Bio

Marius Ritiu


Marius Ritiu (1984, Satu Mare, Transylvania)

ritiu.art@gmail.com


Based in Antwerp and New York


2014 - Master`s Degree - Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, Antwerp, Belgium

2009 - Master`s Degree - University of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, Cluj Napoca, Romania

2007 - Bachelor`s Degree - University of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, Cluj Napoca, Romania


Residencies:


2018 - ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), New York, USA

2017 - ISCP (International Studio & Curatorial Program), New York, USA

2010 - Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium


Awards, grants & fellowships:


2019 - Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship, NYC, USA

2018 - Kunsten en Erfgoed Grant for the ISCP residency program

2017 - Kunsten en Erfgoed Grant for the ISCP residency program

2011 - ARTE/cutlog Prize for the project No Borders Equals Tolerance, presented during the cutlog Art Fair, Bourse du Commerce, Paris, FR


Commisions:


2018 - Vetis City Hall, Satu Mare, RO (public monument)

2016 - Thalie Art Foundation, Brussels, BE

2012 - DE SOKKEL #3, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, BE

2012 - Tweespoor, De Warande, Turnhout, BE


Solo exhibitions:


2020 - The Apocalypse (Sisyphus Part IV), Slag Gallery, New York, USA

2020 - Non-Ferrous Appetite, SAC, Bucharest, RO

2019 - Highway to the Moon (Sisyphus part III), MOONSTREET Gallery, Antwerp, BE

2019 - Milky Way, Sisyphus Gallery, Antwerp, BE

2017 - The Tale of a Found Dimension, Slag Gallery, New York, USA

2015 -  Venus Von Hamburg, Open Source Gallery, New York, USA

2014 - Eleven Thousandth of a Second Long Ride, Galerie Marion De Cannière, Antwerp, BE

2013 - Eleven Thousandth of a Second Long Ride, project presentation (supported by ARTE TV France), The Clemente, New York, US

2012 - Different Perspective  “Contest/Exhibition”, Galerie Marion De Cannière, Antwerp, BE

2012 - DE SOKKEL #3 - Kunstinterventie in het Antwerpse  Stadspark, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, BE

2012 - Magic Carpet, project presentation at Slick Art Fair/Galerie Marion De Cannière, Brussels, BE

2011 - Mas(s) Moving, Galerie Marion De Cannière, Antwerp, BE

2011 - Stressing State, Trajector Art Fair/Galerie Marion De Cannière, Brussels, BE

2010 - How to Become Famous in One Month, Galerie Marion De Cannière, Antwerp, BE


Group exhibitions (selection):


2019 - The Socrates Annual, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, US

2019 - Deep Time, WARP Contemporary Art Platform, Sint Niklaas, BE

2019 - The Alley of the Universe/ Afri Lunar Station, DMW Art Space, Antwerp, BE (duo show)

2018 - Festival des 5 saisons, Chaudefontaine, BE

2018 - P(ART)cours / Par(KUNST) Biennial, Brussels, BE

2017 - Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE

2017 - Independent Brussels, Slag Gallery, Brussels, BE

2016 - Volta Basel, Slag Gallery, Basel, CH

2016 - What are we building down there? Bucharest Biennale 7, RO

2016 - Ringland: A city is not a road, Bernaerts Auction House, Antwerp, BE

2016 - Tamango, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, RO

2015 - Art Contest, De Markten, Brussels, BE

2015 - cutlog Paris, artists recommended by ARTE France, Paris, FR

2015 - Closer/ Dichterbij Festival, Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp, BE

2015 - 120 Minutes,curated by Frank Koolen & Lieven Segers, Art Brussels, BE

2015 - A Belgian Politician, Marion De Cannière Art Space, Antwerp, Belgium

2014 - Noli me tangere, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium

2014 - The Patron of the Travellers, BORG Biennial, Antwerp, Belgium 

2014 - Public Intimacy, Art Brussels/Galerie Marion De Cannière, Brussels, BE

2014 - Park + Ride, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium

2013 - Reframe Festival, TAC, Eindhoven, NL

2013 - P.R.E.S.T.I.G.E., Plateau ROZIER, Ghent, BE

2012 - Sideways Festival, Turnhout, BE

2012 - Tweespoor, De Warande, Turnhout, Be

2012 - Twelve Thousandth Three Hundred Forty-Five , Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium

2011/2012 - The Tiberius Principle (Exit 2011 – Entrée 2012), Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, BE

2011 - cutlog Art Fair/Galerie Marion De Cannière, Bourse du Commerce, Paris, FR

2011 - Photocollages, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE

2010/2011 - Certified Copy, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE

2010/2011 - Trou de ville, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, BE


Press (selection):


2020 - H ART Magazine

2019 - The Art Newspaper

2019 - De Tijd

2019 - H ART Magazine

2017 - ARTNews

2017 - White Hot Magazine

2016 - ARTE TV

2015 - ARTE TV

2015 - NRC Handelsblaad

2015 - De Standaard

2015 - De Standaard

2014 - H ART Magazine

2013 - ARTE TV

2013 - ARTE TV

2012 - Collect (no. 431, Dutch version)

2012 - Collect (no. 431, French version)

2012 - Gazet van Antwerpen

2012 - Art Croissance (issue no. 5)

2012 - Wall Street International

2012 - ARTE TV

2012 - Gazet van Antwerpen

2012 - Gazet van Antwerpen

2012 - Canvas TV

2011 - Beaux Arts Magazine

2011 - The New York Times

2011 - ARTE TV

2011 - Art Media Agency

2011 - Kunstbeeld

2011 - Art Press

2010 - De Morgen