Jean Tinguely

Born in 1925 - Switzerland

BIOGRAPHY

Jean Tinguely is a Swiss sculptor and experimental artist, noted for his machinelike kinetic sculptures that destroyed themselves in the course of their operation. He was an avatar of the post-World War II Paris art scene and part of a generation that rejected a purely esthetic notion of art and used materials that were culled from and represented the urban or industrial world.

Also a painter, he drew and designed stage sets, and was best known for what some critics called kinetic sculptures, large projects that united radios, wheels, motors and welded girders into statements that sometimes mocked consumer society and on occasion destroyed themselves.

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EXHIBITIONS

SOLO SHOWS

2014
Jean Tinguely - Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki
2012
Méta reliefs / meta-matics (1955-1961) - Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
Jean Tinguely - Soy Jean Tinguely - Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires
Jean Tinguely - Letters to family Schmela - Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2011
Remembering Cascade: Tinguely's Last Sculpture - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
Jean Tinguely: Machinery 1955 - 1991 - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
2010
Jean Tinguely - Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal
2009
Tinguely - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
2008
Jean Tinguely. A Retrospective - Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna
Jean Tinguely - works 1960-1974 - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Jean Tinguely: Retrospectiva - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
2007
Jean Tinguely - Everything beweegt! - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Playful mechanics at Jeannot and Dadamax - Max Ernst Museum, Brühl
2006
Jean Tinguely - Totentanz - Kloster Schönthal Sculpture Park, Langenbruck
Jean Tinguely - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
Jean Tinguely - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Jean Tinguely - Everything is in motion, nothing stands still - Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
Jean Tinguely - Sculptures - JGM. Gallery, Paris
2004
Jean Tinguely - Large Spiral - Homage to NY - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
2003
Jeannot at Franz - letters and drawings by Jean Tinguely at Franz Meyer - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Jean Tinguely - The Witches - Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York City, NY
Jean Tinguely - A spell stronger than death - Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg
What moves keeps better - Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt
Jean Tinguely - Standstill does not exist - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
2002
Jean Tinguely - Standstill does not exist! - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Jean Tinguely - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
2000
L'esprit 60 de Tinguely - Museum Tinguely, Basel
L'esprit de Tinguely - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Jean Tinguely - Drawings, Collages, Paintings, Prints - Palais de l'Athénée, Geneva
Jean Tinguely - Gallery Schmela, Dusseldorf
1998
Jean Tinguely - Sixties Sculptures - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
1996
Jean Tinguely - Oeuvres appartenant aux collections national - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
1991
Jean Tinguely - nightshades - Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna
1988
Jean Tinguely - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
1985
Jean Tinguely - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
1982
Jean Tinguely - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
1977
Sculpture by Jean Tinguely - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
1976
Jean Tinguely - Gallery Schmela, Dusseldorf
1975
Tinguely: La Vittoria - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1973
Jean Tinguely - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
1972
Jean Tinguely 1954-1972 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Jean Tinguely - kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
1967
Tinguely - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
1963
Jean Tinguely - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1961
Jean Tinguely: recent constructions - Staempfli Gallery, New York City, NY
1960
Jean Tinguely - Museum Haus Lange / Haus Esters, Krefeld
1956
Tinguley - Peintures Cinétiques - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris


GROUP SHOWS

2015
International Pop - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The particular views - artist as a collector - Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen e. V., Ettlingen
Zero The International Art movement of the 1950s and 60s - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Work Hard: Selections By Valentin Carron - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
Belle Haleine - The scent of Art - Museum Tinguely, Basel
2014
Dokoupil - Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
30 years Fischer Galerie - Fischer Galerie | BEGE galleries, Ulm
Zero: Countdown To Tomorrow, 1950S-60S - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
in color! - Figure - Landscape - abstraction - H2 - Center for Contemporary Art in Glass Palace, Augsburg
Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
AZIMUT / H. Continuità e nuovo - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Zero-time Mack and his artist friends - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
Zero Plus - Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne
Damage Control - MUDAM - mudam, Luxembourg
Fresh: Haim Steinbach and Objects from the Permanent Collection - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
A great idea - 50 years LehmbruckMuseum - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
A Inusitada - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo
BEETLE, CRASH & Capri Battery, How artists see art, the collection Schiffer - Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr, Mülheim / Ruhr
Zero - Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo
Inquieto Novecento - Lu.CCA - Lucca Center of Contemporary Art, Lucca, LU
Turn Me On: European and Latin American Kinetic Art 1948-1979 - Christie's - London, London
Booster - Art Sound Machine - MARTa Herford, Herford
Zero - Galerie & Edition Bode GmbH, Nuremberg
2013
Homage to Denise René. Past, Present and Future of a vision - Espace Expression, Miami, FL
Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Beetles, crash and Capri Battery How artists see art The collection Schiffer - Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Heidenheim
Ruhestörung - forays into the world of collage - Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
Serenity Disorder - forays into the worlds of collage - MARTa Herford, Herford
Radio Waves - Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York City, NY
Holes in the Walls Early Works 1948-2013 - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
Giardino di Daniel Spoerri - Forum Art Rottweil, Rottweil
Favourites - Yesterday Today Tomorrow - Sculpture / Graphics / painting - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
Moving Sculptures - Moving Sculpture - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
A Sunday in the Mountains - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
Critique and Crises. Art in Europe Since 1945 - Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn
Beetles, crash and Capri Battery - How artists see art. - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
The collection Hubert Looser - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
Rhythm in it - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
Fantastic Machinery - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
Swiss avant-garde art after 1940 - Fabian & Claude Walter Gallery, Zurich
Dynamo Un Siecle De Lumiere Et De Mouvement dans l'art 1913-2013 - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
Poétique D'objets - LAAC - LAAC - Lieu d'Art et Action Contemporaine de Dunkerque, Dunkerque
S (ch) maybe change! New views of the Collection - Museum of Concrete Art, Ingolstadt
The Desire for Freedom - Arte in Europe dal 1945 - Palazzo Reale, Milan
Novecento May Visto - Highlights from the Daimler Art Collection - From Albers to Warhol to (now) - Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia
Nouvelles Impressions De Raymond Roussel - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Artistic Relationships: Partners, mentor, Lovers - Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC
The Abstract Impulse: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
2012
¡Explosion! El Legado de Jackson Pollock - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona
XXX. Euro Europe exhibition - seduction liberty. Art In Europe Since 1945 - Deutsches Historisches Museum - DHM, Berlin
Ends of the Earth - Land Art to 1974 - the Haus der Kunst in Munich, Munich
Vibrant Images Noisy sculptures 1958-63 a tribute to Paul Wember - Museums Haus Lange / Haus Esters, Krefeld
White feathers, black fur. Animals in representations of the 20th century - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
Ghosts in the Machine - New Museum, New York City, NY
The Small Utopia. Ars multiplicata - Fondazione Prada, Venice
Novecento Ettore e Claudia Gian Ferrari - Museo del Novecento - Civici Musei di Milano, Milan
Nouveau Réalisme - Luxembourg & Dayan London, London
Explosion! - Painting in Action - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Mobile immobile - FRAC - Picardie, Amiens
Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
new art in antwerp 1958-1962 - # 3 creating totally new media - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse art Antwerp, Antwerp
black - white black - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
Manif d'art 6, La Biennale de Québec - Machines - Les formes du mouvement - Manif d'art - The Québec City Biennial, Quebec City
Werner Ruhnau - his projects - his artist friends - Galerie Inge Baecker, Bad Münstereifel
Mouvement et Lumiere - Villa Datris, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
Curator's Choice: People, Places, and Things - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
2011
Art et bicyclette - Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux
The Art of Deceleration - motion and rest in modern art - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
The Private Collection of Robert Rauschenberg - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
Incongru. Quand l'art fait rire - Palais de Rumine, Lausanne
nul = 0 - Dutch avant-garde in a context internationally, 1961-1966 - De Korenbeurs (until Sept 05), Schiedam
Much ado about EVERYTHING - Baroque in contemporary art - of art Uri, Altdorf
Painterly Abstraction, 1949-1969: Selections from the Guggenheim Collections - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Car Fetish. I drive, therefore I am. - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Niki de Saint Phalle / Eva Aeppli / Jean Tinguely - Who is the monster: we or you? - Sculptures, graphics, paper work - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
Silence treasures - Mappenwerke from Matisse to Twombly from the Marzona collection - MARTa Herford, Herford
Automotive - Gallery ABTART, Stuttgart
Things are Queer - Collection Highlights UniCredit - MARTa Herford, Herford
The artists of Giardino - From Art Exhibition House, Hadersdorf am Kamp
Kinetics - Art in Motion - Kunsthalle Messmer, Riegel
Masterpieces of multiplied art - Galerie Philipp Konzett, Vienna
2010
Cimento dell'Armonia e dell'invenzione: or, The Drawing Machines - Gallery Gregor Podnar - Berlin, Berlin
The Ear of Giacometti (post-) Surreal Art of Meret Oppenheim to Mariella Mosler - LEVY Galerie, Hamburg
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen
... Giacometti, Hodler, Klee ... Highlights of Switzerland from seven centuries - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
Nouveaux Réalistes - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
The foundation in art - The sculpture and its base in the modern age - Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
... Il n'y avait rien avant, après on va pouvoir faire mieux. - Circuit, Lausanne
Nuevos Realismos: 1957-62. Estrategias del objeto, entre readymade y espectáculo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
ART LOFT Fine Art guest at Galerie Wild Zurich - Galerie Wild - Zurich, Zurich
Pictures about Pictures - MUMOK - Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation, Vienna
Le Mouvement. From Cinema to Kinetics - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Drawings and prints from a private collection in Berlin - gallery monk, Berlin
PRESS ART - Works from the Collection Annette and Peter Nobel - Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
Abstractions II - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
2009
Twentysix Gasoline Stations ed altri libri d'Artista - Una collezione - Museo Regionale di Messina, Messina
The Irreverent Object - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY
REVIEW IN THE MODERN - graphics and painting in the 20th century from the collection of Richard H. Mayer - Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt / Oder
25 years Fischer Galerie - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle - Galleria Arte e Arte, Bologna
The foundation of art - The sculpture and its base since Alberto Giacometti - City Museums Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Portrait de l'artiste en motocycliste - Magasin Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
II Nouveau Realsme - Agnellini Arte Moderna, Brescia
Joyous Machines: Michael Landy and Jean Tinguely - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
A Hartung a Warhol. Presenze internazionali nella collezione Cozzani. Opere dalle raccolte del CAMeC - CAMeC - Centro de Arte Contemporanea e della Spezia Moderna, La Spezia
Uma Aventura Moderna - Coleção de Arte Renault - Museu de Arte Contemporanea da University of São Paulo, São Paulo
A França no MAC - Museu de Arte Contemporanea da University of São Paulo, São Paulo
Yesterday or the 2nd floor - Karl Valentin, comedy and art since 1948 - Munich City Museum, Munich
Palais des Mirages - Monks Museum Goslar, Goslar
Since Hartung a Warhol - CAMeC - Centro de Arte Contemporanea e della Spezia Moderna, La Spezia
Spazio Libro d'Artista - Palazzo Manganelli, Catania, CT
Love! Art! Passion! - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
Moving standstill - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Scapa Memories. A collection - Museum Tinguely, Basel
2008
Heavy Metal. The inexplicable lightness of a material - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
is it tomorrow yet? - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Il Nouveau Réalisme dal 1970 ad oggi. Omaggio a Pierre Restany - PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Libro d'arte e scultura: Renoir as a Mattiacci - Palazzo Pomarici, Matera, MT
Artist Couples - Love, Art and Passion - Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne
PERFORMING THE CITY - Art activism in the urban space 60s and 70s - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Name Dropping - Mitterrand + Cramer / Art Advisory, Geneva
ZERO lives - European avant-garde of the 50s and 60s - Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm
Sonsbeek 2008 - Carried Away Procession in Art - voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem Museum - MMKA, Arnhem
Vision in Motion - Motion in Vision - Verbeke Foundation, Stekene
Lost Paradise - The Angel's Gaze - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
Chow Sepp - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Pretty ART-ig - Treat III - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
La Farfalla E La Formica - Galleria Il Chiostro Arte Contemporanea, Saronno, VA
revolução cinética - MNAC - Museu do Chiado, Lisbon
Art Machines - Machine Art - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Topoi, An Exhibition on Approach, a Museum, a History - MMCA Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
WACK !: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
MAXImin - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
Modern Prints - Classic Modernism to Pop Art - Galerie Proarta, Zurich
Jean Tinguely e Daniel Spoerri - Galleria Arte e Arte, Bologna
Paperweight - Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
Sculptures in the spotlight - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
Accidental Modernism - Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City, NY
2007
Visionary Collection Vol 5: Collection Gutmann. - Ewz-Unterwerk Selnau, Zurich
1-2-3 - The Collection in Focus - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
The 20th century art exciting - New National Gallery, Berlin
Homenaje a Picasso - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
Art Machines - Machine Art - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt / Main
Niki & Jean - L'Amour et L'Art - art and love - Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Il Futuro del Futurismo - GAMeC - Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea di Bergamo e Moderna, Bergamo
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Nouveau Réalisme - Revolution of the everyday - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
Since Bauhaus (Agora!) - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo
Verzameling Roger en Hilda Matthys-Colle - MDD - Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Summer tour in the Van Abbemuseum - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Grand Gestures: The Gordon F. Hampton Collection - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
1950's - 1960's Kinetic Abstraction - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
Clio - A Brief History of Art in Euramerica after 1945 - ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Velo & Kunst - Kunstmuseum Olten, Olten
100 years Kunsthalle Mannheim - Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
The art of collecting - Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf
Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely. L'Art et L'Amour - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas
Ateliers - L'artistes et ses lieux de création - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
Feedback - Laboral - Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon
Le Nouveau Réalisme - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
Lo [s] cinético [s] - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
The black square. Homage to Malevich original building - the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
WACK! - Art and the Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Sculptures - Selection 2007 - JGM. Gallery, Paris
Speed ??2 - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Pontus Hultén - Artists collections - HLMD - Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Darmstadt
Art is an Idea - The Moquay Collection - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
Family Ties - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
2006
Artists of the Gallery - "In the small format 2006/07" - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg
Peter Weiss and the avant-garde - Diminishing Paris - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
busy going crazy. Sylvio Perlstein the collection - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Movement in the square - Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch
Accrochage - from Albers to Warhol - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Ensor and the avantgardes by the Sea - PMMK - Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Ostend
Zéro - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
What is plastic? 100 Years - 100 Köpfe- The century modern sculpture - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
Niki & Jean - L'art et l'amour - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Couples - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Les Livres de Vie - Eva Aeppli and their artist friends - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Art on stage - les grands spectacles II - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg
The faces behind the making - The Columns, Seoul
The Expanded Eye. See - without boundaries and liquefied - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
And yet it moves ... - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
The dream of the drafting machine - Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
ZERO - International avant-garde artists of the 50s / 60s - Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf
La collection - Acte IV: De la perception de á l'expérience L'Oeuvre - MAC Musées d'Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
Measure of Time - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM / PFA, Berkeley, CA
Place your bets! Arts and game since Dada - Museum of Contemporary Art Siegen, Siegen
Zero - Lenz Schönberg Collection 1956-2006 - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg
Conversation with Art, on Art Bauhaus to Contemporary Art. - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
LECKERBISSEN II - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
2005
La máquina y el Juglar. Obras de la Colección Renault - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Place your bets! Arts and game since Dada - AdK - Academy of Arts, Berlin
Light Art from Artificial Light - ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Galleria Grafica Collection No.13 - Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
Niki & Jean - L'art et l'amour - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
locations. - Works of the Kunstmuseum Solothurn dialog - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Nouveau Réalisme - Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation - MUMOK, Vienna
Fluxus and friends - Monastery of our dear women Magdeburg, Magdeburg
Les Grands Spectacles. 120 years art and mass culture - Museum of Modern Art - MdM Mönchsberg, Salzburg
BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris
Place your bets! Arts and game since Dada - Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
The Theatre of Art - Masterpieces from the Collection of the Museum Ludwig, Colo - Villa Manin. Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
Blickachsen 5 - Kurpark Bad Homburg, Bad Homburg
Contemporary Drawings: A Selection from the Gift of Mr. and Mrs. IC Deal - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
The Fascination With The Mechanical - von Bartha Collection, Basel
Moving parts - Museum Tinguely, Basel
EXIT Exit from the image - ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
2004
Small formats and original prints - Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich
Algorithmic Revolution. On the history of interactive art - ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
City Light - Light / Illuminated Cities - Illuminated Art - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
Les enfants terribles - Il linguaggio dell'infanzia nell'arte 1909-2004 - Museo Cantonale d'Arte Lugano, Lugano
Moving parts - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
The DaimlerChrysler Collection - South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Diego Giacometti: "Mobilier et Objet" - Mitterrand + Cramer / Art Advisory, Geneva
My Father's Eyes - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
If robots are distinguished - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Hic terminus haeret - The Artist in the Giardino di Daniel Spoerri - Kunsthaus Grenchen, Grenchen
Group Exhibition - Summer Show - Sam Francis and his contemporaries - Broadbent Gallery, London
La sculpture des années 50-70 - Marion Meyer Contemporain, Paris
Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
POP CARS. America - Europe - LehmbruckMuseum, Duisburg
Tinguely e Munari - CAMeC - Centro de Arte Contemporanea e della Spezia Moderna, La Spezia
DaimlerChrysler Collection for South Africa - Museum Africa, Johannesburg
The Daimler Art Collection - Cnr Schoeman and Wessels Street, Pretoria
Family Festival - Foundation Charles and Agnes Vögele, Pfäffikon
Fragmentos - Arte del XX al XXI, Colección Pilar Citoler - Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid
The Pontus Hultén Collection ... - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2003
Donated Art - Ludwig Museum in the German mansion, Koblenz
Why make prints. Printmaking in Switzerland since 1960 - City Museum Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC
Transition - Art Attitude Hervé Bize, Nancy
Dintorni Dada - Galleria Arte e Arte, Bologna
Assemblage - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY
The Spirit of White - Galerie Beyeler, Basel
On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the DaimlerChrysler Collection - The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Passionate Adventure of the Real: Collage, Assemblage and the Object in 20th - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Why make prints. Printmaking in Switzerland since 1960 - Goldfields Arts Centre, Kalgoorlie, WA
Collagen - Galerie Biedermann, Munich
Why Make Prints - Building 200 Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA
The DaimlerChrysler Collection - ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Un Jardin Secret - Collection Monique Dorsel et Emile Lanc - Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image imprimée de la, La Louvière
Why Make Prints - Hamilton Art Gallery, Hamilton, VIC
Star Hour Of Angelika Kauffmann to Hans Danuser - Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, Chur
Collection Beat H. Koenig - Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal
Suiza Constructiva - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Moderna Museet c / o - Björkanderska Magasinet, Visby
Tidbit - Fischer Galerie, Ulm
2002
Cabinet with outfit - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
Masterpieces from the collection of the Kunstmuseum Solothurn - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Jean le Jeune - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Why Make Prints - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
Sculptor drawings - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
Why make prints - Carnegie Gallery, Hobart, TAS
Arte Multipla - Galeria 111 - Lisboa, Lisbon
Why make prints - Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, TAS
Memoir of Freedom - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
2001
Media Connection e Omnitel Media Lab - La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
El Arte Abstracto y la Galería Denise René - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas
Leeway. Art and childishness - Coninx Museum, Zurich
Media Connection. Come i Media Hanno cambiato l'arte. - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
Light and Movement of the Century Abstract Art - Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Classics - Galerie Beyeler, Basel
Why make prints. Printmaking in Switzerland since 1960 - Otago Museum, Dunedin
New Zero - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
Why make prints. Printmaking in Switzerland since 1960 - Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru
Niki de Saint Phalle - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Why make prints. Printmaking in Switzerland since 1960 - Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
2000
Hypermental - Delusional Reality 1955 - 2000 by Salvador Dalí to Jeff Koon - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
Jean Tinguely - In Basel I was living with the Totentanz - Museum Tinguely, Basel
Une Ville-Une Collection - Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image imprimée de la, La Louvière
Century of Innocence - The History of the White Monochrome - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
From the sense of the essence; Acquisitions of era Baumann - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
Campos de Fuerzas - Un Ensayo sobre lo cinético - Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
Destruction / Creation - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
La Razón para la impresión. El arte del Grabado en Suiza desde 1960 - Centro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, ICPNA, Lima
1999
La Razon para la Impression - Centro Nacional de la Cultura, San José
Silence Eclat, Aurelie Nemours rencontre Jean Tinguely - Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux
Silence-Eclat, Nemours rencontre Tinguely - Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux
Time motion-SILENT - Municipal Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
La Razon para la Impression - MAMM - Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin, Medellin
VEHICULES: César - Tinguely - Museum Tinguely, Basel
La Razón para la impresión. El arte del Grabado en Suiza desde 1960 - El Museo de la Estampa y el Diseño Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caracas
Carved, Modeled, Assembled, welded, Drawn - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
La Razon para la impresion - Museo Nacional de la Estampa - MUNAE, Mexico City
1998
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
Premises - Invested Spaces in Visual Arts, Architecture and Design from France - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - Museum of Applied Arts (MAK), Vienna
Blickwechsel. Works from the collection of the Seedamm Cultural Centre - Kunsthaus Langenthal, Langenthal
... From the collection Theo and Elsa Hotz - Museum Tinguely, Basel
The '60s in the Seventies - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
1997
Bonjour, Bon Echo - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
Encounters. Rencontres - Galerie René Steiner, Erlach
1996
Arte en el cielo - National Museum of Visual Arts, Montevideo
Moderna Museet Stockholm to host in Bonn The great collections IV - Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn
Comme un oiseau - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
La passion des collectionneurs pour Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely - Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba
1995
Au Rendez-vous des amis, coll A. L'H.. - Mamco - Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Neo-Dada: Redefining Art 1958-1962 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
1994
Exposure inaugurale - Maitres modernes et Contemporains - Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris
The Edition Mat 1964 and 1965 - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
Black-white leaves obvious grouped - Municipal Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
1993
Ways of Moderne- The Beyeler Collection - New National Gallery, Berlin
1992
Le cri et la raison - Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux
Visionary Switzerland - Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
Arte Pop - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Six Artists - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Suiza visionaria - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Random as a principle, Spielwlt, method and system of the art of 20.Jahrhund. - Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen
1991
Visionary Switzerland - Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
Drawings of the 20th century. Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin Fund 1991 - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
1990
Contemporary Assemblage - The Dada And Surrealist legacy - LA Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
1989
Unique and Edition - Townhouse, Zurich
Dimension: Petit - Palais de Rumine, Lausanne
Paris. Karsten Greve Gallery - Galerie Karsten Greve - Paris, Paris
4. Triennial Kleinplastik Fellbach - Fellbach - Cultural Affairs, Fellbach
Machine Man - Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin
Colección Beyeler - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Sculpture da Camera. Chamber Skulptures - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
1988
Swiss contemporary art. The collection of the Gotthard Bank - Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
Zero, un movimiento Europeo - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
1987
The Swiss Poster - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
Power Gallery Of Contemporary Art: In Retrospect And Prospect - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
PULSE (People Who Use Light Sound and Energy) - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
1985
Sculptures, First Approach For A Park - Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
XIII Paris Biennale - Biennale de Paris, Paris
Exhibition - Dialogue / Exposição - Diálogo - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
1984
a different climate - a different climate (II) - Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
Theater posters today - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
Salvaged: Altered Everyday Objects - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
1982
Art is material - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Fair to aggressive - sculptures and objects by contemporary artists - Museum Bellerive, Zurich
1980
Ecouter Par Les Yeux: objets sonores et Environments - Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM / ARC, Paris
1979
Nouveau Réalisme - Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne
Maestros del Siglo XX - Fundación Juan March, Madrid
3rd Biennale of Sydney: European Dialogue - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
1978
Le disque, medium artistique: you futurisme à l'art conceptuel - Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Aspects of the 60 years- From the collection Reinhard Onnasch - New National Gallery, Berlin
1977
documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
1974
Multiples. An attempt to present the development of the supporting object - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
1973
Hommage á Picasso - New National Gallery, Berlin
1972
Metamorphosis de Dinges - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
1971
Metamorphosis de Dinges - Palazzo Reale, Milan
Sculptors' Drawings - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Metamorphosis de Dinges - New National Gallery, Berlin
Metamorphosis de Dinges - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Metamorphosis de Dinges - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels
1970
Preliminary Drawings - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1968
The Machine as Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Cybernetic Serendipity - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
documenta 4 - Documenta, Kassel
Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Word and Image: Posters and Typography from the Graphic Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art 1879-1967 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
1967
Tinguely / Luginbühl - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Tinguely / Luginbühl - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Tinguely / Luginbühl - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
1966
2 Kinetic Sculptors - Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC
1965
Group Exhibition - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1964
Mouvement 2 - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris
Movement Mouvement - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris
documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel
Group Exhibition - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1963
Modern Gallery of the city of Krefeld - House on Lützowplatz, Berlin
Pop! Goes the Easel - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Dealer's Choice - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1962
The New Realists - Sidney Janis Gallery, New York City, NY
Group Exhibition - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY
Dylaby - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Group Exhibition - Dwan Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1955
Iron sculpture - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
Le Mouvement - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris

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