Tillman Kaiser

Tillman Kaiser, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserErwägung verschiedener Möglichkeiten, 2020Cardboard, plaster, wood, oil paint, shellac205 x 100 x 100 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Erwägung verschiedener Möglichkeiten, 2020
Cardboard, plaster, wood, oil paint, shellac
205 × 100 × 100 cm

Tillman KaiserOben Offen, 2020Cardboard, glass, dispersion paint, cotton thread230 x 82 x 82 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Oben Offen, 2020
Cardboard, glass, dispersion paint, cotton thread
230 × 82 × 82 cm

Tillman KaiserVampier als Espressomaschine, 2005Cardboard, tin plate66 x 50 x 50 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Vampier als Espressomaschine, 2005
Cardboard, tin plate
66 × 50 × 50 cm

Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Installation viewSecession, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Installation view
Secession, Vienna

Rachel Spence, (Review) Tillman Kaiser’s enigmatic geometry on show in Vienna, in: Financial Times (October 2019)

Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Installation viewSecession, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Installation view
Secession, Vienna

Tillman KaiserSweet Chariot, 2019Reinforcing iron, iron, sculpture of Stano Filko400 x 150 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Sweet Chariot, 2019
Reinforcing iron, iron, sculpture of Stano Filko
400 × 150 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserMit Hilfe der Fantasie deutlicher leben, 2019Black and white photography and eggtempera on paper on canvas400 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Mit Hilfe der Fantasie deutlicher leben, 2019
Black and white photography and eggtempera on paper on canvas
400 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Black and white photography and eggtempera on paper on canvas400 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Black and white photography and eggtempera on paper on canvas
400 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserDem Auge fern, dem Herzen nah, 2019Black and white photography and eggtempera on canvas400 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Dem Auge fern, dem Herzen nah, 2019
Black and white photography and eggtempera on canvas
400 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserKassettenständer, 2019Bronze182.5 x 50 x 50 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Kassettenständer, 2019
Bronze
182.5 × 50 × 50 cm

Tillman KaiserDom, 2019Mixed media400 x 130 x 100 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Dom, 2019
Mixed media
400 × 130 × 100 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2019Cyanotype and acrylic paint on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2019
Cyanotype and acrylic paint on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2019Cyanotype and acrylic paint on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2019
Cyanotype and acrylic paint on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserNON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, 2018Installation viewLayr, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
NON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, 2018
Installation view
Layr, Rome

Tillman KaiserMaggot brain, 2018Eggtempera on cyanothypie on paper/canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Maggot brain, 2018
Eggtempera on cyanothypie on paper/canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserNON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, 2018Installation viewLayr, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
NON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, 2018
Installation view
Layr, Rome

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Black and white photo on paper on wood204 x 154 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Black and white photo on paper on wood
204 × 154 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Photogram on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Photogram on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Photogram on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Photogram on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Black and white photo on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Black and white photo on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2017Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2017
Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas
180 × 140 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Photogram on paper on canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Photogram on paper on canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2017Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2017
Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas
180 × 140 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2017Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas200 x 300 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2017
Eggtempera and photogram on paper on canvas
200 × 300 cm

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2016Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Invite the Light, 2016
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Barbara Wünsch, (Interview) In the Studio, in: Collector’s Agenda (2018)

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2016Dispersion on cardboard196 x 85 x 85 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2016
Dispersion on cardboard
196 × 85 × 85 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2015Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2015
Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood
180 × 140 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2015Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2015
Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood
180 × 140 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2015Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2015
Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood
180 × 140 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2015Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2015
Silvergelatine, eggtempera and oil on paper on wood
180 × 140 cm

John Yau, (Review) Light Shining through Sharp Edges, in: Hyperallergic (September 2016)

Tillman Kaiser1000 ways to spend a day, 2014Oil and silver gelatine on wood, metal frame90 x 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser
1000 ways to spend a day, 2014
Oil and silver gelatine on wood, metal frame
90 × 70 cm

Tillman KaiserLate At Night I Fall Asleep, 2014Oil and silver gelatine on canvas90 x 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Late At Night I Fall Asleep, 2014
Oil and silver gelatine on canvas
90 × 70 cm

Tillman KaiserSee through, 2014Oil and silver gelatine on paper on wood, metal frame90 x 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser
See through, 2014
Oil and silver gelatine on paper on wood, metal frame
90 × 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser1000 Euros per second, 2014Oil and silver gelatine on wood, metal frame90 x 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser
1000 Euros per second, 2014
Oil and silver gelatine on wood, metal frame
90 × 70 cm

Tillman KaiserSchmetterling, 2012Eggtempera, silver gelatin, on paper on canvas160 x 58 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Schmetterling, 2012
Eggtempera, silver gelatin, on paper on canvas
160 × 58 cm

Tillman KaiserTiefenentspannung, 2014Photogramm, glass, card board, wood, shellac260 cm (d)

Tillman Kaiser
Tiefenentspannung, 2014
Photogramm, glass, card board, wood, shellac
260 cm (d)

Tillman KaiserSweet Chariot, 2012Eggtempera, silver gelatin, on paper on canvas160 x 114 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Sweet Chariot, 2012
Eggtempera, silver gelatin, on paper on canvas
160 × 114 cm

Tillmann KaiserUntitled, 2014Oil, silver gelatine on canvas43 x 33 cm

Tillmann Kaiser
Untitled, 2014
Oil, silver gelatine on canvas
43 × 33 cm

Tillman KaiserHermetische Melancholie III, 2013Installation viewKunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman Kaiser
Hermetische Melancholie III, 2013
Installation view
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman KaiserHermetische Melancholie III, 2013Installation viewKunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman Kaiser
Hermetische Melancholie III, 2013
Installation view
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman KaiserHermetische Melancholie III, 2013Installation viewKunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman Kaiser
Hermetische Melancholie III, 2013
Installation view
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems

Tillman KaiserLife hurts the Living, 2012Tempera, silkscreen on canvas240 x 240 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Life hurts the Living, 2012
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
240 × 240 cm

Tillman KaiserLife hurts the Living, 2012Tempera, silkscreen on canvas240 x 240 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Life hurts the Living, 2012
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
240 × 240 cm

Tillman KaiserCorpus callosum, 2012Tempera, silkscreen on canvas, wood322 x 62 x 62 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Corpus callosum, 2012
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas, wood
322 × 62 × 62 cm

Tillman KaiserDer Mond ist aufgegangen, 2011Card board, indian ink, glass, wood186 x 78 x 33 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Der Mond ist aufgegangen, 2011
Card board, indian ink, glass, wood
186 × 78 × 33 cm

Tillman KaiserThe World seen as a Disk, 2011Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas136 x 101 x 2 cm

Tillman Kaiser
The World seen as a Disk, 2011
Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas
136 × 101 × 2 cm

Tillman KaiserThe World seen as a Disk, 2011Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas136 x 101 x 2 cm

Tillman Kaiser
The World seen as a Disk, 2011
Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas
136 × 101 × 2 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2009Tempera, silkscreen on canvas55 x 40 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2009
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
55 × 40 cm

Tillmann KaiserOrgel (Paravent), 2011Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas175 x 360 cm

Tillmann Kaiser
Orgel (Paravent), 2011
Eggtempera, silkscreen on canvas
175 × 360 cm

Tillman KaiserBegin the Begin, 2009Tempera, silkscreen on canvas175 x 360 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Begin the Begin, 2009
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
175 × 360 cm

Tillman KaiserHallucination Engine, 2009WallpaperDimensions variableEdition of 3

Tillman Kaiser
Hallucination Engine, 2009
Wallpaper
Dimensions variable
Edition of 3

Tillman KaiserFree for All / All for free, 2008Tempera, silkscreen on canvas190 x 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Free for All / All for free, 2008
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
190 × 135 cm

Tillman KaiserThe shrinking growth, 2008Tempera, silkscreen on canvas190 x 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser
The shrinking growth, 2008
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
190 × 135 cm

Tillman KaiserCoat, 2008Cardboard, black ink91 x 130 x 21 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Coat, 2008
Cardboard, black ink
91 × 130 × 21 cm

Tillman KaiserBoss Man, 2009Tempera, silkscreen on canvas190 x 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Boss Man, 2009
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
190 × 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser3 Wünsche, 2010Cardboard, vinyl, mixed media230 x 160 x 80 cm

Tillman Kaiser
3 Wünsche, 2010
Cardboard, vinyl, mixed media
230 × 160 × 80 cm

Tillman KaiserArtists Insight, 2009Installation viewYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Tillman Kaiser
Artists Insight, 2009
Installation view
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Tillman KaiserInnenblick Kirche, 2011Cardboard, black ink, butterflies, metal200 x 61 x 129 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Innenblick Kirche, 2011
Cardboard, black ink, butterflies, metal
200 × 61 × 129 cm

Tillman KaiserZyliss, 2007Tempera, silkscreen on canvas190 x 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Zyliss, 2007
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
190 × 135 cm

Tillman KaiserThe Summit, 2009Tempera, silkscreen on canvas190 x 135 cm

Tillman Kaiser
The Summit, 2009
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
190 × 135 cm

Tillman KaiserMoontrap, 2007Cardboard, photography, glass, indian ink75 x 100 x 100 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Moontrap, 2007
Cardboard, photography, glass, indian ink
75 × 100 × 100 cm

Tillman KaiserMoontrap, 2007Cardboard, photography, glass, indian ink75 x 100 x 100 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Moontrap, 2007
Cardboard, photography, glass, indian ink
75 × 100 × 100 cm

Tillman KaiserArtists Insight, 2009Installation viewYerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Tillman Kaiser
Artists Insight, 2009
Installation view
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Tillman KaiserCity of the weak heart, 2007Tempera, silkscreen on canvas

Tillman Kaiser
City of the weak heart, 2007
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas

Tillman KaiserFree for all, all for free, 2007Cardboard, metall, glass70 x 70 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Free for all, all for free, 2007
Cardboard, metall, glass
70 × 70 cm

Tillman KaiserAnflug, 2005Tempera, silkscreen on canvas100 x 75 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Anflug, 2005
Tempera, silkscreen on canvas
100 × 75 cm


Tillman Kaiser

*1972, Graz, Austria
lives and works in Vienna

Education

  • 1993-98

    Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (Prof. Hundertwasser and Prof. Schmalix)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Tillman Kaiser – Harmolodic Substi, Galerie Emanuel Layr Vienna (AT)

  • 2019

    Im Dom, Secession, Vienna (AT)

  • 2018

    NON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Rome (IT)

  • 2017

    Polansky Gallery, Prague (CZ)
    Art Cologne, with Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (DE)

  • 2016

    Screaming Swifts, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York (US)
    Tillman Kaiser, Museo Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome (IT)
    Invite The Light, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)

  • 2014

    Arco Madrid, with Honor Fraser Gallery (ES)

  • 2013

    Augenphantom & Kugelsucher, Einblicke in die Instrumentensammlung des Josephinums mit einer Intervention von Tillman Kaiser, curated by Simon Weber-Unger & Moritz Stipsicz, Vienna (AT)
    Proposal for an Altar, Polansky Gallery, Prague (CZ)
    Hermetische Melancholie III, Kunsthalle Krems Factory, Krems (AT)
    Hermetische Melancholie II, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)

  • 2012

    Hermetische Melancholie I, LWZ, Vienna (AT)
    The Truth and the Abstract Blues, Wilkinson Gallery, London (UK)

  • 2011

    Für Kinder und Kenner, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles (US)
    Marius Engh, Tillman Kaiser, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)

  • 2010

    Christi Geburt, Intervention, Museum Belvedere, Vienna (AT)

  • 2009

    Habitación retorcida, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Hallucination Engine, Wilkinson Gallery, London (UK)

  • 2008

    Don‘t Worry About The Motion On The Ocean, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles (US)
    LISTE 08, presented by Layr Wuestenhagen, Basel (CH)

  • 2007

    Desert Cooler, Neue Galerie Graz, Projektraum, Graz (AT)
    Doppelleben, Layr Wuestenhagen Garage, Vienna (AT)
    Open Plan, Solo project with Layr Wuestenhagen, Art Athina (GR)

  • 2006

    Tillman Kaiser, Österreichisches Kulturinstitut, Rome (IT)

  • 2005

    kubismus, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Artothek Alte Schmiede, Vienna (AT)

  • 2003

    contor, Vienna (AT)

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Sternenpassage, Foto Wien, Museumsquartier, Vienna (AT)
    Kaleidoscope, Saatchi Gallery, London (UK)

  • 2018

    Strange Attractors, Kerry Schuss, New York (US)

  • 2017

    FOTG, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York (US)
    Wild West, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York (US)
    Specular Windows - Reflections on the Self and the Wider World, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)
    Art Duesseldorf, with Polansky Gallery (DE)

  • 2016

    Über die Unmöglichkeit des Seins, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (AT)

  • 2015

    The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York (US)

  • 2014

    The Degeneration Of Painting, Fondazione 107, Turin (IT)
    Megarave - Metarave, WallRiss Kunstraum and Kunsthaus Langenthal, Fribourg (CH)
    Post-Op. Perceptual Gone Painterly. 1958-2014, cur. by Matthieu Poirier, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris (FR)
    Franz Graf, Siehe was Dich sieht, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)

  • 2012

    Utopie GESAMTKUNSTWERK, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)

  • 2011

    All That Is Unseen, cur. by Meg O‘Rourke and Caris Reid, Allan Nederpelt, New York (US)

  • 2010

    14th Vilnius Painting Triennial „False Recognition“, cur. by Anders Kreuger, Evaldas Stankevičius, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (LT)
    Mike, Alec or Rufus? („Tom, Dick or Harry“), Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Lebt und arbeitet in Wien III, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (AT)
    The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London (UK)

  • 2009

    Artists Insight: Tillman Kaiser, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (US)
    Until the end of the world, Cur. Max Henry, AMP, Athens (GR)
    ConceptIOUS, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin (DE)
    Paint, The Saatchi Gallery, London (UK)

  • 2008

    UNREAL: ALTERED PERSPECTIVES IN PAINTING, The Saatchi Gallery, London (UK)
    The Object is the Mirror, Part 2, Wilkinson Gallery, London (UK)
    Art LA, presented by Honor Fraser, Los Angeles (US)
    Jan Koch, Tillman Kaiser, Danielle Tegeder, Klaus-Martin Treder, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin (DE)

  • 2007

    GRUPS, Hydra School, Hydra (GR)
    Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz (AT)
    NADA Art Fair, presented by Layr Wuestenhagen, Miami Beach (US)

  • 2006

    Tillman Kaiser, Österreichisches Kulturinstitut, Rome (IT)
    Viennafair, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Hur är läget?, cur. Gregor Elder, Vienna (AT)

  • 2005

    Fiac Paris, presented by Layr Wuestenhagen, Paris (FR)

  • 2004

    Camouflage, Galerie Betonsalon, Paris (FR)
    Group exhibition, pool, Vienna (AT)

  • 2003

    Artlab siemens, Vienna (AT)
    Kunst wien 2003, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)

  • 2002

    Scherenschnitte (with Bernhard Resch), Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    SOHO in Ottakring, Vienna (AT)
    Kunstverein Supersaat, Vienna (AT)
    kunst:architektur, Layr Wuestenhagen, Vienna (AT)
    Ausgewahlt, IG, Bildende Kunst, Vienna (AT)

Publications

  • 2014

    Kaiser, Tillman. The Truth and the Abstract Blues, published by Moderne Kunst Nürnberg, edited by Hans-Peter Wipplinger, text by Alexandra Hennig, Astrid Mania, Abraham Orden, Hans-Peter Wipplinger (Nürnberg, 2014)

  • 2013

    Kaiser, Tillman. Hermetische Melancholie, (Kunsthalle Krems, 2013)

  • 2008

    Kaiser, Tillman. Ready add-ons, (Graz: Neue Galerie Graz, 2008)

  • 2005

    Kaiser, Tillman. Kubismus, (Vienna: Layr Wuestenhagen, 2005)

Selected Press

  • 2019

    Brigitte Borchardt-Birmbaumer, Wiener Zeitung, 13.9.2019
    Julia Schafferhofer, Kleine Zeitung, 11.9.2019
    Almuth Spiegler, Die Presse,30.10.2019
    Rachel Spence, The Financial Times, 29.10.2019

  • 2018

    Barbara Wünsch, Collector‘s Agenda, 2018

  • 2016

    John Yau, Hyperallergic, September 25, 2016
    Matthieu Poirier, Dark Icebergs, 2016

  • 2013

    Aaron Bogart, Artforum, Picks, March 2013

  • 2011

    Simon Rees, Frieze Magazine, 3. issue, winter 2011-12

  • 2009

    Steven Barich, artopic.org, October 18, 2009

  • 2008

    Allison Gibson, Art Ltd., Sept/Oct 2008
    Catherine Taft, Art Review, September 2008, p 144
    Jeffrey Ryan, Frieze Magazine, July 2008
    Nancy Lupo, Interview with Tillman Kaiser, Artslant, May 2008
    Ashley Tibbits, Flavorpill, May 20, 2008
    Susan Stamberg NPR, Feb 29, 2008

  • 2007

    Abraham Orden, Artnet, Oct 25, 2007

Lectures

  • 2012

    Vienna Artist Lectures, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT)

  • 2011

    Collage-Workshop, Klasse Bohatsch, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (AT)

  • 2010

    Guest lecture, Philadelphia School of Art, Philadelphia (US)

  • 2009

    Artists Insight, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, San Francisco (US)

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