Previously at the ICA - Events
7 Mar 2014
Recognised as a pioneer of European pop art and media art, German artist Thomas Bayrle discusses his varied practice. Bayrle has been working since the mid-1960s, developing works based on serial repetition and producing collages, paintings, sculptures, films and books that exhibit a deep-rooted interest in mass culture and consumerism.
Born in Berlin (1937), Thomas Bayrle now lives and works in Frankfurt am Main. Recent solo exhibitions include:
Thomas Bayrle: Chrysler Tapete, Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, 2013; Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, Japan, 2013; The Artist’s Institute, New York, 2013; Thomas Bayrle: All-in-One, Wiels, Brussels, 2013; Madre-Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, 2013; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2013–2014; Thomas Bayrle, From Weft to Warp – and Back Again & Helke Bayrle, Portikus Under Constricution, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, 2012; Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2012; American Dream, High Line Billboard, New York, 2012; Strippenzieher, Big Block, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, 2012; Air de Paris, Paris, France, 2012; and Thomas Bayrle. Berge, Johann Widauer, Innsbruck, Austria, 2012.