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koos breukel


Koos Breukel (The Hague, 1962)
Lives and works in Amsterdam

solo (selection)

2019 Women & Drumkits, andriesse eyck galerie
Artist Impressions
, Circl.ART, Amsterdam
2018 Zoon / Son, 2018 Huis Marseille, Museum for photography, Amsterdam 2018
2016 Studio Aleppo, pop-up exhibition with portraits of immigrants and Amsterdam inhabitants during Unseen. Felix Meritis, Amsterdam
2015 Erfgooiers, portraits of former farmers with a special community in the region combined with paintings. Singer Laren
Youth, older analogue framed portraits combined with new digital paper prints. Tetem Enschede
The Busy People, analogue portraits. Galerie Beeldend Gesproken, Amsterdam
2014 De Geest Geportretteerd, inhabitants and employees of a psychiatric hospital. Dolhuys Haarlem
2013 , portraits made in Papua New Guinea with Roy Villevoye. FOAM, Amsterdam
Being Dutch, curated by Willem van Zoetendaal. Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria
Me We – The Circle of Life, a retrospective of nearly 30 years of portrait photography. Fotomuseum Den Haag 
2012 Recent portraits. Verkadefabriek, ’s-Hertogenbosch
2011 Eerste Kamerleden, portraits of senators. Haags Historisch Museum
2010 Retrospective. Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
Voor het oog van Job, Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen

group (selection)

2019 Amour(s), Acroop Wall Project, Carouge
Dutch Masters & Marvelous Misfits
, FotoFestival Naarden
2018 Mooi Samen, duo exhibition with Sander Troelstra, ZuiderZee Museum, Amsterdam
2017 Nacht ontwaakt, Fotomuseum, Den Haag
Théâtre de l’humanité Custodia, Paris
Ode aan een Amsterdammer, curator and participant, Maritime Museum, Amsterdam
2016 Dutch Identity - on Dutch portrait photography, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle
Unter den Baum, in remembrance of Frido Troost, De Vishal, Haarlem
Het is Bal!, 40 artist in a former Royal residence, Paleis Soestdijk, Soestdijk
Photo exhibition during European Chairmanship, Europagebouw, marineterrein Amsterdam
PS Camera, initiator/participant/curator of new work with old camera’s by a new generation, Museum Hilversum
I shall use my time/ Ata Kandó, curator and participant of this exhibition, Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam
2015 Faces Then, Faces Now: European Portrait Photography since 1990, BOZAR, Brussels / Rotterdam/ Athens/ Paris
H2o Humans, group portrait exhibition connected to the location, Former Marine Base, Amsterdam
Muze, with Giselle d’Ailly’s portrait as muze, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
Exhibition on Kees Scherer book award with a presentation of ‘Me We’ and photos on youth, Naarden Fotofestival, Naarden
SCENE, Koos Breukel’s portraits combined with work of Henk Wildschut, Daya Cahen, Anika Schwarzlose, Rene de Haan, Angelique van Woerkom, Laura Cnossen, Sander Troelstra, Ringel Goslinga and Bianca Pilet, Citroen Kunsthal, Amsterdam
Portraits, IJssalon Aris Laan Fotoroute Den Helder
Transmission, photos of Miepie Molendijk, Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam
2014 Een nieuwe Koning, een nieuw portret. Presentation of the new Royal portraits after inauguration, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Het Oude Hof, curator Pieter Bijwaard, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
El desnudo, nudes, Tenerife Espacia de las Artes
2013 Wonder, with o.a. Lucebert, Rineke Dijkstra and other artists that resided in Bergen, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
Oud geld, Portraits from the Golden Age combined with photographic portraits, Fries Museum
2011 Portraits, with Stefan Vanfleteren and Joost van den Broek, Naarden Photofestival
2009 Mother, Naarden Photofestival
Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize with portrait of Lucian Freud, National Portrait Gallery, London