Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst
Installation view
Kunstverein München, Munich
2017

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
ELEGANTIA
Installation view
La Triennale di Milano, Milan
2017
photocredit © Gianluca Di Ioia

 

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Fine Arts installation view MOMA PS1, New York 2015

Fine Arts
installation view
MOMA PS1, New York
2015

 

Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys A Phantom 2015 pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame 40 x 61 x 2 cm 15.8 x 24 x 0.8 in

A Phantom
2015
pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame
40 x 61 x 2 cm
15.8 x 24 x 0.8 in

 

Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys Pygmies on a Fresco in Pompeii 2015 pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame 81 x 121 x 2 cm 31.9 x 47.6 x 0.8 in

Pygmies on a Fresco in Pompeii
2015
pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame
81 x 121 x 2 cm
31.9 x 47.6 x 0.8 in

 

Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys Man Holding His Wife's Head on His Lap 2015 pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame 39 x 37 x 2 cm 15.4 x 14.6 x 0.8 in

Man Holding His Wife’s Head on His Lap
2015
pencil and watercolor on cardboard in wooden frame
39 x 37 x 2 cm
15.4 x 14.6 x 0.8 in

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN installation view The Power Station, Dallas 2015

DIE SCHMUTZIGEN PUPPEN VON POMMERN
installation view
The Power Station, Dallas
2015

 

Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern 009 2013 sackcloth, hay, straw and fabric 200 x 68 x 28 cm 78.7 x 26.8 x 11 in

Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern 009
2013
sackcloth, hay, straw and fabric
200 x 68 x 28 cm
78.7 x 26.8 x 11 in

 

Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern 024 2013 sackcloth, hay, straw and fabric 153 x 65 x 28 cm 60.2 x 25.6 x 11 in

Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern 024
2013
sackcloth, hay, straw and fabric
153 x 65 x 28 cm
60.2 x 25.6 x 11 in

 

Tram 3 installation view CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2015

Tram 3
installation view
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
2015

 

Tram 3 installation view CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2015

Tram 3
installation view
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
2015

 

Tram 3 installation view CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2015

Tram 3
installation view
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
2015

 

Tram 3 installation view CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2015

Tram 3
installation view
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
2015

 

Tram 3 installation view CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco 2015

Tram 3
installation view
CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco
2015

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Das Wunder des Lebens installation view Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna 2014

Das Wunder des Lebens
installation view
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2014

 

Objekte als Freunde 29 2011 colour print mounted on pdf 48 x 60 cm 18.9 x 23.6 in

Objekte als Freunde 29
2011
colour print mounted on pdf
48 x 60 cm
18.9 x 23.6 in

 

Objekte als Freunde 100 2011 colour print mounted on pdf 48 x 60 cm 18.9 x 23.6 in

Objekte als Freunde 100
2011
colour print mounted on pdf
48 x 60 cm
18.9 x 23.6 in

 

Objekte als Freunde 133 2011 colour print mounted on pdf 48 x 60 cm 18.9 x 23.6 in

Objekte als Freunde 133
2011
colour print mounted on pdf
48 x 60 cm
18.9 x 23.6 in

 

Untitled (Skeletten) 4 2009 black-and-white print mounted on MDF 84 x 119 cm 33,1 x 46.9 in

Untitled (Skeletten) 4
2009
black-and-white print mounted on MDF
84 x 119 cm
33,1 x 46.9 in

 

Untitled (Skeletten) 8 2009 black-and-white print mounted on MDF 84 x 119 cm 33,1 x 46.9 in

Untitled (Skeletten) 8
2009
black-and-white print mounted on MDF
84 x 119 cm
33,1 x 46.9 in

 

Untitled (Skeletten) 3 2009 black-and-white print mounted on MDF 84 x 119 cm 33,1 x 46.9 in

Untitled (Skeletten) 3
2009
black-and-white print mounted on MDF
84 x 119 cm
33,1 x 46.9 in

 

Travaux Photographiques 2006 15 photos mounted on dibond 15 x 10 cm 5.9 x 3.9 in

Travaux Photographiques
2006
15 photos mounted on dibond
15 x 10 cm
5.9 x 3.9 in

 

Born 1965 in Geel, Belgium
Born 1966 in Wilrijk, Belgium
Live and work in Brussels, Belgium

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Kunsthal Arhus, Denmark (upcoming, October)
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
A FOPS 3, dépendance, Brussels

2017
30 Jahre Kunst, Kunstverein München, curated by Chris Fitzpatrick, Munich, Germany
ELEGANTIA, Milan Triennale, curated by Francesco Garutti, Milan, Italy

2016
Pantelleria, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
White Suprematism, Portikus Frankfurt
White Suprematism, CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania

2015
Im Reich der Sonnenfinsternis, MCA, Chicago, IL
Fine Arts, MoMA PS1, New York
Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern,The Power Station, Dallas, TX
Tram 3, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
I Piccoli Pupazzi Sporchi di Pruppa,Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome, Italy

2014
The Ape from Bloemfontein,1646, The Hague, The Netherlands
‘Das Wunder des Lebens’, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
‘Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern’, Art Unlimited / Art 41 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
‘Die schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern’, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium

2013
‘Optimundus’, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
‘Les énigmes de Saarlouis’, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys’, PMMK, Provincial Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende
‘Objects as Friends’, Culturgest, Porto, Portugal
‘Objecten als Vrienden’, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium

2011
‘Im Reich der Sonnenfinsternis’, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
‘Das Loch’, NAK, Aachen, Germany
‘Objekte als Freunde’, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany
FCA Award Exhibition, New York, USA

2010
‘Projekt 13’, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
‘Das Loch’, Art Unlimited / Art 41 Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2009
‘Suitcase Illuminated #6: Tunnel Effect – Part 1: Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys’ (curated by Katia An guelova, Alessandra Poggianti, and Andrea Wiarda), Kaleidoscope HQ, Milan
‘Der Schlamm von Branst’, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
‘Der Schlamm Von Branst’, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys’, Dépendance gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2008
‘Ten Weyngaert’, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany

2007
‘Dr Curlet reçoit Jos de Gruyter et Harald Thys’, FRAC Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris, France – with François Curlet
Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada

2004
‘The 48 hours of Kwik and Kwak’, Etablissement d’en face, Brussels, Belgium

2002
‘The Spinning Wheel’, Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp, Belgium

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Beaufort Biennale, curated by Heidi Ballet
Hugo Claus, Con Amore, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium

2017
The Absent Museum, WIELS, Brussels
‘Today’s Yesterday’, Anren Bienniale, curated by curated by Liu Ding & Carol Lu Yinghua, Chengdu, China
Milan Triennale, curated by Francesco Garuttie, Milan, Italy

2016
The Squatter, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris, France
Random Rapid Heartbeats, Tallinn Kunstihoone, Tallinn, Estonia curated by Kestutis Kuizinas
Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

2015
Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy – curated by Dahn Vo & Caroline Bourgeois
CAC, Vilnius, Lithuania
Unorthodox, Jewish Museum, New York, NY – curated by Kelly Taxter, Jens Hoffmann, and Daniel S.Palmer

2014
‘The Divided Body’, Predikerkerk, Leuven, Belgium
‘Puddle, pothole, portal’, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY – curated by Ruba Katrib & Camille Henrot
‘Petals on the Wind’, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
‘I would prefer not to’, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (SMBA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘Lou Ford’, établissement d’en face, Brussels, Belgium
‘Forcefield – drawing show’, A.VE.NU.DE.JET.TE – Institut de Carton vzw, Brussels, Belgium
Small Museum for the American Metaphor, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA – curated by Kersten Geers
Emoties in de hedendaagse kunst, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
‘The Hawker’, dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Progress and Hygiene, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw – curated by Anda Rottenberg
La référence d’objet n’est pas définie à une instance d’objet, Galerie Edouard-Manet, Genevilliers – curated by Barbara Sirieix

2013
‘The Vanishing Points’, Muzeum Ziemi Otwockiej, Otwock, Poland – curated by Kasia Redzisz & Mirosław Bałka
‘À triple tour’, La Conciergerie, Paris, France – curated by Caroline Bourgeois
‘Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace)’, la Biennale di Venezia / Arsenale, Venice, Italy – curated by Massimiliano Gioni
‘Back to Earth. From Picasso to Ai Weiwei – The rediscovery of ceramics in art’, Herbert Gerisch-Stif tung, Neumünster, Germany
‘Leisure, Discipline and Punishment’, Contour Biennial, Mechelen, Belgium – curated by Jacob Fabricius
‘Grundfrage’, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France – curated by Christian Kobald & Severin Dünser
‘Fictions à L’œuvre : l’art contemporain livré à l’expérience du récit’, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
‘Magic Hour’, The Ridder – A House for Contemporary Art, Maastricht, The Netherlands
‘You Only Fall Twice’, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Derry – Londonderry, Northern Ireland – cu rated by Beirut & FormContent

2012
‘The Castle in the Air. Séance of Imagination’, Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan, Poland – curated by Adam Budak
‘Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße’, Bremen, Germany
‘Panegyric’, Forde, Geneva, Switzerland
‘The Big Inexplicable Paravent Illusion’, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany
‘LUX/ICA Biennial of Moving Images’, ICA, London, UK
‘Transmediale.12’, Berlin, Germany
‘At the Speed of Stone’, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA – curated by Anthony Huberman

2011
Yes, we don’t’, IAC, Villeurbanne, France
‘Melanchotopia’, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands – curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen & Anne- Claire Schmitz
‘The Plot’, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada – curated by Melanie O’Brian
‘Found in Translation’ (cur. by Emmanuel Lambion), Chapter L, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
‘In The Company of Humour (curated by Lieven Segers)’, Lokaal 01, Breda, Nederland

2010 ‘
Session_13’, FormContent, London, UK – curated by Joshua Simon
‘Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art’, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
‘Das Loch der kranke Prophet’, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, Norway – with Steinar Haga Kristensen
‘Error #14: Into the light’, Error one, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Pro Choice in Schattendorf’, Kunstverein Schattendorf
‘e-flux video rental’, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy
‘Rafa the Magician’, Netwerk, Aalst

2009
‘The Thing’ / ‘All That Is Solid Melts Into Air’, MuHKA at Mechelen, Belgium – curated by Dieter Roels traete
‘Double Happiness’ / ‘The State Of Things. Brussels/Beijing’, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium – curated by Luc Tuymans & Philippe Pirotte
‘Un-Scene’, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium
‘5x5Castelló09’, Espai d´art contemporani de Castello, Spain
‘Jeugdzonde. Over opus één en opus min één’, Hedah, Maastricht travelled to LLS 387, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Come in, friends, the house is yours!’, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Austria
‘Isomopolis’, Etablissement d’En Face, Brussels, Belgium

2008
‘Onthaasting: About Spare Time and Slower World’s, American University Museum at Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC
Manifesta 7. Trentino – Alto Adige, Italy
‘Sens dessus dessous’, CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France
‘When Things Cast No Shadow’, 5th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
‘A meeting between the tragic and the funny’, Hessenhuis, Antwerp

2007
‘Who put Grandma under the stairs?’ (curated by Karina Bisch), Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, The Nederlands
‘Lonely At The Top #4’, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium – curated by Dieter Roelstraete
‘The Go Between’, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
‘La Ricarda’, Internationales Kunstzentrum Ostbelgien, Eupen – curated by Michel François
‘Commitment’, De Garage, Mechelen
‘Confessions’, Montgomery, Berlin

2006
‘Family Affairs’ (Harald & Erik Thys, Richard & Danny Venlet), Bozar, Brussels
‘Le Retour de la Colonne Durutti’ (curated by Gyonata Bonvicini), Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery, Berlin
‘Choose Choice’, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam

2005
‘Visionair België / La Belgique visionnaire. C’est arrivé près de chez nous’, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium – curated by Harald Szeemann
ACECA, Strasbourg
Galerie Ambassador, Paris
Galerie Aliceday, Brussels
Galerie Archetype, Brussels

2004
‘The Invisible Meeting’, Mariantonia, Sao Paulo
‘Amicalement votre’, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, France
‘Le Petit Chaperon Rouge’, Galerie Archetype, Brussels
‘De Tuin van Teirlinck (Harald Thys)’, Brussels, Belgium

2003
‘Once Upon a Time…’, MuHKA, Antwerp
‘Urban Dramas’, deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Kraft der gewohnheit’, Galerie Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne, Germany
‘Coconutour’, CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France

2002
‘The Show Must Go On’, Witte Zaal, Gent, Belgium

2001
‘Marking the territory’, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland – curated by Marina Abramovic

2000
BüroFriedrich, Berlin, Germany
Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany
‘House of Haunted Horrors’, Huis Aan De Werf, Utrecht, The Netherlands – curated by Moritz Küng

Artist Books:
30 Jahre Kunst, Kunstverein München
OPTIMUNDUS: M HKA 08 02 13 – 19 05 13, M HKA, Antwerp / Sternberg Press
Die Schmutzigen Puppen von Pommern, Sternberg Press
Das Wunder des Lebens, Sternberg Press
Fine Arts, Sternberg Press
Objects as Friends, König Books
Porsche 917, Grotto
Automosoleum, Grotto

Selected Bibliography:
2017
Tina Schulz, Abgrundtiefer Nihilismus, Texte zur Kunst
30 Jahre Kunst, Kunstverein München
2016
Watson, Mike, “Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys I Piccoli Sporchi di Pruppà
Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome 24 October – 23 December,” Art Review, March
2015
Gottschalk, Molly, “The 15 Best Booths at Frieze London,” Artsy Editorial, October
2014
Tess Edmonson, ‘Otwock, Poland: Site and Narrative,’ Afterall online, May
2013
Maaike Lauwaert, ‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys. M_HKA, Antwerp,’ Modern Painters, June
Kasia Redzisz, ‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys. M_HKA, Antwerp,’ Frieze, May
Chris Fitzpatrick, ‘Looking for the World in Both Directions,’ Spike
Jon Bywater, ‘Harald Thys and Jos de Gruyter. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst
Antwerpen (M HKA),’ Artforum, April
2012
John Beeson, ‘Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys at Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin,’ Artforum, April
Ana Teixeira Pinto, ‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys’s “Im Reich der Sonnenfinsternis,’ Art Agenda, January
Moritz Küng, ‘De Gruyter & Thys: Oggetti come Amici,’ Abitare, 521, April
2011
Kirsty Bell, ‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys. Neue Aachener Kunstverein,’ Frieze, September Joshua
Simon, ‘Neo-Materialism, Part Three: The Language of Commodities,’ e-flux, 28, October
Jennifer Krasinski, ‘All is Disquiet. Portrait Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys,’ Spike, 28,Summer
2010
Quinn Latimer, ‘Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys. Kunsthalle Basel,’ Art in America, April Elena Filipovic, ‘Harald Thys & Jos de Gruyter,’ Creamier. Contemporary Art in Culture, Phaidon, London
Kito Nedo, ‘Wäschebeutel, Bomberjacken und Käseplatten’ (Kunsthalle Basel), Artmagazin.de, January
Kito Nedo, ‘Wäschebeutel, Bomberjacken und Käseplatten’ (Kunsthalle Basel), Artmagazin.de, January
2009
Judith Wilkinson, ‘Systems Failure: The Embarrassing Antics of de Gruyter & Thys,’ Afterall, 22, Autumn/ Winter
Joshua Simon, ‘The Silence of the Lamps — The Autism of the Recent Works of Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys,’ Afterall, 22, Autumn/Winter
2008
Dieter Roelstraete, ‘The Teaches of the Speechless,’ Mousse, 3, 16, December
Teresa Steel, ‘Chained Melody: Harald Thys and Jos de Gruyter in Vancouver,’ Filip
Review, 3, 11, Winter
Gerrit Gohlke, ‘Flämische Heilkunst’ (5. Berlin Biennale & Isabella Bortolozzi), Artnet.de, May
Adrian Searle, ‘Toil and Rubble’ (5. Berlin Biennale), The Guardian, April
2007
Sean James Rose, ‘Deux Belges sur un Plateau. Carte blanche à François Curlet, qui invite Thys et Gruyter,’ Libération, November
2005
Dieter Roelstraete, ‘The sacrificial lamb: Dieter Roelstraete Ponders the Work of Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys,’ A Prior, November

Screenings:
2017
filmprogramme, Fiac Paris
2014
CAC Cinema, Vilnius, Lithuania
‘Die aap van Bloemfontein,’ Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Die aap van Bloemfontein,’ WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium
‘Conversation Piece,’ 1646, The Hague, The Netherlands – curated by Maaike Gouwenberg
2013
‘Das Loch,’ Garage Center for Contemporary Culture , Moscow, Russia
‘The Frigate,’ WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium – curated by Elena Filipovic
2012
‘Der Schlamm Von Branst’ & ‘Das Loch,’ Cricoteka, Kraków, Poland
‘The Frigate,’ Tramway, Glasgow, UK
2011
‘Perennial #1,’ WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium
‘Parallel Worlds,’ Arsenal, Berlin, Germany
2010
‘Parallel Worlds,’ Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
Arnolfini, Bristol, UK – curated by Richard Birkett
‘If I Cant Dance….,’ ICA, London, UK
‘Project 35,’ Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands – curated by ICI
2009
The Steins, New York, NY – curated by Anthony Huberman
‘The Filmic Conventions,’ FormContent, London, UK
Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria – curated by Lucie Stahl
Centre de Création Contemporaine, Tours, France – curated by Yann Ricordel
2008
Cinema on Baker Street, London, UK – curated by Isabella Bortolozzi & Dieter Roelstraete Théatre Mercelis, Brussels, Belgium – curated by dépendance
2000
‘Parallelogram,’ Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium
‘De Deserteur,’ GC Ten Weyngaert, Brussels, Belgium

Jos De Gruyter & Harald Thys
30 Jahre Kunst. Verkaufskatalog
Amsterdam, 2017
English / German
192 pages
21 x 29.7 cm
ISBN: 9789491843891
Printed in an edition of 1000, by Benedict Press
18,00 EUR

 

Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys
Fine Arts
2015, English
21.5 x 27.5 cm, 100 pages, 95 color ill., softcover
ISBN 978-3-95679-209-0
Edition of 1000
Published by Sternberg Press
EUR 29.00

 

11

LES ÉNIGMES DE SAARLOUIS
MMXIV
Softcover, 220 x 280 mm
36 pages
Edition of 500
ISBN 978-2-930777-03-0
Published by Triangle Books
EUR 25,00

 

22

Objects as Friends
Hardcover, 28 x 27 cm
312 pages
ISBN 978-3863352196
Published by Walther König
Co-published with Culurgest, Lisabon, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover and Mu.ZEE Ostend
EUR 39.80

 

33

The Frigate
Vinyl record with music composed by Erik Thys for the video ‘The Frigate’ by Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys 2008-2012
Mastering by Stef Van Alsenoy
Production: Gypex
© Gypex & Grotto Publications
EUR 20,00

 

44

Jos De Gruyter, Harald Thys
English
Hardcover, 13.5 x 21 cm
box including 3 booklets and DVD
ISBN 907-6222169
Published by Middelheimmuseum
EUR 49.00

 

55

Das Wunder des Lebens
2014
English/German
Hardcover, 30 x 29 cm
492 pages, 477 color ill.
ISBN 978-3-943365-92-4
Design by Boy Vereecken with Antoine Begon
Published by Sternberg Press
Copublished with Kunsthalle Wien and Kunsthalle Basel
EUR 45.00

 

66

Optimundus – M HKA 08 02 13 – 19 05 13
2013
English
Softcover, 18 x 24 cm
68 pages, 6 b/w and 17 colour ill.
Edited by Nav Haq
With texts by Nav Haq, Jennifer Krasinski, Dieter Roelstraete, Michael Van den Abeele, Peter Wächtler
ISBN 978-3-943365-53-5
Published by Sternberg Press
Copublished with M HKA and Kunsthalle Wien
EUR 19.00