Galleria Franco Noero

10154, TORINO

Tom Burr



Born in 1963, New Haven, USA

Lives and works in New York and Norfolk, USA



1987/88 Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, USA

1982-1986 School of Visual Arts, New York, USA



2009-10  Critic in Sculpture, Yale University, New Haven, USA

2010 Artist in Residence, Randolph Cliff, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland, United Kingdom




‘Conversions’, Fondazione Converso, Milan, Italy


‘Hélio-centricities: Coda’, Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

‘Tom Burr / MATRIX 182 / Hinged Figures’, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA

‘Hélio-centricities’ Auroras, São Paulo, Brazil


‘Sedimental’, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, USA

‘No Access’, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, USA


‘Tom Burr/New Haven: Phase One: Pre-Existing Conditions’, part of Bortolami Gallery’s, New York, USA

Artist/City initiative, Marcel Breuer’s Armstrong Rubber Company, Newhaven, USA

‘Abridged’, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

‘Question the Wall Itself’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

‘Surplus of myself’, Westfalischer Kunstverein, Munster, Germany

‘Stages’, Maureen Paley, London, United Kingdom


‘Put Down’, Piece*Unique, Cologne, Germany


‘Circa’, Bortolami, New York, USA




‘Queer Spaces: London, 1980s – Today’, Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom

‘Straying from the Line’, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

‘Queer Abstraction, Des Moines Art Center’, Des Moines, USA

‘Family Ties: The Schröder Donation’, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

‘Chairs Beyond Right & Wrong’, curated by Raquel Cayre, R & Company, New York, USA

‘Cruising Pavilion’, ArkDes, Stockholm, Sweden

‘In Plain Sight’, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

‘Queer Abstraction’, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, USA


‘Optik Schröder II’, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria

‘Noon – One’, CANADA, New York, USA

‘Die Zelle’, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

‘The House of Fame’, curated by Linder, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom

‘More than mere jelly’, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College (CCS Bard), Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

‘The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004)’, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College (CCS Bard), Annandale-onHudson, New York, USA


‘Maison des ailleurs’, Musée Arthur Rimbaud, Charleville-Mezieres, France

‘ENTRE NOUS’, Bad Reputation, Los Angeles, USA

‘concrete realities’, Bortolami, New York, USA

‘SUR/FACE: Mirrors’, Museum Angewandtekunst, Frankfurt, Germany

‘Benz Bonin Burr’ with Cosima von Bonin, Skulptur Projekte, Münster, Germany


‘Question the Wall Itself’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

‘Lost & Found’, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt, Germany

‘I Beam U Channel’, Bortolami, New York, USA

open spaces | secret places. Works from the SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Vienna, Bozar, Brussels, Belgium

‘Béton’, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

‘Garden Show’, curated by Sam Korman, Regards, Chicago, USA

‘Sculpture from the Hammer Contemporary Collection’, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA


‘KölnSkulptur’, SkulpturenPark, Köln, Germany

‘to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer’, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

‘Body Proxy’, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, USA

‘Lustwarande ’15 – Rapture & Pain’, Parke De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands

‘Ull Hohn: painting, painting (with frame by Tom Burr), Peep-Hole, Milan, Italy



AÏSHTI Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA

Berezdivin Collection, Santurce, Puerto Rico

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Collezione La Gaia, Italy

Depart Foundation, Italy

Enea Righi Collection, Museion Bolzano, Italy

FRAC, Champagne Ardenne, France

FRAC, Nord-Pas de Calais, France

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Il Giardino dei Lauri, San Litardo, Italy

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich, Germany

Ludwig Museum, Koln, Germany

MART Museum, Rovereto, Italy

Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland

Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, USA

Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland

MOCA, Los Angeles, USA

MuMOK, Vienna, Austria

New York Public Library, New York, USA

Sammlung Grassin, Germany

Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Austria

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Selected Works