A Life Story in Pictures

Self-portraits 19 01 23 and 15 09 14

The self-portraits of Lique Schoot are visual autobiographical statements that reflect current times.’

Lique Schoot is a multidisciplinary artist. She works in the tradition of conceptual art. Since her graduation, she has used the self-portrait as a vehicle for exploring the nature of existence. Her work shows identity, daily life, general emotions, and deals with the major themes of life.

The starting point of her work consists in the LS diaries, a visual diary of more than 6000 daily made self-portraits, begun in October of 2003. Each work is titled by date (y-m-d).

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Latest News

Artist Grant in times of corona

November 1, 2021 – March 1, 2022

Lique’s work is generously supported by the Mondriaan Fund from November 1, 2021 – March 1, 2022 with an Artist Grant in times of corona.

Lique Schoot, She's Got Legs (Leg 06 09 06, 06 09 12 and 06 09 18)
  • She’s Got Legs (Leg 06 09 06, 06 09 12 and 06 09 18)
  • 2006 / 2013
  • Photo on alu-Dibond
  • 60 x 90 cm I 23.6 x 35.4 in
  • Collection Museum van Bommel van Dam

50 Years of Museum van Bommel van Dam

September 5, 2021 – January 9, 2022

The Group Exhibition shows different kind of works from (inter)nationally renowned artists, such as Armando, Ger Lataster, Shinkichi Tajiri, Erwin Olaf, Rineke Dijkstra, Bep Scheeren, Judith Krebbekx, Robert Rauschenberg, Lique Schoot a.o. The works come from the museum’s special collection.

Museum van Bommel van Dam
Keulsepoort 1
5911 BX  Venlo
NL
15 Days with Hair Towels (2008-2019)
15 Days with Hair Towels (2008-2019)
  • 15 Days with Hair Towels (2008-2019), 2021

BIG ART – Art Fair

September 30 – October 3, 2021

For 4 days the industrial Hembrugterrein is occupied by over 75 XL artworks of contemporary artists and designers. A unique mix of monumental paintings and drawings, large sculptures, big photos and huge installations by acclaimed names and emerging talents.

HEMbrugterrein (Project.Fabriek)
Middenweg 63
Zaandam
NL

Recent Works

Studio View Hair Towels Project

20 Days with Hair Towels (2008 – 2019)

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Lique Schoot, 7 Days in August 2020 (The Corona Diaries)

The Corona Diaries

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Selected Works (1998 – present)

Lique Schoot, 4 Days in Bathroom Mirrors, UK 1998