Thomas Zipp

born 1966 in Heppenheim
lives and works in Berlin

1992 – 1998               Städelschule Frankfurt/M. and Slade School of Fine Art London
2006 – 2007               guest professorship at Hochschule der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe
since 2008                  professorship at Universität der Künste Berlin
         
         
Solo Exhibitions

2017
White Rabbit (Martin Luther), Overbeck Gesellschaft & St. Petri Kuratorium, St. Petri zu Lübeck, Germany

2016
The Threshold Problem and Some Possible Ways to Solve It, Cc Foundation & Art Space, Shanghai
Attemps to quantify sensation, Albert Baronian, Brussels

2015
Of the other tomorrow, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen
RRR. (Method of Average Error), Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg, Germany
The Observer As a System with Feedback, Alison Jacques Gallery, London

2014
A Psychophysical Basis For Utilitarian Comparisons (The Laerdal Experiments), Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Sources of Variability in Magnitude Estimates, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Effects of Stimulus-Range and Anchor Value on Psychophysical Judgement (The Laerdal Rehearsals), Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Experiments on the Perceptual and Conceptual Classification of Varying Stimulus Patterns, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid

2013
Figure-Ground Specification in Terms of Structural Information. The Rivalry between Different Pattern Codings, Patricia Low Contemporary, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Task Dependence of the Effect of Standards on the Perception of a Series of Objects, SVIT, Prague
Comparative Investigation about the Disposition of the Width of a Circle, 55th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (cat.)
The Pink Noise Diaries, Kaufmann Repetto, Milan, Italy
The chips are down, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York

2012
ENGLAND ATTACKED BY THE AMERICAS, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
BLACKOUT CHAMBERS, L´ARC DE CERCLE & DISSOCIATIVE AMNESIA, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
3 contributions to the theory of mass-aberrations in modern religions, Alison Jaques Gallery, London

2011
Beyond the Superego, Galerie Krinziger, Vienna
Achtung!: solarized deterritorialization. insanity against protestantism (England attacked by the Americas),
Ausstellungsraum Céline und Heiner Bastian, Berlin (cat.)
bilobed flaps, Baronian_Francey, Brussels
The World´s most complete Congress of RITATIN Treatments, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Germany (cat.)
The forbidden Conduct (Deviations in conservative societies), Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

2010
Aids to Theater Technique, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
(WHITE REFORMATION CO-OP) MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (cat.)

2009
FACES, Kunstverein Heppenheim, Heppenheim, Germany
The World’s Most Complete Congress Of Strange People, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
The World’s Most Complete Congress Of Strange Birds, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
MENS AGITAT MOLEM (Luther & The Family of Pills), Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany (cat.)
ILSATIN, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy

2008
WHITE DADA, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
world Health. Mental health, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Black Pattex 78, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid (cat.)
PLANET CARAVAN? IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? a FUTURISTIC WORLD FAIR, Museum Dhondt-Daehnens, Deurle, Belgium
Dwarf Nose, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
S.S.B.S.M. (sick souls by sick minds), Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

2007
PLANET CARAVAN? IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? a FUTURISTIC WORLD FAIR, South London Gallery, London (cat.)
WHITE DADA, De Appel, Amsterdam (cat.) (cancelled)
PLANET CARAVAN? IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? a FUTURISTIC WORLD FAIR,
Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim / Museum in der Alten Post, Mülheim, Germany (cat.)
MOOLeSDe (BIRDS), Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
The Family of Ornament and Verbrechen, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

2006
HIER (Futuristic Mess), Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Geist über Materie, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, USA
Uranlicht, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
EEEEEEE (God bless the (Lord Auch)), Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

2005
Achtung! Vision: N.I.B., Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Dirty Tree Black Pills, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany (cat.)
Nuevo Tychónico, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid
man muss das adjektiv abschaffen, Baronian_Francey, Brussels

2004
Futurism Now! SAMOA leads, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles
The New Breed, Part 1 (Geist Ohne Körper), Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.)
The New Breed, Part 2 (Geist Ohne Körper), Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.)

2003
Neroin, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin (cat.)
The Nero Command, Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York                  

2001
Exorcise the demons of perhaps, Maschenmode, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Bis dass der Tod uns meidet (with Manfred Peckl and Phillip Zaiser), Galerie Hilger, Vienna
Atrium Vagari (with Phillip Zaiser), Kunsthaus Essen, Essen, Germany

2000
OD, Maschenmode, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Nobody loves an Albatros, Montparnasse, Berlin

1999
1. Diciembre 1999 - 29. Enero 2000 (with Thilo Heinzmann), Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid

1998
Seilers Schlafzimmer, Helmut Seiler, Munich, Germany

1997
n.n. (with Thilo Heinzmann), Galerie ak, Frankfurt, Germany
         
         
Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Be Happy - we do not forget you, Sammlung Zander, Bönnigheim, Germany (upcoming)
The Collectors Home, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen
Berlin – Klondyke, UGM Studio, Maribor, Slovenia
Aftermieter, Haus Mödrath - Räume für Kunst, Kerpen, Germany
SMALL – an exploration of miniature, Sexauer Gallery, Berlin
Ressentiment – Kulturen des Dissens, ikob, Eupen, Belgium

2016
A Last Song for the Titanic Orchestra, 019, Ghent, Belgium
ICH ist eine EGO-Maschine, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany
Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
Connected, CENTRALE for contemporary art, Brussels

2015
Turn of a Century, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Avatar & Atavismus. Outside der Avantgarde, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)
Painting Show – Part Two, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Sweet Sixteen, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles
ALPTRAUM (NIGHTMARE), Visual Arts Centre - Galerie McClure, Montreal, Canada
FRISCH aus Berlin. Einblicke in eine Berliner Privatsammlung, Stadtmuseum Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany (cat.)
Picasso in der Kunst der Gegenwart, Halle für aktuelle Kunst, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (cat.)
Bare Wunder, Sies+Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
A man walks into a bar – Jokes & Postcards, Me Collectors Room, Berlin
Tales From Darkness, Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Panjim, Indian

2014
Ritornando a Gand, GalerieAlbert Baronian, CIAC, Ghent, Belgium
Berlin Heist – Behind Woods, Behind Walls..., 4th Mediations Biennale, Poznan, Polen (cat.)
Convoluted Beauty: In the Company of Emily Carr, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada (cat.)
Love Story - The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Belvedere, Vienna
Le mur, Works from the Collection of Antoine de Galbert, La Maison Rouge, Paris
Psycho Killer, Galerie Börgmann, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Alptraum, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor, Slovenia
DAK’ART 2014, 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain, Dakar (cat.)
Paperworlds, me Collectors Room, Berlin
Hauptstadt, Haus Ungarn, Berlin
Siehe was dich sieht / Franz Graf, 21er Haus, Vienna

2013
Das Glück kommt aus dem Nichts, Werke aus der Slg. Wilhelm Otto Nachf, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany (cat.)
I knOw yoU, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (cat.)
Die gestundete Zeit, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Heinzmann, Johnson, Zipp, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin

2012
Slg. Wilhelm Otto Nachf. Werkräume / Work Spaces von / from Kai Althoff bis / to Thomas Zipp, Leopold Hoesch Museum & Papiermuseum, Düren, Germany (cat.)
Fantasie fluttuanti, Torrione Passari, Molfetta, Bari, Italy (cat.)
Schach Matt, Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, Germany
frankfurter applaus, Autocenter, Berlin
Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid (cat.)
The Show Poster, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
Scultura Fantasma, Galeria Baginski, Lisbon

2011
Seven, Kunstsäle Berlin, Berlin
Gesamtkunstwerk: New Art from Germany, Saatchi Gallery, London (cat.)
frankfurter applaus, power galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Ars Apokalipsis. Kunst und Kollaps, Kunstverein Kreis Güthersloh, Güthersloh, Germany
3rd Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art, Herzliya Museum for Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
In Our Nature, Bel Etage Projects, Berlin
Herbei ein Licht!, Lismore Castle Arts: St. Carthage Hall, Lismore, Ireland
Group Velocity, Märkisches Museum, Witten, Germany
ALPTRAUM / NIGHTMARE, Transformer DC / Cell Project Space, London / Projektraum des Deutschen Künstlerbundes, Berlin /
The Company, Los Angeles / blank projects, Cape Town

2010
5th Anniversary Exhibition, Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland
Hareng Saur: Ensor and contemporary art, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Switzerland
LOVE KILLS. Betting on the muse, Frankfurt, Germany
Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin. Protestantische Begräbniskultur der Frühen Neuzeit, Museum für Sepulkralkultur, Kassel, Germany
If Not In This Period Of Time: Contemporary German Painting 1989-2010, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo, Brazil (cat.)
Rod Bianco Gallery invites Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo
Wystawa, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Was tun? Was geschieht?, Sammlung Rheingold, Stiftung Schloss Dyck, Jüchen, Germany (cat.)
Chapter Five: Thriller, About Change Collection, Berlin
Danke Frau Antje, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam
Die Nacht – Nachtdarstellungen in der zeitgenössischen Malerei, Delmenhorst, Germany

2009
amor fati, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Precarious Form I – Prekäre Skulpturen, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Die andere Seite, Kai 10 | Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf, Germany
Nothing is Permanent - Albert Baronian, La Centrale Electrique, Brussels
When the mood strikes ... Collection of Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle / Belgium (cat.)
Das neue Machine-gun Etiquette, Galerie Andreas Höhne, Munich, Germany
On A Clear Day I Can See Forever, Bureau Cultuurmakelaar Tilburg, Tilburg, Netherlands
1999, China Art Objects Galleries / Cottage Home, Los Angeles
BERLIN2000, PaceWildenstein, New York (cat.)

2008
Das zweite Gesicht, Sammlung Südhausbau, Munich, Germany
Heavy Metal. Die unerklärliche Leichtigkeit eines Materials, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany (cat.)
Mare Humorum 1, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami / Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada (cat.)
Emerson vs. Nietzsche, China Art Objects, Cottage Home, Los Angeles
Works on Paper, La Maison Jaune (Patricia Low Contemporary), Gstaad, Switzerland
18, Center, Berlin
That’s The Way It Is, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin (cat.)
Son of..., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing, Tourcoing, France (cat.)
Vertrautes Terrain – Aktuelle Kunst in & über Deutschland, ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und
Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Back to Black – Schwarz in der aktuellen Malerei, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany (cat.)
The Hamsterwheel, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Andersen’s Wohnung Revisited 1996-1999, Andersen’s Contemporary, Berlin
Hedwig, Baronian Francey, Brussels
Bird Berries Bash, powergallery zu Gast bei Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Yellow Snow, La Maison Jaune (Patricia Low Contemporary), Gstaad, Switzerland

2007
Ballet Mécanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Euro-Centric, Part 1: New European Art from the Rubell Family Collection, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami (cat.)
Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
return to forever, forever and a day Büro, Berlin
Aquarellcore (with Manfred Peckl, Felix Weber, Phillip Zaiser), Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles
Perspektive07, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Mystic Truths, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (cat.)
Made in Germany, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen 2007, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany (cat.)
Kommando Friedrich Hölderlin Berlin, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (cat.)
Final Exhibition at 4 Clifford Street, Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Gallery swap with Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Hotel, London

2006
Defamation of Character, MOMA PS1, New York
Rings of Saturn, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London
Faster!Bigger!Better!, ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Von Mäusen und Menschen, 4. Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin (cat.)

2005
Papier, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Schwarz – Brot – Gold, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
Goetz meets Falckenberg, Phoenix Kunststiftung, Hamburg, Germany (cat.)
When Humour Becomes Painful, migros museum für gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)
Das neue Schwarz, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Security Check. Painting after Romaticism, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)

2004
Central Station, collection Harald Falckenberg, La Maison Rouge – fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris
Made in Berlin, ArtForum, Berlin (cat.)
Heimweh: Young German Art, Haunch of Venison, London (cat.)
Guido W. Baudach, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Kommando Pfannenkuchen, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles

2003
Hands up, Baby, hands up!, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
Actionbutton, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (cat.)
Inauguration, Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York
Painting on the roof, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany (cat.)

2002
Tiere, Elternhaus Thomas Palme, Immenstadt, Germany
Friede, Freiheit, Freude, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Große Kunstausstellung Sommer 2002 im Pazifik, PAZIFIK, Berlin
Schöne Aussicht, Herr Schweins!, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne, Germany

2001
The Ölwechsel, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Viva November, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany (cat.)
Thomas Bayrle und „Vivienne“, Gesellschaft für junge Kunst, Baden-Baden, Germany
Musterkarte – Modelos de Pintura en Alemania, Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid (cat.)
Circles °5, Montana Sacra, ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)

2000
Deathrace 2000, Thread Waxing Space, New York
turning into a loop, Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy
The Bridges - Art On The Highway, Fuori Uso 2000, Associazione Culturale Artenova, Pescara, Italy (cat.)
Landscape, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin
Face The Black (Zipp Collection), Maschenmode, Berlin

1999
OTTO hat Besuch, OTTO, Copenhagen
Jugendsünden, HHK Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Phantombüro, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Video Bar, Galerie Voges & Deisen, Frankfurt, Germany
Schlockweltall, Andersens Wohnung, Berlin
Stuttgart, 17. 07. 1956 – Salem (Wis.) / USA, 03. 03. 1977, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.)
Vivienne, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany

1997
Kunststudenten stellen aus, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn (cat.)
DOWNTOWN, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.)

1995
Filmcuts, Galerie neugerriemschneider, Berlin (cat.)
Fenster für Elke Martin, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany