Born 1963, Münich, Germany
Lives and works in New York City

 

EDUCATION
1994-95
MFA Program, Vermont College, Montpellier, VT (DAAD Fellowship for the USA at Vermont College)
Member of Group Material, collaboration with Jochen Klein

1988-94
Art Academy Münich

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin (forthcoming)

2017
Todd, Petzel Gallery, New York

2016
Waterworld, Petzel Gallery, New York

2015
Ozone, Maureen Paley, London

2014
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2013
Gesture and Territory, Petzel Gallery, New York (cat.)

2012
The Sound and The Scent, Maureen Paley, London
Preludes, (collaboration with R.H. Quaytman) Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

2011
In der Pyramide, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2010
Fence Romance, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
The Rules of the Fence, Friedrich Petzel East, New York

2008
The Goodbye Look, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Navigator. Thomas Eggerer in conversation with Jacob van Ruisdael and Pieter Saenredam, Curated by Karel Schampers, Frans Hals Museum, The Netherlands

2007
Run River Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

2006
O’ Pioneers, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne (catalogue)

2004
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

2003
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Atrium” Kunstverein Braunschweig (curator: Karola Grässlin)

2002
Matrix 148, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford (catalogue)
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2001
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1999
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Jump into the Future: Art From the 90s and 2000s, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2016
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Mumok, Vienna, Austria

2015
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich (forthcoming)
The 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

2014
Go and Play with the Giants, Childhood, Liberation and Critique, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany, curated by Eva Stadler
Abandon the Parents, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
8 Artists, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

2013
Tell It To My Heart, Collected by Julie Ault., Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland; Kultergest, Lisbon, Portugal

2012
Accrochage, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
Preludes, Thomas Eggerer and R.H. Quaytman, Friedrich Petzel East, New York,
Variationen uber ein Thema, Hochschule fur Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany

2011
Looking Back / The 6th White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York

2009
Quodlibet II, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Round Up, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

2008
Idle Youth, Gladstone Gallery, Curated by Russell Ferguson, NY (catalogue)
The Painting of Modern Life, Castello di Rivoli, Torino
Eggerer, Baer, von Wulffen, Augarten Contemporary, Galerie Belvedere für zeitgenössische Kunst, Vienna (catalogue)

2007
Fit to Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York
detourism, Orchard Gallery, New York
Hammer Contemporary Collection, Part II, Hammer Museum of Art and Culture, Los Angeles, Permanent collection exhibition
The Painting of Modern Life, Hayward Gallery, London (catalogue)

2006
Group Exhibition, Richard Telles Fine Art
The Swan is Very Peaceful…, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2005
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln at Metro Pictures, Metro Pictures, New York
The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, organized by Senior Curator Ann Goldstein and Assistant Curator Michael Darling (catalogue)
No competitive offers, Artis, Amsterdam
Jahresgaben 04/05, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Plip, Plip, Plippity, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
New Faculty, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge

2004
The Undiscovered Country, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Baja to Vancouver- The West Coast and Contemporary Art, traveling exhibition:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Vancouver Art Gallery, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts

2003
deutschemaleriezweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Baja to Vancouver The West Coast and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum

2002
crisp, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Painting on the Move—Nach der Wirklichkeit, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Switzerland (catalogue)
Hossa: Arte Alemàn del 2000, Centro Cultural Andratz, Mallorca

2001
Thomas Eggerer, Jochen Klein, Amelie von Wulffen, Ascan Crone Gallery, Hamburg
Snapshot: New Work from Los Angeles, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami

2000
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Galerie Monica Spruth, Cologne

1999
Malerie, INIT-Halle, Berlin

1998
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

1996
Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, Curated by Mary Jane Jacobs as a member of Group Material
IKEA: Eggerer/Klein, Printed Matter, New York

1995
Market, Kunstverein Münich (as a member of Group Material) (curated by Helmut Draxler as a member of the Group Material IKEA.

1994
Oh Boy, It’s a Girl- Feminism in Art, Eggerer/Klein, Kunstverein Münich and Kunstraum Vienna (curators: Hedwig Saxenhuber and Astrid Wege)
Design Utopias, Kunstverien Münich, (part of a collaborative curatorial project)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017
Kitnick, Alex, “Review: New York, Thomas Eggerer”, Artforum, November 2017, p. 244.

2016
Joselit, David, “Reassembling Painting,” Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age(Munich: Museum Brandhorst; Vienna: mumok; Munich: DelMonico Books/Prestel), p. 179 (ill. pp. 230-231)
Eggerer, Thomas, “Booze Arts: Thomas Eggerer on Monika Baer”, Artforum, April 2016 Roben, Scott, “Thomas Eggerer”, Frieze, February 18, 2016

2014
“Thomas Eggerer at Richard Telles”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web),  December 2
Ollman, Leah, “Review: Thomas Eggerer’s ‘Harvest’ a heavy burden for unseen rewards”, The Los Angeles Times, November 29
Koestenbaum, Wayne, “Best of 2014: 8: Thomas Eggerer”, Artforum, December, p.271
Wagley, Catherine, “5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week”, L.A. Weekly, December 10
Joselit, David, “Time Zones: on the recent work of Thomas Eggerer”, Artforum, January, p.180-183
Baer, Monika, Buchmann, Sabeth, “Unter Aufsicht: Uber Thomas Eggerer bei”
Friedrich Petzel New York, Texte Zur Kunst, March 2014, pp. 235-239.

2013
Saltz, Jerry, “Seeing Out Loud: Thomas Eggerer at Petzel Gallery”, Nymag.com, Nov 7
Fore, Devin, “Everybody has a job”, catalog for “Gesture and Territory”, p43-46
Laluyan, Oscar, “The Grand Gesture of Thomas Eggerer”, Arte Fuse, (web), October 14
Kelsey, John, “A Fragile Artificiality”, Mousse, December 2013 – January 2014, p154-161

2012
De Rooij, Willem, “Best of 2012: 7: Thomas Eggerer“, Artforum, December, p245
“Thomas Eggerer and R.H. Quaytman at Friedrich Petzel”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), February 5, 2012
“’Looking Back’ at White Columns”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), February 2, 2012

2011
Vitamin P2, New Perspectives in Painting. Phaidon Press Limited. London. 2011 pp. 96 – 97, 340
“Thomas Eggerer at Daniel Bucholz”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), June 10, 2011
“Group Show at Thomas Dane”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), March 5th, 2011

2010
Leeb, Suzanne, “Zustände Der Malerei: Über Thomas Eggerer in der Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin”, Texte Zur Kunst, March, p. 219- 224
Hafner, Hans-Juergen, “Baukaesten des Begehrens”, artnet, February 13, 2010
“’Ne Vivre Jamais’ at Dial Shop”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), May 25th, 2010
“Thomas Eggerer at Daniel Buchholz”, Contemporary Art Daily, (web), March 4th, 2010

2009
“Thomas Eggerer: 5 February – 27 March,” Frieze, Issue 128, January – February 2010, pg. 33

2008
Eggerer, Thomas, “Best of 2008”, ArtForum, December, p. 108.
Falconer, Morgan, “New Work, Thomas Eggerer”, ArtWorld, December, p. 72 -77.

2007
Eggerer, Thomas, Thomas Eggerer, The Painting of Modern Life 1960’s to Now, p. 157 – 161 (ill.)
Schwendener, Martha. Review, “Run River”, The New York Times, p. B33, October 19.

2006
Taft, Catherine, Critic’s Picks, Artforum.com, “Untitled Group Exhibition”, October 3- 14.
Mullins, Charlotte, The Urban Condition, Painting People: figure painting today, Distributed Art Publishers, 2006, p. 58 – 59. (rep.)

2005
Joselit, David, “Media: Terror and Form/Art and American Culture,” Artforum, January, pp. 45-46.
The Undiscovered Country, exhibition catalogue, exhibition curated by Russell Ferguson, Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles
Ferguson, Russell, Lost in Space, Artnews, January, p. 70

2004
Smith, P.C., Thomas Eggerer at Freidrich Petzel, Art in America, November, p. 117
Everybody Was There: The Wrong Guide to New York in 2004, Artforum, December, p. 183.

2003
Mehring, Christine, Mensch und Masse, Texte zur Kunst, March, no. 49, S, pp. 176-179
Schafhhausen, Nikolaus, deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, exhibition catalogue, Frankfurt Kunstverein, pp. 26-27

2002
Baume, Nicholas, Anxious Pleasures, exhibition brochure, Matrix 148, Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art
Richard, Frances, “crisp”, Artforum.com, January 10
ZOO #12, Purple House Ltd., London, March, p. 85
Jagla-Blankenburg, Ulrike, Leerstellen als Freiräume der Fantasie, Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, May 4-5, no. 103, p. 34

2001
Joselit, David, Openings, Artforum, October, pp. 148-149
Tumlir, Jan, Snapshot, Artforum, October, p. 155
Pagel, David, To Live and Create in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, Calendar, July 29, pp. 4-5, 73
Subotnick, Ali, Review: Snapshot: New Art From Los Angeles, Frieze, October, no. 62, p. 99-100 (rep.)

1999
Frangenberg, Frank, Gefrofene Bewegung—Thomas Eggerer, kritisch und vergnüglich, Kölner Stadt-Angeiger, August 8, no. 183, 7, p. 39
Frangenberg, Frank, Thomas Eggerer—Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Kunstforum, Bd., no. 147, September
Wege, Astrid, “Erkundungen im Ungewissen,” Texte zur Kunst, September, vol. 9, no. 35, pp. 321-325

 

ARTICLES AS CO-AUTHOR
1996
Eggerer, Thomas & Klein, Jochen, “Communication as Ritual—die Talkshow im amerikanischen TV, Texte zur Kunst, March, no. 21, pp. 40-45
Eggerer, Thomas & Klein, Jochen, “Virtually Queer—Gay Politics in der Clinton-Ära,” Texte zur Kunst, May, no. 22, pp. 140-147

1995
Group Material (Doug Ashford, Julie Ault, Thomas Eggerer, Jochen Klein) “It’s time for a change… Let your true voice be heard,” Market, exhibition catalogue, Kunstverein München
Eggerer, Thomas, Klein, Jochen, & von Wulffen, Amelie, “Akademien haben viele Freunde,” Akademie (Stephan Dillemuth, editor), pp. 160-163

1994
Eggerer, Thomas & Klein, Jochen, “Der Englische Garten in München”, unpublished
Eggerer, Thomas & Klein, Jochen, “Die Funktion der Kunst im Gesamtkomplex der Olympischen Spiele in München 1972,” Die Utopie des Designs, exhibition catalogue, Kunstverein München, March-April
Eggerer, Thomas & Klein, Jochen, “Oh Boy, it’s a Girl!”, exhibition catalogue, Kunstverein München, pp. 72-73

 

CATALOGUES
2016
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, ed. Manuela Ammer, Achim Höchdorfer, and David Joselit (Munich: Museum Brandhorst; Vienna: mumok; Munich: DelMonico Books/Prestel).

2012
Gesture and Territory, Friedrich Petzel, New York

2008
Form und Grund – Monika Baer, Thomas Eggerer, Amelie von Wulffen, Husslein-Arco, Agnes (ed.), Augarten Contemporary, Belvedere, Vienna

2007
O’ Pioneers, published by Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2004
Ferguson, Russell, The Undiscovered Country, published by Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2003
Thomas Eggerer: Atrium published by Kunstverein Braunschweig

 

TEACHING
2006
Harvard University, Cambridge, Professor, Visual and Environmental Studies

2012 – present
Bard College MFA Program, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
MoCA, Los Angeles
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Sammlung Brandhorst, Munich
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
ZKM Karlsruhe