Chronik

1937
Born in Berlin
Lives and works in Frankfurt
Awards
2012 Arnold-Bode-Preis

Ausstellungen

2011 – 2013
Der geteilte Himmel. 1945–1968. Die Sammlung Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
2012
Thomas Bayrle, From Weft to Warp – and Back Again & Helke Bayrle, Partikus Under Construction, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle. American Dream, High Line Billboard, Edison ParkFast, West 18th Street at 10th Avenue, New York, USA (solo)
2012
Busan Biennale 2012 – "Garden of Learning", Busan Museum of Art, Korea
2012
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
2012
BIG BLOCK, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle, Strippenzieher, Big Block, Garvin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle, High Line Art, New York, USA (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle. Berge, Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
2012
Thomas Bayrle, Air de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
2012
Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2012
Parque Industrial, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo SP, Brasil
2012
Air de Paris Summer Show, Art and Rapy, Monaco
2012
Bikes and more, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2012
Face to Face, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
Towards a warm math, On Stellar Rays, New York, USA
2012
Objekt Atlas, Feldforschung im Museum, Weltkulturen Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2012
Himmel und Erde, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
Kunst-Stoff. Textilien in der Kunst seit 1960, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany
2012
Thomas Bayrle kuratiert (ungern) Schrippenkönig mit p?, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna, Austria
2012
Documenta 13, Documenta-Halle, Kassel, Germany
2011
Thomas Bayrle, dependance, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2011
Thomas Bayrle, Galerie Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
2011
Thomas BAYRLE / Daniel KOHL, La Chaufferie, Strassburg, France (solo)
2011
Thomas Bayrle, Alfons Dick, Rolf Glasmeier, Manfred Kuttner, Charlotte Posenenske, Galerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany
2011
Kistefos Museet, Oslo, Norway
2011
Echoes, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France
2010
Thomas Bayrle. Alle Kamele sind ein Kamel (Schopenhauer), Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Gummibaum and materials, Base Progetti per l’arte, Florenz, Italy (solo)
2010
SENT BY MAIL, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
2010
Covering the wall. Contemporary wallpaper, mudac and Musée de Pully, Lausanne, Switzerland
2010
Gesehen & Geliebt Nr. 5, Es geht um Zeit. Aus Kasper Königs privaten Besitz, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2010
Milk Drop Coronet, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2010
Gwangju Biennale 2010, Gwangju, South Korea
2010
Art on Speed, The Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
2010
Larger than Life – Stranger than Fiction, 11. Triennale Kleinplastik 2010, Fellbach, Germany
2010
Unto this Last, Raven Row, London, UK
2010
Dirimart presents III, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
2009
Thomas Bayrle, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneve (solo)
2009
53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
2009
La Recherche, Liam Gillick, Trisha Donnelly, Leonor Antunes, Thomas Bayrle, Philippe Parreno, Air de Paris, Paris
2009
Heidi au pays de Martin Kippenberger, FRAC Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux
2009
Grandfather Clock, Thomas Bayrle, Will Benedict, Andrei Kochschmieder Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main
2009
Notation. Kalkül und Form in den Künsten, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2009
Produzione Bayrle, Cardi Black Box, Milano
2009
Thomas Bayrle. I’ve A Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2009
Elastic, Raven Row, London, UK
2009
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2009
Tracer. Thomas Bayrle, Martin Feldbauer, Daniel Kohl, Harald Pridgar, After the Butcher, Berlin, Germany
2008
Konstellationen IV. Material / Form / Mensch / Stadt, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
2008
What Ever Happened to Sex in Scandinavia, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo, Norway
2008
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney Experiment Marathon Reykjavík (Reykjavik Arts Festival 2008), Listasafn Reykjavíkur Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, Iceland
2008
Thomas Bayrle. Looping, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2008
Thomas Bayrle / Andreas Slominski, Dependance, Brussels Cats & Cars (with Gerald Domenig), Etablissement d’en face, Brussels Wiener, Arbeiterkammer Wien, Vienna, Austria
2008
Stéphane Dafflon/Thomas Bayrle, Air de Paris, Paris, France
2008
Thomas Bayrle. A Mustache is a Man’s Best Friend, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
2008
Thomas Bayrle. Bir enstalasyon duvarkagıtları, otoyollar vs. üzerine / An Installation of Wallpapers, Motorways etc., Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
2008
Stéphane Dafflon / Thomas Bayrle, Air de Paris, Paris, France
2008
Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
2008
God and Goods, Villa Manin Centro d’arte contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy
2008
16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney Harbour, Australia
2008
Brussels Biennial, June 20 – September 9, Belgium
2007
Thomas Bayrle, FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France (solo)
2006
Piktogramme - die Einsamkeit der Zeichen, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany
2006
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
2006
totalstadt. beijing case, ZKM, Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
2006
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Happy Days Are Here Again, New York, USA (solo)
2006
Museum für Moderne Kunst, 40 Years of Chinese Rock n’ Roll, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2006
4th Berlin Biennale, Of Mice and Men, Berlinl, Germany
2006
Kunsthaus Zürich, The Expanded Eye, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Dark Places, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2005
Zero Field Experimental Art Center, Beijing Case, Beijing, China
2005
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Summer of Love, Frankfurtl, Germany
2005
50 years Documenta, Fridericianum, Archive in motion, Kassel, Germany
2005
Galerie Ilka Bree, Automobilisé, Bordeaux, France
2005
Kunst-Werke, Institute for Contemporary Art, Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF Ausstellung, Berlin, Germany
2005
Cubitt Gallery, Thomas Bayrle, London, UK (solo)
2005
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2004
Oldenburger Kunstverein, Thomas Bayrle: Carlos, Oldenburg, Germany (solo)
2004
Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Moscow, Russia
2004
Alte Kelter, 9. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany
2004
Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Pop Cars. Amerika-Europa, Duisburg, Germany
2004
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Deutschland sucht, Cologne, Germany
2004
Flaca, Grey Goo, London, UK
2004
Dowse-Museum, Cupcup and the happy Medium, Wellington, New Zealand
2004
Haus der Kunst, Utopia Station, Munich, Germany
2003
Galerie Francesca Pia, Bayrle, Greenfort, Zybach, Bern, Switzerland
2003
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Nation, Frankfurt, Germany
2003
50. Venice Biennial, Italy
2003
Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Berlin, Germany
2003
Galerie Klosterfelde, Klosterfelde Invite #8, Berlin, Germany
2003
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
2003
Galerie Barbara Weiss, Autostrada, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2003
Eiserner Vorhang/Safety Curtain. A project of museum in progress in co-operation with the Vienna State Opera, Austria (solo)
2002
Grazer Kunstverein, Thomas Bayrle, Graz, Austria (solo)
2002
Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Thomas Bayrle, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2002
Städtische Galerie, Europaweit - Kunst der 60er Jahre, Karlsruhe, Germany
2001
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurter Kreuz. Transformationen des Alltäglichen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
Museum Ludwig, DC: Thomas Bayrle/Bodys Isek Kingelez, Cologne, Germany
2001
Johann Widauer, Kartoffelzähler, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
2001
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Thomas Bayrle. Bilder, Zeichnungen, Druckgrafik aus den Jahren 1967 bis 2001, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2001
CCA, Layout, Kitakyushu, Japan (solo)
2000
Museum in Progress, flying home..., Vienna, Austria (solo)
2000
Galerie Barbara Weiss, Philip Johnson, 1999 und Werke von 1967– 2000, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2000
Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Herausforderung Tier, Karlsruhe, Germany
2000
Guardini Stiftung e.V. in the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Floating Cities. Die europäische Stadt in Bewegung, conference (06.22 - 06.25.2000), Berlin, Germany
2000
Schnitt Ausstellungsraum zu Gast im Kölnischen Kunstverein, out of space, Cologne, Germany
1999
Laboratorium, Antwerp, Belgium
1999
Kunstmuseum Bonn and Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Die Macht des Alterns, Bonn and Stuttgart, Germany
1999
With Udo Koch, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
1998
Centre d’Art Contemporaine, Technoculture FRI ART, Fribourg, Switzerland
1998
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Life Style, Bregenz, Austria
1998
Deutsches Historisches Museum, Kronprinzenpalais, Die Macht des Alters, Berlin, Germany
1998
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1998
Galerie Francesca Pia, Dolly Animation, Bern, Switzerland (solo)
1997
Koriyama City Art Museum, Koriyama, Japan (solo)
1997
Academy of Art & Design, Beijing, China (solo)
1997
Museum Moderner Kunst, TassenTassen, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1997
de Singel, Urban Space, Antwerp, Belgium
1996
Galerie Klosterfelde, Grafik, Berlin, Germany
1996
DUOS: Skulptur und ihre Zeichnung, Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
1996
Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland (solo)
1995
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1995
Sidney Gallery, Elastic Lights, Sidney, Australia
1994
Centre Pompidou, La Ville, Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain
1994
Portikus, Film Video Materialien, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1993
Universität Frankfurt, Spielhölle, Frankfurt, Germany
1992
Musée d’Arbois and Galerie Krinzinger, Excess in the Techno Mediacratic Society,Vienna, Austria
1992
UNAC, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1992
Galerie Sachs, Munich, Germany (solo)
1991
Galerie Luis Campana, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1991
Galerie Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
1991
Galerie Sachs, Autobahnkopf, Munich, Germany (solo)
1991
Kunststation St. Peter, Cologne, Germany
1990
Portikus, Autobahnkopf, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1989
Kunstverein Freiburg, Pinsel durchgespielt, Freiburg, Germany (solo)
1989
On Kawara – Wieder und Wieder, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
1989
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
1988
Schloss Charlottenburg, Fliegen und Schweben, Berlin, Germany
1988
Kunsthalle Innsbruck, Madonna Jaguar, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
1987
Frankfurter Kunstverein, Thomas Bayrle 1967 und 1987, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1987
Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf, Germany
1986
Auto Museum, GOLF, Wolfsburg, Germany (solo)
1985
Galerie ak, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1985
IBA, Berlin, Milan, Italy
1984
Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Orwell, Vienna, Austria
1984
Museum am Ostwall, Capsel, Dortmund, Germany (solo)
1983
Städtische Galerie, Druckgrafik 1960-83, Wolfsburg, Germany (solo)
1983
Hirshhorn Museum, Utopian Visions in Modern Art, Washington, USA
1980
UNAC, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1977
WAKO, Cities and Accumulations, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1977
documenta 6, Kassel, Germany
1975
Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Der Einzelne und die Masse, Recklinghausen, Germany
1973
Galerie Meyer Ellinger, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1972
La Pochade, Formation Serielle, Paris, France (solo)
1971
Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Graphik der Welt, Nürnberg, Germany
1970
Göttinger Kunstverein, Konzepte einer neuen Kunst, Goettingen, Germany
1970
Galerie Cornels, Baden-Baden, Germany (solo)
1968
Art Intermedia, Mäntel - Tragbare Grafik, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1968
British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
1967
Studio Galerie, Universität Frankfurt, Serielle Formationen, Frankfurt, Germany
1965
Galerie Buchholz, Munich, Germany (solo)
1964
Städtisches Museum, Göttingen, Germany (solo)
1963
DRUCK, Galerie Bergsträsser, Darmstadt, Germany (solo)

Literatur

2012
Thomas Bayrle. Strippenzieher, Köln 2012
2012
Ulrike Groos und Simone Schimpf (ed.), Rasterfahndung – Das Raster in der Kunst nach 1945, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart 2012, p. 92-97
2010
Sandra Dichtl, Global Rock’n’Roll – Ambivalente Strategien einer globalen Gesellschaft, in Larger Than Life – Stranger Than Ficition, exhibition cat., 11. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, p. 44-47
2009
HEAVEN, 2. Athenbienale, exhibition cat., p. 80-81
2009
La Biennale di Venezia and ist collaborators for the 53rd International Art Exhibition, Making Worlds, 2 Bände, ed. by Daniel Birnbaum and Jochen Volz, exhibition cat., p.12-13
2009
Thomas Bayrle I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore, exhibition cat., Museu d’Art contemporani de Barcelona
2009
Silke Hohmann, Die serielle Revolution, monopol, April 2009, p.62 - 73
2008
Ulrike Lehmann, Thomas Bayrle, in the series Künstler. Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, Constance
2008
2008 Biennale of Sydney. Revolutions, Forms That Turn, exhibition catalogue, Fishermans Bend, Victoria (Australia), p. 232, and 2008 Biennale of Sydney.
2008
Revolutions, Forms That Turn. Free Guide, Sydney 2008, p. 63
2008
Q & A with Thomas Bayrle, RES Art World / World Art, Nr. 2, May, p. 68-73
2008
God & Goods. Spiritualitá e Confusione di Massa / Spirituality and Mass Confusion, exhibition catalogue Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo (Udine), 2008
2008
Thomas Bayrle. Bir enstalasyon duvarkagıtları, otoyollar vs. üzerine / An Installation of Wallpapers, Motorways etc., exhibition catalogue, Dirimart, Istanbul
2007
André Rottmann, Monika Baer /Thomas Bayrle, Artforum International, November 2007, S. 380, 381
2007
Thomas Wagner, Das Individuelle geht nie unter. Masse, Muse und Macht: Dem Künstler Thomas Bayrle zum siebzigsten Geburtstag, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 7, p. 44
2007
Jörg Heiser, Chinesischer Rock’n’Roll. Pionier der fröhlich zweifelnden Kunst: Thomas Bayrle wird 70, Süddeutsche Zeitung, November 7, p. 15
2007
Jens Hinrichsen, Achterbahn. Monika Baer und Thomas Bayrle kombinieren ihre Arbeiten in der Galerie Barbara Weiss, Der Tagesspiegel, July 7, p. 25
2007
Richard Vine: Report from Gwangju, Art in America, No. 1, January 2007, p. 71-75.
2006
Piktogramme - die Einsamkeit der Zeichen, exhibition catalogue, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart.
2006
Daniel Birnbaum, Udo Kittelmann, Hans-Ulrich Obrist (Hg.), Thomas Bayrle. 40 Years of Chinese Rock’n’Roll, exhibition catalogue, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln 2006.
2006
Jetzer, Gianni, Verein Kunsthalle St. Gallen (Ed.), 20 Jahre Kunsthalle St. Gallen, 1985–2005, JRP/Ringier, Zurich, 2006 (cat.)
2006
50 Jahre Documenta, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, 2005
2005
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, 2006, p. 12
2005
Müller, Vanessa Joan, Deutschland Sucht, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, 2005, p. 32 (cat.)
2005
Schnidt, Petra; Tietenberg, Anette; Wolheim, Ralf, Patterns. Muster in Design, Kunst und Architektur, Birkenhäuser-Verlag für Architektur, Basel/Berlin, 2005, p. 44–49
2005
Informal City?, Beijing Case, Zero-Field, Peking/Beijing, 2005, p. 10–13
2004
Volz, Jochen (Ed.), Turbulenz. Portikus Projekte. 2001–2004, p. 84–85
2003
Berlin-Moskau/Moskau-Berlin 1950–2000, Martin-Gropius Bau, Nicolai Verlag, Berlin, 2003
2003
Buhr, Elke, Masse und Maggi. Thomas Bayrle im Städel, Frankfurt am Main, in: Text zur Kunst, Nr. 49, März, 2003, p. 201–203
2003
Schlegel, Andreas, Der Autobahn-Mäander, in: Der Tagesspiegel, 14. Juni, 2003, p. 29
2002
Nemeczek, Alfred, Grandioser Neustart mit Pop und Picasso, in: Art, Nr. 1, 2002
2002
Birnbaum, Daniel, With a spate of recent exhibitions and the showcasing. Kasper König talks with Thomas Bayrle: Planes, Trains, Automobiles, in: Artforum International, New York, Summer, 2002, p. 136–141
2002
Thomas Bayrle, exhibition catalogue, Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Revolver, Archiv für Aktuelle Kunst, Frankfurt 2002
1997
Thomas Bayrle Works 1967-1995, exhibition catalogue, Beijing.
1995
Thomas Bayrle. Film, Video, Materialien, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main.
1995
Thomas Bayrle. Grafik 1967-1972/ animierte Grafik 1979-1994, Verlag Walther König, Cologne.
1992
Bayrle Big Book, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Cologne.
1989
Thomas Bayrle 1982 - 88, exhibition catalogue, Seed Hall, Tokyo.
1983
Thomas Bayrle: Druckgrafik 1960 - 1983, exhibition catalogue, Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg.
1981
Thomas Bayrle: Rasterfahndung, Suhrkamp Verlag Frankfurt am Main.
Supplementary biography provided by Air de Paris