Wolfgang Tillmans has shown his work in previous group exhibitions at IMMA but this will be his first solo exhibition at the museum, and his first solo project in Ireland. The exhibition is expected to include new works from the artist who had a major show at Tate London earlier this year.
About the artist
Wolfgang Tillmans was born in Remscheid, Germany, 1968 and lives and works in Berlin and London. He has recently held solo exhibitions at Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland, Tate Modern, London (2017); Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2016); The National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2015). Recent group exhibitions include The Photographic I - Other Pictures, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium, I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, The Absent Museum, WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels (2017), A History of Photography: The Body, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK (2016) Ordinary Pictures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (2015). His work has been included in significant survey exhibitions including the 5th Biennale of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece (2015), Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (2014), Fundamentals, the 14th International Architecture Biennale directed by Rem Koolhaas, Book for Architects, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (2014).