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De werkelijkheid

Bas Heijne, Fischli/Weiss, Michel Houellebecq, Krijn de Koning, Germaine Kruip, Sharon Lockhart, Rita McBride, Janice McNab, Wolfgang Tillmans

Group exhibition

18 June – 5 September 2004
Vleeshal (Map)

Curators: Rutger Wolfson, Tanja Elstgeest


In co-operation with Bas Heijne.
Featuring work by: Fischli/Weiss; Michel Houellebecq; Krijn de Koning; Germaine Kruip; Sharon Lockhart; Rita McBride; Janice McNab & Wolfgang Tillmans.

It is that unreal reality from which art is meant to help us escape; not by striving to imitate realism, which is a phenomenon already omnipresent in our visual and information culture, but by bringing our consciousness, so relentlessly dulled, in touch with reality again.

Quote from 'De werkelijkheid' (Reality) by Bas Heijne.

With special thanks to: Hans Kemna, Amsterdam; Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.