Biography

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Post no Arms on Mars Stop, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, Hamburg (DE) 
Pieter Laurens Mol – Van Gogh, Van Goghmuseum, Amsterdam (NL)
Code Carambole (with Kris Fierens), Annie Gentils Gallery, Antwerp (BE)

2018
Red Lead Index, Galerie Parrotta Contemporary Art, Cologne (BE)
Selected Drawings, Galerie Parrotta Contemporary Art, Bonn (DE)

2016

Wiegezang (voor Vincent), Vincent van Goghhuis, Zundert (NL)
Forty-Five Feathers fallen on a Field, Galerie Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart (DE) 

2015

Passage Souterrain (Portraits of the Artist and His Family), Farideh Cadot Associés, Paris (FR)
Zucht zocht Zicht (Herinneringen aan Vincent), Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)

2014

Pieter Laurens Mol, Farideh Cadot Associés, Paris (FR)

2013

Dust That Never Sets, Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot (BE)
Interest Generator, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam (NL)

2011

The Flyby, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)

2009

Method and Mode, Hidde van Seggelen, London (UK)
puu-puu-puu-tsjing-tsjing-tsjaf-tsjaf-tsjit, WE-Project Space, Brussels (BE)
La Salutation Bruxelloise, La Maison Dotremont, Brussels (BE)

2008

Chant de Mars, Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot (BE)
Lustre in the Dark (Celestial Studies, Reveries, Twilight Scenes and Nocturnes), Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)
Plug In #37 / One on One, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

2006

Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)

Several Short Films from the Seventies, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

2005

Root Out, Cast Up and Thrust Down, Galerie BowievanValen, Amsterdam (NL)

2004

Seashore/Semaphore, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)

2002

Chambres Separées, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
The Limit to Which Man can Reach Out into Space, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)
Moedervlek, Kunsthandel Lambert Tegenbosch, Heusden (NL)
Moedervlek (1965-1975), Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Hook, Line and Sinker (collected editions: 1967-2002), Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Dordrecht (NL)

2000

Imminent Tempest, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

1999

Obsidio Bredana, Breda’s Museum, Breda (NL)
Hollow Sorrow, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim (NL)

1998

Winter over Spring, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (IE)
Pathway Colours, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)

1997

Ferro Fever, “In het Kabinet”, Het Domein, Sittard (NL)

1996

Lure of Thumb, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)
Pulse and Orbit, Sean Kelly, New York (US)
Projects, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (US)

1995

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)

1994

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston (US)
Centre Saidye Bronfman, Montreal (CA)
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (US)
Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (US)

1993

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Ferro Fever, Institute of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam (NL)
La Charge Utile, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (CH)
IVAM, Centre del Carme, Valencia (ES)
Pieter Laurens Mol, Zeichnungen, Galerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin (DE)

1992

Once I Existed, Galerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin (DE)
Once I Existed, Louver Gallery, New York (US)
Selected Works: 1983-1992, L.A.Louver Inc., Venice (US)

1991

Galleria Sperone, Rome (IT)

1990

Galleria Mikkola & Rislakki, Helsinki (FI)
Louver Gallery, New York (US)
Galerie Cintrik, Antwerp (BE)

1989

The Sanguine Surrender, a Tribute to Mars, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh (UK)
Migraine Meadow, Galleri Riis, Oslo (NO)
Portretten van de Waan 1983-1985, Cultureel Centrum De Beyerd, Breda (NL)
Internationaal Cultureel Centrum ICC, Antwerp (BE)

1988

Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg (DE)
Le Musée de Valence, Valence (FR)
Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris (FR)
Prenten en voorwerpen, Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
Galerie Cintrik, Antwerp (BE)

1987

Malmö Konsthall, Malmö (SE)
Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdsam (NL)

1986

Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)
Galerie Cintrik, Antwerp (BE)

1985

Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven (DE)
Portretten van de Waan 1983-1985, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)
Travaux récents, Galerie Rivolta, Lausanne (CH)
Fotografien, Zeichnungen, Galerie Hartmut Beck, Erlangen (DE)
Raum 41 (with Bert Boogaard), Bonn (DE)

1983

Galerie Helen van der Meij/ Paul Th. Andriesse, Amsterdam (NL)

1982

Galerie Helen van der Meij, Amsterdam (NL)

1981

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (UK)
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (CH)
Galerie Toni Gerber, Bern (CH)

1980

Galerie Helen van der Meij, Amsterdam (NL)
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (DE)

1978

Galerie Helen van der Meij, Amsterdam (NL)

1977

Galerie Seriaal, Amsterdam (NL)
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
Deux Artistes de la Biennale (with Paul van Dijk), Institut Néerlandais, Paris (FR)

1976

Galerie Lóa, Haarlem (NL)

1975

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

1974

Scultura Italiana, In-Out Center, Amsterdam (NL)
Galerie Fignal, Amsterdam (NL)

1973

In-Out Center, Amsterdam (NL)

1969

Galerie 845, Amsterdam (NL)

1968

Cultureel Centrum De Beyerd, Breda (NL)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Little Boy’s Luminous Legacies (new, clear, atomic narratives),  Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich (DE)
Le Petit Cercle Bruxellois, Institut de Carton, Brussels (BE)

2016

3 x 10, Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot (BE)
zomertentoonstelling klein sculptuur, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)

2015

Le Grand Large: Territoire de la Pensée, Galerie Le Magasin de Papier, Mons (BE)
Veldwerk, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim (NL)

2014

00:00:01 A Split Second, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Lés Echos De La Nature, annex14 Raum Für Aktuelle Kunst, Zürich (CH)
Hoge Horizon. Bruegelland Vroeg 21e Eeuw, Stedelijk Museum Lier, Lier (BE)
As Exciting As We Can Make It: Ikon In The 1980s, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (UK)

2013

One of a Kind, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Donatie Maurice van Valen, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Black Out – On the verge of the photographic, Parrotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart (DE)

2012

Absence # Presence, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Among The Leaves, (with Bas Jan Ader, Walter Dahn and Daan van Golden), Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne (DE)
Downside Up, Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot (BE)
Colorific, Ecole des Arts de Braine-l’Alleud, Braine-l’Alleud (BE)
Porta Nigra, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London (UK)

2011

Sculpture, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow, Hidde van Seggelen Gallery, London (UK)
All About Drawing, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam (NL)
Meer dan Tekenen, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)
Origin(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels (BE)

2010

Antigrav – Figuren des Schwebens und Schwindels, Parotta Contemporary Art, Stuttgart (DE)
His/Her Nature, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Tu me fais tourner la tête, Galerie Triangle Bleu, Stavelot (BE)
Het Onweerstaanbare Verlangen, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)
Far from Turmoil, Mol’s Place, London (UK)

2009

Past-Present-Future #2, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

2008

Faces/(Auto)Portraits, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

2007

Land, Sea and in the Air, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Icare, Salle Saint-Georges / Le Musée de l’Art wallon de la Ville de Liège, Liége (BE)

2005

A Guest + a Host = a Ghost, Hedge House / Kasteel Wijlre, Wijlre (NL)
45 jaar N.I. / 2 aan 2 (Deel 1), Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)
Cross Reference, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Untitled Folly, Galerie Bowie van Valen, Amsterdam (NL)
The Gravity in Art, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam (NL)

2004

Le Cinéma des Photographes Néerlandais, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris (FR)

Raisons & Dérisions, Académie royale des Beaux-Arts de Liège, Liége (BE)

Drawing Room, Galerie RAM, Rotterdam (NL)

2002

Chambres Séparées, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)
Crafting Space, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam (NL)

2000

World Wide Flags – Drapeaux d’Artistes, Palais des Congrès, Liége (BE); Luxembourg (LU)
Bloemen van de Nieuwe Tijd / Nederlandse Bloemschilderkunst 1980-2000, Noordbrabants Museum, ’s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
De Anatomie van de Melancholie, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

2001

Paper, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

1999

Sense of Drawing, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL)
Manufacturing Meaning, The Adam Art Gallery / Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington (NZ)
Drawing Thinking, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin (IE)
Einerseits der Sterne wegen…, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden (DE)

1998

Materiais de Construção / Building Materials, (with Markus Raetz and Michelangelo Pistoletto), Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão, Lisbon (PT)
Der Vogel Selbsterkenntnis, Tiroler Volksmuseum, Innsbruck (AT)
Self-Portraits, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem (NL)

1997

Lightness and Gravity, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (AU)
Amour & Obsession, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Ghent (BE)

1996

Fotografische Momenten, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent (BE)
De Muze als Motor, De Beyerd, Breda (NL)
Ego Detox, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

1995

Blue, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco (US)

1994

De Ideale Plaats, Haags Centrum voor Actuele Kunst HCAK, The Hague (NL)
Tulpomania binnen en buiten, Frans Halsmuseum, Haarlem (NL)
Het Grote Gedicht, De Grote Kerk, The Hague (NL)

1993

Louver Gallery, New York (US)
Flora Photographica, Hayward Gallery, London (UK)
Fictions on the Self, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (US)
Azur, Fondation Cartier, Jouy-en-Josas (FR)
Le Jardin de la Vierge, Espace 251 Nord, Brussels (BE)

1992

Strata, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (FI); Tampere Art Museum, Tampere (FI)
Joy & Pain…, Institute of Contemporary Art, Amsterdam (NL)
Poesis, Aspects of contemporary poetic Activity, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (UK)

1991

Nachtregels / Nightlines. Words without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go, Art in Utrecht’s historic inner city from sunset to sunrise, various sites in the city, 
Utrecht (NL)
Clemente, Dorner, Iglesias, Mol, Sarmento, Louver Gallery, New York (US)
L’Invitation au voyage, Art contemporain des Pays Bas / De uitnodiging tot de reis, Hedendaagse kunst uit Nederland, Vergadercentrum Albert Borschette, Brussels (BE)

1990

Non-Sculpture, Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam (NL)
Zelfportretten, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem (NL)

1989

Passages, Haags Centrum voor Actuele Kunst HCAK, The Hague (NL)

1988

Universalis / Beelden van de Idee, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL)
La Giovane Scultura Olandese, Palazzo Sagredo, Venice (IT)
Nobody’s Fools, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam (NL)

1987

Tekenen ’87, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam (NL)
Art from Europe, The Tate Gallery, London (UK)
Déconstruction, Halles des Schaerbeek, Brussels (BE)
À l’heure de la Hollande / Out of Holland, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal (CA)
Century 87, Kunst van nu ontmoet Amsterdams verleden / Today’s Art face to face with Amsterdam’s Past, “Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder” + various other sites in the city, Amsterdam (NL)
Nachtvuur / Nightfire, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam (NL)

1986

Origins, Originality + Beyond, The Sixth Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (AU)
Portraits de scène à l’île aux phoques, Casa Frollo, Venice (IT)
Prospekt 86, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (DE)
Photography as Performance (message through object & picture), The Photographer’s Gallery, London (UK)

1985

Das poetische ABC, Alles und noch viel mehr, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern (CH)
Investigations, Place Saint-Lambert, Liège (BE)
Geënt op Bosch, Museum ‘t Kruithuis, ’s-Hertogenbosch (NL)
Wat Amsterdam betreft / As far as Amsterdam goes, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
Self-portrait in the age of photography. Photographers reflecting their own image, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne (CH); Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (DE); Akademie der Künste, Berlin (DE); Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, Houston (US); San Antonio Traves Park Plaza, San Antonio (US)

1984

Onder invloed van Mercurius, Scheepvaartmuseum, Amsterdam (NL)

1983

Kunst mit Photographie, Nationalgalerie, Berlin (DE); Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (DE); Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich (DE); Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (DE)
Gesignaleerd – Neue Kunst aus den Niederlanden, Kunsthalle zu Kiel (DE)

1982

Momentbild-Künstlerphotographie, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover (DE)
Contemporary Art from the Netherlands, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (US); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (CA); Iowa State University, Ames (US); La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla (US)
’60-’80, Attitudes, Concepts, Images, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
Zien en gezien worden. Fotografische zelfbespiegelingen in Nederland, Nijmeegs Museum “Commanderie van Sint-Jan”, Nijmegen (NL)

1981

Instant fotografie, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)

1980

Nuova Immagine, Palazzo della Triennale, Galleria del Disegno, Milan (IT)
Beograd ’80, Exposition internationale des Arts plastiques, Musée d’Art Moderne, Belgrade (RS)
Het Eeuwige Tijdelijke, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht (NL)

1979

Fotografie in Nederland 1940-1975, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
Europa 1979, Kunst der 80-er Jahre / Art of the Eighties, Stuttgart (DE)
Photographie als Kunst 1879-1979. Kunst als Photographie 1949-1979, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Innsbruck (AT); Neue Galerie am Wolfgang Gurlitt Museum, Linz (AT); Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz; Museum des XX. Jahrhunderts, Vienna (AT)
Mit Natur zu tun, To do with Nature, Pulchri Studio, The Hague (NL)
Unga Hollandäre, Tre aspekter på verkligheten, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm (SE)

1978

Personal Worlds, Reality as Metaphor, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)

1977

X. Biennale de Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (FR)
Nederlandse Kunstenaarsboeken, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (NL)

1976

7 Holländische Künstler, Kunstmuseum, Luzern (CH)
Hollandse Week, De Appel, Amsterdam (NL)
Brabant Biënnale, Cultureel Centrum De Beyerd, Breda (NL)

1975

Visual Poetry International, De Doelen, Rotterdam (NL)
Internationale Visuele Poëzie, Cultureel Centrum ’t Hoogt, Utrecht (NL)

1974

In-Out Center, Amsterdam (NL)

1972

Reykjavik Art Festival, Galleri Súm, Reykjavik (IS)
In-Out Center, Amsterdam (NL)

1969

Zomer-opstelling, Galerie “OREZ”, The Hague (NL)
Pläne und Projekte als Kunst, Kunsthalle, Bern (CH)