Thomas Flechtner (Swiss, born )

Timeline

1961
Born in Winterthur, Switzerland
1983–1987
Ecole de photographie, Vevey
1988
Bourse fédérale, Office fédéral de la Culture
1989
European Kodak, Arles
(premier prix Suisse, deuxième prix Europe)
1990
Bourse fédérale, Office fédéral de la Culture
1991
European Photography Award, Berlin (Sélection)
1992
Bourse fédérale, Office fédéral de la Culture
1993
Landis & Gyr Studio, London
1993–1996
Vacation in London
2004
Photography Award Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Lives and work in Zürich and Creuse, France

Exhibitions

2012
Bulbfiction, BLANCPAIN ART CONTEMPORAIN, Genève (solo)
2012
Les amitiés végétales, Saline Royale, cité des Utopies, Arc et Senans (F)
2011
On Horizons, Fotomuseum Winterthur
2010
CLIMAX REDVX, Bac — Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Genève
2010
Germs, BLANCPAIN ART CONTEMPORAIN, GenèveGenève (solo)
2008
The Box, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zürich (solo)
2008
“Renaissance,” Ferragamo Gallery, New York
2008
"True North," Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
2008
“Season's Greetings - Contemporary Photography,” de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich
2007
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2006
Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva (solo)
2006
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (solo)
2006
Der Berg, Kunsthaus, Zürich
2006
L'invention du Paysage, oeuvres du FRAC Franche-Comté, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lons-Le-Saulnier
2005
Silent Walk, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan (solo)
2005
Alpine Air: Swiss Artists Inspired by Mountains, The Aargauer Kunsthaus, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo
2005
Naturellement abstrait: L'art contemporain suisse dans la collection Julius Baer, Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva
2005
Weisse Wunderware Schnee, Bündner Kunstmuseum, Coire
2005
www.galeriebs.ch, galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Geneva
2005
Montagne, je te hais. Montagne, je t'adore, Ancien Pénitencier, Sion
2004
Interferences: Contemporary Swiss Photography, Fotografisk Center, Copenhague, Danemark; Arhus Kunstbygning, Arhus, Danemark
2004
Empty Garden 2, The Watari Museum o Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2004
ParisPhoto, Carrousel du Louvre, Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Geneva (solo)
2003
Snow, Michael Hoppen Contemporary, London (solo)
2003
Imàgenes en movimiento: Moving Pictures, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao (Catalogue)
2003
Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Genève (solo)
2003
Shine Gallery, London (solo)
2003
Marianne Boesky, New York (solo)
2002
Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds (solo)
2002
Heidelberger Kunstverein
2002
Marianne Boesky/Kennedy Boesky Photographs, New York (solo)
2002
Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Geneva (solo)
2002
Shine Gallery, London (solo)
2001
Analog/Dialog, Kunstmuseum Soleure (Catalogue)
2000
Coal Mine Fotogalerie, Winterthur (solo)
2000
Galerie Renn, Paris (solo)
2000
Centre Pasquart, Bienne (solo)
2000
Galerie Linder, Bâle (solo)
1999
Centre de la Photographie, Genève (solo)
1997
Looking at India, Swiss Library, Bern (Catalogue)
1997
Galerie Gottardo, Lugano (Catalogue)
1996
The Eye of the Beholder, Swiss Institute, New York, (Cat.)
1994
Nikon Galerie, Zurich (solo)
1992
Scalo, Zurich (solo)
1991
Découverts, Paris
1991
Switzerland seen in other way, Fribourg (Catalogue)
1989
Art Junction, Nice (solo)
1989
Galerie Junod, Lausanne (solo)
1989
Galerie Stockeregg, Zurich
1989
Galerie il diaframma, Milan (solo)
1985
Triennale Internationale de la Photographie, Fribourg (Catalogue)

Public Collections

Kunsthaus, Zürich
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds
Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Sion
Pictet & Cie Art Collection
UBS Art Collection
Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
Belgacom, Bruxelles
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Paris
Collection du Crédit Suisse, Zürich
Collection Julius Baer, Zürich
Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain, Geneva
Fotomuseum, Winterthur
FRAC Franche-Comté
Guggenheim Museum Collection

Literature

2007
Bloom, Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Switzerland
2003
Spicegarden, ed. By City of Basel, Switzerland
2001
Snow, Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Switzerland