Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer (b. 1973) mines the potential of materials — from clay, steel, and paint to bread, dirt, and produce — creating works that disorient and bewilder. 

Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer

Switzerland

Urs Fischer (b. 1973) mines the potential of materials—from clay, steel, and paint to bread, dirt, and produce—creating works that disorient and bewilder. Through scale distortions, illusion, and the juxtaposition of common objects, his sculptures, paintings, photographs, and large-scale installations explore themes of perception and representation while maintaining a witty irreverence and mordant sense of humor.

Fischer has exhibited extensively internationally, and his work is included in many important public and private collections worldwide. Solo exhibitions include Leo, Gagosian, rue de Ponthieu, Paris (2019); PLAY, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles (2019); soft, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2018); Urs Fischer, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2013); Marguerite de Ponty, New Museum, New York (2009) and more. Fischer lives and works in New York.

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