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 is teaching at Bard College.
Thomas Eggerer has had solo exhibitions at the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands (2008); Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, (2003); Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT (2002).
His work has also been included in group exhibitions at MUMOK, Vienna (2016); Museum Brandhorst, Munich (2015); 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).