Galerie Nagel Draxler

Guy Mees

Biography

* 1935 in Mechelen, Belgium
† 2003 in Antwerp, Belgium

EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL) / SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017
Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, Germany

2016
“Archives”, Bureau des Réalités, Brussels, Belgium & Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)

2013
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
“Lost Space”, Anyspace, Brussels, Belgium
“Focus Guy Mees”, Museum M, Leuven, Belgium

2010
Galerie Bernard Bouche, Paris, France

2007
Galerie Bernard Bouche, Paris, France

2002
“Guy Mees, een overzicht”, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2000
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1998
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1996
Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, The Netherlands

1995
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1993
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium (cat.)

1990
Edition of four screenprints, Anny De Decker, Antwerp, Belgium
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1989
“Guy Mees 1989″, edition by Marc Poirier, Antwerp, Belgium
Galerie L’A, Liege, Belgium
Galerie van de Akademie van Waasmunster, Waasmunster, Belgium

1988
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1985
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1984
Galerie Dam, Middelburg, The Netherlands

1983
Vereniging voor het Museum van Hedendagse Kunst Gent, Ghent, Belgium

1982
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1979
Galerie Michele Lachowsky, Brussels, Belgium

1977
Galerie Orez Mobile, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Galerie Nova, Zagreb, Croatia

1974
MTL-Art in Project, Antwerp, Belgium
MTL, Brussels, Belgium

1973
MTL, Brussels, Belgium

1971
Galerie X-One, Antwerp, Belgium
Richtingsverschijnselen, Galerie Jeanne Buytaert, Antwerp, Belgium

1970
Galerie X-One, Antwerp, Belgium
MTL, Brussels, Belgium

1969
Galerie X-One, Antwerp, Belgium

1968
Galerie Orez, Den Haag, The Netherlands

1966
Galerie Ad Libitum, Antwerp, Belgium

GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL) / GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016
“B-Last”, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium
“The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium”, MUKHA, Antwerp, Belgium

2015
“The Gap, an exhibition of selected abstract art from Belgium”, Parasol Unit, London, UK

2013
“Happy Birthday Dear Academie”, MAS, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
“Looking back – A video selection from the Argos collection for Contour On Tour: Video art in the Flemish Parliament”, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
“Spirits Of Internationalism”, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
“50 days at sea”, Antwerp Pavilion, 9th Shanghai Biennale, cur. by Philippe Pirotte, Shanghai, China

2011
“Guy Mees, deel 2″, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium
“Out of Storage: Provisoire & Définitif”, Marres – Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands

2010
“Stanley Brouwn / Francois Curlet / Jef Geys / Guy Mees / Michael Smith / Ann Veronica Janssens / Bernard Frize / Heimo Zobernig / Koenraad Dedobbeleer / Marthe Wéry”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
“Micheline chez Mai 36″, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
“Ecce Homo Ludens”, Musée régional d’art contemporain Languedoc-Roussilon, Sérignan, France

2009
“T-Tris : Un « jeu » de construction entre les collections de la Province de Hainaut, du Muhka et du Mudam”, B.P.S.22 – Espace de Création Contemporaine, Charleroi, Belgium
“A Story of the Image: Old & New Masters From Antwerp”, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore / Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2008
PMMK, Ostend, Belgium
“Elementaire deeltjes”, COVRA, Vlissingen, The Netherlands

2007
“7”, Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen, Belgium
“Silent Revolutions”, Expo Tweebronnen, Leuven, Belgium
“Een verhaal van het beeld / A story of the image”, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2006
“Discontinuous, Drawing lines from and to the work of Guy Mees”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
“Silent Revolutions”, Expo Tweebronnen, Leuven, Belgium

2005
“Monopolis – Antwerpen”, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
“Collectiepresentatie XI – zomer 2005, de Zomer van Middelburg”, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2004
“Dear ICC – Aspects of contemporary art in Belgium 1970-1985″, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
“Papiers divers & Dérivés” – Galerie Nadja Vilenne, Liège, Belgium
“Dedicated to a Proposition”, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium
“Stanley Brouwn / Francois Curlet / Anne Daems / Wim Delvoye / Jef Geys / Carsten Höller / Ann Veronica Janssens / On Kawara / Mark Luyten / Guy Mees / Allen Ruppersberg / Joe Scanlan / Charles-Daniel Schreiber”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

2003
“Collectiepresentatie VI – winter 2003-2004″, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
“Collectiepresentatie IV – zomer 2003″, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2002
“Exile on Main Street”, N.I.C.C., Antwerp, Belgium
“Spring”, Anne Daems, Guy Mees, Gauthier Hubert, Honoré d’o, Orla Barry, Sylvie Macias-Diaz, 
Ann Veronica Janssens, Suchan Kinoshita – Galerie Nadja Vilenne, Liege, Belgium
“Video & films, de collectie – een voorstel”, M.U.H.K.A., Antwerp, Belgium
S.T.U.C., Leuven, Belgium

2001
“Ici & maintenant / Hier & nu”, Ancien Entrepot Royal Tour & Taxis (cur. by Laurent Jacob), Brussels, Belgium
“David Claerbout, Wim Delvoye, Alicia Framis, Bernard Frize, Daan Van Golden, Ann Veronica Janssens, Mark Luyten, Guy Mees, Marthe Wéry, Christopher Wool”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1999
“Tegenvleug/A rebrousse-poil”, Kunstcentrum Sittard, The Netherlands
“Trouble spot – painting”, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
“Anne Daems / J.P. Deridder / Douglas Gordon / Mark Luyten / Guy Mees / Joe Scanlan”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
“La consolation”, MAGASIN – Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

1998
“Un siècle de collage en Belgique”, Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image imprimée, La Louvière, Belgium

1993
“Kunst in België na 1980 / L’art en Belgique depuis 1980″, Musée d’Art Moderne, Brussels, Belgium
“Betekende Ruimte II. Plaats van handeling”, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium (cat.)

1992
“Corners Filled With What Is Swept Into Corners”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1992
“Harald Klingelhöller / Guy Mees / Richard Prince / Robert Therrien”, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

1988
“De Verzameling I”, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA), Antwerp, Belgium

1984
“Video art in Belgium 1970-1977″, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

1981
“Naar en in het landschap”, ICC, Antwerp, Belgium

1979
“The sixties – Art in Belgium”, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

1974
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, United Kingdom

1973
“Belgische Avant-Garde / Avant-Garde Belge”, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

1967
Wide White Space, Antwerp, Belgium

1965
“Zero Avantgarde”, Atelier Fontana, Milano, Italy

1963
“Europäische Avantgarde”, Schwanenhalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (cat.)

1960
Galerie Ad Libitum, Antwerp, Belgium

Bibliography

Kataloge / Catalogues

“Mystiek van kleur”, Roger Raveelmuseum plaquette nr.11, 2006

Zoersel '96, cat. Zoersel '96, Zoersel, 1996, p. 52-53

Post factum,Onder anderen. Among others, p.19, 57 en 64, catalogus Among Others, San Francesco della Vigna, Biennale di Venezia 1995

Dirk Pultau, Verloren ruimte, p. 98-107, Among others, cat. de la Biennale de Venice, 1995

Anny De Decker, "Geschilderde plinten in verlus", p. 90-91, catalogus Museum van Schone Kunsten, 1993

Marie Pascale Gildemyn, "Kunst in België na 1980", p. 85, 1993

Marc Poirier dit Caulier,"De la perspective, Le décentrement chinois", p. 92-93, catalogus Museum voor Schone Kunsten, 1993.

Dirk Snauwaert, "Het parcours van Guy Mees", p. 105-113, catalogus Museum voor Schone Kunsten, 1993.

Dirk Snauwaert, "De Verloren Ruimte" en "Het Parcours van Guy Mees", in catalogus Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, p. 101-112, Brussel, 1993.

Ausstellungstexte, Artikel / Exhibition Texts, Articles

Luk Lambrecht, "Betekende Ruimte II, De Betekenissen van de plaats van handeling", Museum Dhondt-Daenens, Deurle

“Discontinuous”, H-Art, p.27, ill

“Discontinuous”, GVA, 07 September 2006, p.60

Verloren ruimte, De Morgen, 13 februari 1998

Luk Lambrecht," Knippen en plakken ", in De Morgen, 9/06/95, p.32

Christine Vuegen, "Guy Mees en de revolutie in de Europese Kunst", in Kunstbeeld 7/8, 17de jaargang, p. 23-25, 1993