About

  • Dutch Contemporary Artist

    Dutch Contemporary Artist

    Ruben van Schalm is a contemporary Dutch photographer. And known for his aesthetic of the male nude, usually working in series, he often focuses on the pristine beauty of man, but also on the fragility of nature that surrounds us."Born on May 12, 1988, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Van Schalm started working as a model and actor in 2008 for renowned Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf. He developed a love for photography and started to create his vision in photography in 2012.

     

    Van Schalm, Ruben

    b, 1988, Rotterdam NL

     

    Group Exhibitions

     

    2023 Kahmann Krollmann Collection - Berlin 

    2023 The Little Black Gallery - BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! - Australia 

    2023 Haute Photographie - Rotterdam 

    2022 The Future is here - Kahmann Gallery  - Amsterdam

    2021 Haute Photographie • Amsterdam • Museum square 

    2021 Haute Photographie • Rotterdam  

    2019 Gup New Talent 2020 - Amsterdam

    2016 The Barbadian, X Bank, Amsterdam, NL

    2013 London Boys, La Culture Tel Aviv, IL

     

    BOOKS

     

    Solo 

    Paradise, Ruben van Schalm, 2020, publisher Komma,

    Foreword by Erwin Olaf, Essay by Marth von Loeben ISBN 978-94-91525-91-9

     

    Group

    2023 - BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! - KEHRER VERLAG 

    2020 • New Dutch / Gup New Talen 2020 X Publishers

    2020 • BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! - Mendo, TeNeues

     

    Highlights

    Paradise added to the research library Rijksmuseum collection - The Netherlands.

    Paradise project added to the Comptemporary Collection of the MA-g The Museum of Avant Garde in Switzerland.

     

    Nominations

    New Dutch / Gup New Photography Talent Award 2020