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Thomas Bayrle

 
THOMAS BAYRLE
Born 1937 Berlin, Germany
Lives and works in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Solo Exhibitions
2019
"The Assembled Human," Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
"Haufen i.Fon’s," neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Dépendance, Brussels
"Caravaggio our times / Caravaggio billion times," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Sant’Andrea de Scaphis, Rome
2018
"Playtime," The New Museum, New York
2017
"Pieta for World War I, Tapisserie du Centenaire," Cité Internationale de la Tapisserie, Aubusson, France
"Wenn etwas zu lang ist – mach es länger," MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2016
"Flying Home," Artissima, Torino, Italy (curated by Sarah Cosulich)
Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
"One Day on Success Street," Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
"Complete Films 1979 – 2007," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 291 Grand St, New York
"Seniorenfeier," Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
2015
"Kreuzweg," Galerie Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria
"Thomas Bayrle," dépendance, Brussels
"Gerani / Pavesi," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
2014
"Agnus Dei," St Matthäus-Kirche, Berlin
"Atari Faces," Triangle Books, Brussels
"Vespini," Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
"Katholisch," Kunst-station Sankt Peter, Cologne, Germany
"Thomas Bayrle and Herald Pridgar," Michael Majerus Estate, Berlin
"Thomas Bayrle: All-in-One," Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK; Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, France
2013
"Thomas Bayrle: Chrysler Tapete," Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Missouri
"Monuments to Traffic," Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo
The Artist’s Institute, New York
"Thomas Bayrle: All-in-One", Wiels, Brussels, Belgium; Madre-Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, France
2012
"Thomas Bayrle, From Weft to Warp – and Back Again & Helke Bayrle, Portikus Under Construction," Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
"American Dream," High Line Billboard, New York
"Strippenzieher, Big Block," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
Air de Paris, Paris
"Thomas Bayrle." Berge, Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria
2011
dépendance, Brussels
Galerie Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria
"La Chaufferie," Strasbourg, France (with Daniel Kohl)
2010
"La camera Degli Sposi (After Mantegna) 1970/2010," Dirimart, Istanbul
"Gummibaum and materials," Base Progetti per l’arte, Florence, Italy
"Alle Kamele sind ein Kamel (Schopenhauer)," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
2009
"Thomas Bayrle. Rosenkranz," Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria
"Produzione Bayrle," Cardi Black Box, Milano, Italy
"Thomas Bayrle -Their Combination is Spectacular," Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
"I’ve a Feeling We’re Not In Kansas Anymore," Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
"Thomas Bayrle / Ann Lieselgaard," Raven Row, London
2008
"Thomas Bayrle. 40 Jahre Looping/ 40 Years Looping," Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
"Thomas Bayrle / Andreas Slominski," dépendance, Brussels
"Cats & Cars (with Gerald Domenig)," Etablissement d’en face, Brussels
"Wiener," Arbeiterkammer Wien, Vienna
"Stéphane Dafflon/ Thomas Bayrle," Air de Paris, Paris
"A Mustache Is a Man’s Best Friend," Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich, Germany
"Thomas Bayrle. Bir enstalasyon duvarkagıtları, otoyollar vs. üzerine / An Installation of Wallpapers, Motorways etc.," Dirimart, Istanbul
2007
"Galerie Barbara Weiss," Berlin (with Monika Baer)
"Superimages," Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France
Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
"Jacke wie Hose," Galerie Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria
2006
"Happy Days Are Here Again," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
"Thomas Bayrle:
 40 Years Chinese RocknRoll," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2005
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
"Thomas Bayrle," Cubitt Gallery, London, UK
2004
"Thomas Bayrle: Carlos," Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
2003
"Autostrada," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
"Eiserner Vorhang/Iron Curtain. A project of museum in progress in co-operation with the Vienna State Opera," Vienna
2002
Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Switzerland
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
"Kartoffelzähler," Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria
"Thomas Bayrle. Bilder, Zeichnungen, Druckgrafik aus den Jahren 1967 bis 2001," Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany
"Layout," Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan
2000
"flying home...," Museum in Progress, Vienna
"Philip Johnson, 1999 und Werke von 1967 - 2000," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
1998
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany
"Dolly Animation," Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Zurich, Switzerland
1997
Koriyama City Museum of Art, Koriyama, Japan
Academy of Art & Design, Beijing, China
"TassenTassen," Museum Moderner Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
1996
Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
1995
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany
1994
"Film Video Materialien," Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
1990
"Autobahnkopf," Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
"Autobahnkopf," Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
1989
"Pinsel durchgespielt," Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
"Thomas Bayrle 1983 – 88," Seed Hall, Tokyo
1988
"Madonna Jaguar," Kunsthalle Innsbruck, Austria
1987
"Thomas Bayrle 1967 und 1987," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
1986
"GOLF," Auto Museum, Wolfsburg, Germany
1984
"Capsel," Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
1983
"Druckgrafik 1960-83," Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany
1980
"Rasterfahndung," Goethe-Institut, San Francisco, California
"Graphic Gathering," Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
1977
"Cities and Accumulations," WAKO, Tokyo, Japan
1972
"Formation Serielle," La Pochade, Paris
Kiko Galleries, Houston, Texas
1971
Studio S, Rome
1968
"Mäntel - Tragbare Grafik," Art Intermedia, Cologne, Germany
"Produzione Bayrle," Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, Italy
1965
Galerie Buchholz, Munich, Germany
1964
Städtisches Museum, Göttingen, Germany
1963
"DRUCK," Galerie Bergsträsser, Darmstadt, Germany
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019
"Bethlehem Hospital," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
2018
Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
2017
"Infected Food," Greene Naftali, New York
2016
"Das Gestiche," 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
"Sex and the City," Croy Nielsen, Berlin
"An Imagined Museum," MMK 2, Frankfurt Germany
"Seniors Ceremony," Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
"Spring Awakening," Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Montreal Biennial, Montreal
"The Promise of Total Automation," Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2015
"The Great Mother," Trussardi Foundation, Milan, Italy
"The World Goes Pop," Tate Modern, London
"Works to Know by Heart: An Imagined Museum, Works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections," Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
"Anatomie de l'Automate," La Panacée, Montepellier, France
"Individual Stories. Collecting as Portrait and Methodology," Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
"1989," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
2014
Frieze, London, UK
"Arche Noah - Über Tier und Mensch in der Kunst," Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany
"German Pop," Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
"International Pop," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
"Indian cucumbers with Harald Pridgar," Dedicated to Michel Majerus, selected by Albrecht Kastein, Michel Majerus Estate, Berlin
"Hier steht ein Sessel – Sessel," Stuhl, Hocker in der Kunst, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria
"In These Great Times," Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
"The Hawker," dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London
"Josefine meets Sunah," Mezzanin, Vienna
2013
"Das Muster, das verbindet," Kunsthalle Lingen, Germany
"Xerography," Firstsite, Colchester, United Kingdom
"Thomas Bayrle: Chrysler Tapete," Front Room, CAM Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
"Textiles: Open Letter," Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
"The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things," Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom; De la Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-sea, United Kingdom (Curated by Mark Leckey)
"Nouvelles Impressions de Raymond Roussel," Palais de Tokyo, Paris (curated by Francois Piron)
"The Society Without Qualities," Tensta konsthall, Stockholm
"The Vertical Club," Bortolomi Gallery, Milan, Italy (curated by Will Benedict)
"Body of Evidence," VI, VII, Oslo, Norway
2012
Art Basel Miami Beach, Galerie Mezzanin, Miami, Florida
Frieze Projects, London
"Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig," Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Arnold Bode Prize, Kassel, Germany
"Bischoff Projects," Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
"Parque Industrial," Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
"Air de Paris Summer Show," Art and Rapy, Monaco
"Bikes and more," Galerie Martine Detterer, Franfurt am Main, Germany
"Ghost in the Machine," New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
documenta (13), Kassel, Germany
"Art Genève Thomas Bayrle Peter Kogler," Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna
"Text Textile Texture," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
"Towards a Warm Math," On Stellar Rays, New York
"Objekt Atlas, Feldforschung im Museum," Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Himmel und Erde," Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Kunst-Stoff. Textilien in der Kunst seit 1960," Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
"Der geteilte Himmel. 1945-1968." Die Sammlung, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
"Thomas Bayrle kuratiert (ungern) Schrippenkönig mit p?," Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna
2011
"Der geteilte Himmel. 1945–1968." Die Sammlung, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
"Thomas Bayrle, Alfons Dick, Rolf Glasmeier, Manfred Kuttner, Charlotte Posenenske," Galerie Johann König, Berlin
"MMK 1991–2011: Twenty Years of Presence," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Playtime," Lieu d’Art Contemporain, Sigean, France (curated by Ami Barak)
"MACBA Collection," Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Kistefos Museet, Oslo, Norway
"Echoes," Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
2010
"Die Grosse Inventur," Galerie Francesca Pia, Zürich, Switzerland
"Sent by Mail," Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
"Covering the wall. Contemporary wallpaper," mudac and Musée de Pully, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Financial Times," Standard, Oslo, Norway
"Gesehen & Geliebt Nr. 5: Es geht um Zeit." Aus Kasper Königs privatem Besitz, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
"Milk Drop Coronet," Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
"10,000 Lives: The Eighth Gwangju Biennale," Gwangju, South Korea
"Art in Speed," The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
"Larger than Life – Stranger than Fiction, 11." Triennale Kleinplastik 2010, Fellbach, Germany
"Dirimart presents III," Dirimart, Istanbul
"Unto this Last," Raven Row, London
2009
"Ganz kleines Kino," Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Modélisme," Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France
"Heaven," 2nd Athens Biennial, Greece
"Making Worlds," La Biennale di Venezia, 53rd International Art Exhibition, Arsenale, Venice, Italy
"Animated," Centre d’Art Bastille Site sommital de la Bastille, Grenoble, France
"La Recherche," Air de Paris, Paris
"Heidi au Pays de Martin Kippenberger," Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
"Grandfather Clock," Neue Alte Brücke, Fankfurt am Main, Germany
"Yellow and Green: Positions from the collection of the MMK," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
"Notation. Kalkül und Form in den Künsten," Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
"1968 - Die große Unschuld," Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
"Tracer. Thomas Bayrle, Martin Feldbauer, Daniel Kohl, Harald Pridgar," After the Butcher, Berlin
"Art of two Germanys/Cold War Cultures," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany; Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
2008
"Le couloir des miroirs", Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France
"Konstellationen IV. Material / Form / Mensch / Stadt," Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
"Whatever Happened to Sex in Scandanavia?" Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo, Norway (curated by Marta Kuzma)
"God & Goods: Spirituality and Mass Confusion," Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Udine, Italy (curated by Francesco Bonami)
"Recent Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008," White Columns, New York (from the collection of Bob Nickas)
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Brussels Biennial, Belgium
"Reykjavík Experiment Marathon," Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (curated by Han Ulrich-Obrist and Olafur Eliasson
"Stéphane Dafflon/Thomas Bayrle," Air de Paris, Paris
"God and Goods," Villa Manin Centro d’arte contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy
"Tempo, Tempo!" Das Phänomen der Geschwindigkeit im Film, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim, Germany
"Europop," Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2007
The Kitakyushu Biennial´07, Moji-Ko Kitakyushu, Japan
Brussels Biennial, Belgium
"Stéphane Dafflon/Thomas Bayrle," Air de Paris, Paris
"Tbilisi 4: Everyday is Saturday," Tbilisi, Georgia
"Bodypoliticx," Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"Small Is Beautiful," Ursula Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterröwisheim, Germany
"Imagery Play," PKM Gallery, Beijing
"Das Kapital-Blue Chips und Masterpieces," Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
"What does the jellyfish want?," Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
"Whenever it starts it is the right time – Strategies for a discontinuous future," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Studio Jahresgaben," Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
"Screening of Sunbeam, Autobahnkopf, Select: A Night with Rosalind Nashashibi," Tate Modern, London
2006
"Piktogramme - die Einsamkeit der Zeichen," Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
"Choosing My Religion," Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
"Saigon Open City: First Chapter: Liberation," Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
"Looking Back: The Inaugural White Columns Annual," White Columns, New York
Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria
"Summer of Love – Art of the Psychedelic Era," Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
"4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: Von Mäusen und Menschen / Of Mice and Men," KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
"The Expanded Eye," Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
"Totalstadt. Beijing case," Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie - Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
"Dark Places," Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California
2005
Guangzhou Triennale, Guangzhou, China
"Beijing Case," Zero Field Experimental Art Center, Beijing
"Summer of Love," Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
"Archive in motion," 50 years Documenta, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
"Automobilisé," Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
"Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF. Ausstellung," KW, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
2004
"Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000," Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Moscow
"9. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach," Alte Kelter, Fellbach, Germany
"Pop Cars. Amerika-Europa," Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
"Deutschland sucht," Cologneischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
"Grey Goo," Flaca, London, UK
"Cupcup and the happy Medium," Dowse-Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
"Utopia Station," Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2003
"Bayrle," Greenfort, Zybach, Gelerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
"Nation," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
50th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
"Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000," Martin Gropis Bau, Berlin
"Klosterfelde Invite #8," Klosterfelde, Berlin
2002
"Europaweit - Kunst der 60er Jahre," Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany
2001
"Frankfurter Kreuz. Transformationen des Alltäglichen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst," Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
"DC: Thomas Bayrle/ Bodys Isek Kingelez," Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2000
"Floating Cities. Die europäische Stadt in Bewegung," Internationale Konferenz der Guardini Stiftung im Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
"Out of Space, Schnitt Ausstellungsraum zu Gast im Kölnischen Kunstverein," Cologne, Germany
1999
"Serien/ Konzepte in Foto/ Video," Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
1998
"Technoculture FRI ART," Centre Contemporaine, Freiburg, Germany
"Life Style," Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
"Anticipation," Centre pour l'image Contemporaine, Genf, Switzerland
"Massornament," Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odensee, Denmark
"... mit Studenten," Shift, Berlin
"Die Macht des Alters," Deutsches Historisches Museum, Kronprinzenpalais, Berlin
1997
"Urban Space," de Singel, Antwerp, Belgium
"KünstlerInnen, Museum in Progress," Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
1996
"Grafik," Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin
"L'Art de Plastique," Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris
1995
"Elastic Lights," Sidney Gallery
Prix Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
1993
"Neue Kunst in Hamburg," Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
"Compkuenstlerg," Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringer Straße, Munich, Germany
1989
"On Kawara - Wieder und Wieder," Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
1985
IBA, Berlin, Germany
"Deutsche Graphiker," Gummersons, Stockholm
1984
"Orwell," Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Vienna
1983
"Utopian Visions in Modern Art," Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
1977
documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1975
"Der Einzelne und die Masse," Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen, Germany
1971
"Graphik der Welt," Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nüremberg, Germany
"Contemporary Graphic," Oxford Gallery, London
"Kunst und Politik," Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1970
"Konzepte einer neuen Kunst," Göttinger Kunstverein, Göttingen, Germany
"Sammlung Feelisch," Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
"Kunst und Politik," Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
1969
"Industrie und Technik in der deutschen Malerei," Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg, Germany
1968
British International Print Biennale, Bradford, United Kingdom
"Kunst-Stoffe," Art Intermedia, Cologne, Germany
1967
"Serielle Formationen," Studio Galerie, Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1966
"EXTRA," Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
1965
"Between poetry and painting," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1964
documenta 3, Kassel, Germany
1963
"Schrift und Bild," Kunsthalle Baden-Baden und Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Talks
2011
Alighiero e Boetti Day, RAI Auditorium, Turin, Italy (May 28)
The Frankfurt Conversation by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Nikolaus Hirsch, Schauspiel Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (January 30)
Public Collections
FNAC, Puteaux, France
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Städelmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany
Kunstmuseum, Stuttgart, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain du Limousin, Limoges, France
Museum of Modern Art, New York