldic Collection, Museum Boijmans van Baumingen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Selbstbildmisse, Tradition und Neue Sicht, Kallmann Museum, Ismaning, Germany
The Embarkation of Cythera, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London

Wechsel-strom, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth/part 2/Alternating Current, Lokremise, St Gallen
Face Off, Damasquine Aeroplastics Contemporary Gallery, Brussels
To Be a Mirror: Portraits by Six Painters, curated by Jonathan Lasker, Eugene Binder, Long Island From the Low Countries: Reality and Art 1960 - 2001, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen and Tour
Looking With/Out, Courthauld Institute of Art, London

Movin’ On Up, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
The Insanity Benefit, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
Face to Face, Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam
Das Gedächtnis der Malerei: ein Rüchblick auf das 20. Jahrhundert, Kunsthaus, Aarau
Europe: Different Perspectives in Paintings, Museuo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare

Me, Myself & I, Stroom hcbk, Haags Historisch Museum, The Hague
Jeanne Oosting Prize 1999, Museum de Wieger Deurne, Deurne

It’s a curse, it’s a burden, curated by Glenn Brown, The Approach, London
Self Portraits, Caldic Collection, Rotterdam
From Here to Eternity: Painting in 1998, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Künstlerlnnen - 50 Gespräche, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
25 jaar Sandberg prijs, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Videoportrats und Werks, Kunsthaus, Bregenz

Small Truths - Repetition and the Obsessional in Contemporary Art. John
Hansard Gallery, Southampton and tour
L'Art et Son Concept, Chateau Beaumanoir, Le Leslay, France
Van Ouborg tot Akkerman, Gemeente Museum, The Hague
Hedendaagse schilders in Nederland en Vlaanderen, De Beyerd, Breda, The
Netherlands

Reserve-Lager-Storage, Oh!, Brussels
Inside Out. Psychological Self-Portraiture, The Adrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA

Du concept a l'image - Art Pay Bas XX Siecle, Musee D'Art Moderne de la Ville de
Paris, Paris
Untitled Streamer Eddy Monkey Full Stop Etcetera, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London

Any Given Day, John Post Lee Gallery, New York
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Der zerbrochene Spiegel, Positionen zur Malerei, Messepalast and Kunsthalle, Vienna & Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Here's Looking at Me - autoportraits contemporains, Elac, Lyon
Medium Messages, Wooster Gardens, New York

Negen, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam


Awards


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1993


Ouborg Prize, Stroom hckb, The Hague
Jeanne Oosting Prize for Watercolours

Sandberg Prize, Amsterdam


Bibliography

 


Books and Exhibition Catalogues


Hanekroot, Sebastian, ed.,
Philip Akkerman: 2314 Self-Portraits 1981-2005 , (Rotterdam: Veenman Publishes, 2006)

Thatcher, Jennifer, 'Art Tells the Truth Even When it's Lying', The Kingston Turnpike (London: Special Blue, 2006) p. 14-16

Van Alphen, Ernst, 'Stylistic Travesties', The Invisible Man: 50 Screenprints (Staphorst: Hein Elfrink, 2003) p. 5-21

Moos, David, ' A Magma of Interiors', Philip Akkerman: The Mirror's Secret (The Hague: Stroom hcbk, 1999) p. 42-49

Van Adrichem, J., ' From Day to Day', Philip Akkerman: The Mirror's Secret (The Hague: Stroom hcbk, 1999) p. 22-31

Köb, Edelbert, Künstlerlnnen: Philip Akkerman im Gespräch mit Jan Van Adrichem (Köln: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 1997) p. 13-16

Van Adrichem, J., 'Philip Akkerman', Kuenstlerlnnen, 50 Positionen zeitgenoessischer internationaler Kuntst Videoportraits und Werke (Bregenz: Kunsthaus, 1997)

Dippel, R., 'Een nieuwe realiteit en de onbegrijpelijkheid van het bestaan', Attitudes I Han Schuil Philip Allerman (Heerlen: Stadsgalerij, 1996)

Akkerman Philip, 'Sur les ermites', De concept a l'image Art Pays-Bas XXe siecle (Paris: Musee d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1994)

Van Adrichem, J., 'Philip Akkerman', De concept a l'image Art Pays-Bas XXe siecle (Paris: Musee d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1994)

Akkerman Philip, 'I could say...', Witte de With Cahier (Rotterdam:1993)

Akkerman Philip,
'5 Questions', Journal zur Ausstellung Der zerbrochene Spiegel, (Vienna: Messepalast, 1993)

Van Winkel, C., 'Philip Akkerman', Akkerman, Van Lieshout, Jacobs, Strik (New York: Jack Tilton Gallery, 1993)

Polak, Johan, ' The Changing Expression of the Contenance', Philip Akkerman: Self-portraits: (Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1992) p. 139-143

Verschaffel, Bart, 'Fare Bella Figura?' , Philip Akkerman: Self-portraits (Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1992) p. 112-115

Jansen, Bert, 'Self-Portraits as the Recollection of Painting', Philip Akkerman: Self-portraits (Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1992) p. 130-133

Van Adrichem, J., 'The Self-Portraits of Philip Akkerman', Philip Akkerman: Self-portraits (Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1992) p. 121-125

Van Adrichem, J., 'Philip Akkerman', Negen (Rotterdam: Witte de With; Proato: Centro per L'arte contemporaneo Luigi Pecci; Duesseldorf: Kunstverein; Hasselt: Provinciaal Museum, 1991-1992)

Cooke, L., 'Going Dutch', Negen (Rotterdam: Witte de With; Proato: Centro per L'arte contemporaneo Luigi Pecci; Duesseldorf: Kunstverein; Hasselt: Provinciaal Museum, 1991-1992)

Akkerman Philip, 'De tekening onder de schildering', De Rijksacademie (Amsterdam, 1989)

Van Adrichem, J., and Van Nieuwenhuyzen, M., 'De man in de spiegel: Philip Akkerman: een keuze uit de Zelfportretten 1981-1987'
(The Hague: l'ami de L'art, 1988)

Van Adrichem, J., and Van Nieuwenhuyzen, M., ' Philip Akkerman: Zelfportretten 1981-1987' (The Hague: Durkkerij Polstra BV, 1988)

Akkerman Philip, 'In het ongewisse', Cover Doppelgaenger
(Amsterdam: Aorta, 1985)

Akkerman Philip, 'Statement', Nieuwe schilderkunt, (Arnhem:1982)


Magazines and Newspaper articles

Robecchi, Michele,
"Philip Akkerman - Mummery + Schnelle, London", Flash Art, No. 260, (May-June 2008), p.164

Davies, Lucy , "Philip Akkerman", artkrush , Issue 81. Click here to access

Coomer, Martin, " Philip Akkerman", Time Out London , No. 1962, (27 March 2008), p.69

Akkerman, Philip, 'Philip Akkerman: The Hostage' Art Documents: Now, Vol. 2, 4 (Fall-Winter 2006)

Depondt, Paul, 'The Mirror Image and the Question "Is That Me?": Philip Akkerman and His Self-Absorbed Struggle with Portraiture', The Low Countries, (Belgium: Rehhem, 2005) p.172-176

Kipnis, Jeffrey, 'Some Thoughts on Contemporary Paintings in the Hope that Analogies to Architecture Might be Drawn', Hunch Disciplines: The Berlage Institute Report, 9 (Summer 2005) p. 26-31

Sherman, Sam, 'Artworker of the Week # 35', Kultureflash, 94 (June 2004)

Hubbard, Sue, 'Art For Sale: Philip Akkerman @ Andrew Mummery', The Independent (May 2004) p. Arts 13

Van Alphen, E., 'Stylistic Travesties: Philip Akkerman's obsessive Self-portraiture', Berliner Theaterwissenschaft (2003)

Van der Beek, E., 'Schilderen in de geest van Goethe. Philip Akkerman: deelnemer buiten mededinging', Kunstbeeld, 27 (2003)

Newhall, Edith,   'Cue Art', New York Magazine (11 July 2001)

Levine, Kevin, 'Art Listing: Philip Akkerman', The Village Voice (3 July 2001)
p. 97

Anonymous, 'Galleries: Chelsea', New York Times (June 2001)

Anonymous, 'Art Galleries Chelsea: Philip Akkerman', The New Yorker (2 July 2001) p. 13

Anonymous, 'Talent: Today's Man', New York Magazine (18 June 2001) p. 72

Smith, Roberta, 'As the Chelsea World Expands, a Host of Vision Rush In', The New York Times (1 June 2001) p. E33

Depondt, Paul, 'Philip Akkerman, ce reflect dans le miroir, est-ce moi?', Septentrion, 30 (2001)

De Cruz, Gemma, 'Profile: Philip Akkerman', Art Review (November 2000) p. 52

Depondt, Paul, ' Het Wear Van Philip Akkerman' , OnsErfdeel , 43e (2000) p. 233-240 [Dutch]

Buysen, E. 'Akkerman en Rembrands, zelfportret als hoofdzaak', Jong Holland (1999)

Musgrave, David, 'It's a Curse, It's a Burden', Art Monthly , 233 (February 1999) p. 36-38

Herbert, Martin, 'It's a Curse, It's a Burden' TimeOut (1999)

Falconer, Morgan, 'Self-Regard That Puts Even Rembrandt to Shame', Highbury & Islington Express (2 October 1998)

Bijl, H., 'Terug naar de realiteit. Chris Dercon in gesprek met Philip Akkerman', Metropolis M , 13 (1992)

Eelbode, E., 'Het (zelf) portet in vraag', De Witte Raaf (1992)

Koplos, J., 'Philip Akkerman at Witte de With', Art in America 80 (1992)

Messler, N., 'Philip Akkerman Johnen & Schoettle', Artforum 31 (1992)

Akkerman, Philip,
'Nothing But Self Portraits', Kunst & Museum Journaal, 5 (1990) p. 32-33

Van Nieuwenhuyzen, M., 'Het hoofd van iedereen, de zelfportretten van Philip Akkerman: Een hermetische machine, nieuwe kunst in Mederland', Museumjournaal , 31 (1986)

Van Adrichem, J., and Van Nieuwenhuyzen, M., 'Philip Akkerman', Museumjournaal , 28 (1983)

Ottevanger, A., and Kok, A., 'Philip Akkerman', Metropolis M, 4 (1982)