Born 1981, The Hague, The Netherlands
Lives and works in London

2013 - 2014 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
2006 - 2008 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London
2002 - 2005 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London
2001 - 2002 Art Foundation, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Solo Exhibitions
2020 Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, USA (forthcoming)
2019 Private Road, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, NYC, USA
2018 As mist, description, South London Gallery, UK
2017 Hot Cottons, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
2017 Night Plants, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
2016 Mustard, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
2016 Quarters, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
2015 Halted Paves, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
2015 Particle of Inch, The Hepworth, Wakefield, UK
2015 Spring for a Ground, SculptureCenter, NY, USA
2014 Dinosaurs, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
2014 In Lukes and Dregs, The Approach, London, UK
2013 Highly Liquid, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
2013 Out of Empty, Albert Baronian, Room, Brussels
2012 Hands Down, unosolo project room, Milan, Italy
2011 ON, The Approach, London, UK
2010 Weekend, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Background, IBID Projects, London, UK
2009 Background, La Salle de bains, Lyon, France
2009 Some Surplus, Plan B, Amsterdam, NL
2008 the angle between two walls (with Brock Enright), MOT International, London, UK
2006 A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

Selected Group Exhibitions
Hybrid Sculpture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Familiar Machines, Backlit, Nottingham, UK
The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK
She sees the shadows
(cur. by Olivia Leahy and Adam Carr), MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales, UK
The Everyday and Extraordinary, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
True Luxury, Art Acquisitions 2012-2018, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Die Zelle, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Germany
Group Show, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
20 Years, The Approach, London, UK
Future Eaters, Monash University Museum of Art, Victoria, Australia
EuroVisions: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection
, NAS Gallery, Australia
Inside Intensity
, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany
Disobedient Bodies, The Hepworth Wakefield, UK
2016 - 2017
Conversation Piece, Part 3, Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
High Anxiety: New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., USA
Invisible Adversaries, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA
The Promise of Total Automation, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
Condo, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK; Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, UK; John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK
NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Prix de Rome 2015, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, NL
Objects, Food, Rooms (cur. by Andria Hickey), Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Works on paper, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
I am here but you've gone, Fiorucci Art Trust, London, UK
Hybridize or Disappear, National Museum of Contemporary Art Lisbon, Portugal
Fit for Purpose, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
The Noing Uv It (cur. by Steve Claydon and Martin Clark), Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Monumental Fatigue, Freymond-Guth, Zurich, Switzerland
Bill Bollinger, John Divola, Magali Reus, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
On the Devolution of Culture, Rob Tufnell, London, UK 
Theater Objects, ETH Zurich and LUMA Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
Till youth and genial years are flown, ZERO, Milan, Italy
nature after nature, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
To Meggy Weiss Lo Surdo, Happy Hours,cur. by Mariana Vecchelio, CO2, Torino, Italy
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL
Pool, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany
Post/Post Minimal. The Rolfe Ricke Collection in dialogue with contemporary artists, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
Geographies of Contamination, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Rijksakademie Open, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam , NL
Silent Hardware, David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Comrades of Time, Cell Project Space, London, UK
Shadows of a Doubt, Tallinn Photomonth 2013, Tallin, Estonia
SLIP, The Approach, London, UK
Notes (on declassing), curated by Vincent Honoré, Galerie Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
Heavy duty, silent haze, racing hearts, Freymond-Guth Ltd. Fine Arts, Zurich
Material World, Nest, Den Haag, NL
Can’t Hear My Eyes, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona/Madrid, Spain
Group show, Galerie Fons Welters,  Amsterdam, NL
superpositions, New Wight Biennial, New Wight Gallery, Broad Art Centre, Los Angeles, USA
Blackboard, SPACE, London, UK
Rain, Cell Project Space, London, UK
Young London, V22 Collection, London, UK
Rehearsal, curated by Nazil Gurlek, Galeri Non, Istanbul, Turkey
Martijn Hendriks & Magali Reus, Walden Affairs, Den Haag, NL
From Ritual to Theatre, Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Fluorescent Adolescent, SCHUNCK, Glaspaleis, Heerlen, NL
Là-bas, Galerie Crevecoeur, Paris, France
Verité Tropicale, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
Rotate, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Sun Shine Shine, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, NL
ARTFutures 2008, Bloomberg Space, London, UK
Bass Diffusion Model, Fieldgate Gallery, Londo, UK
Rochav Aorech (Width Length), Darom Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Modern Solitude, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL
Viva Curandero, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Lobby, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Inter-View, Gallery The Space, Seoul, Korea
Black Powder + White Party, Contemporary Art Museum of Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
EMERGENCY3, Aspex, Portsmouth, UK

Selected Bibliography
Elderton, Louisa, New Establishment, Magali Reus, Elephant, Issue 29, Winter 2016-17, p. 54-57
Hickey, Andria, Magali Reus in the studio, Art in America, November, p. 136-145
Kruse, Ton, Kruipen en bukken, Magali Reus in het Stedelijk, Metropolis M, nr 5, 1 November
Kleijn, Koen, Echt nepvlees, De Groene Amsterdammer, 6 October, p. 51
Leij, Machteld, Magali Reus in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Hart, Issue 161, 6 October, p. 20
Ter Borg, Lucette, Hybride objecten met macho-kracht, NRC Handelsblad, 13 September
Staffhorst, Maaike, Kunst met  karakter, De Telegraaf, 10 Sep 2016
Reus, Magali, Top Ten: Magali Reus, Artforum, 1 Mar 2016
Wilk, Elvia, Hybridize or Disappear, Frieze, Sep 2015 Issue 173, p. 175
Inner Chaos, L’Officiel, Dec 2015, p. 76-80
Smyth, Cherry, British Art Show 8, Art Monthly, Nov 2015, p. 25-26
Chu, Christie, 15 Artists to Watch at Frieze, Artnet News, 15 Oct 2015
Hontoria, Javier, Critics’ Picks, Artforum, 11 Oct 2015
30 Artists to Watch at Frieze, Artsy, 8 Oct 2015
Sumpter, Helen, Magali Reus: Particle of Inch, ArtReview, October 2015, Vol. 67 No. 7, p. 137
Wright, Karen, In The Studio, The Independent, 11 Jul 2015
Chu, Christie, 10 Exceptional Millennial Artists to Watch, Artnet News, 20 May 2015
Hirst, Christopher, I’m Here But You’ve Gone exhibition smells of pandas, pop starts – and an awful lot of sex, The Independent, 30 April 2015
Magali Reus and Michael E. Smith at SculptureCenter, Cura 2015
Katrib, Ruba, Highlights, Kaleidoscope, Issue 23 2015, 52-53
Herbert, Johnny, Searching for Terms: How do objects tell us, 19 Jan 2015
Rijzende Sterren, NRC Handelsblad, Cultureel supplement, 8 Jan 2015
Withers, Rachel, Magali Reus, The Approach, London, Artforum, May 2014
Quaintance, Morgan, Magali Reus: In Lukes and Dregs, Art Review, April 2014, Vol. 66 No. 3, p. 104
Sherlock, Amy. Something in the Water, Frieze No. 162, April 2014, pp. 98-101
Coomer, Martin, Critic’s Choice: Magali Reus, Timeout London, February 11-17th 2014, p. 67
Spotlight Magali Reus: Out of Empty, In conversazione con Nicoletta Lambertucci, Cura Magazine, No. 15, Autumn 2013
Latimer, Quinn. Nicola Martini, Virginia Overton, Magali Reus, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, Artforum, May 2013, p. 342-343
Archey, Karen. Post-Materiality, Kaleidoscope, Issue 18, Summer 2013, p.36-41
Latimer, Quinn. Review: Nicola Martini, Virginia Overton, Magali Reus, ArtForum, May 2013
Gratza, Agnieszka,  Magali Reus: Minimaal en Menselijk, Metropolis M,  April 2013, p.36-39
Distance and Desire: A Conversation Between Magali Reus and NIcolas Deshayes, Mousse 36, p.224-229
Harbison, Isobel. Review: ON, Modern Painters, March 2012, p.77
Braat, Manon, Solo: Magali Reus, Kunstbeeld no.11, 2011
Fite-Wassilak, Chris. Review: Rain, Art Monthly 349, September 2011
Basciano, Oliver. Review: Rain, ArtReview, September 2011
Woods, James, Review: Rain, AN Magazine September 2011
Mayhew, Alexander, Review: Minimalisme, Britney Spears en pyromanie, Metropolis M (website) January 2011
Ruyters, Domeniek, Review, Metropolis M  (website), Juli 2010
Ter Borg, Lucette, Bij Magali Reus blijft alles verstild, NRC Handelsblad, 26 Juni 2010
Leij, Machteld, Magali Reus, Kunstbeeld nr6 2010
Allsop, Laura, Review: Magali Reus, Frieze, April 2010, p.120-121
Milliard, Coline, Review: Magali Reus, Artpress, April 2010, no 366, p.81-82
'Basciano, Oliver, Magali Reus: Background, Art Review, First View (website) Dec 2009
'Moulene, Claire, Nouvelle tete: Magali Reus, Les Inrockuptibles, numero 732, 9 December 2009
Reinders, Arjan, Magali Reus: A Billion Balconies Facing the Sun, Kunstbeeld, June 2006
de Jongh, Xandra, De illusoire wereld van vruchtensap, de Volkskrant, 21 June 2006

Magali Reus, First Mongraph series, JRP I Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
Future Eaters, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield East, Australia
EuroVisions; Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection, NAS, Sydney, Australia
I aint the noing UV it im jus onle the showing UV it, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
Inside Intensity, Kunsthaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
How Does it Feel?, ScuptureCenter, New York, USA, 2016
Magali Reus: Spring for a Ground / Particle Of Inch / Halted Paves / Quarters, Mousse Publishing, 2016
Invisible Adversaries, CCS Bard, New York
Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the Twenty-first Century, MIT Press, USA, 2015
Prix de Rome 2015, nai010 publishers, Rotterdam, 2015
British Art Show 8, Hayward Publishing, London, 2015
Spring for a Ground, SculptureCenter, New York
‘Bodies in Space’ in Mass Effect, Art and the Internet in the Twenty-First Century, MIT Press and New Museum, New York
Theater Objects, gta Verlag, Zurich, 2014
Effects, onestar press, Paris, 2011
SURFER, Caroline Soyez-Petithomme, Jill Gasparina, Pierre Lin-Renie, La Salle de bain, Les Presses du Reel 2011
Younger than Jesus: Artist Directory, Lauren Cornell, Massimiliano Gioni, and Laura Hoptman, Phaidon, 2009