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Erik van Lieshout

Erik van Lieshout was born in Deurne, Netherlands in 1968 and now lives and works in Rotterdam. He attended the Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands before studying at de Ateliers '63 in Haarlem, Netherlands, van Lieshout's work has been exhibited internationally and recent solo exhibitions include Guantanamo Bay Watch at the Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles; Massachusetts Museum of Contempo¬rary Art, MASS MoCA; Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich; and the Kunsthaus Zurich (all 2007) and the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2006). Group exhibitions include We Are the World, Dutch Pavilion at the 49th Interna¬tional Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale (2003), Art Unlimited at the Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland (2005), and a project for The Wrong Gallery at Tate Modern, London (2007).