Thomas Virnich

Globus, 43 Erdteile / Inseln

1992
bowl, painted, with sawed out elements
height ca. 72 cm, width variable
unique copy, signed and dated
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015

 

Tönender Violinkasten

1990
violin case, pug, cardboard, glue
16 x 78 x 23,5 cm
unique copy, signed and dated
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015

 

Zerbrochene Zeit

1993
clock with battery, acrylic glass, leather, cardboard, acrylic paint
105 x 43 x 8 cm
unique copy, signed and dated
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015

 

 

Plate (still life)

1991/92
pug, board, silk, colour
ø 39 cm
edition: 10 unique copies
signed, dated, numbered
cat. rais. of the Multiples 1983-2007, Nr. 31
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015

 

Biography 

1957  born in Eschweiler, Germany

Study of sculpture with Joachim Bandau in Aachen, later at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany

1985
Art Prize des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

1987
Scholarship Villa Romana, Florenz, Italy

1991
Scholarship Villa Massimo, Rom, Italy

2001
Niedersächsischer Kunstpreis

since 1992
Professor of Art, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany

lives and works in Mönchengladbach, Germany

Shows (selection)

2011
Hachmeister Galerie, Münster, Germany
Römer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim, Germany

2007
Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2005
Kunstverein Bonn, Germany
Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg, Germany

2003
Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

2002
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Christliche Kunst, München, Germany

1997
Gerhard-Marcks-Haus, Bremen, Germany

1996
Kunstverein, Braunschweig, Germany

1994
Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany

1988
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany

1987
Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany

1986
Kunstraum, München, Germany

1985
Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

1984
Neue Galerie - Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany

 

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