André Thomkins (Lucerne, CH, 1930 – Berlin, DE, 1985)
André Thomkins was a Swiss painter, illustrator, and poet. From 1952, he lived in Germany and taught at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf between 1971 and 1973. André Thomkins worked on lithographs and paintings focused on the palindrome. Thomkins painted and drew ironic and fantastic pictures influenced by Surrealism and Dadaism. Together with Dieter Roth and Daniel Spoerri he prepared works of Eat Art.