Thomas Bayrle: Playtime

This solo exhibition—Bayrle’s first major New York museum survey—brings together works from the last fifty years, highlighting Bayrle’s experiments across media and their prescient commentary on the relationship between consumerism, technology, propaganda, and desire.
, 'Flugzeug [Airplane],' 1982-1983, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Flugzeug [Airplane], 1982-1983

New Museum

On loan

, 'Erhard Gargantua,' 1966, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Erhard Gargantua, 1966

New Museum

On loan

, 'Rosario / Prega per noi [Rosary / Pray for us],' 2012, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Rosario / Prega per noi [Rosary / Pray for us], 2012

New Museum

On loan

, 'Glücksklee-Dose [Glücksklee Can],' 1969-1996, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Glücksklee-Dose [Glücksklee Can], 1969-1996

New Museum

On loan

, 'Ajax,' 1966, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Ajax, 1966

New Museum

On loan

, 'Models wearing coats designed by Lukowski + Ohanian with textile pattern by Thomas Bayrle, Galleria Apollinaire, Milan,' 1967-1968, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Models wearing coats designed by Lukowski + Ohanian with textile pattern by Thomas Bayrle, Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, 1967-1968

New Museum

On loan

, 'Chairman,' 1972, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

Chairman, 1972

New Museum

On loan

, 'American Dream,' 1970, New Museum

Thomas Bayrle

American Dream, 1970

New Museum

On loan