Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Thomas Zummer

Study for a Portrait of ‘Sabor,’ Switzerland (v.2) (1950)

Top Pick

Shanay Jhaveri, Assistant Curator of South Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; James Fox, art historian and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

Year 2005
Medium Graphite, carbon, erasure on paper
Dimensions 35.2 x 28.2 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Thomas Zummer:

Thomas Zummer (b. Michigan, USA) lives and works in Brooklyn, US. Studied at Delta College, US and University of Michigan, US. Zummer is a scholar, writer, artist, designer and curator. He is a visiting professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at the European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland; a professor in Digital + Media Program at Rhode Island School of Design; and an Assistant Professor in Graphic and Information Design at Central Connecticut State University. Select solo exhibitions include Least Likely Theories: Floyd Merril Savage, Malcolm Tent, Thomas Zummer, Gallery 66, Connecticut (2014); Stuart Sherman: Proposals for Sculptural Works 1982-89 Drawn by Thomas Zummer, JTT Gallery, New York (2013); Thomas Zummer: A Partial Retrospective of Works I Should Have Done, Philip Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland (2012); and Loughelton Revisited, Winkleman Gallery, New York (2012). Select group exhibitions include Funhouse (Part 1), Truth&Beauty, Los Angeles, (2013); Graphology, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium and Drawing Room, London, UK and Art Exchange, University of Essex, UK (2012); and Divided Landscape, Gist Galerie, Amsterdam (2009).