TIMM ULRICHS

Porträt Timm Ulrichs(AS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biography:

  • 1940 born in Berlin
  • 1959-1966 studies architecture at the University of Hannover
  • 1961 foundation of the Advertising Agency for Total Art/Banalism/Extemporalism with the Room Gallery & Room Theater, his living and working space, the starting point for his artistic activities to this very day
  • 1965 „Timm Ulrichs, the first living work of art“(self-exhibition), unjuried Art Exhibition in Berlin
  • 1969 „Timm Ulrichs Art Practice. By Appointment Only.“
  • 1972-2005 professor at the Art Academy Münster
  • lives and works in Hannover, Münster and Berlin
  • participates in numerous group exhibitions, including the 1977 Documenta 6 in Kassel, 2008 „Babylon. Mythos und Wahrheit“ („Babylon. Myth and Reality“), Pergamonmuseum Berlin, 2010 „Der Westen leuchtet“  („The Luminous West“), Kunstmuseum Bonn;
  • several monographic exhibitions such as 1984 at the Wilhelm Hack Museum in Ludwigshafen, 1991 at the German Cultural Institute Madrid, 1944 at the Ludwig Museum, Budapest, 2001 at the Middelheim Museum Antwerpen, 1997 at the NGBK, Berlin, 2010/2011 at the Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, „Betreten der Ausstellung verboten! Werke von 1960 bis 2010“ („Keep Out of the Exhibition! Works from 1960 to 2010“), Kunstverein Hannover/ Sprengel Museum Hannover, 2012/2013 „Timm Ulrichs. Bilder-Finder. Bild-Erfinder“ („Timm Ulrichs. Images-Finder. Image-Inventor.“), Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt.
  • received many prizes and scholarships