1973 born in Belgium
lives and works in Schilde
1991–1993 BA in Architecture, K.U. Leuven
1993–1995 Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp
1995–1997 Academy of Visual Arts St. Joost, Breda
1997–2000 Higher Institute of Fine Arts (H.I.S.K.) Flanders, Antwerp

Solo Shows

2016 Behind the Camera, Philipp von Rosen, Cologne
Borderline, Antwerp Tower, MuHKA (in cooperation with Opera Vlaanderen & Royal Ballet Flanders), Antwerp
The Land of Milk & Money, Artist Room, Weserburg, Bremen
The Light We Live In, Albertz Benda, New York
2015 Sign Waves, Gallery Baton, Seoul
The Del, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
2014 Cut Away the Snoopy, Marlborough Contemporary, London
Armco, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
Till We Drop, Galeries Lafayette, Paris
2013 Zylon, Gallery Baton, Seoul
Yaw, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
Apex, Friedman Benda, New York
Borders, Spinnerei, Leipzig
2012 Chicane, Marlborough Contemporary, London
Shadows, Museo Alto Garda, Riva del Garda
From the East to the West and Back, Gallery Baton, Seoul
2011 Comin' Down, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Berlin
Insomnia and Greenhouse, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York
2010 WHAT?, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
Journey, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
Curbs & Cracks, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Preview, Works on Paper by Koen van den Broek, KMSKA Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp
2008 This an Example of That: John Baldessari and Koen van den Broek, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht; Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
Out of Space, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
Who will lead us? Illy Prize for the Best Solo Show, Art Brussels, Brussels
2007 Angle, White Cube, London
2006 Dante's View, Figge von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
2005 Paintings from the USA and Japan, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
2004 Koen van den Broek 1999–2004, Domus Artium, Salamanca
Framed, Cultuur Centrum Strombeek, Brussels
2003 Threshold, White Cube, London
2002 Les charmes discrets de l'art flamand contemporain: Koen van den Broek, Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs, Gordes
2001 Borders, White Cube, London
Koen van den Broek: Schilderijen/Paintings, Kunstencentrum Z33, Hasselt
2000 Cultureel Centrum Hasselt, Hasselt
1999 Galerij Art 61, Hever
1998 Bernarduscentrum, Antwerp
1997 Galerij Hellinga Beetsterzwaag, Amsterdam

Group Shows

2017 Le Paysage en Question, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Châteauvert, Châteauvert (upcoming)
Paul Sochacki – Kijken met gesloten ogen. De onzichtbaarheid van het zichtbare, CC Maasmechelen, Maasmechelen (upcoming)
2016 Duikboot, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp
DE-GENERATIES – Elias et ses compagnons de routes, De Markten, Brussels
Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp, EMST National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Prelude / Subversion, Gallery Baton, Seoul
The Importance of Being. Contemporary Art from Belgium in Latin-America, Museu de Arte Contemporâneo da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
UNGENAU (collection SMAK), De Halle, Geel
2015 The Corner Show, Extra City Kunsthall, Antwerp
Proportio, Venice Biennale, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London
The Importance of Being. Contemporary Art from Belgium in Latin-America, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires; MAM Rio, Rio de Janeiro
Before / Beyond Words, Wattenfabriek, Herzele
De Vierkantigste Rechthoek – Belgische kunst in perspectief, KAdE, Amersfoort
2014 Museum to Scale 1/7, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Bloed, Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Bilzen
Biënnale van de Schilderkunst: De verftoets, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Nothing but Good, Park – Plattform for Visual Arts, Tilburg
Re: Painted, S.M.A.K., Ghent
2013 Museum to Scale 1/7, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Brussels
First we take The Hague, then we take Berlin, Embassy of Belgium, The Hague
More than I dare to think about – Works with paper, Marlborough Contemporary, London
Happy Birthday Dear Academie!, MAS – Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp
Art Attack, Oud-Pand Sodermans, Hasselt
The Moderns. Duos, KMSKA Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Koningin Fabiolazaal, Antwerp
Raoul & ik, établissement d'en face, Brussels
Werkschau 2013, Spinnerei, Leipzig; Gallery Baton, Seoul
Collectie XXXIII, Museum for Contemporary Art (MuHKA), Antwerp
2012 Belgium Contemporary Now, Gallery Baton, Seoul
Biënnale van de Schilderkunst: De mens in beeld, Roger Raveel Museum, Zulte-Machelen
2011 Collectie XXVII: East from 4°24', MuHKA, Antwerp
Extra Muros: Masterpieces in the MAS. Five centuries of images in Antwerp, MAS, Antwerp
Jan van Imschoot, Koen van den Broek, Wilfried Vandenhove, Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo
Between Film and Art, Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen, Berlin
Tomorrow is the Question. Collectiepresentatie, S.M.A.K., Ghent
2010 14th Vilnius Painting Triennale: False Recognition, CAC, Vilnius
Does City/Münster Matter?, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster
2009 A Story of the Image, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore; Shanghai Museum, Shanghai
FADING, Museum van Elsene, Brussels
In-Finitum, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice
2008 Biënnale van de Schilderkunst. Het genot van het kijken, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle; Roger Raveel Museum, Machelen-Zulte
FANTASY Intervention by Koen van den Broek, MuHKA, Antwerp
Take the doll – curated by Koen van den Broek, Freemen Gallery, Aardenburg
The Hands of Art, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Academia, Chapelle d'école des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Take the Doll, Aardenburg
2007 A Story of the Image, MuHKA, Antwerp
The Floor, Zwarte Panter, Antwerp
Vanaf Nu !, LLS387, Antwerp
Metamorphosis III, LAC Perpignan, France; Museu Municipal Abello, Barcelona
Welcome Home, MuHKA, Antwerp
Jubilee, MuKHA, Antwerp
2006 Open Space. Art Fair Cologne, Cologne
Beaufort 2006, Ostend
Freestate, Ostend
Leere X Vision, Marta Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia
Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Kenny Schachter Rove
Leeftijdgenoten, Raveelmuseum, Machelen
2005 Lineart, Ghent
Royal Academy Illustrated 2005, Royal Academy, London
Scape-code: Their Subjective Topographies, p k m gallery, Seoul
Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague
2004 Framed, CC Strombeek, Strombeck
Direct Painting, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Karel Appel – On The Road, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
This is not a home, this is a house, L'Observatoire, Brussels
2003 Once Upon a Time: Een blik op de kunst in de jaren ’90 in België, MuHKA, Antwerp
Oorsprong, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
Winter Exhibition, MHKA, Antwerp
Matisse and Beyond: A Century of Modernism, SFMOMA, San Francisco
The Ambiguity of the Image. Belgium Art Now, Art Athina 10'03, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens
2002 Wim Catrysse, Koen van den Broek, Leen Voet, Galerie James Van Damme, Brussels
2000 Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Europa Prijs, Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ostende
The New Millennium in my Dreams, Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul
Biennale Prizegiving and Exhibition of Visual Art, Golfo de La Spezia, La Spezia
13 Presentatie van werk van de Laureaten 2000, H.I.S.K., Antwerp
1999 Subjectieve verbeelding, Huis Thuysbaert, Lokeren
Open Ateliers, H.I.S.K, Antwerp
Synestesia, Gallery Lokaal 01, Antwerp
1998 FAXX, Tilburg
Open Ateliers, H.I.S.K, Antwerp
Spring '98, Antwerp
1997 Koen van den Broek and Philip Morris, Bergen op Zoom
Gallery Nieuw Brabantse Kunststichting, Breda

Selected Institutional, Public and Private Collections

Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris
LACMA, Los Angeles
MuHKA, Antwerp
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf
Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
S.M.A.K., Ghent