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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, and one of the pioneers of the Fluxus movement of the early 1960s. During the subsequent 40 years, he developed a ramified work of drawings, texts, books and concepts of 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, Cologne; Collection Harald Falckenberg, Hamburg). His 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. His estate is accessible through the Tomas Schmit Archive, which is situate din Berlin and administered by Barbara Wien. Editorial endeavors are: to support the reception of Tomas Schmit's oeuvre; to edit and publish Tomas Schmit’s published and unpublished texts and to collect his complete correspondence with George Brecht, Peter Brötzmann, Stanley Brouwn, Ludwig Gosewitz, Wulf Herzogenrath, Dick Higgins, Arthur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 publications about Tomas Schmit by providing photo- and text material, organizing translations, etc..
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Tomas Schmit
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