Gallery Wenger, Zurich

Mühlebachstrasse 12, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland



The artist Thomas Vinson identifies himself with process art, where action takes priority over results. He works with natural or construction materials such as pieces of wood, chipboard, corrugated cardboard, carton and MDF (medium density fibreboard). The artist does not use any sketches or models to design his objects. He strictly follows his intuition depending on the material he is working with. Vinson's artworks are of high precision and fineness of colour, lines, forms and surfaces. Nevertheless, he is more interested in leaving traces of the objects’ development process that are only apparent upon a closer look. Besides perception, the interaction with the location, and the way the works are hung are of great importance for Vinson.

Apart from reliefs and objects, Vinson’s new laser works will be shown at VOLTA NY 2018. The key element throughout his work is the line — as a challenge to follow and trace its origin.

Thomas Vinson (*1970 in Paris) lives and works in Giessen/DE and Paris/F. Since 2014, he has been a guest lecturer in design at the Technical University of Middle Hessen/DE, Faculty of Architecture, as well as in sculpture at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen/DE. His art works can be found among renowned collections in Switzerland, Germany, France and the USA.

Thomas Vinson, 17 lines Motiv nr. 45, 2017, Laser on cardboard, 32 x 22 cm.
Thomas Vinson, Lines, Motiv nr. 60, 2017, 19.2 x 12 cm.
Thomas Vinson, Croix, 2017, Lacquered wood, 24.7 x 25.5 x 3.5 cm.
Thomas Vinson, 4 Lines ShIfted, 2014, MDF, 47.5 x 46.2 x 2.7 cm.
Thomas Vinson, After Polysterene nr. 6, 2016, Aluminium, 32.3 x 31 x 10.3 cm.
Thomas Vinson, New Order, 2017, Lacquer on MDF, 12.5 x 43.9 x 2.9 cm.