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Thomas Eggerer (b. 1963 Munich, Germany)

Trained as a painter at the Art Academy in Munich, Thomas Eggerer stepped away from painting to join the New York collective Group Material. He has since returned to painting, drawing and collage, and his works often portray figures in an abstract, surreal landscape, or set against dominating architecture or magazine cutouts. He has also been a professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard and taught at Bard College.

Thomas Eggerer has had solo exhibitions at Galerie Bucholz, Cologne, Germany (2018); Maureen Paley, London, UK (2015); Richard Telles, Los Angeles, CA (2014); Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands (2008); Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, (2003); and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT (2002).

His work has also been included in group exhibitions at Gladstone Gallery, New York (2020); Brandhorst Museum, Munich (2020, 2019); Galerie Buchholz, New York (2018); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2017); MUMOK, Vienna (2016); White Columns, New York (2011); MoMA, New York (2009); Castello di Rivoli, Turin (2008); SFMoMA, San Francisco (2008); UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2004); Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2004); Vancouver Art Gallery (2004); CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts (2004); Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (2003).

His works are held in the public collections of LACMA, Los Angeles, MOCA, Los Angeles; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Sammlung Brandhorst, Munich; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut; ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany; and the Boros Collection, Berlin.

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