Peter Zimermann

피터 지머만 (b. 1956)
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  Peter Zimmermann is a German painter known for digitally manipulating art catalogues, found photos, and book covers until they are no longer representative of their original form. Zimmermann uses these digitized abstractions as projections to be reproduced by pouring and applying pigmented resin and acrylic over canvas. He is especially famous for his series, Book Covers, which conceptualized artwork on classic books and art catalogues in the 1980s, as well as Blob Paintings. Like the Neo-Geo artist Peter Halley, Zimmerman uses the language of Modernist Color Field painters as a foil to produce work that hides meanings and intentions in plain sight. He was born in 1956 in Freiburg, Germany, and went on to study at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart, graduating in 1984. He has exhibited with Galerie Michael Janssen in Germany and Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. Today, Zimmermann’s work is in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Neue Galerie Graz in Austria, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris, and the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art, among others. Zimmermann lives and works in Cologne, Germany.

  피터 짐머만은 독일의 화가로서 디지털 방식으로 예술 카탈로그와 파운드 포토그래피, 그리고 책의 표지 등을 그들이 더 이상 기존의 형태를 유지하지 못할 때까지 조작하는 것으로 잘 알려져있다. 짐머만은 색상 수지와 아크릴을 캔버스 위에 뿌리는 방식으로 이런 디지털화 된 추상을 재생산되야 할 영사처럼 다룬다. 그는 고전 책들과 80년대 예술 카탈로그의 표지를 구상화시킨 시리즈 물인 “책 표지들” (Book Covers) 와 “방울 그림들” (Blob Paintings)로 특히 유명하다. 신 기하학적 개념주의 (Neo-Geo) 예술가인 피터 핼리처럼, 짐머만도 모더니즘적 색채 화가들의 언어를 사용하여 의미와 의도를 첫 눈에 알아보기 힘들게 만드는데 주력한다. 그는 독일 프라이부르크에서 1956년에 태어났으며, 슈투트가르트 미술대학 (Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste) 에서 공부하였고 1984년에 졸업하였다. 그는 독일의 미카엘 얀센 갤러리와 엠마누엘 페로탕 갤러리에서 전시한 이력이 있다. 오늘날 짐머만의 작품은 뉴욕의 현대미술박물관, 오스트리아의 노이 갈레리 그라츠 (Neue Galerie Graz), 파리의 까르티에 재단 현대미술 콜렉션, 뉴 올리언즈 현대미술박물관 등에 소장되어 있다. 짐머만은 독일 쾰른에서 거주하며 작업중이다.

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1956 Born in Freiburg im Breisgau1979–1984
Studies at the Staatlichen Akademie 
der bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

Since 1984, Lives and works in Cologne

2002–2007 Professor at the Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2010 
Kith and Kin, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris 
Next of Kin, dirimart, Istanbul 
2009 
Galerie Distrito 4, Madrid
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
Galerie FriedrichUngar, Munich 
Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt
2008 
Galerie Horach Moya, Palma de Mallorca
new paintings, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon
currents, cma, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
2007
wheel, Kunsthalle Nuremberg (cat.)
Reliance, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
2006
Capas de gelatina / Layers of jelly, Centro de Arte 
Contemporáneo, Málaga (cat.)
Distrito Cu4tro, Madrid
Cialis, Xanax..., Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Miami
2005
New Paintings, Crown Gallery, Brussels
OMR Gallery, Mexico City (with Thomas Grünfeld)
2004
Before After, Delaware Center of Contemporary Arts, Delaware
Poles and Pokers, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Peter Zimmermann. Malerei, 
20.21 Galerie Edition Kunsthandel, Essen
2003
x-pollination [hængning og høring] (with Claus Carstensen), Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg (cat.)
Angstrom Gallery, Dallas
2002
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York
Zipp, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel
2001
20.21 Galerie Edition Kunsthandel, Essen
Flow, Kunstverein Heilbronn (publ.)
2000
Galerie Six Friedrich & Lisa Ungar, Munich
1999
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York
The Agency, London (with Steven Willats)
1998
Eigentlich könnte alles auch anders sein, 
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (publ.)
Kisten & Plakate, Städtische Galerie Donaueschingen
1997
(OmU), Otto Dix Haus, Gera (cat.)
Galerie Kienzle & Gmeiner, Berlin
boxes + surfaces, The Agency, London
1996
Artist in Residence, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum 
Joanneum, Graz (publ.)
Remixes, Icebox, Athens
Öffentlich / Privat (with Thomas Locher), Kunstraum der 
Universität Lüneburg and Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
1995
Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich
Remixes, The Agency, London
1994
Galerie Annette Gmeiner, Stuttgart
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
1993
Galerie Tanja Grunert 
and Galerie Zwirner, Cologne

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010
Beauty is Diamond, Laleh June Gallery, Basel 
Shibboleth, Sammlung Claus Carstensen, Copenhagen
Exquisite Corpse Drawings at the Armory Show, New York
2009
Extended, Sammlung Landesbank Baden-Würtemberg, ZKM / Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe 
Reloaded, Neuhängung der Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Bonn
2008
The Box, Norma Desmond Productions, Los Angeles
Slick Surfaces, Galerie Kleinsimmlinghaus Düsseldorf /
Villa Goecke, Krefeld, kuratiert von Dirk Steimann
Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
Platicismes, Centre Cultural Sa Nostra in Palma (cat.)
There is Desire left (Knock, knock) Werke aus der Sammlung Mondstudio, Museum Wiesbaden (cat.) 1.6.-23.9.2008
Vetrautes Terrain. Aktuelle Kunst in & über Deutschland – collector’s choice, Museum für  Neue Kunst, ZKM Karlsruhe, 
22.5.-21.9.2008 (cat. autumn 2008)
A Truley German Saving Grace, Norma Desmond Production, 
Los Angeles
There is Desire left (Knock, knock) Werke aus der Sammlung Mondstudio, Kunstmuseum Bern 25.1.-27.4.2008 (cat.)
abstrakt abstract. MMKK. Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten, Klagenfurt (cat.)
2007
Moscow Biennale
gmg Gallery Marina Goncharenko
Strange Brew, curated by Wolfgang Schoppmann, 
Max Lang Gallery, New York, 2007 (cat.)
Small is beautitul, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert Inc. NewYork
Mechanism, Projektraum Galerie Janssen, Berlin
National Geographic, Norma Desmond Productions, Los Angeles
2006
Different Realities, Crown Gallery, Brussels
floating forms. abstract art now, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (cat.)
2005
Waters and Watercolours, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna
Der Kunst ihre Räume, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
The Dazzling Show, Galerie Roellin Duerr, St. Gallen
Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Vom bild // zum Bild. Metarmorphose, Museum der Moderne Salzburg Rupertinum, Salzburg (cat.)
Spinnwebzeit, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Ratatouille, 20.21 Galerie Edition Kunsthandel, Essen
Nach Rokytník. Die Sammlung der EVN, Museum Moderner Kunst – Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Das schwarze Quadrat, Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch
Miradas y conceptos, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz
10 Years!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
2002
Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (cat.)
Swing Club, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
Zipp, Kunstverein Kassel
Schwarzwald Hochstraße, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
Shopping. 100 Jahre Kunst und Konsum, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (cat.)
von ... der Farbe, Galerie Monika Reitz, Frankfurt am Main
Kunst nach Kunst. Art after Art, Neues Museum Weserburg, 
Bremen (cat.)
ReProduction, Galerie Bernard Knaus, Mannheim
Post-Digital Painting, Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit
Iconoclash, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, 
Karlsruhe (cat.)
Bilder einer Bank – Die Neuerwerbungen, WGZ-Bank, 
Düsseldorf (cat.)
2001
Jackson Pollock, Galerie Zwinger, Berlin
Der Larsen Effekt. Prozesshafte Resonanzen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, OK Centrum für Gegenwartskunst,  al.
2000
Reality Bites, Kunsthalle Nuremberg
The Very First, Galerie Rivet, Cologne
Orbis Terrarum. Ways of Worldmaking. Carthography and Contemporary Art, Museum Plantin Moretus, Antwerp (cat.)
Zeitgenossen / Contemporarians: Malerei / Paintings, 
20.21 Galerie Edition Kunsthandel, Essen
Griffelkunst, Kunsthaus Hamburg
Möbel, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Stanze, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bolzano (cat.)
Close Up. Oberfläche und Nahsicht in der zeitgenössischen bildenden Kunst und im Film, Kunstverein im Marienbad, 
Freiburg im Breisgau, Kunstverein Baselland, Basel 
and Kunstverein Hanover (cat.)
1999
Rethinking Knowledge, OFW, University Cologne (cat.)
Collection 99, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
Trace, The Liverpool Biennale of Contemporary Art, Liverpool (cat.)
Zoom. Ansichten zur deutschen Gegenwartskunst. 
Sammlung Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, 
Forum der Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart et al. (cat.)
haltbar bis ... immer schneller, Kunsthalle Krems
1998
Ausgewählte Arbeiten, Galerie Goebel, Stuttgart
1997
Glossy, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne
Von Airo bis Zimmermann, Galerie Gasser & Grunert,  Cologne
Bildraum erweitert, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (cat.)
Wortwechsel, Ausstellungsraum Lothringer Straße,  Munich (cat.)
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen zu Gast 
im Bonner Kunstverein, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (cat.)
Andere Orte: öffentliche Räume und Kunst, Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen
mitteln. raum vor ort, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (cat.)
Unconditioned State of Search, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
Kunst ... Arbeit, Forum der Südwest LB, Stuttgart (cat.)
1996
Angebote, Kunstraum Munich
Private View, Henry Moore Foundation, 
Bowes Museum Barnard Castle, Darlington (cat.)
Sommerlust, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne
Surfing Systems, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel (cat.)
Kunst im Anschlag, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne (cat.)
Zufall und systematische Unordnung. Paper Art 6, 
Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren (cat.)
1995
Pittura / Immedia. Malerei in den 90er Jahren, 
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (cat.)
Shift, Stichting de Appel, Amsterdam (cat.)
Das Ende der Avantgarde. Kunst als Dienstleistung, 
Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich (cat.)
On Beauty, Regina Gallery, Moscow
1994
Schnittstellen, Kunstverein Heidelberg (cat.)
Aura, Wiener Secession, Vienna (cat.)
Miniatures, The Agency, London
Das Jahrhundert des Multiple. Von Duchamp bis zur Gegenwart, Deichtorhallen Hamburg (cat.)
The Art and Media Exhibition, Magic Media-Hallen, Cologne
temporary translation(s) – Sammlung Schürmann, 
Deichtorhallen Hamburg (cat.)
1993
Kunst um Kunst, Kunsthalle Bielefeld (cat.)
Re-Present, Todd Gallery, London
Aperto. Biennale di Venezia, Venice (cat.)
Kontext Kunst, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 
Graz (cat.)
1992
Kunstprodukt Heimat, Morath Institut, Freiburg im Breisgau
Art meets Ads, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (cat.)
Refusing to Surface, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton 
and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (cat.)
1991
Wir über uns, Galerie Annette Gmeiner, Stuttgart
Vis-à-vis, Anciennes Etablissements, Liege
1990
How to Look at Art-Talk, Galerie Annette Gmeiner, Stuttgart
Kontexte, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (cat.)
1988
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne
1987
Denkpause, Karsten Schubert Gallery 
and Maureen Paley Gallery, London

Public Collections
Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria
Esbjerg Museum, Esbjerg, Denmark
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France 
Fondation Cartier Pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France 
Centre Georges Pompidou (Amis du musée national d'Art moderne), Paris, France
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France
Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France
FRAC Aquitaine, France
FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, France
LB Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany
Museum Moderner Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Filmoteca universitaria de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
New Orleans Museum of Modern Art, New Orleans, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
New York Public Library, New York, USA
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, USA