Tillman Kaiser

Tillman KaiserLa voix des airs, 2021Installation viewLayr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
La voix des airs, 2021
Installation view
Layr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman KaiserDie Sonne scheint auf den Mond, 2021Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas240 x 180 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Die Sonne scheint auf den Mond, 2021
Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas
240 × 180 cm

Tillman KaiserZerstreutes hinausschaun, 2021Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas240 × 180 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Zerstreutes hinausschaun, 2021
Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas
240 × 180 cm

Tillman KaiserReinschrift, 2021Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas240 x 170 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Reinschrift, 2021
Oil/egg tempera on B/W photography on paper & canvas
240 × 170 cm

Tillman KaiserLa voix des airs, 2021Installation viewLayr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
La voix des airs, 2021
Installation view
Layr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman KaiserLa voix des airs, 2021Installation viewLayr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
La voix des airs, 2021
Installation view
Layr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman KaiserThis, 2021Oil on cyanotype on paper & canvas200 x 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
This, 2021
Oil on cyanotype on paper & canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserLa voix des airs, 2021Installation viewLayr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
La voix des airs, 2021
Installation view
Layr Coburgbastei, Vienna

Tillman KaiserToll, 2021, detailOil/egg tempera on cyanotype on paper & canvas200 × 150 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Toll, 2021, detail
Oil/egg tempera on cyanotype on paper & canvas
200 × 150 cm

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2022

Tillman Kaiser
Invite the Light, 2022

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2022

Tillman Kaiser
Invite the Light, 2022

 
Tillman KaiserHarmolodic Substi, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Harmolodic Substi, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserHarmolodic Substi, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Harmolodic Substi, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserHarmolodic Substi, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Harmolodic Substi, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserHarmolodic Substi, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Harmolodic Substi, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserHarmolodic Substi, 2020Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Harmolodic Substi, 2020
Installation view
Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna

Tillman KaiserVampier als Espressomaschine, 2005Cardboard, tin plate66 × 50 × 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

Tillman Kaiser
Tillman Kaiser
Tillman Kaiser
Tillman Kaiser
Tillman Kaiser
Tillman Kaiser
Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Installation viewSecession, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Installation view
Secession, Vienna

Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Installation viewSecession, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Installation view
Secession, Vienna

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Cyanotype and egg tempera on paper on canvas200 x 300 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Cyanotype and egg tempera on paper on canvas
200 × 300 cm

Tillman KaiserAntilopenleber, 2018Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas200 x 300 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Antilopenleber, 2018
Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas
200 × 300 cm

Tillman KaiserIm Dom, 2019Installation viewSecession, Vienna

Tillman Kaiser
Im Dom, 2019
Installation view
Secession, Vienna

Tillman KaiserMore Blood, 2018Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas200 x 300 cm

Tillman Kaiser
More Blood, 2018
Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas
200 × 300 cm

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2018Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas200 x 300 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2018
Photogram and egg tempera on paper on canvas
200 × 300 cm

 
Tillman KaiserNON È ANCORA ILLEGALE, 2018Installation viewLayr, Rome

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

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 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, 2016Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2016
Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2016Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2016
Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman KaiserHead into the flames, 2013Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
Head into the flames, 2013
Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman KaiserDer Mond ist aufgegangen, 2011Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
Der Mond ist aufgegangen, 2011
Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman KaiserBurn the devil, 2013Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

Tillman Kaiser
Burn the devil, 2013
Museo Pietro Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome

 
Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2016Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

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

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2016Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

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

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2016Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

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

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

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

Tillman KaiserInvite the Light, 2016Installation viewLayr Seilerstaette, Vienna

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

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

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

Tillman KaiserUntitled, 2016Photogram on paper on wood180 x 140 cm

Tillman Kaiser
Untitled, 2016
Photogram on paper on wood
180 × 140 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 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 Kaiser

*1972, Graz, Austria
lives and works in Vienna

Education

  • 1993-98

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

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022

    Tillman Kaiser, Eduardo Secci, Milan (IT)
    Tillman Kaiser – La voix des airs, Layr Coburgbastei, Vienna (AT)

  • 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

  • 2022

    The Drawing Centre Show, Consortium Museum, Dijon (FR)
    Here and Now, Vienna Sculpture 2022, Neuer Kunstverein, Vienna (AT)
    Strange Attractors, The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art, Vol. 3: Lost In Space, Apalazzo Gallery, Brescia (IT)

  • 2021

    Avantgarde und Gegenwart (Die Sammlung Belvedere von Lassnig bis Knebl), Belvedere 21, Vienna (AT)

  • 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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