Thomas Zipp

Born 1966 in Heppenheim, Germany. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany



Born 1966 in Heppenheim, Germany

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Thomas Zipp is one of the most influential contemporary German artists. He taught at the University of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe and at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. He has been a professor at the Berlin University of the Arts since 2008. His works have been shown in numerous international solo and group exhibitions, including the Kunsthalle Fridericianum in Kassel, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Kunsthalle Gießen, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Migrosmuseum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Den Frie Center of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Cc Foundation Shanghai, Saatchi Gallery, London, Irish Museum of Modern Art, MoMA New York, Tate Modern London and the MCA Chicago. He participated in the Biennials in Berlin, Dakar, Poznan and Venice, as well as in Manifesta 11 in Amsterdam. 

His works are represented in various public and private collections, including the Berlinische Galerie, the Henry Art Gallery Collection, the Falkenberg Collection, Hamburg, the Goetz Collection, Munich, the Lenbachhaus Munich, KAI 10 | ARTHENA FOUNDATION, Düsseldorf, Germany,  Taschen, Cologne, the Mühlheim an der Ruhr Museum of Art, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City, the MOCA Los Angeles, Vicky Hughes and John Smith, London as well as the Saatchi Collection in London, the Rubell Family Collection in Miami or the Boros Collection in Berlin.