Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

Wolfgang Laib

(German, b. 1950)

ohne zeit - ohne ort - ohne körper (detail) by wolfgang laib

Wolfgang Laib

Ohne Zeit - ohne Ort - ohne Körper (detail), 2007

passageway inside – downside by wolfgang laib

Wolfgang Laib

Passageway inside – downside, 2011–2012

wohin gehst du? by wolfgang laib

Wolfgang Laib

Wohin gehst Du?, 2007



Born in Metzingen, Germany
1968 - 1974
Studied medicine at the University of Tubingen
Lives and works in Hochdorf, Germany


9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, South Korea
2011 - 2012
180°: Die Sammlung im Kubus, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany (group)
Private Sessions, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (group)
Private Passions, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Wolfgang Laib: Unlimited Ocean, SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL (solo)
Wolfgang Laib: Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010 - 2011
ColorForms, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpturre Garden, Washington DC
“Grain of Emptiness: Buddhist Inspired Contemporary Art,” Rubin Museum, New York, NY
Grass Grows by Itself, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Sin principio - sin fin, Museo Nacional de Arte de La Paz, La Paz, Bolivia

Public Collections

Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes, France
Musée départemental de Rochechouart, France
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Germany
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
capc Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, France
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France