Thomas Flechtner  (Swiss, 1961) 

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Thomas Flechtner Biography
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
Selected 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)
Selected 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