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Basic Data

Thomas Bayrle underwent a training as a weaver and graphic designer in the 1950s and founded the publisher ‘Gulliver-Presse’, where he also published art books after his studies. Through his professorship at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, he taught artists like Martin Liebscher.

  • Born: 7 November 1937
  • Place of birth: Berlin
  • Nationality: German
  • Studied at: Werkkunstschule Offenbach, apprenticeship as weaver
  • Teacher: Eberhard Behr
  • Era: Contemporary art
  • Stylistic direction: Pop Art

 

Collections

Germany

 

France

 

England

Liechtenstein

 

Exhibitions

  • 28.06.2019 - 30.08.2019 Thomas Bayrle, Stefan Löffelhardt, Heino Naujoks. Turbulenzen - Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf.
  • 20.06.2018 - 02.09.2018 Thomas Bayrle: Playtime - New Museum, New York.
  • 25.11.2017 - 02.04.2018 A Tale of Two Worlds - Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main.
  • 25.10.2017 - 02.04.2018 THOMAS BAYRLE. Wenn etwas zu lang ist – mach es länger - MAK Vienna.
  • 13.12.2016 - 05.03.2017 THOMAS BAYRLE - Das Lenbachhaus, Munich.
  • 29.11.2016 - 01.09.2018 THOMAS BAYRLE. One Day on Success Street - ICA Miami.
  • 10.11.2016 - 07.01.2017 THOMAS BAYRLE. Cowboy Tapisserie Pietà - Air de Paris.
  • 12.09.2015 - 17.10.2015 Thomas Bayrle - Dependance, Brussels.

 

Awards

  • 1970: Prize of the Second British International Print Biennale, Bradford.
  • 1971: Scolarship of the Villa Massimo, Rome.
  • 1995: Prize of the Ars Electronica, Linz.
  • 1997: Binding-Kulturpreis der Binding-Kulturstiftung, Frankfurt/Main.
  • 1998: Hessischer Kulturpreis, Wiesbaden.
  • 2000: Cologne-Fine-Art-Prize, Cologne.
  • 2007: Goetheplakette of the city Frankfurt/Main.
  • 2012: Arnold-Bode-Prize.

 

Literature

  • Thomas Bayrle, one day on success street, exhibition catalog, Alex Gartenfeld & Stephanie Seidel (Publ.), London 2018.
  • Bayrle Automobil, exhibition catalog, Eva Huttenlauch & Matthias Mühling (Publ.), Munich 2017.
  • Thomas Bayrle - Musterzeichner, exhibition catalog, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Christoph Thun-Hohenstein & Bärbel Vischer (Publ.), Vienna 2017.
  • Seniorenfeier. Alf und Thomas Bayrle, exhibition catalog, Museum Wiesbaden (Publ.), Cologne 2016.
  • Thomas Bayrle, All-in-One, exhibition catalog, Devrim Bayar (Publ.), Cologne 2013.
  • Thomas Bayrle, Strippenzieher, dOCUMENTA (13) (Publ.), Cologne 2012.
  • Thomas Bayrle, 40 years Chinese Rock'n Roll, exhibition catalog, Daniel Birnbaum (Publ.), Cologne 2006.

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