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b. 1967, Germany

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Tomma Abts CHICAGO Related Press Tomma Abts CHICAGO 1 January 2019, Art in America

The thirty-two small, abstract paintings in Tomma Abts's show, which the Art Institute co-organized with the Serpentine Galleries in London, recall what Ezra Pound said he was trying to do with his short imagist poems:...

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Tomma Abts’ intriguing paintings contain infinite worlds Related Press Tomma Abts’ intriguing paintings contain infinite worlds 11 July 2018, Hyperallergic

The stark white walls of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery are dotted with colourful eruptions, each contained within a 48 x 38 cm canvas, the trademark format of the painter Tomma Abts. Their small size pulls the viewer in closer until we become intimately engaged with each concentrated schema. In their clearly delineated, geometric formations the...

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Duncan Campbell Turner Prize Winner 2014 Related Press Duncan Campbell Turner Prize Winner 2014 2 December 2014, Anita Singh for The Telegraph UK / 1 December 2014

Duncan Campbell is the winner of this year’s Turner Prize with a 54-minute film that even the chairman of the jury described as “a bit baffling”. Campbell’s film, It for Others (2013), is a montage of Marxist economics, contemporary dance, comedy ketchup bottles, African tribal masks and images of the IRA member Joe McCann.

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Dear Painter … Related Press Dear Painter … 1 February 2012, Frieze

What does the term 'abstraction' mean to non-figurative painters working today? I spoke to five artists - Tomma Abts, Tauba Auerbach, Matt Connors, Charline von Heyerl and Bernd Ribbeck - all of whom make work grounded in process and materiality. There is a dissonance between the directness of their work and the fuzzier set of interests and...

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