Publications:
1974 – 2009

Philippe Vandenberg: “Visite” (2008)

Philippe Vandenberg: Visite is the catalog to the exhibition of the same name which took place in the Museum of Fine Arts of Ghent, Ghent in 2009. It was in the Museum of Fine Arts of Ghent that the young Vandenberg was for the first time immersed in art history. During Visite his own oeuvre stood in dialogue with the works of the Old Masters. The catalog offers a thorough documentation of the creation of the exhibition and its presentation within the context of the museum, illustrated with photographs of the artist in his studio and reproductions of his oeuvre in juxtaposition with works by, among others, Théodore Géricault, Hieronymus Bosch and Gustave Permeke.

Visite is edited by Anja De Lannoy, with forewords by Robert Hoozee (Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent) and Jan van Woensel and Niels Van Tomme (De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam), and contains a transcriptions of a conversation between Bernard Dewulf and Philippe Vandenberg.

Anja De Lannoy. Philippe Vandenberg: ‘Visite’. Ghent: Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent; Ghent: Philippe Vandenberg, 2008.


Black a Garden for St. John’s Millbrook (2008)

Black a Garden for St. John’s Millbrook is an artist’s book by Philippe Vandenberg published in conjuction with a small exhibition and a concert of the American musician Lee Ranaldo in Croxhapox, Ghent, 2008. The book includes the artist’s seminal text as I’m painting a garden for St John’s Millbrook and a selection of his drawings and paintings spanning the years 2006-2008.

The book contains the text as I’m painting a garden for St John’s Millbrook by Philippe Vandenberg.

Lee Ranaldo and Philippe Vandenberg. Black a Garden for St. John’s Millbrook. Ghent: Croxhapox, 2008. 


Philippe Vandenberg: Werken op papier 1984-2008 (2008)

Philippe Vandenberg: Werken op papier 1984-2008 is the catalogue of the exhibition of the same name held in Gallery Gabriël Van De Weghe, Wortegem-Petegem, 2008. The catalog includes a selection of drawings spanning the years 1984-2009.

The book contains a text by Laurent Busine (MAC’S).

Laurent Busine. Philippe Vandenberg: Werken op papier 1984 – 2008. Wortegem-Petegem: Galerie Gabriël Van De Weghe, 2008.


Philippe Vandenberg “L’important c’est le kamikaze”: Oeuvre 2000-2006 (2006)

Philippe Vandenberg “L’important c’est le kamikaze”: Oeuvre 2000-2006 is the catalogue of the exhibition of the same name in Musée Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville-Mézières, 2006. The catalog includes a selection of paintings and drawings spanning the years 2000 to 2006. It also contains two seminal texts by Vandenberg and an interview of the artist by Gérard Berréby.

The book contains the texts The Song of the finch and Letter to the nigger by Vandenberg and the transcription of the interview What counts is kamikaze between Gérard Berréby and Philippe Vandenberg.

Gérard Berréby, Alain Tourneux and Philippe Vandenberg. Philippe VandenbergL’important c’est le kamikaze”: Oeuvre 2000-2006. Charleville-Mézières: Musée Arthur Rimbaud; Ghent: On-Line, 2006. 


Pelgrims keel (2003)

Pelgrims keel is an artist’s book by Philippe Vandenberg published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name held in Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, 2003. The book includes essays and poems by the artist in which he reflects on his youth and art practice.

The book contains the text Pelgrims Keel by Philippe Vandenberg in both English and Dutch.

Philippe Vandenberg. Pelgrims Keel. Kessel-Lo: Literarte, 2003. 


De Boodschapper: Philippe Vandenberg – Sylvain Cosyns (1999)

De Boodschapper is an artist’s book by Philippe Vandenberg and outsider artist Sylvain Cosyns which was published in conjunction with an exhibition in Croxhapox, Ghent, 1999. The book includes a selection of drawings by both Vandenberg and Cosyns which were made in 1999 and a text by author Stefan Hertmans.

The book contains an essay by Stefan Hertmans.

Stefan Hertmans and Philippe Vandenberg. De Boodschapper: Philippe Vandenberg – Sylvain Cosyns. Ghent: Philippe Vandenberg, 1999. 


Philippe Vandenberg: Oeuvre 1995-1999 (1999)

Philippe Vandenberg: Oeuvre 1995-1999 is the catalogue and monograph of the exhibition of the same name in M HKA – Museum for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, 2006. The catalog includes a large selection of paintings spanning the years 1995-2000. Two seminal texts by Vandenberg are included in the book which have been translated to English for the first time.

The book includes a foreword by Flor Bex (M HKA), an essay by Lieven Vanden Abeele and the texts On a way in a cage is a man and Seven journeys to a holy sepulchre by Philippe Vandenberg.

Flor Bex, Lieve Foncke, Lieven Vanden Abeele and Philippe Vandenberg. Philippe Vandenberg: Oeuvre 1995-1999. Antwerp: MuHKA-Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, 1999. 


Philippe Vandenberg “Tegen de dood van het licht”: Werken rondom de kruisiging door Philippe Vandenberg (1996)

Philippe Vandenberg: Oeuvre 1995-1999 is the catalogue to the exhibition of the same name in the Holy Sepluchre Institute, Turnhout, 1996. The catalog includes a selection of works around the theme of the crucifixion spanning the years 1982-1996.

Louis Hulstaert, ed. Philippe Vandenberg “Tegen de dood van het licht”: Werken rondom de kruisiging door Philippe Vandenberg. Turnhout: Anastasis, 1996. 


Markus Oehlen & Philippe Vandenberg (1995)

Markus Oehlen & Philippe Vandenberg is the catalogue to the exhibition of the same name in Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, St-Martens Latem, 1995. The catalog includes a selection of recent works by both Oehlen and Vandenberg.

Robert Storr and Philippe Vandenberg. Markus Oehlen & Philippe Vandenberg. Deurle: Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, 1995. 


De kruisigingen 1981-1993: een typologische doorsnede van het werk van Philippe Vandenberg (1993)

De kruisigingen 1981-1993: Een typologische doorsnede van het werk van Philippe Vandenberg is the catalogue to the exhibition Philippe Vandenberg: De kruisigingen 1981-1993 in Campo-Santo, St-Amandsberg, 1993. The book includes a selection of paintings around the theme of the crucifixion spanning the years 1981-1993.

The book contains an essay by Florent Minne

Florent Minne. De kruisigingen 1981-1993: Een typologische doorsnede van het werk van Philippe Vandenberg. Ghent: Cultureel Comité Sint-Amandsberg, 1993. 


Philippe Vandenberg (1991)

Philippe Vandenberg is the catalogue of the exhibition of the same name in Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels, 1991. The book includes a selection of paintings spanning the years 1990-1991.

The book contains an essay by Florent Minne.

Florent Minne. Philippe Vandenberg. Brussels, Galerie Albert Baronian, 1991. 


Philippe Vandenberg (1990)

Philippe Vandenberg is the catalogue of the  exhibition of the same name held in Forum Gallery, Ostend, 1990. The book contains a selection of paintings from the year 1989, including his series of polemic paintings in which important public figures are satirically depicted in expressive brush strokes

The book contains an essay by Wim van Mulders

Wim Van Mulders. Philippe Vandenberg. Ostend: Forum Gallery, 1990.


Peintures récentes (1988)

Peintures récentes is the catalogue to the exhibition of the same name in Stichting Veranneman, 1988, Kruishoutem. The catalog includes a selection of paintings spanning the years 1987-1988.

Philippe Vandenberg. Philippe Vandenberg: Peintures récentes. Kruishoutem: Stichting Veranneman, 1988. 


Philippe Vandenberg: Seven paintings (1987)

Philippe Vandenberg: Seven paintings is the catalogue to the exhibition of the same name in Richard Foncke Gallery, Ghent, 1988. The catalogue includes a selection of seven paintings from the year 1986.

With a poem by Dylan Thomas.

Philippe Vandenberg: Seven paintings. Ghent: Richard Foncke Gallery, 1986. 


Philippe Vandenberg “Het gevecht met de engel”: Visions 2 (1984)

Philippe Vandenberg “Het gevecht met de engel”: Visions 2 is a book by Florent Minne published by Richard Foncke Gallery, Ghent, in 1984. It is the first book on the artist’s work and contains a selection of paintings spanning the years 1982-1984.

With an essay by Florent Minne.

Florent Minne. Philippe Vandenberg “Het gevecht met de engel”: Visions 2. Ghent: Foncke Editions – Richard Foncke Gallery, 1984.

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