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Tomas Schmit (born 13 July 1943 in Thier, now part of Wipperfürth, died 4 October 2006 in Berlin, Germany) was an artist and author associated with the Fluxus movement of the early 1960s. During the subsequent 40 years, he created drawings, texts, books and artists' books. From the late 1960s until his death, he continuously exhibited in international galleries. With his series of drawings, he is represented in renowned museums and collections: among them Museum Ludwig in Cologne and the Collection of Harald Falckenberg in Hamburg. Schmit's works are represented by the galleries Michael Werner in Cologne / New York, Marlene Frei in Zurich, Rudolf Springer and Barbara Wien in Berlin and the Edition Armin Hundertmark in Gran Canaria, Spain. His estate is maintained and made accessible as the Tomas Schmit Archive, situated in Berlin and administered by Barbara Wien. Editorial endeavors of the archive are to support the reception of Tomas Schmit's oeuvre; to edit and publish Tomas Schmit's published and unpublished texts, and to collect his complete correspondence with George Brecht, Peter Brötzmann, Stanley Brouwn, Ludwig Gosewitz, Wulf Herzogenrath, Dick Higgins, Arthur Köpcke, George Maciunas, Nam June Paik, Evan Parker, Stefan Ripplinger, Andrea Tippel, Barbara Wien, Emmett Williams and others. The archive also supports solo and group shows with loans, as well as helping publications about Tomas Schmit by providing photos and text translations.
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Tomas Schmit
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