Thomas Zipp (b. Heppenheim, Germany, 1966) lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


The artist was part of a major solo presentation at the 55th Venice Biennale, Comparative Investigation about the Disposition of the Width of a Circle, Palazzo Rossini (2013). Solo exhibitions include White Rabbit (Martin Luther), Overbeck Gesellschaft, Lubeck (2017); The Threshold Problem and Some Possible Ways to Solve it (The Recording Anne Experiments), C.C. Foundation, Shanghai (2016); Attempts to Quantify Sensation, Albert Baronian, Brussels (2016); RRR. (METHOD OF AVERAGE ERROR), Galerie Kai Erdmann, Hamburg (2015); The Observer as a System with Feedback (2015) and 3 contributions to the theory of mass-aberrations in modern religions, Alison Jacques Gallery, London (2012); ENGLAND ATTACKED BY THE AMERICAS, Kunstverein Oldenberg, Oldenberg (2012); MENS AGITAT MOLEM, Sammlung Goetz, Munich (2009); and PLANET CARAVAN? IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH? a FUTURISTIC WORLD FAIR, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium (2008) and South London Gallery, London (2007).


Group exhibitions include: Manifesta 11, Zurich (2016); Connected, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels (2016); Sweet Sixteen, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles (2015); Picasso in Contemporary Art, Halle für aktuelle Kunst, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (2015); Ritornando a Gand, CIAC, Ghent (2014); I knOw yoU, Irish Museum of Modrn Art, Dublin (2013); Beyond Memory, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem (2012); Gesamtkunstwerk: New Art from Germany, Saatchi Gallery, London (2011); If Not In This Period Of Time: Contemporary German Painting 1989-2010, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo (2010); Wystawa, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2009); Defamation of Character, PS1, New York (2006); and Rings of Saturn, Tate Modern, London (2006). Zipp also participated in the 4th Berlin Biennale (2006).


Zipp’s work belongs to a large number of important collections worldwide, such as Saatchi Collection, London; La Colección Jumex, Mexico City; Rubell Family Collection, Miami; Boros Collectin, Berlin and Sammlung Goetz, Munich.