Tomma Abts

born 1967

Tomma Abts, ‘Zebe’ 2010
Zebe 2010
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In Tate Britain
In Tate Liverpool

Biography

Tomma Abts (born 1967) is a German-born visual artist known for her abstract oil paintings. Abts won the Turner Prize in 2006. She currently lives and works in London, England.

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Artworks

Film and audio

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Turner Prize Artist's Talk: Tomma Abts

In a unique event, Abts joins Jan Verwoert of the Kunstverein Munich and the Academy of Umeå and a contributor ...
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Turner Prize Artist's Talk: Tomma Abts

In a unique event, Tomma Abts joins Jan Verwoert of the Kunstverein Munich and the Academy of Umeå and a ...

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Features

Layers and players: Painting Now: Five Contemporary Artists at Tate Britain

Andrew Wilson

What does it mean to be a painter today? Five artists who work with paint in varying ways and for ...

Sifting defunct modernism in search of something useful: New Modernism

Martin Herbert

‘New Modernism is rampant,’ argues Martin Herbert

Tate Etc. issue 5: Autumn 2005

Tate Etc. issue 5; Autumn 2005 online version of Tate magazine

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