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Ron van der Ende
Born in Delft, NL, 1965.
Lives and works in Rotterdam, NL.

Current and upcoming

Art Rotterdam [2017]

Sebastiaan Bremer, Mohau Modisakeng, Geert Mul, Ron van der Ende, Jasper de Beijer, Troika

09.02.2017 - 12.02.2017
Van Nellefabriek
Van Nelleweg 1, Rotterdam

 

PHK18 #9: Schaal [2016]

Opening Sunday Oktober 16 15.00-18.00h. Exhibition ends Januari 13 2017.

Rogier Arents Willem Besselink Merijn Bolink Mynke Buskens Stijn Bles Lisa Couwenbergh Anuli Croon Jason Coburn Laurien Dumbar Ron van der Ende Wim van Egmond Marissa Evers Lizan Freijsen Jasper van der Graaf Frank Havermans Joost van Hezewijk Aletta de Jong Babette Kleijn Yisu Kim Jeroen Molenaar Observatorium Niels Post Sonia Rijnhout Rene Roeten Jean Marc Spaans Boris Tellegen Marjan Teeuwen Kamiel Verschuren Marleen van Wijngaarden

Bureau voor Kunst | PHK18
Prins Hendrikkade 18
3071 KB Rotterdam

 

Books and Editions

The Factory Set - Ron van der Ende [2015]

A 272 page book appearing alongside the exhibition by the same name covering Van der Ende’s entire career. It introduces all of the bas reliefs to date as well as an overview of older and collaborative works, sketches, found photo’s, collages, studio snapshots and so on.
The book includes essays by the artist, and texts by Frits van Dongen, Hester Keijser and Braden King. The introduction is by Jannet de Goede who also curated the exhibit in the Kunsthal.
The book was made by Ron van der Ende in collaboration with ZEE – strategy and design and published by FRAME Publishers in Amsterdam.

THE FACTORY SET
English language, 272 pages, full colour, hardcover, 220 x 285 mm
ISBN 978-94-91727-66-5


ORDER HERE

The Factory Set - SPECIAL EDITION [2015]

318 x 256 x 65 mm (12.5 x 10 x 2.8 inch) salvaged wood, pear-wood, plywood, screen printed title. Edition of 70, numbered and signed. The edition contains a copy of the book.
Additional information about the Edition: READ MORE

 

1984-1988 Educated at ABK in Rotterdam, NL, department of sculpture and mixed media.
1988-1998 Artist-run-space and studio collective Expo HenK

2003-2007 ArtBBQ, a personal daily art blog on www.artbbq.nl.
2007-present ArtBBQ, a collection of artists' musical preferences on
www.artbbq.nl.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Bare Bones  Ron Mandos Gallery, Amsterdam, NL.
2014 The Factory Set  Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL.
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Dallas TX, USA; with Ambach & Rice.

2013 Case Studies, Kennedy & Van der Laan, Amsterdam, NL.
2013 Phasmid  Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles CA, USA.

2012 Edge of Space Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL.
2012 Mirror Lake  Commission for the State of the Netherlands.

2011 Perishables  The Armory Show, New York NY, USA; with Ambach & Rice.
2010 A Shallow Wade  Ambach & Rice, Seattle WA, USA.
2009 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 Exploded View  Baracca, The Hague, NL.
2008 Axonometric Array  Commission for worm, Rotterdam, NL.
2008 Motor Memory  OkOk Gallery, Seattle WA, USA.
2007 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2006 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2005 De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, NL.
2003 Mobility, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2001 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2001 KunstRai ’01, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
2000 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1999 Mimic Diagram  Commission for Concert- en congresgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam,NL.
1997 Industrieel Landschap  Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, NL; with Freek Drent.
1996 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam NL.

1994 Galerie Wansink, Roermond NL; duo presentation with Jean-Marc Spaans.
1994 Lineart, Ghent, BE; with Galerie Delta; duo presentation with Freek Drent.

1990 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1989 KunstRAI ’89, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1989 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL. 

Group Exhibitions

2017 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL; with Ron Mandos. 
2016 PHK18 #9: Schaal, Bureau voor Kunst / PHK18, Rotterdam, NL.
2016 Ode aan de Rotterdammer, Museum Rotterdam, NL.
2016 No Walls, Rotterdam Contemporary, Rotterdam, NL.
2015 Uit Liefde voor Hout, Museum IJsselstein, Ijsselstein, NL.
2014 Sincerely, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles CA, USA.
2014 7x52x10, Ruimtevaart, The Hague, NL.
2014 Unter Zwischen im Ampelhaus, Ampelhaus, Oranienbaum, DE. 
2013 Echte Rotterdammers, lp2, Las Palmas, Rotterdam, NL.
2013 Uit de Hand, Garage, Rotterdam, NL (Vuurrood book presentation).
2013 New Works By, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles CA, USA.
2013 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL; with Ron Mandos. 
2012 NADA, Miami Beach FL, USA; with Ambach & Rice.
2012 Exposure, Expo Chicago, Chicago IL, USA; with Ambach & Rice.
2012 The Traveller, TENT, Rotterdam, NL.
2012 Cinema, Voorkamer, Lier, BE.
2012 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
2011 Will Be Home, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles CA, USA.
2011 Art Brussels, Brussels, BE; with Ron Mandos.
2011 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
2011 Marine, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2010 Craft, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2010 Reality and its Double, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, NL.
2010 Art Amsterdam, NL; with Ron Mandos.
2010 Rotterdams Toppunt, Historisch Museum Rotterdam, NL.
2010 Art Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta. 
2009 nada, Miami Beach FL, USA; with Ambach & Rice.
2009 Auto-Mobiel, Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem, NL.
2009 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam NL; with Galerie Delta.
2009 Kunst uit Huis V: Ron Klein Breteler, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, NL.
2009 Pro Forma, Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund, DE,
2008 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam NL; with Galerie Delta.
2007 BigPowerSmallWorks, Galerie Kathareze Tilburg, NL, curated by Koen Delaere.
2007 BGL offline, Zoete Broodjes, Amsterdam, NL.
2007 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam NL; with Galerie Delta. 
2006 The Airborne Dream, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2006 Absolut Search, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, NL.
2006 Milly’s Maserati Show, Tent, Rotterdam, NL. 
2005 The Future is Stupid, Galerie MaMa, Rotterdam, NL.
2005 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam NL; with Galerie Delta.
2005 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL. 
2004 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
2004 KunstRai ’04, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
2004 Studium Generale: Hout, TU Delft, Delft NL.
2004 Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam NL; with Galerie Delta.
2003 Stad van Rotterdammers, Historisch Museum Rotterdam, NL.
2003 Fly-Over  Commission for HES, Rotterdam, NL.
2002 KunstRai ’02, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
2002 Iets wat zoveel kost, is alles waard, De Beyerd, Breda, NL.
2002 Nieuwe Aanwinsten, Artotheek Oost, Amsterdam, NL.
2002 The Airborne Dream - Galerie Delta 40 jaar (1962-2002), Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL. 
2001 DemolitionDerby!, Room, Rotterdam, NL.
2001 DemolitionDerby!, Artis, den Bosch, NL. 
2000 KunstRAI ’00, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1999 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1999 KunstRAI ’99, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1998 Industrieel Landschap  Gothaer Kunstforum Köln, Cologne, DE; project with Freek Drent.
1998 Carambolage, Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, NL.
1998 Vuurtoren  swimming pool, Zoetermeer, NL; project with ExpoHenK.
1998 Clash, Kunsthal Rotterdam, NL; with Studio Lekhaven.
1998 KunstRAI ’98, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1998 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1997 Deltawerken, Kunsthal Rotterdam, NL.
1997 Kratten  De Kade Rotterdam, NL; project with ExpoHenk.
1997 Kunstrai ’97, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1996 Interieur  Cargo, Marseille, FR; with ExpoHenk.
1996 Boot  Kunsthal Rotterdam, NL; project with ExpoHenK.
1996 Kunstrai ’96, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1996 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL; with ExpoHenk.
1996 De Geur Van Hout, Gorkums Museum, Gorinchem, NL.
1996 The Airborne Dream, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1996 Art Cologne, Cologne, DE; with Galerie Delta.
1995 Bar  Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL; project with ExpoHenk.
1995 Bar  Centrum Beeldende Kunst Rotterdam, NL; project with ExpoHenk.
1995 Art Cologne, Cologne, DE; with Galerie Delta.
1995 Galerie ’95, Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta. 
1994 The Happy Room, ExpoHenk, Rotterdam, NL.
1994 Huis  Caldic, Wassenaar, NL; project with ExpoHenk.
1994 Huis  KunstRAI ’94, Amsterdam, NL; project with ExpoHenk.
1994 Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1994 Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo, NL; with ExpoHenk.
1994 Dialog, Stadthausgalerie, Munster, DE; with ExpoHenk.
1994 Galerie ’94, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1994 Galerie Cameleon, Marseille, FR; with ExpoHenk. 
1993 KunstRAI ’93, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1993 Galerie ’93 Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1993 Auto  Galerie ’93 Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL; with ExpoHenk. 
1992 ExpoHenk, Rotterdam, NL; with ExpoHenk.
1992 Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, DE; with Galerie Delta.
1992 Art 23/92, Basel, CH; with Galerie Delta.
1992 Lineart, Ghent, BE; with Galerie Delta.
1992 Autodesign in Nederland, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, NL. 
1991 The Airborne Dream, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1990 Winner of WdKA Maaskant Prize, Rotterdam, NL.
1990 Parkinglot, Galerie Delta, Rotterdam, NL.
1990 Kunstrai ’90, Amsterdam, NL; with Galerie Delta.
1990 Art21/90, Basel, CH; with Galerie Delta.
1990 Poliset, Gallery Givichi d’Arte Moderna, Ferrara, IT.
1990 Art Cologne, Cologne, DE; with Galerie Delta. 
1989 ExpoHenk, Rotterdam, NL; with ExpoHenk.
1989 Lineart, Ghent, BE; with Galerie Delta.
1988 It’s Boring but it’s true!, Dyonisus, Rotterdam, NL. 

Publications

Ron van der Ende The Factory Set , Frame Publishers, Amsterdam 2014.
Elephant #21, quarterly magazine, London, Winter 2014/15.

Some Book - Expressions between Design and Art, Lars Müller, Burg Giebichenstein 2013.
Hans Foks, Uit de Hand, Vuurrood, Rotterdam 2013.
High Touch - Tactile Design and Visual Explorations, Gestalten, Berlin 2012.
Kevin Krumnikl, Tenwordsandoneshot 2, ed. 100. Deutsche und Japaner, Mannheim 2012.
J. van Heemst, H Hulspas, Aanwinst - kunstcollectie Hogeschool Rotterdam, Rotterdam 2012.

Tristan Manco, Raw + Materials = Art, Thames & Hudson, London 2012.
Noor Mertens, Meneer Delta, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam 2011.
Elephant #7, quarterly magazine, London 2011.
Kevin Krumnikl, Tenwordsandoneshot, edition of 100. Deutsche und Japaner, Mannheim 2011.
Some Magazine: #1 Still Life, Kunsthochschule Burg Giebichenstein, Halle 2011.
Suzanne Swarts, I Promise To Love You, Caldic Collectie, Rotterdam 2011.
CBK, K.O.B. Kleinschalig Opdrachten Beleid 1997 – 2000, CBK, Rotterdam, 2011.
Gyz la Riviere, Rotterdam 2040, Trichis Publishing, Rotterdam 2010.
Victionary, Illustration Play II, Victionary, Hong Kong 2010.
Stang Gubbels, M. Houdijk, Boomstang, Trichis Publishing, Rotterdam, 2009.
Carambolage: dialoog cultuur, NL in NRW, Gothaer Kunstforum, Cologne 1998.
Ron van der Ende and Freek Drent Industrieel Landschap  self-published, Rotterdam 1998.
CBK, Dr. Brewster & Co, CBK, Rotterdam 1991.
P. van Ulzen, x 44 Hotel Fantasia Times, Dionysus Projects Foundation, Rotterdam 1990.

Web references:

2016 04 Ron van der Ende, Apocrifa 27, MX  link 2014 01 Found Wood Assembled Into Bas-Relief Sculptures, This is Colossal, USA, link 2013 07 Flat Resalvaged Wood Sculptures Beautiful Decay, USA link 2013 07 High craft in the low reliefs L.A. Times / Culturemonster link 2013 06 Ron van der Ende at Ambach & Rice Glasstire link 2013 05 Photorealistic wood sculptures by Ron van der Ende Juxtapoz link 2013 05 Huffington Post link 2012 03 Les sculptures en bas-relief de Ron van der Ende Wall Magazine FR link 2012 03 Juxtapoz link 2012 03 Pittura,Scultura o Trucco? Kreathink IT link 2012 02 WeHeart: Ron van der Endes' found wood sculptures link 2011 08 Charles & Ford Melbourne - Interview with Ron van der Ende link 2011 08 L.A.Times/culturemonster - David Pagel: "Will be home" link 2011 07 Stupiddope.com - Wooden Scrap Sculptures by Ron van der Ende link 2011 07 Kossmos.com - Рон ван дер Энде link 2011 07 Booooooom.com - Sculptures by artist Ron van der Ende link 2011 05 E-Junkies.info - Interview with Ron van der Ende link 2011 04 Huffington Post/The Art Economist - Top Ten Artists to Watch: Ron van der Ende link 2011 04 Co.Design - Dumpster Diving Artist Creates Trippy 3-D Drawings link 2011 03 Today and Tomorrow - Ron van der Ende link 2011 03 Designboom - ron van der ende: bas-relief in reclaimed wood link 2011 03 Curated - The Armory Show - Ambach & Rice link 2011 03 Armory Show Flickr fotoset link 2011 02 Artlog - Armory Week Spotlight Day link 2011 02 Juxtapoz Magazine - The Salvaged Wood Sculptures of Ron van der Ende link 2010 10 Tenwordsandoneshot - Ron van der Ende link 2010 04 Daily Serving - Ron van der Ende: A Shallow Wade link 2010 03 Coolhunting - A Shallow Wade link 2010 01 Ketel TV - Portretteketête - Ron van der Ende (video interview Dutch) link 2010 01 Designboom - Ron van der Ende: New Work link 2009 11 Gizmodo - This Is Not a Photoshop link 2009 11 Neatorama - The Amazing Bas Relief of Ron van der Ende link 2009 10 Rhizome at the New Museum - NASCAR Charger (2009) - Ron van der Ende link 2009 05 Diskursdisko - Interview: Ron van der Ende link