Thomas Scheibitz (b. 1968, Radenberg, Germany) lives and works in Berlin. Drawing from classical painting and architecture, the contemporary urban landscape, and popular culture, Scheibitz deconstructs and recombines signs, images, shapes, and architectural fragments in ways that challenge traditional contexts and interpretations. Selected solo exhibitons include: Studio Imaginaire, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (2014); NEON, Vom Leuchten der Kunst, Städtische Galerie Saarbrücken, Germany (2014); Sprüth Magers, Berlin (2014); Thomas Scheibitz: A Panoramic VIEW of Basic Events, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (2012); Pilar Para Romero, Madrid (2011); A moving Plan B– chapter TWO, Sprüth Magers, London (2011) and A moving plan B- Chapter ONE, Selected by Thomas Scheibitz, The Drawing Room, London (2010). Selected group exhibitons include: The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (2014); Fruits de la Passion, la collection du Centre Pompidou, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art Kobe, Japan (2014); The name is BURROUGHS– Expanded Media, Deichtorhallen Hamburg- Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg (2013); Surveyor, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (2011); Wahlverwandtschaften III, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar (2011); A moving plan B - chapter ONE, (curated by Thomas Scheibitz), The Drawing Room, London, UK (2010); and Multiple Pleasures, Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA (2010). Scheibitz has work in many public collections, including: the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Tate Modern in London, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin, Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
Last updated: 05.03.2015