240 x 200 cm / 60 x 50 cm

Medium

In large-scale sculptural installations and paintings, Thomas Zipp explores humanity’s dark side. Referencing art history, scientific discovery, politics, popular culture, literature, and philosophy, Zipp creates an ominous vision of the future. In 2008, Zipp’s installation of decommissioned Patriot Missile warheads explored sexual symbolism and power, while a series of large-scale paintings made in 2006, including A.B. Oaktree, depict imaginary plants in a forbidding post-apocalyptic landscape. Like the bizarre German fairy tales Zipp read as a child, his work reveals our appetite for destruction.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2021
sourire étroit de l'amitiéGalerie Sabine Knust | Knust Kunz Gallery Editions
2020
THOMAS ZIPP - world health. Mental health 2020Galerie Krinzinger
2018
Thomas Zipp | A Frozen Fountain (the family of pills)Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle
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A.B.: INJECTIONS, 2011

Acrylic and oil on canvas / mixed media, acrylic and oil on canvas, 2 parts
Location
Brussels, Knokke

240 x 200 cm / 60 x 50 cm

Medium

In large-scale sculptural installations and paintings, Thomas Zipp explores humanity’s dark side. Referencing art history, scientific discovery, politics, popular culture, literature, and philosophy, Zipp creates an ominous vision of the future. In 2008, Zipp’s installation of decommissioned Patriot Missile warheads explored sexual symbolism and power, while a series of large-scale paintings made in 2006, including A.B. Oaktree, depict imaginary plants in a forbidding post-apocalyptic landscape. Like the bizarre German fairy tales Zipp read as a child, his work reveals our appetite for destruction.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Thomas Zipp
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