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Willem de Rooij
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Willem de Rooij

Willem de Rooij (1969, Beverwijk, The Netherlands) lives and works in Berlin. He studied art history at the University of Amsterdam and art at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. De Rooij received the Bâloise Art Prize in 2000, a Robert Fulton-fellowship at Harvard University in 2004 and a DAAD Stipend in 2006-2007. He represented the Netherlands at the Venice Biennale in 2005 and is Professor of Fine Arts at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main since 2006. Important solo exhibitions include The ICA, London (2002), Kunsthalle Zürich (2004), K 21, Düsseldorf (2007), Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna (2008), Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2010), Kunstverein München (2012) and The Jewish Museum, New York (2014).