y transforming the natural into extraordinary, Les Deux Garçons bring new life, but also new meaning, to the animals and objects they choose to resurrect. Fascinated by the fleeting and random aspects of our existence, by the subjectivity behind the notions of good and evil, they confront the beholder with their odd, yet beautiful, endearing, yet shocking sculptures. Taxidermy is used as a potent medium to disturb, but mostly to discuss a variety of subjects: the contours of the line between good and bad, between life and death, between fantasy and reality…


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  • 1965Michel Vanderheijden Van Tinteren is born in Heerlen
  • 1966Roel Moonen is born in Maastricht
  • 1986Both Roel and Michel study art at the Academie Beeldende Kunsten, where they first meet, Maastricht, France
  • 2000Roel en Michel start working together under the studio name of ”Les Deux Garcons ”. They live together in Landgraaf.
  • 2016Museum aan het Vrijthof consecrates the art of Les Deux Garçons by presenting “Pure”, an important retrospective of the duo’s work with more than 120 artworks, mostly from private collections, Maastricht, Netherlands


  • 2017“Parcours”, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, Den Haag, Netherlands
  • 2016“Pure”, retrospective exhibition presenting more than 120 artworks at Museum aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • 2016“Promesse de Renouveau”, solo exhibition LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2016“Affections”, Les Deux Garçons & Lidy Jacobs
  • 2015Tefaf, Vlassak Verhulst Gallery, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • 2015TEFAF, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • 2013Solo Exhibition at LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium, Belgium
  • 2013“Pronken” Stedelijk Museum, Zwolle, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2012“The Making of a Requiem”, Solo Exhibition at Gallery Stevens, Maastricht, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2012“Requiem”, Theatre aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011Museum De Stads Gallerij, Heerlen, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011Museum Schunck, , Heerlen, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011“Contour / Continuïteit”  Museum “Het Prinsenhof”, Delft, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011Museum Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany, Germany
  • 2011Museum “De Princessehof” Leeuwaarden, Netherlands
  • 2011“Bloed mooi”, Museum Schielandshuis, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011Museum Stads Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany, Germany
  • 2011Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2011Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Galerie Lutz, Delft, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Gallery Jaski Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Gallery Art Kitchen, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Gallery Jakobs, Aachen, Germany, Germany
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Gallery Leo Castelli, New York, USA, United States
  • 2001Solo Exhibition at Gallery Lindenberg, New York, USA, United States
  • 2001Gallery March, Stuttgart, Germany, Germany
  • 2001Gallery Lutz, Delft, Netherlands, Netherlands
  • 2001Pecha Kucha, Netherlands
  • 2000Regular presence on art fairs such as Kunst Rai Amsterdam – Art Cologne – Tefaf Maastricht – Art Paris – Art Basel – Art Monaco – Pan Amsterdam – Art Rotterdam…


  • Keramiekmuseum De Princessehof, Leeuwaarden, Netherlands
  • Stedelijk Museum, Zwolle, Nerherlands
  • Museum StadsGallery, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Katoen Natie, HeadquARTers, Antwerpen, Belgium
  • Defauwes Collection, Heerlen , Netherlands
  • Stienstra Collection, Heerlen, Netherlands
  • Jongen Vastgoed Collection, Heerlen, Netherlands
  • Berger Collection, Monaco
  • Bax Collection, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Huybrechs Collection, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Boxhoorn Collection, Lanaken, Belgium
  • Catharien David Collection, Paris, France
  • DSM Art Collection
  • Easyjet Art Collection, Nice, France
  • Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Leon Tovar Gallery, New York, USA
  • Museum Beelsen aan Zee, Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Niarchos Collection, Monaco
  • Safia El Malqui, Monaco



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