BIO

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TILMAN

Born 1959 in Munich (DE) / Né en 1959 à Munich (DE)
Lives and works in Vallebona (IT) & New York City (US) / Vit et travaille à Vallebona (IT) et à New York (US)

EDUCATION / FORMATION

1981 – 1985 Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich (DE) with Prof. Günter Fruhtrunk and Prof. Hans Baschang
1976 – 1978 Fachoberschule für Gestaltung und Design, Munich (DE)

CURATOR / COMMISSAIRE

Founder and artistic director of d.a.c. dolce acqua arte contemporanea, Dolceacqua (IT)
Co-founder, artistic director & chief curator of CCNOA center for contemporary non-objective art Brussels (BE) since 2003 & freelance curator http://www.ccnoa.org
Co-founder and artistic director of H29 Brussels (BE) 2005 – 2008 http://h29brussels.com/

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (*PUBLICATION, EDITION) / EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES (*PUBLICATION, EDITION)

2015
Reflektorium (Voyage au bout de la nuit), 13. Lyon Biennale / Resonance_Focus, organized by Galerie Tator & Snap Projects, Lyon (FR)
Cosi Come Stanno Le Cose, d.a.c., Dolceacqua (IT)

2014
Les archives d’un artiste inconnu, SNAP projects, Lyon (FR)

2013
Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1 Minusspace, Brooklyn NY (US) *
Vis-à-Vis / New York – Marseille La GAD, Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Marseille (FR)

2012
Tilman’s Flats Eric Linard Galerie, Garde-de-Adhémar (FR)
Mix 3 / 2 Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem (NL)

2011
Painted Obje(c)ts Ambigus Linard*Langsdorff, Paris (FR)
Mondriaanhuis, Amersfort (NL)

2010
Concept Space, Shibukawa (JP)

2009
NYC 37/9 and Other Dysfunctional Properties P.I.T., Tilburg (NL)
Freeforms Eric Linard Galerie, La Garde Adhémar (FR)
House of Colours Galerie Soardi, Nice (FR)
Substance (For Julian) The Suburban, Chicago (US)
1/1 Galerie 69, Graz (AT) (with Clemens Hollerer, AT)

2008
12 Colors for Brussels 2 Kartell Flagship Store, Brussels (BE)
Details exposed McBRIDE Fine Art, Antwerp (BE) (with ward Denys, BE)
RM 103, Auckland (NZ)
Peleton, Sydney (AU) June
MKD – Dum Umeni / House of Art, Ceske Budejovice (CZ)

2007
12 Colors for Brussels CCNOA, Brussels (BE)
Sonja Roesch Gallery, Houston TX (US) (with Alma Tischler, DE)
Lost & Found MINUSSPACE, Brooklyn NY (US)

2006
Look Awry Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (NO) *
Gridworks Konsortium, Düsseldorf (DE)

2005
H29, Brussels (BE) (with Marcus Bering, DE/BE)
andenken Stiftung für konkrete Kunst, Reutlingen (DE)
MOP Projects, Sydney (AU)
SNO Sydney Non-Objective, Sydney (AU) (with Kyle Jenkins, AU)

2004
Galerie CD, Tielt (BE)
E-472C-BSL Hebel _121, Basel (CH)

2003
F218B-BXL CCNOA, Brussels (BE) *
AMS:White PS, Amsterdam (NL) *
White-Out-Studio, Knokke-Heist (BE) *
Proximus, Bonn (DE) (with Joan Waltemath, US)

2000
Transforms & Constellations CCNOA, Brussels (BE) *
PS, Amsterdam (NL)

1999
Petra Bungert Projects, Brussels (BE)

1997
Petra Bungert Gallery, New York NY (US)

1996
Galerie Köstring/Maier, Munich (DE) (with Solveig Adelsdottir, ISL)

1995
Petra Bungert Gallery, New York NY (US)

1992
Galerij Annik Ketele, Antwerpen (BE) *
Galerij Transit, Leuven (BE)

1990
Galerij Transit, Leuven (BE) (with Josef Zuteltge, US)

1986
Galerie Nitsche, Munich (DE) *
Raumpunkt, Berlin (DE)
Galerie im Ottoblock, Munich (DE)

1985
Staatstheater Darmstadt (DE) (with Reinhard Tischler)
Bremm, Köln (DE) * (with Reinhard Tischler)
Darmstädter Sezession Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt (DE)

1984
Realitätenbüro, Berlin (DE)
Galerie am Rosengässchen, Weiden (DE) (with Reinhard Tischler, DE)

1983
Lucky Strike, New York NY (US)
249 Eldridge, New York NY (US)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (*PUBLICATION, EDITION) / EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES (*PUBLICATION, EDITION)

2015
Architecture et Sculpture, Fondation Villa Datris, Isle-sur-Sorge (FR) *
Colors and Lines Are Not Lies , West Projects, Sydney & Red Door Gallery, Toowoomba (AU), organized by Kyle Jenkins
Snap Projects & La Quinccaillerie, Brussels (BE), organized by Snap Projects, Lyon (FR)

2014
Shelf Show, Tom Christoffersen Galeri, Copenhagen (DK), curated by Torgny Wilcke
On/Out Work, SNAP Projects, Lyon (FR)
30/30-IAP #4, ABContemporary Galerie, Zuerich (CH), curated by CCNOA
Mulitple Art, Zuerich (CH) with Marguerite Hersberger und Oliver Schuss
30/30-IAP #5, N.O.I., Dolceacqua (IT), organised by CCNOA/D.A.C.
MIX 3, Galerie Rob de Vries, Haarlem (NL)
PS 1999-2014, PS Amsterdam, Amsterdam (NL), curated by Jan van der Ploeg
Et Que L’Aventure Continue … Collection Philippe Delaunay, Musee d`art, Bernay (FR) *
Dei colori, D.A.C. Dolceacqua (IT), organised by D.A.C.
#01, Cabane Georgina, A.K&N Projects, Marseille (FR), organized by Jerome Chaubaud
Noir & Blanc, Look & Listen, St Chamas (FR), organized by Yifat Gat
Autour de dessin, Galerie Djeziri-Bonn, Paris (FR)
Een Genuanceerd Bild, KP 37, Haarlem (NL), organised by Rob de Vries

2013
The smaller The bigger Rob de Vries Gallery & Projects, Haarlem (NL)
A German-Russian Dialog, The City Center of Fine Art. Novosibirsk (RU), curator: Yana Strizhevskaya *
Romantic Duo, Europride Park / Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille (FR) curator: Arnaud Deschin (La GAD)
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA (US)

2012
Supervues 012 Hotel Burrhus, Vaison la Romaine (FR) / presented by La GAD – Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Marseille (FR)
Reserve sans Reserve Galerie Eric Linard, Garde-de-Adhemar (FR)
30/30 Image Archive Project Moins Un, Paris (FR)
Au delà du tableau Le 19 CRAC, Montbéliard (FR) * / curator: Philippe Cyroulnik (FR)
All I Need Galerie 6b, Elingen (BE)
Colorific Ecole des Arts, Braine-L’Alleud (BE) / curator: Petra Bungert (DE)*
Acchrochage Sonja Roesch Gallery, Houston (US)
Minusspace en Oaxaca: Panorama de 31 artistas internacionales Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca (IAGO) (MX)

2011
Plane Speaking McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY (US)
Back to Basic Pont-Le-Claix (FR / curated by Roland Orepük)
Collection Sanders Wereeldmuseum, Rotterdam (NL)
Schnittstellen IS Projects, Leiden (NL)
Sugarmountain 2 Galerie van den Berge, Goes (NL / curated by Clary Stolte)
Columna 1 – Biennial de Lyon Satelitte Vienne & Chasse-sur Rhone (FR / curated by Paul Raguenes)
The Pulse T’Herlinkxhuis, Beersel (BE / curated by Piki Verschueren)
The 2011 Light Space Project Gallery SEESCAPE, Muang, Chiang Mai (TH)
z.t. Galerie Rob de Fries Projecten, Haarlem (NL)

2010
Composite Visions CAN Centre d’art de Neuchatel (CH)
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble La Station Nice (FR)
With Your Eyes Only CCNOA @ YUM, Brussels (BE)
10 ans d’art contemporain Mission Culturelle de France, Beyrouth (LBN) & touring, organized by Edition Eric Linard (FR)
Collection Musee d’Art Moderne, Neuchatel (CH)
From New Abstraction to Post Formalism – SNO 61 SNO, Sydney (AU) curators: Rhonda Davis & Camilla Tellez
ÌS comes to SNO – SNO 62 SNO, Sydney (AU), co-organized by IS Leiden (NL)
Multiple Art Kunsthaus Zoffingen (CH)
Julian Dashper (1960-2009): It Is Life Minusspace, New York (US) organized by Minusspace, Victoria Munro, and Jan van der Ploeg
Accrochage Galerie Leonard, Graz (AT)
UND 6 Schwartz Gallery, London (UK)
Darf es mal wieder weniger sein? pp Projects, Hamburg (DE)

2009
Accrochage Sonja Roesch Gallery, Houston (US)
PS 1999-2009 Kunstruimte09, Groningen (NL) & PS, Amsterdam (NL)
Rashomon Petit Port, Leiden (NL)
mypainting.nu Lokaal01, Breda (NL)
UND 5 (Voila) Maison Abandonnee/Villa Camelie, Nice (FR)
A la pleine tube … Galerie Guy Ledune / art & co, Brussels (BE)
We Go far … And Way Back Show Gallery Staten Island NY (US)
Concrete Now! Introducing PS H-I-C-A, Dalcrombie (UK) / curator: Jan van der Ploeg (NL)
Rondo Abstract 09 Atelier Rondo, Graz (AT)
Accrochage McBride Fine Arts, Antwerp (BE)
With Your Eyes Only Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz (AT)

2008
Minusspace @ PS 1/MOMA, PS 1/MoMABrooklyn NY (US) curated by Phong Bui (US)
Antwerp Sculpture, Antwerp (BE) organized by the MUHKA & the Middelheim Museum
UND 4 croxhapox, Gent (BE)
i.e., Towoomba (AU)
Subset Conical Inc, Melbourne (AU)
My Eyes Keep Me In Trouble SCA Sydney, (AU) & The Physics Room, Christchurch (NZ)
Hello/Goodbye Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (NL) curated by Martijn Lucas Smit (NL)
Under the surface RC Ruimte, Ijmuiden (NL) curated by J.M. Voskuil (NL)
Revisited (Tragicomedy in 7 Acts) La Salle de Bains/CAC, Lyon (FR) concept: Dan Walsh (US)

2007
minimalpop Arti en Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL)
Pas de soucis NOS Non Objectif Sud, Tulette (FR) *
Composite Realities CCP, Melbourne (AU) curated by David Thomas (AU)
Shifting trends: Transitions of intuitive abstraction SNO, Sydney (AU) -** curated by Kyle Jenkins (AU)
Und Jetzt IS, Leiden & Galerie Le Petit Port, Leiden (NL) *

2006
UND Chiellerie Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
Multiple Art & Originale, Galerie Elisabeth Staffelbach, Aarau (CH) & Galerie im Schützenhaus, Zoffingen (CH)
Minimalisms Gallery W 52, New York NY (US)
Painted Objects CCNOA, Brussels (BE)
Collected/Uncollected SNO, Sydney (AU)
2step Kunstnernes HUS, Oslo (NO) & UH University Galleries, Hertfordshire (UK)
TAKE OFF Hebel_121, Basel (CH)
Early Fabricated Tracer Projects, Toowoomba (AUS) & CCNOA, Brussels (BE)
Deleget/Levine/Tilman Sonia Roesch Gallery, Houston TX (US)
Concrete Zaken Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem (NL)
Panatteri/Tilman Counterpoint, Melbourne (AU)
Double Exposure CCNOA, Brussels (BE)

2005
Minimal Pop, Galerie Les Filles du calvaire, Brussels (BE) & Paris (FR)
Drawings SmithAnderson Editions, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Galerie de Multiples, Paris (FR)
Group Show II MOP, Sydney (AU)
N.O.T.3, The Office, Toowoomba (AU)
Early Fabricated,  Pelotone Gallery, Sydney (AUS) & Ocular Lab, Brunswick (AU)
Painted Objects, PS, Amsterdam (NL)
Means without End, Guild & Greyshkul, New York NY (US)

2004
Minimal Pop Florence Lynch, New York NY (US)
Multipli + Originali Arte Contemporeana Ammann, Locarno (CH)
molti multipli CCNOA, Brussels (BE)

2003
Konkret-Privat Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn (DE)
24 Eugene Binder, Marfa TX (US)
Small Colors Eva Mack, Stuttgart (DE)
Multiples and Originals Galerie Zimmermannshaus, Brugg (CH)
Raid Projects, Los Angeles CA (US) *
Images of desire 3 Winston Hotel, Amsterdam (NL)
Independence South London Gallery, London (UK)

2001
WOP PS, Amsterdam (NL)
New Minimal Galerie Markus Richter, Berlin (DE)
Multiples Écrivains, Brussels (BE)
Hier en Nu / Ici Maintenant Tour & Taxis, Brussels (BE)

2000
From Rags to Riches Fondation de la Tapisserie des Arts du Tissu et des Arts Muraux, Tournai (BE) *

1999
Festivale St. Martin Tourinnes-La-Grosse (BE) *

1998
9 + 1 Petra Bungert Projects, Brussels (BE)

1997
Invitational Edward Hopper House, Nyack NY (US)

1996
New Acquisitions Sammlung für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Bayerische Landesbank International, Luxemburg (LU) *
Tinsel Tower Clocktower, New York NY (US)

1995
Introductions,  Robert McClain & Co., Houston TX (US)

1994
Interwoven Space, Delta Axis CCA, Memphis TN (US)

1990
Transit @ Handelskantoor Handelskantoor, Leuven (BE)

1984
10 Positionen zur Zeit Galerie der Künstler, BBK, Munich (DE) * Realitätenbüro, Berlin (DE)

1983
Asymmetrisch Assymmetrisch Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich (DE)

CORPORATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS / COLLECTIONS PRIVÉES ET PUBLIQUES

Bayerische Landesbank International, Luxemburg (LU)
Beck GmbH, Munich (DE)
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt (DE)
Fondation de la Tapisserie des Arts du Tissu et des Arts Muraux, Tournai (BE)
Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo (NO)
Musée d’Art Moderne, Neuchatel (CH)
Pfizer, Inc., New York NY (US)
Teachers Insurance, New York NY (US)
The New York Public Library, New York NY (US)

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selection) / BIBLIOGRAPHIE(sélection)

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Brennan, Michael. ’Tilman’ in: Artnet Magazine (US), 17 09 1997, (review with photo)
Bryggeri. ’Tlmna – Look Awry’ in: Dagbladet (NO), 14 05 2006, p. 25, (review)
Bungert, Petra. minimalpop, CCNOA, Brussels (BE), 2004, ISBN 92-990006-3-8, D/2004/914/2, (catalog)
Bungert, Petra en Javier Fernandez. From Rags to Riches, Fondation de la Tapisserie des Arts du Tissu et des Arts Muraux, Tournai (BE), 2000, (catalog & brochure)
Bungert, Petra & Vail, Karole. Pas de Soucis …, NOS Tulette (FR), 2007, ISBN 92-990006-7-0, D/2007/9114/3, (catalog)
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