Born 1968, Deurne, The Netherlands.
Lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Education

  • 1990

    Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving, ’s-Hertogenbosch


  • 1992

    Ateliers ‘63, Haarlem
 


Solo Exhibitions

  • (C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

  • 2018

    Freddy's, The Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 2017

    Three Social Works, South London Gallery, London, UK
    Sündenbock (Scapegoat), Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    G.O.A.T., Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2016

    Erik van Lieshout: The Show Must Ego On, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels (C)
    DOG, TENT Rotterdam, Pauluskerk, Rotterdam, NL

  • 2015

    After the Riot II, Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
    I am in heaven, Anton Kern, New York USA

  • 2014

    Private View, Maureen Paley, London.

  • 2013

    Delegierte Performance for WWTBD, Marien Jongewaard at Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

  • 2012

    
JANUS, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

    JANUS, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam.
    Ministry of Subculture, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
    Commision, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

  • 2011

    Erik makes Happy, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, (C)
    
How Can I Help You, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London

    English Lesson, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

  • 2010

    Echter Luxus, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

    The Shop, Zuidplein, Rotterdam
    
Erik van Lieshout: Les Bestos: Postward Erections in Focus, Hayward Gallery, London
    
Rotterdam, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

  • 2009

    keine Kohle kein Holz, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin (C)

    The Assistant, Centre d'édition contemporaine, Geneva
    
Im Netz, Ludwig Museum, Cologne

    Spot on ‚Rotterdam-Rostock, Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, DE
    Sex is Sentimental, Maccarone, New York

  • 2007

    I’m so scared of America, (with Kelley Walker), De Hallen, Haarlem
    
Gaza Surfers, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
    
Peepshow, Project for Wrong Gallery at the Tate Modern, London

    Homeland Security, Projekt am Museumsplatz, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (cat.)

    Galeria s.a.l.e.s., Rome
, IT
    Mass MoCA, North Adams-Massachusets
 Kunsthaus Hollywood, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich (C)
    
Guantánamo Baywatch, Hammer Projects, Hammer Museum-UCLA, Los Angeles

  • 2006

    Nouveau Riche, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

    This can’t go on (Stay with me), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, (C)
    
Galerie Arndt & Partner, (with Douglas Kolk), Berlin

  • 2005

    I am afraid to tell you, but…, Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich

    Presentation of 5 films, Prospectif Cinéma, Centre Pompidou, Paris

    Don’t live with him, but give to him, Man in the Holocene, London, (C)

  • 2004

    
See Now we are connected, Institut Nederlandais, Paris, (C)

    Tessa, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

  • 2003

    Therapy, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp 

    Klebeplastik, Fiebach-Minninger Galerie, Cologne

  • 2002

    Naughty by Nature, not because I hate you, Groninger Museum, Groningen, (C)

    Bin Shopping, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

  • 2001

    Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

  • 2000

    High, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

  • 1999

    Aktionsforum Praterinsel Laboratorium, Munich

    Selbstenzünderer, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp 
Altes Rathaus, Schwerin

  • 1998

    Singing Apart Together, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
    
Mit Heizung, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp

  • 1997

    Excedra, (with David Bade), Hilversum

  • 1996

    Galerie Sabine Wachters, Brussels

    RTL 12+, Galerie Tanya Rumpff (with Charlotte Schleiffert), Haarlem

Selected Group exhibitions

  • 2018

    Ich bin ein Riss, ich will durch Wände gehen, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany
    Weil Ich Nun Mal Hier Lebe (Because I Live Here), Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Frankurt, Germany
    The Line Up: The Power of Drawing, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Germany is Not an Island, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
    Wiesbaden Biennale, Wiesbaden, Germany
    30 jaar Heinekenprijs voor de Kunst, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Recent Aquisitions on Display, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2017

    Beautiful Distress, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Revolution in red-yellow-blue: Gerrit Rietveld And Contemporary Art, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
    Bye Bye de Stijl, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Radicale Sociale Animale Talen, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
    Mentally Yellow. High Noon, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
    LOOK! New Acquisitions, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
    Unfinished conversations: New work from the collection, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, New York, USA
    Kino der Kunst 2017, Kino der Kunst, Munich, Germany
    Drawing Biennial 2017, Drawing Room, London, UK
    Graphic Witness, Drawing Room, London, UK
    ICON, Galerie Krinzinger

  • 2016

    Implosion 20, Anton Kern, New York, USA
    Kochi–Muziris Biennale 2016, Kerala, India
    THE REPETITION OF THE GOOD. THE REPETITION OF THE BAD, New Synagogue Berlin Centrum Judaicum Foundation, Berlin
    Emscherkunst 2016, Essen, Germany

  • 2015

    Drawing | The Bottom Line, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
    ‘Duh? Art & Stupidity’, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK
    Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Celebrate Life!, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Austria
    The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
    Drawing Now: 2015, Albertina Gallery, Vienna, Austria
    Old Intersections-Make it New III, 5th Thessaloniki Bienniale, curated by Katerina Gregros, The State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
    Meisterzeichnungen - 100 Jahre Grafische Sammlung, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Germany

  • 2014

    Another, Once Again, Many Times More, Martos, New York, USA
    Nouvelle Génération, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
    Stupidious, South London Gallery, London
    Playtime: 4th edition of the Ateliers de Rennes, Biennale d'art contemporain, Rennes, France
    Do it Moscow, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture GCCC, Moscow,
    Einblicke in die Sammlung Wemhöner, Sammlung Wemhöner, Berlin
    Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen, Haarlem
    A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…, Landshuter Strasse 49, Mainburg, Germany
    The Crime Was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam

    Manifesta 10, The European Biennal of Contemporary Art, curated by Kasper König, St. Petersburg
    Un Histoire, Art, architecture et design, des annes 80 á aujourd’hui, Centre Georges Pompidou, Beaubourg

  • 2013

    Sluizen-Between Two Poles, Moscow Biennale, Planetarium, Moscow
    Kanaalwerken, Gemeentemuseum, Helmond
    Ruhe-Störung, Marta Herford, Herford
    Ik hou van Holland. Nederlandse kunst na 1945, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
    Ghost in the system – scenarios for resistance, 5.Moscow Biennale, NCCA, Moscow
    Salon der Angst, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
    If you will it, it is not a dream, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
    Territory, AVL-Mundo, Rotterdam
    1.pers.sing. – the artist’s body between self portrait and performance -, b-05, Montabaur
    The Encyclopedic Palace, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Arsenale, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

    Nieuwe Aanwinsten, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
    Rineke Dijkstra. The Krazy House, MMK Frankfurt
    Do it, MU, Eindhoven
    Reckless Head, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, US
    Modern Housekeeping, Cinema Zuid, Eye, Amsterdam
    International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2013, Tiger Award Short for Janus
    Testing (Re)Production, Museum Sztuki, Lódz

  • 2012

    Point de Vue, Stedelijk Museum, Den Bosch
    Edition Bewegte Bilder, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    Parelen, De Lakenhal, Leiden
    The New Public, Museion, Bolzano curator Rein Wolfs
    The Living Years, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
    Manifesta 9, Genk, Limburg, Belgium
    TRACK, SMAK, Ghent (C)
    Insight-Outsight II, Städtische Galerie im Park, Viersen
    Colombo Art Biennale, Colombo
    La La Human Steps, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul
    International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam

  • 2011

    Melanchtopia, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

    Out of Storage, Collection Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Marres/Maastricht
    
Beziehungsarbeit – Kunst und Institution, Künstlerhaus k/haus, Vienna

    Commercial Break, Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice

    Fountain Show, una mostra di fontane d’artista, dispari&dispari project, Reggio Emilia

  • 2010

    Collector’s Items No.2. High Drama: Works from the Collection of Hugo & Carla Brown,
The Dutch Cultural Pop-Up Space, London

    TRUST, The 6th Seoul International Biennale of Media Art, Seoul, (C)
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    LONELY AT THE TOP: Modern Dialect. Contemporary artists look at the work of Renaat Braem, MHKA; NOVA, Antwerp

    Contemporary Magic, The National Arts Club, New York

    Dessins contemporains / Collection Florence et Daniel GUERLAIN, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d’Archéologie de Besançon, Besançon
    Morality ACT VII: Of Facts and Fables, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

    Aktualität eines Mediums. Nader Ahriman bis Chen Zhen, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Hey, We’re Closed!, Hayward Gallery, London

    Morality ACT V: Power Alone, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

    Fröhliche Gesellscahft, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart

    Morality Act III: And the moral of the story is…, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

    Shanghai World Expo, Dutch Pavillion, Shanghai

    Insight – Outsight, fpm-collection, Viersen

  • 2009

    amor fati, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

    John Bock, Erik van Lieshout, Manfred Pernice, Raymond Pettibon, Keith Tyson, fpmcollection, Berlin

    Double Dutch, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill

    vanLieshoutvanLieshout, Kunsthal KAde, Amersfort

    Zij kwamen uit Deurne, Museum de Wieger, Deurne
    
”T” Quelques possibilities de texts, centre d’édition contemporaine, Geneva

    May & June, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerpen
    
Puberty 4 AM, Store Gallery, London

  • 2008

    Home Alone, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
    
6th Busan Biennale, Busan

    After Nature, New Museum, New York

    Pretty Ugly, Maccarone, New York

    Institutional and Poetical Violence, Museu Serralves, Porto

  • 2007

    If I can’t dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, MUHKA, Antwerp
Installation of UP! at Rubell Family Collection, Miami

    Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (C)

    Size Matters: XXL, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill
Nederclips, Stedelijk Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)
Hamsterwheel, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice
Chocolates, Ojo Atómico, Madrid

    Memorial to the Iraq War, Institut for Contemporary Arts, London

    Between 2 deaths, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe
Temporarily Disconnected, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson

    Modelle für Morgen: Köln, European Kunsthalle, Cologne

  • 2006

    If I can’t dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, MUHKA, Antwerp
Installation of UP! at Rubell Family Collection, Miami

    Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (C)

    Size Matters: XXL, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill
Nederclips, Stedelijk Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)
Hamsterwheel, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice
Chocolates, Ojo Atómico, Madrid

    Memorial to the Iraq War, Institut for Contemporary Arts, London

    Between 2 deaths, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe
Temporarily Disconnected, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson

    Modelle für Morgen: Köln, European Kunsthalle, Cologne

  • 2005

    e-flux video rental, Portikus, Frankfurt
    M.
Respect! Forms of community/Formes de cohabitation, Musée Dar Si Saïd & the Palais el-Badi, Marrakesch, (C)
.
    SCHADENFREUDE, film program by Tirdad Zolghadr, Frieze Art Fair, London

    Pursuit of Happiness, Bureau Beyond, Leidsche Rijn Utrecht, (C).
    Jan De Cock, Pieterjan Ginckels, Manfred Pernice, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Erik Van Lieshout, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerpen

    Populism, CAC Vilnius; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, (C).
    7th Sjarjah Biennial, Sjarjah

  • 2004

    Premio del Golfo, Biennale Europea Arti Visive, La Spezia, (C).

    Wim Izaksprijs laureates, Museum Dordrecht, Dordrecht

    Habitat, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin

    Ethnic Marketing, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, (C).

    Trailer, Man In The Holocene, London
    
Funky Lessons, BüroFriedrich, Berlin; BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, (C).

    Tracer, Witte De With, Rotterdam, (C).

    We are the world, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam; De strip, Vlaardingen
Quicksand, De Appel, Amsterdam, (C).

  • 2003

    Travelling: Towards the border, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (cat.)
Ian Kiaer, Jonathan Pylpichuk, Erik Van Lieshout, Massimo de Carlo, Milan

    Not Now!, Kunstraum B2, Leipzig
    
BüroFriedrich at Frieze Art Fair (with Monica Bonvicini), London
    
Accessoiremaximalismus, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, (C).

    We are the world (with Jeanne Van Heeswijk, Meschac Gaba, Alicia Framis, Carlos Amorales), Dutch Pavilion, 5th Venice Biennale, (C).

  • 2002

    Urban Tension, Museum in Progress, billboard project, New Opera, Vienna

    Do it, webproject on e-flux curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, (C).

    Private views, Fiebach-Minninger Galerie, Cologne

    Politically Correct? Dutch!, Galerie Krinzinger, Salzburg & Vienna, (C).

  • 2001

    Stroomversnelling, Groninger Museum, Groningen

    Wolfgang Plöger – Erik Van Lieshout, CIAP, Hasselt

    Pussy Forever, Christa Burger Galerie, Munich

    Zero Gravity, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

    Carbar, Lowlands, Biddinghuizen

    April is the cruelest month, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp
    
A very fancy fair, Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht
Nieuwe aanwinsten, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

  • 2000

    Pleidooi voor intuïtie, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

    Les 33, nightly art bar with Jeroen Jongeleen and Marc Bijl, Rotterdam
Galerie Christa Burger, Munich

    Buren, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

    BüroFriedrich, Berlin

    Paintballs (with Bill Beckenbridge), Buro Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden

    Hey, International Competition Style…, TENT, Rotterdam

    Exorcism, aesthetic terrorism, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
    
Het paard van Troje, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden

  • 1999

    Prix de Rome: Four artists of the Prix de Rome (painting): Charlotte Schleiffert, Erik Van Lieshout,
Gé Karel van de Sterren en Gijs Frieling, Arti et Amicitea, Amsterdam, (C)
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    Franky DC, Walter Swennen, Niels Donckers, Elske Neus, Erik van Lieshout, Sven ’t Jolle, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp
    
groupshow, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
    
After the Riot, Marres – Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht

    After the Riot: snowflake office (with Annette Weisser/Ingo Vetter), Galerie Ursula Walteröl, Düsseldorf

    Snowflake Office, Naftaly Green Gallery, New York

    Schildersverdriet, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
    
Gladijs, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

  • 1998

    The Centre Holds, Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne
Fonds voor Beeldende Kunst, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst Amsterdam
    
Mit Heizung, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

  • 1997

    Einde eeuw, Tableau vivant, Pulchri Studio, The Hague

    Oosterhof/Donia exhibitions, Rotterdam

  • 1996

    66th International Biennial of Cairo, Cairo

    Pump the Cherry, Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
    
Ver na Vermeer, De Beyerd, Breda

  • 1995

    Stroomopwaarts, HAL, Rotterdam

  • 1994

    De Ateliers 1985-1993, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    
Couplet 2, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Galerie Sabine Wachters (with Charlotte Schleiffert & David Bade), Brussels

    WATT, Witte de With, Rotterdam

  • 1993

    De kracht van Heden, Loods 6, Amsterdam

Screenings

  • 2017

    WORK, KRAFTAdoc Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2015

    Politics without Poetics: Erik Van Lieshout and Amalia Ulman, Nicc België, Brussels, Belgium
    Work, IFFR, Rotterdam, NL

  • 2014

    The Basement, Amsterdam Art Weekend (screening at IDFA/EYE), Amsterdam, NL

  • 2013

    Erik van Lieshout and Daria Martin, Maureen Paley

Awards

  • 2018

    Dr A. H. Heineken Prize for Art

  • 2017

    Main Award from Kunststiftung Ingvild and Stephan Goetz, together with Julian Rosefeldt (Manifesto) at Kino der Kunst for Die Insel, Munich

  • 2016

    Theo Wolvencampprijs (Jury: Chris Dercon, Anna Tilroe, Hendrik Driessen, Rudi Fuchs)

  • 2013

    Tiger Award Short Films at International Film Festival Rotterdam for Janus

  • 2006

    Dolf Henkes Prijs

  • 1999

    2nd Prize Prix de Rome

  • 1996

    Wim Izaaks Prijs

Selected Bibliography

  • (C) denotes catalogue

  • 2017

    Briegleb, Till, Der Horror-Clown, sueddeutsche.de, 4 October 2017
    Jones, Jonathan, Five of the best exhibtions, theguardian.com, 14 April 2017
    Luke, Ben, Erik van Lieshout, exhibition review: Walk on the wild side with this artist with a mission, standard.co.uk, 6 April 2017
    McConnell, Ned, 5 things to do in London, artworkslondon.com, 6 April 2017
    Morton, Elise, Get to know the famous felines of the Hermitage in London, calvertjournal.com, 2 May 2017
    Morton, Tom, Erik van Lieshout, South London Gallery, UK, Frieze, September 2017
    Morton, Tom, Erik van Lieshout, South London Gallery, UK, frieze.com, 15 May 2017
    -----, Art Weekly, theguardian.com, 7 April 2017
    -----, Editor's Picks, Guardian Guide, 8 April 2017
    -----, The week's top exhibitions, a-n.co.uk, 10 April 2017

  • 2016

    Erik van Lieshout. The Show Must Ego On, featuring texts by Adrian Searle, Fucking Good Art and Zoë Gray, Wiels and Koenig Books, Brussels, 2016 (C)
    Griffin, Jonathan, , Erik van Lieshout , On Fire, 2016, pp. 50-55.
    Booger, van den Dominic, Erik van Lieshout, ArtReview, April 2016, p. 102.

  • 2015

    O’Brien, Sophie, Erik van Lieshout, New York, at Anton Kern, artinamericamagazine.com, 13 May 2015
    Ramos, Filipa, Erik van Lieshout: ‘The Basement’, vdrome.org, 15 July 2015.
    SFAQ PICKS, After the Riot II, Erik van Lieshout at Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, sfaq.us, 26 June 2015
    Goodeve Thyrza Nichols, Erik Van Lieshout’s I Am in Heaven, Art Agenda, February 2017
    Paul Laster, Erik Van Lieshout, I am in Heaven, Time Out New York, February 2015, pp. 12-15

  • 2014

    Erik van Lieshout: Rotterdam Zuid – Home, Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art Rotterdam, 2014. (C)
    Borcherdt, Gesine, Manifesta 10, Art Review, September 2014, pp.192-193
    Diaconov, Valentin and Reichert, Kolja, Manifesta 10, Frieze d/e, September- November 2014, pp126-129
    Searle, Adrian, The art world takes on Russia’s regressive LGBT laws at Manifesta 10, guardian.com/uk, 30 June 2014
    Maureen Paley: Erik van Lieshout, Mousse, January - March 2014, p. 256.
    Pick of the Week: Erik van Lieshout, The Guardian Guide, 1 - 7 February 2014, p. 36.
    Pick of the Week: Erik van Lieshout, The Guardian Guide, 8 - 14 February 2014, p. 26.
    Williams, Gilda, Reviews: Erik van Lieshout, Artforum, April 2014, p. 270

  • 2012

    Kellaway, Brooke, Homeland Security: Erik van Lieshout Searches for the Iraq War, Walker Magazine, 12 October 2012

  • 2011

    Eric Van Lieshout, Kunst Krise Ivens Rietveld, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, 2011. (C)
    Pallister. James, Erik van Lieshout at the Hayward Gallery, architectsjournal.co.uk, 20 January 2011
    Searle, Adrian, The Ali G of Art, The Guardian, 11 January 2011
    Sherwin, Skye, This week’s new exhibitions – Erik Van Lieshout, London, The Guardian, 8 January 2011
    Morton, Tom: I should make artworks for my friends, an interview with Erik van Lieshout, haywardprojectspace.blogspot.co.uk, January 2011

  • 2009

    Scrimgeour, Alexander, Erik Van Lieshout, Maccarone inc. Artforum International, April 2009, pp.185-186
    Johnson, Ken, Erik van Lieshout, Sex is Sentimental, The New York Times, 5 February 2009

  • 2008

    What Does It Mean to Make Art During Wartime, Modern Painters, April 2008, p. 67 Loock, Ulrich, Erik van Lieshout – Willem de Rooij (conversation), exh. cat., Violência Institucional e Poética/Institutional and Poetic Violence, Fundação de Serralves e/ and Civilização Editora, Porto, 2008, pp. 128-181

  • 2007

    Pearson, Tony, Hell is Other People, Erik van Lieshout’s Agony of Communication, Modern Painters, November 2007, pp. 84-88
    Hooper, Rachel, Lessons in buffoonery and bravado: Erik van Lieshout”, exh. cat., Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2007, pp 212-217
    Blumenstein, Ellen & Felix Ensslin (eds) Erik van Lieshout, exh. cat. Between two deaths, Zwischen zwei toden, Karlsruhe, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, pp.192-193 & pp. 283-284,
    Zolghadr, Tirdad, Tough Love, Feminism and its Thresholds, Frieze, London, March 2007 p. 33

  • 2006

    Rein Wolfs and Mirjam Varadinis, Erik van Lieshout—This Can’t go on (Stay With Me), ed. Erik van Lieshout, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam; Kunsthaus Zurich; Stadtische Galerie Im Lenbachhaus, Munich, JRP Ringier, 2006. (C)
    Morton, Tom, At Your Service, Erik van Lieshout—This Can’t go on (Stay With Me), ed. Erik van Lieshout, exh. cat. Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, 2006.
    Lüttiken, Sven, et al. Video Shacks, A Prior Magazine #12. Brussels, 2006, p. 6–9
    Morton, Tom: Isaac and Ishmael, A Prior Magazine # 12, Brussels, 2006, p. 70–77
    Eggel, Caroline: “UP!,” A Prior Magazine # 12, Brussels, 2006, p. 94–98
    Rebellion: Julie Becker & Erik van Lieshout, ed. The Wrong Gallery, exh. cat. The Wrong Gallery New York. The Wrong Times no. 3 New York, October 2006

  • 2005

    Heiser, Jörg: Erik van Lieshout, Funky lessons, exh. cat., Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt a. M., p. 62–64
    Cattelan, Maurizio and Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick: El Topo: Cinque domande a Erik van Lieshout, Domus, Milan, February 2005, p.137–138 2004
    Van Lieshout Erik, See? Now we are connected, IDEA Books, Amsterdam, 2004
    Eichler, Dominic, O brother, where art thou?, Frieze # 81, London, March, p. 76–79

  • 2002

    Barbera van Kooij, Patty Wageman (eds), Naughty By Nature, Not because I hate you, NAI Publishers, Rotterdam, 2002