Tom Burr

Born 1963 in New Haven, CT
Lives and works in New York


School of Visual Arts, New York, 1986
Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, 1988


He has had numerous one person exhibitions at museums and galleries in the United States and Europe including The Whitney Museum of American Art; Galerie Neu, Berlin; Galerie Almine Rech, Paris; Secession, Vienna; American Fine Arts, Co, New York; Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, and the Sculpture Center, New York. In 2006, Extrospective, a mid-career survey of his work was mounted at the Musee des Beaux Arts, in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 2009 a two person exhibition, with Monica Bonvicini, traveled from the Lenbachhaus Museum in Munich, to the Museum fur Gegenwartkunst, in Basel. Mr. Burr’s writings have been published in Artforum, Texte zur Kunst, October magazine, among others. He is represented by Bortolami Gallery in New York. Mr. Burr was appointed critic in sculpture at Yale in 2009.

–  text courtesy of Yale


Bortolami Gallery, New York


AÏSHTI Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
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, CA
Il Giardino dei Lauri, 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, FL
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
MuMOK, Vienna, Austria
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Sammlung Grassin, Germany
Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Austria
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY