Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer was born in Zürich in Switzerland in 1973. He lives and works in New York.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
2017 - Urs Fischer: The Public & the Private, The Legion of Honor, San Francisco, USA
2017 - Gagosian, Hong Kong, HK
2017 - The Kiss, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2017 - In Florence, Piazza Signoria, Firenze, I
2016
2016 - "Mon Cher ...", Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, F. Catalogue
2016 - Battito di Ciglia, Massimo De Carlo, Milano, I
2016 - Small Axe, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, RUS
2016 - Ursula, JTT, New York, USA
2016 - Misunderstandings in the Quest for the Universal, Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Avenue, New York, USA
2016 - Mind Moves, Gagosian Gallery, S. Francisco, USA
2015
2015 - , The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
2015 - Bruno & Yoyo, Vito Schnabel Gallery, St. Moritz, CH. Catalogue
2015 - Fountains, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
2015 - Big Clay #4, Seagram Plaza, New York, USA
2015 - Sadie Coles HQ-in-residence, T293, Napoli, I
2014
2014 - Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA
2014 - Julian, Karma, Amagansett, USA
2014 - Sadie Coles HQ, South Audley Street, London, UK
2014 - mermaid / pig / bro w/ hat, Gagosian Gallery, 104 Delancey Street, New York, USA
2014 - last supper, Gagosian Gallery, Park & 75, New York, USA
2014 - Lever House Art Collection, New York, USA
2013
2013 - Melodrama, Sadie Coles HQ, 62 Kingly Street, London, UK
2013 - Gagosian Gallery, Roma, I
2013 - YES, DESTE Foundation Project Space - Slaughterhouse, Hydra, GR. Catalogue
2013 - Urs Fischer, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA. Catalogue
2012
2012 - Tables, Heads, and Arms, Gagosian Gallery, Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barths, BL
2012 - Urs Fisher, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Cour Chimay and Chapelle des Petits Augustins, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, F
2012 - Madame Fisscher, curated by Urs Fischer & Caroline Bourgeois, Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation, Venezia, I. Catalogue
2012 - schmutz schmutz, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, F
2012 - Beds & Problem Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA. Catalogue
2012 - Skinny Sunrise, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, A
2011
2011 - dngszjkdufiy bgxfjkglijkhtr kydjkhgdghjkd (with Cassandra MacLeod), Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, USA. Catalogue
2011 - Urs Fischer and Georg Herold, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
2011 - Untitled (Lamp/Bear), Seagram Plaza, New York, USA
2011 - Now: obras de La Colección Jumex, Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, MEX
2010
2010 - Douglas Sirk, Sadie Coles HQ, 4 New Burlington Place, London, UK
2010 - Oscar the Grouch, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, USA. Catalogue
2009
2009 - Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2009 - Dear _________! We _____ on ________, hysterically. It has to be _____ that _____. No? It is now ______ and the whole _______ has changed ______. all the _____, ______, (with Mark Handforth and Georg Herold), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, N
2008
2008 - Blurry Renoir Debussy, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2007
2007 - Agnes Martin, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2007 - Uh..., Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2007 - large, dark & empty, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2006
2006 - Mary Poppins, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, USA. Catalogue
2006 - Urs Fischer/Rudolf Stingel , curated by Rudolf Stingel , Massimo De Carlo, Milano, I. Catalogue
2004
2004 - Urs Fischer, à l'espace 315, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, F. Catalogue
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
2017 - Body Doubles, curated by Konrad Bitterli, Laura Bechter, Lokremise, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, CH
2017 - Home: An Homage to Colin de Land, Massimo De Carlo, Milano, I
2017 - Wild West, Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY), New York, USA
2017 - Abstract / Not Abstract, Moore Building, Miami, USA
2016
2016 - Juxtapoz x Superflat, Vulcan’s Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, USA
2016 - Melodrama, Act 2: New York, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, USA
2016 - Capital: Debt — Territory — Utopia, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, D
2016 - And Now the Good News: Opere dalla collezione Annette e Peter Nobel, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano, CH
2016 - Urs Fischer: False Friends, Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Genève, CH. Catalogue
2016 - Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
2016 - Sculpture on the Move, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, CH
2016 - Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible, The Met Breuer, New York, USA
2016 - In the Making: Artists; Assistants, and Influence, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, USA
2016 - Dancing with my self. Self-portrait and self-invention works from the Pinault collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, D
2015
2015 - Unrealism, The Moore Building, Miami, USA
2015 - A Few Free Years: From Absalon to Zobernig: Donations by Friedrich Christian Flick to the Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, D
2015 - Beverly Hills 20-Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, 1995 – 2015, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
2015 - Skeleton: The body’s armature in contemporary sculpture, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, NL
2015 - New Skin, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, RL
2015 - The Mannequin of History: Art After Fabrications of Critique and Culture, Mata, Modena, I
2015 - Ametria, Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
2015 - Sprayed: Works from 1929 to 2015, Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, UK
2015 - Arts & Foods: Rituals since 1851, Triennale di Milano, Milano, I
2015 - Sleepless—The bed in history and contemporary art, 21er Haus, Wien, A
2015 - Michael Chow: Voice for My Father, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, PRC; Power Station of Art, Shangai, PRC; The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, USA,
2014
2014 - The Event Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK
2014 - Je ne sais pas ce que j’ai vu, Cité du design, Saint-Etienne, F
2014 - Fierce Creativity: Artists for Peace and Justice, PACE, 32 East 57th Street, New York, USA
2014 - Horror Vacui, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, GR
2014 - Le jardin décomposé / Decomposed Garden, Gagosian Gallery Le Bourget, Paris, F
2014 - A Very Short History of Contemporary Sculpture, Phillips, 30 Berkeley Square, London, UK
2014 - Gratwanderung: Kunst zwischen Schloss und Rebhaus, Landauf-bachab, Uster, CH
2014 - Burning Down the House, 10th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, ROK
2014 - Joyride, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, New York, USA
2014 - Group show curated by Urs Fischer, Sadie Coles HQ, South Audley Street, London, UK
2014 - In NO Time, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK
2014 - An American in Paris: Works from a Private Collection, Gagosian Gallery Le Bourget, Paris, F
2014 - Elevation 1049: Between Heaven and Hell, Gstaad, CH
2014 - Horror Vacui, Gagosian Gallery, Genève, CH
2013
2013 - A Place in Two Dimensions: A Selection from Colección Jumex, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, MEX
2013 - Somos Libres: The World of Contemporary Art through the Eyes of Mario Testino, MATE, Asociación Mario Testino, Lima, PER
2013 - Island, Dairy Art Centre, London, UK
2013 - Van Gogh, Dalí, and Beyond: The World Reimagined, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AUS
2013 - Body Pressure: Sculpture Since the 1960s, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, D
2013 - Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, USA
2013
2013 - Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, USA
2013 - Crystal Maze IV – 1 + 2 + 3 = 3, Nouveau Festival, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, F
2013 - Station to Station, Riverfront Studios, New York, USA; Union Station/The Pennsylvanian, Pittsburgh, USA; Chicago Union Station, Chicago, USA; St. Paul Union Depot, Minneapolis; Santa Fe Farmer’s Market Pavilion, Santa Fe, USA; La Posada Hotel, Winslow, USA: Skyline Drive-in Theater, Barstow, USA; Los Angeles Union Station, Los ANgeles, USA; 16th Street Train Station, San Francisco, USA,
2012
2012 - Ensemble, Galerie Kreo, Paris, F
2012 - Westbau Pool, etc., Löwenbräu Kunst, Zürich, CH
2012 - Painting Now, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2012 - Riotous Baroque. From Cattelan to Zurbarán - Tributes to Precarious Vitality, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, CH; Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, ESP,
2012 - Poule!, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, MEX
2012 - Micro mania, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, F
2012 - Inside a Book a House of Gold: Artists’ Editions for Parkett, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, PRC
2011
2011 - Home Alone,” Sender Collection, Miami, Sender Collection, Miami, USA
2011 - In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal, Middelburg, NL; Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia, I; KHOJ International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, IND; Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai, IND; Nero HQ, Rome, I; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA; SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul, TR; The Drawing Center, New York, USA; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, USA; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, LT
2011 - Artists for Haiti, David Zwirner, New York, USA
2011 - “Lustwarande 2011—Blemishes, Park De Oude Warande, Museum De Pont, Tilburg, NL
2011 - Produced by Migros: Collection Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, D
2011 - Sculpture Now, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2011 - Sculpture Now, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2011 - “ILLUMInazioni / ILLUMInations, Venice Biennale, Venezia, I
2011 - The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venezia, I
2011 - New contemporary galleries featuring the John Kaldor Family Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AUS
2011 - L’invention de l’oeuvre: Rodin et les ambassadeurs, Musée Rodin, Paris, F
2011 - Sympathy for the Devil, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, B
2011 - Kunstsammlung im Alpenhof Nr. 6: Kunstbetrieb, Alpenhof St. Anton, St. Anton, CH
2011 - Don’t Do It Etc., Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich, CH
2011 - Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA
2011 - Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
2011 - 8½ Thirteen artists celebrating the 100th anniversary of Trussardi. A selection of works from the exhibitions organized by the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Stazione Leopolda, Firenze, I. Catalogue
2010
2010 - Die Nase des Michelangelo / The Nose of Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich, CH
2010 - Divine Comedy, Sotheby’s, New York, New York, USA
2010 - Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
2010 - The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, RU,
2010 - Alpha Omega: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, GR. Catalogue
2010 - High Ideals & Crazy Dreams, curated by Gerwald Rockenschaub, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, D
2010 - Voici un dessin suisse (1990–2010) / Here Is a Swiss Drawing, Musée Rath, Geneva, CH; Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, CH,
2010 - Voici un dessin suisse (1990–2010) / Here Is a Swiss Drawing, Musée Rath, Geneva, CH; Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, CH,
2010 - Les enfants terribles, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, MEX
2009
2009 - Mapping the Studio: Artists from the Francois Pinault Collection, curated by Alison Gingeras e Francesco Bonami, Punto della Dogana/Palazzo Grassi, Venezia, I
2009 - Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
2009 - We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, F
2009 - Precarious Form I / Prekäre Skulpturen, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Wien, CH
2009 - Conflicting Tales: Subjectivity (Quadrilogy, Part 1), Burger Collection, Berlin, D
2009 - 200 Artworks—25 Years: Artists’ Editions for Parkett, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, J; Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI), Singapore, SGP; Seoul Arts Center (SAC), Seoul, KRO; Hangaram Museum, Seoul, KRO,
2009 - The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA
2009 - Magritte et la Lumière / Magritte and Light, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, B
2009 - Remembering Henry’s Show: Selected Works, 1978–2008, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, USA
2009 - A Guest + A Host = A Ghost: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, GR. Catalogue
2009 - Nothingness and Being, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, MEX
2009 - Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, MoMA, New York, USA
2009 - Saints and Sinners, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
2008
2008 - Ombres, New Galerie de France, Paris, F
2008 - Open Plan Living, ART TLV 08, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, Tel Aviv, IL
2008 - Archeology of Mind, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö , S
2008 - Château de Tokyo / Palais de Fontainebleau, Château de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, F
2008 - An Unruly History of the Readymade, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, MEX
2008 - Tutti Frutti, BASE / Progetti per l’arte, Firenze, I
2008 - Who’s Afraid of Jasper Johns?, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, USA
2008 - Blasted Allegories: Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern, CH
2008 - God Is Design, curated by Neville Wakefield, Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo, BR
2008 - Countdown, CCS Galleries, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
2008 - Schweiz über alles, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Ecatepec, MEX
2007
2007 - Euro-Centric, Part 1: New European Art from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
2007 - Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2007 - Jubilee Exhibition, House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, CH
2007 - The Third Mind: Carte Blanche to Ugo Rondinone, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, F
2007 - Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
2007 - Fractured Figure: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, GR. Catalogue
2007 - Franz West: Soufflé, eine Massenausstellung, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, A
2007 - Sequence 1: Painting and Sculpture in the François Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venezia, I
2006
2006 - Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA. Catalogue
2006 - Defamation of Character, curated by Neville Wakefield, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
2006 - The François Pinault Collection, a Post-Pop Selection, Palazzo Grassi, Venezia, I
2006 - Prints, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
2006 - Collection, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH
2006 - Collection 1, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL
2005
2005 - Big Bang. Destruction and Creation in 20th Century Art, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, F. Catalogue
2005 - Goethe Abwärts—Deutsche Jungs Etc.: Works from the Falckenberg Collection, Helsinki Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, SF
2004
2004 - Central Station: Collection Harald Falckenberg, La maison rouge — Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, F
2004 - L’Air du Temps—Collection Printemps/Été 2004, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH
2004 - Memorable Memory: Migros Museum Collection, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Sankt-Gallen, CH
2004 - I Hate You: The Falckenberg Collection Meets Louisiana, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DK
2003
2003 - Inaugural Group Exhibition, GBE (Modern), New York, USA
2003 - Breathing the Water, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, CH
2002
2002 - poT: An Exhibition of Contemporary Pottery, The Independent, Liverpool, UK
2002 - The House of Fiction, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, Sankt-Gallen, CH
2002 - Tomorrow’s Fish and Chips, Autocenter, Berlin, D
2001
2001 - walcheturm 00/07: mind-sediments, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, CH
2000
2000 - Let’s Be Friends, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
1999
1999 - PEACE, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
1999 - Pizzeria Sehnsucht (with Marko Lehanka), Ateliers du FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Saint-Nazaire, F
1999 - Collection, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
1999 - 999, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Stabile ex-Troesch, Bellinzona, CH
1995
1995 - Die Grosse Zürcher Ausstellung, Kunsthaus Örlikon, Zurich, CH