Urs Fischer (artist)
Urs Fischer (born May 2, 1973 in Zurich ) is a Swiss artist living in New York .
Fischer studied photography at the Zurich School of Design . He was awarded the Federal Prize for Fine Art in 1995 and 1999 . In 1997 he received a grant from the Kiefer Hablitzel Foundation .
Fischer's works have already been shown in numerous solo exhibitions, for example at the Kunsthaus Glarus 2000, the Kunsthaus Zürich , the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam , the Center Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Whitney Biennial 2006. From June to August 2005, After Fischer had already lived in Berlin for several years, the Hamburger Bahnhof dedicated his first solo exhibition in the city to him and presented his work as part of the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection . Fischer's work Thinking about Akbar , 2005, is in the Museo Cantonale d'Arte in Lugano .
In 2009 his first US solo exhibition opened at the New Museum in New York . The preparations for the exhibition are at the center of the Swiss documentary film Urs Fischer by Iwan Schumacher, which was released in 2010.
- Own website
- Kathrin Frauenfelder: Fischer, Urs. In: Sikart
- Urs Fischer on the website of his gallery Gavin Brown
- Urs Fischer on the Kunstgiesserei website
- Interview with Urs Fischer , Interview Magazine
- Urs Fischer on kunstaspekte.de
- ↑ Urs Fischer Superstar - the artist conquers New York and shines with his absence. (No longer available online.) In: Kulturplatz. Swiss television, November 11, 2009, formerly in the original ; Retrieved November 16, 2010 . ( Page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ↑ Eugen Blume: Editorial . In: Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - Berlin, National Gallery of State Museums in Berlin (Ed.): Urs Fischer: Works from the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection in the Hamburger Bahnhof . Berlin 2005, p. 3 .
- ^ Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano: Urs Fischer
- ↑ Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty. Past exposure. (No longer available online.) New Museum, archived from the original on November 27, 2010 ; accessed on November 16, 2010 (English). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ↑ schumacher & frey: Urs Fischer. Documentary. (No longer available online.) Formerly in the original ; Retrieved November 16, 2010 . ( Page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss artist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 2nd 1973|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Zurich|