Playing career. Marcel Duchamp, Jeff Koons, Ugo Rondinone, Rudolf Stingel, Franz West, FREE ADVICE IS USUALLY WORTH WHAT YOU PAID..., 2015, Sigh, Sigh, Sherlock! . The figure stares at his smartphone, in a position “emblematic of our era”. 12.04.2018 - This is the official website and image gallery of Urs Fischer You was an eight-foot deep crater that measured approximately 11,6 x 9,1 m (38 x 30 ft.), extending almost to the walls of the gallery. 2:47. ©2021 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. [4] The melting wax and fruit and vegetables in the fridge are a reference to memento mori of seventeenth-century Dutch painting, where motifs such as food, candles, hourglasses and skulls are utilised as a reminder of mortality. Discover (and save!) Aug 12, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Zoe Pawlisch. [7][8] The blue version, affectionately known as "Blueno," was installed at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island from 2016 to 2020. The exhibition, curated by the artist, featured “immersive installations and hallucinatory environments. Madame Fisscher - Duration: 5:23. [1], Fischer’s first  large-scale solo exhibition was Kir Royal in 2004 at the Kunsthaus Zurich in 2004.[4]. Urs Fischer, the Swiss artist, is the headline name being used to promote a new … [1], Fischer moved to Amsterdam in 1993, at the age of nineteen, and had his first solo show at a gallery in Zurich in 1996. [9][10][11], In his series Problem Paintings, the artist juxtaposes headshots of old Hollywood movie stars, with silkscreened pictures of either fruit or hardware. 1973, Zurich, Switzerland) lives and works in New York and Zurich. 1999 erhielt er ausserdem den Prix Mobilière. Fischer’s practice includes sculpture, installation and photography. See available sculpture, paintings, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. Urs Fischer is a Swiss Conceptual artist best known for his large-scale sculptures and installations. "Urs Fischer Artist Overview and Analysis". Hitta perfekta Urs Fischer bilder och redaktionellt nyhetsbildmaterial hos Getty Images. [1], Fischer works across sculpture, photography, drawing, painting and publishing. The work can be lit continuously or sporadically. Urs Fischer is a Swiss Conceptual artist best known for his large-scale sculptures and installations. A negative was made from the foam model, and filled with wax that was pigmented to imitate the effect of marble. Fischer began making wax sculptures in the early 2000s, resulting in anonymous and crudely cut female forms. Fischer studierte Fotografie an der Schule für Gestaltung in Zürich. Urs Fischer was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1973. [3], In 2018, he conceived PLAY, a room-size exhibit combining choreography and sculpture in which audience members can interact with office chairs equipped with motion sensors and motors that move on their own and react to the actions of participants in the gallery. Journalist and curator Judith Benhamou-Huet will lead a tour of the exhibition Urs Fischer: Leo at Gagosian, Paris.In Fischer’s work, the processes of material creation and destruction are often explored through the use of impermanent materials. Caroline Bourgeois, Patricia Falguières, Michele Robecchi. 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Much less convincing are the massive metallic blobs and lumps that share the top-floor gallery with the cake. The exhibition included another wax sculpture of Fischer’s friend and fellow artist Rudolf Stringel and a wax creation of Fischer’s own office chair. During his playing career, Fischer only played for two clubs: FC Zürich and FC St. Gallen. Photograph: Benoit Pailley/Collection Amalia Dayan. View Urs Fischer’s 162 artworks on artnet. September 2010 in den Kinos Zürich: Kino Riffraff Basel: kult.kino atelier Aarau: Kino Freier Film Bern: Kino Kunstmuseum (ab 2.10.) [23], In 2013, MOCA undertook a huge retrospective of Fischer’s work across its two locations, The Geffen Contemporary and MOCA Grand Avenue. Urs Fischer, The Lock, 2007. [1] In Berlin and New York, he shared studios with fellow artist Rudolf Stingel. FC Union Berlin. His Bad Timing, Lamb Chop! Von der modernen digitalen Umsetzung über das traditionelle Gusshandwerk und individuelle Sonderaufträge bis hin zu Restaurierungen setzen wir Ideen in Kunstwerke um. Er wurde 1995 und 1999 mit dem Eidgenössischen Preis für freie Kunst ausgezeichnet. See available sculpture, paintings, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. [18] The artist sets no strict parameters for the burning of the sculpture. [1] Fischer has been described by the arts and culture magazine Vault as “internationally celebrated” and one of the most significant contemporary artists working today.[6]. TheArtStory.org Content compiled and written by Marley Treloar Edited and revised, with Summary and Accomplishments added by Kimberly Nichols Available from: First published on 10 Jan 2019. “Urs Fischer in der Kunsthalle Wien.” kunstmarkt.com online, 16 February 2012. The wax works are almost exclusively sculptural portraits of human subjects, and the process of melting lends itself to contemplation of existentialism and the ultimate meaning of art and it’s legacy. (2004-2005), displays a giant wooden chair (actually cast aluminium) intersecting a half-empty packet of cigarettes dramatically increased in scale. [5] Since Fischer began showing his work in Europe in the mid-1990s, he has produced an enormous number of objects, drawings, collages, and room-size installations. “Amuse-bouche. All rights reserved. Urs Fischer, Chaos #1 (still), 2021. [17] In another interview with the Canberra Times, Mitzevich says that the sculpture demonstrates that contemporary art “is not static, it is alive and always changing, reflecting the world in which we live”.[19]. Luzern: stattkino (ab 28.10. “Urs has always used technology not like a gimmick,” Gouzer said.” “It was used in the service of his ideas.” Fischer’s work has sold for millions of dollars at auction. Urs Fischer at the Legion of Honor - Duration: 2:47. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. [Internet]. In his introduction to the catalogue for Urs Fischer’s exhibition The Lyrical and the Prosaic, at the Aïshti Foundation in Beirut, curator Massimiliano Gioni traces the material and conceptual tensions that reverberate throughout the artist’s paintings, sculptures, installations, and … [24] Michelle Kuo, writing for Artforum, described the interventions as a challenge to the “staid and uniform” methods of contemporary curation. Välj mellan premium Urs Fischer Artist av högsta kvalitet. He later lived in London, Los Angeles, and Berlin before moving to New York. Die Kunstgiesserei St.Gallen ist eine Grosswerkstatt zur Realisierung von Kunstwerken. This is the official website and image gallery of Urs Fischer The refrigerator acts as a plinth, a satire of sculpture’s elevation of important men on marble plinths. [34], For the Swiss football player and coach, see, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, The Imperfectionist: Urs Fischer's inspired sloppiness, "10 things you didn't know about HIA's Giant Teddy", https://news.brown.edu/articles/2016/06/public-art, https://www.brown.edu/about/public-art/Fischer, "Saying goodbye to Blueno — send us your tribute! The publication was a parallel project to the 2009 group exhibition “Remembering Henry’s Show” at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut. Välj mellan premium Urs Fischer av högsta kvalitet. In 2012, the Palazzo Grassi exhibited a retrospective of Fischer’s work, conceived by the artist and curator Caroline Bourgeois. [25] Coverage in the Los Angeles times was more critical, commenting that Fischer’s work was largely derivative of artists that came before, such as Robert Gober, Marcel Duchamp and Bruce Nauman; and that the art world satire felt hollow considering that the vast majority of works were loaned from private galleries and collections. Urs Fischer (born 2 May 1973) is a Swiss-born contemporary visual artist living in New York City. 2016-mar-20 - Urs Fischer (b. ArsLife - Urs Fischer. 348 likes. [4] His subversive approach to art is often considered to be influenced by anti-art movements like Neo-Dada, Lost Art, or the Situationist International. See available sculpture, paintings, and prints and multiples for sale and learn about the artist. Today, his wax sculptures are refined portraits of significant art world figures that are lit like candles and melted over the duration of an exhibition. [6], Francesco 2017 is a four-metre tall wax sculpture of the Italian curator Francesco Bonami, a close personal friend of the artist. Reneau, Olivier. This included curation of Fischer’s own works as well as physical interventions in the space such as You 2007, where the artist has cut huge holes out of the museum wall, and an interactive piece Yes 2013 that consisted of many ‘sculptural experiments’ in clay created by visitors to the exhibition. Once the figure has melted completely, the remains will be returned to the Swiss foundry where it was made to be recast and returned to the museum for the next installation. Jul 27, 2013 - Explore arslog's board "Urs Fischer", followed by 1098 people on Pinterest. Remenyi, Julia. September in den Schweizer Kinos. The artist employs a variety of materials and processes in his work,[3] resulting in an oeuvre that “resists easy classification”. ArtsLife Tv 2,624 views. your own Pins on Pinterest (For Parkett 72), 2004. artnet and our partners use cookies to provide features on our sites and applications to improve your online experience, including for analysis of site usage, traffic measurement, and for advertising and content management. Fischer uses a range of mediums to express the transience of art and, concomitantly, the human condition. “Êtes-vous plutôt Jeff Koons ou bien Urs Fischer… Kunst und Kultur, (Urs Fischer New Museum) Titel; Ausstellung von: Urs Fischer, Kulturareal-Ort der Ausstellung: New Museum (Stadt/Land) New York. 1997 erhielt er ein Stipendium der Kiefer Hablitzel Stiftung. Urs Fischer – You, 2007, excavation, gallery space, 1:3 scale replica of main gallery space, dimensions variable, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York You, 2007. View Urs Fischer’s 163 artworks on artnet. [15], Fischer’s wax sculptures have become iconic of the artist’s practice. This week, Dasha Zhukova, Russia’s most well-known art collector and the founder of Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary, is going to be set alight by Urs Fischer—sort of. [3], In 2011, Fischer created a to-scale wax reproduction of The Rape of the Sabine Women by Flemish-Italian sculptor Giambologna for the Venice Biennale. [3] Fischer was the first living artist to receive a monographic exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi. View Urs Fischer’s 161 artworks on artnet. [26], Fischer's installations and sculptures have been exhibited in some group exhibitions and biennales worldwide, including Manifesta 3[27] and the Venice Biennale in 2003, 2007, and 2011. [6], Mitzevich described the acquisition to The Australian as “[embodying] what this generation of art is about”. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Hitta perfekta Urs Fischer Artist bilder och redaktionellt nyhetsbildmaterial hos Getty Images. —Urs Fischer. Collezionismi Italiano Contemporaneo,” Piazcenza, Italy: 2/1/20 – 3/24/20 “American Pastoral,” Gagosian, Britannia London: 1/23/20–3/14/20 “100 Sculptures,” No Gallery, Los Angeles: 1/18/20 – 2/16/20 “To Paint Is to Love Again,” Mier Gallery, Los Angeles: 1/18/20 – 1/28/20 Urs Fischer (Swiss, b.1973) is a Contemporary artist known for large-scale sculptures and installations that explore a wide range of materials from popular culture. Born to two doctors as the second of two children in 1973,[1] Fischer began his career in Switzerland where he studied photography at the Schule für Gestaltung, Zurich. Bruce Hainley, Jörg Heiser, Mirjam Varadinis, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 04:22. In his introduction to the catalogue for Urs Fischer’s exhibition The Lyrical and the Prosaic, at the Aïshti Foundation in Beirut, curator Massimiliano Gioni traces the material and conceptual tensions that reverberate throughout the artist’s paintings, sculptures, installations, and … Fischer’s first solo exhibition in an American museum was ‘Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty, exhibited across three floors of the New Museum in 2009. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. The imprint has published exhibition catalogues by Fischer as well as books on the work of Spencer Sweeney, Peter Regli, and Darren Bader. Fischer’s practice includes sculpture, installation and photography. Urs Fischer (born 20 February 1966) is a Swiss former football player and current manager of 1. Gagosian is pleased to present Images, an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Urs Fischer. In 2015 Kiito-San released a cookbook called Cooking for Artists, written by Mina Stone, who cooks lunch at Fischer's studio. Updated and modified regularly [Accessed ] [28] His solo exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zürich in 2004, titled "Kir Royal," was his first large-scale solo museum exhibition. In Fischer’s work, images emerge from an odd liminal space between the real and the imagined, between what does, and could, exist. Urs Fischer’s spring takeover of Louis Vuitton storefronts feels more like a psychedelic art installation than the launch of a new capsule collection. [12], For his 2007 show at Gavin Brown's Enterprise in New York, Fischer excavated the gallery's main room, bringing in contractors to dig an eight-foot hole where the floor had been, and calling the result You. [16] The work was described as a highlight of the Venice Biennale by Vault magazine. The text is a close examination of the fear and obsessions that pervade the life of an artist, set against a series of images. “Rückschau: Ganz große Kunst mit Urs Fischer in Wien.” Das Erste online, 19 February 2012. Courtesy the artist and Fair Warning. Between 2005 and 2006, he created Untitled (Lamp/Bear), an edition of three 23-foot-tall, 20-ton, bronze bears (two are yellow, the third is blue) intersected with generic functional lamps that appear to spring out of their heads;[2] in 2011, one of the pieces was displayed for five months at Seagram Building's plaza before being auctioned at Christie's and is currently displayed at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The NFT craze continues apace, even as signs grow that the bubble might be about to burst. [33], At a 2011 Christie’s auction, Jose Mugrabi sold Fischer's Untitled (Lamp/Bear) (2006) for $6 million. [1] The work was described by art critic Jerry Saltz as “experimentally rich, buzzing with energy and entropy, crammed with chaos and contradiction.”[13], In Death of a Moment (2007), two entire walls are equipped with floor-to-ceiling mirrors and set in motion by a hydraulic system, to create the surreal effect of a room in flux, morphing in shape and size. A wick system was developed to allow the work, Untitled 2011, to melt like a candle for the duration of the Biennale. "[21] Despite the expansive survey of Fischer’s sculptural and installation works, the exhibition was described as “elegant and breathtakingly spare”,[22] and was well received by critics. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 2,448 views. [2] After the basic, first-year course in art and design, he enrolled in the school's photography department, and supported himself by working as a bouncer at Zurich night clubs and house parties. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 6:30pm Gagosian, Paris. Urs Fischer: Lives of Forms. Fischer's current studio occupies a large warehouse in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, near the waterfront. The National Gallery of Australia acquired Francesco in 2018, the first acquisition under the leadership of new Director Nick Mitzevich. His practice traverses the fields of painting, sculpture and installation, as well as photography and drawing, in a multifaceted body of work that eludes formal or generic categorisation. Giambologna's original work in the Piazza della Signoria was digitzed using an optical scanner, and the image was used to create a 3D model in polyurethane foam. [14], In 2010, Fischer released a publication with fellow artist Darren Bader, titled The Bearded Island / The Artists Lament. Trailer des Kinofilms «Urs Fischer» von Iwan Schumacher, ab 30. View Urs Fischer’s 163 artworks on artnet. Urs Fischer. Eroeffnungsevent/Termine: 28.10.09 – 14.02.1… Urs Fischer is a Swiss Conceptual artist best known for his large-scale sculptures and installations. The exhibition was a restaging of the artist’s London studio, and included a survey of models, sketches, notes, furnishings and works of art. Fischer has his own publishing imprint, Kiito-San, whose books are distributed by DAP[20] and Buchhandlung Walther König. Urs Fischer (born 2 May 1973) is a Swiss-born contemporary visual artist living in New York City. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. [29] Recent major exhibitions include "Not My House Not My Fire," Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2004); "Mary Poppins," Blaffer Gallery, Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, Texas (2006); "Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty," New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2009–10);[30] "Skinny Sunrise", Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2012);[31] "Madame Fisscher," Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2012); "Urs Fischer," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2013); and "YES," Deste Foundation Project Space, Hydra, Greece (2013);[32] “Play,” Gagosian West 21st Street, New York, 2018, “Maybe,” The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2018); “Dasha,” Gagosian, Davies Street, London (2018); “Big Clay #4 and 2 Tuscan Men,” Piazza della Signoria, Florence (2017); “The Public & the Private,” Legion of Honour Museum, San Francisco (2017); “SIRENS,” Galerie Max Hetzler (2019); and “Images,” Gagosian, Beverly Hills (2019).