Urs Fischer, a maverick of the contemporary art world, is undoubtedly one of the most important artists working today. His work defies limits and he has continuously embraced new technology to give life to his artistic ideas throughout his impressive career.
He has exhibited internationally with leading galleries, including Gagosian, Sadie Coles HQ, London, Massimo de Carlo, Milan, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin and Jeffrey Deitch, New York and Los Angeles. Solo exhibitions at major museums include Palazzo Grassi, Venice; Kunsthalle Vienna; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Garage Museum, Moscow; Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles; Legion of Honor, San Francisco; Aïshti Foundation, Beirut and has works in major private collections around the world. Fischer’s
playful Untitled (Lamp/Bear) sculpture has become a landmark outright at Hamad International Airport, Doha.
Urs Fischer was born in Switzerland and lives and works in New York.