Tom Sachs (American, born 1966 in New York City, New York) currently lives and works in New York City. He studied at the Architectural Association in London in 1987 and received his BA from Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont, in 1989.
Sachs's recent solo exhibitions and projects include American Handmade Paintings at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (2014); Space Program: Mars at the Park Avenue Armory, New York City (2012); Nautical Challenge and Other Voodoo at the Baldwin Gallery, Aspen (2012); and WORK at Sperone Westwater, New York City (2011). In 2010, Sachs participated in the Venice Architecture Biennale and has since participated in the 2013 Lyon Biennale. Sachs was the recipient of the Aspen Award for Art in 2012.
The artist's work has been collected by numerous museums and is included in private and public collections worldwide, among them the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City; the Jewish Museum, New York City; the Citigroup Art Collection, New York City; the NASA Permanent Collection, Washington, D.C.; the Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo; the Jumex Collection, Mexico City; and Fondazione Prada, Milan.