Language and login selector start
Language and login selector end

Full Access to this page is restricted to members of ArtFacts.Net

You will only see limited information for the artist until you purchase a membership.

Click here to buy a membership

Already a member? Login now

Urs Fischer  1973, CH

(Urs Fisher)
Rank (2016): 358 

to top Ranking Graph:

Artfacts.Net™ Chart

to top Artist's arttributes:

Sculpture, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 39
Switzerland 30
Italy 28
United Kingdom 23
France 14

to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Franz West  27 41
Maurizio Cattelan  137 39
Fischli & Weiss  31 35
Paul McCarthy  57 33
Ugo Rondinone  177 32

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Switzerland 7
  Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Switzerland 7
  Gavin Brown's Enterprise, USA 5
  Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Italy 5
  Sadie Coles HQ, United Kingdom 5

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1973 Born in Zürich (CH)

to top External links:


Public exhibitions (Selection) 203  Please report missing Information

until 23.4.
Description  Franz West - Artistclub - 21er Haus, Vienna Send message

until 5.2.
Description and image  Juxtapoz x Superflat - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Send message

until 29.1.
   Die Kerze - Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Send message


to top Solo shows   37

   Urs Fischer - Battito Di Ciglia - Massimo De Carlo Milan, Milan
   Urs Fischer - Small Axe - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
Description and image  Urs Fischer - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY

   Urs Fischer - Fountains - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   Urs Fischer - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
   Sadie Coles Hq-In-Residence: Urs Fischer - T293 - Naples, Naples

   Urs Fischer - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   Urs Fischer - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
   Urs Fischer - Last Supper - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY

   Urs Fischer - Gagosian Gallery, Rome
   Urs Fischer - Yes - DESTE Project Space Slaughterhouse, Hydra
   Urs Fischer - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

   Urs Fischer: Madame Fisscher - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Urs Fischer - schmutz schmutz - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
Description  Urs Fischer - Beds & Problem Paintings - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   Urs Fischer - Skinny Sunrise - Museumsquartier, Vienna

   Urs Fischer - Douglas Sirk - Sadie Coles HQ, London
   Urs Fischer - Oscar the Grouch - The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT

   Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

   Urs Fischer - Blurry Renoir Debussy - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

   You - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   Urs Fischer - Sadie Coles HQ, London

   Urs Fischer - Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
   Urs Fischer - Oh.Sad.I see - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
   Urs Fischer - Mary Poppins - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
   Urs Fischer - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
   Urs Fischer - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

   Urs Fischer - Camden Arts Centre, London
   Urs Fischer - Fig, Nut & Pear - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY

   Urs Fischer - Elton John? - Sadie Coles HQ, London
Description and image  Urs Fischer - Kir Royal - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

Description and image  Urs Fischer - Need No Chair When Walking - Sadie Coles HQ, London

   Urs Fischer - What should an Owl do with a Fork - - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA (closed, 2015)
   Urs Fischer - Bing Crosby - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin

   Urs Fischer - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

  Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA"The Membrane - and why I don't mind bad-mooded people" - Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA, Amsterdam Send message
   Urs Fischer - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London


to top Group shows   163

Description and image  Dancing with Myself - Selbstporträt und Selbsterfindung Werke aus der Sammlung Pinault - Museum Folkwang, Essen
   Das Kapital. Schuld – Territorium – Utopie - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Description and image  Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible  - Met Breuer, New York City, NY
   In The Making - Luxembourg & Dayan, New York City, NY

   Beverly Hills 20-Year Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, 1995–2015 - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   il manichino della storia l´arte dopo le costruzioni della critica e della cultura - Mata, Modena
   Summer Group Show - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
  Gagosian GallerySprayed - Works From 1929 To 2015 - Gagosian Gallery, London Send message
   Drawings from the Ringier Collection Chapter I - Villa Flora Winterthur - Sammlung Hahnloser, Winterthur
   Choice Works - Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
   Arts and Foods - La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
   Sleepless - The Bed in history and contemporary Art - 21er Haus, Vienna
   Meisterzeichnungen - 100 Jahre Grafische Sammlung - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

   The Event Sculpture - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
   Le Jardin Décomposé / Decomposed Garden - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
Description  10th Gwangju Biennale - Burning Down the House - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Art Lovers : Stories Of Art In The Pinault Collection - Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
   Joyride - Marlborough Broome St, New York City, NY
   The Human Factor - Hayward Gallery, London
   The House (group show) - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
   In NO time - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
   Collection on Display - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Syriart - Phillips, de Pury & Company - London, London

   Somos Libres - MATE (Asociación Mario Testino), Lima
   Island - Dairy Art Centre, London
   Art Sheffield 2013 - Art sheffield, Sheffield
   In Deed - , Vilnius
   Body Pressure - Skulptur Seit Den 1960er Jahren - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Description and image  The System of Objects - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Große Gefühle - Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
   The Player - viaggio nelle passioni contemporanee - Museo Marino Marini, Florence
Description and image  In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art - The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

   Seuls quelques fragments de nous toucheront quelques fragments d’autrui - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Migros Meets Museion 20th Century Remix - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Pawel Althamer With Urs Fischer, Jacob Kassay, Jakub Julian Ziolkowski And Maurizio Cattelan - Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens
   Painting Now - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
   Deftig Barock - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   In Deed: Certificates Of Authenticity In Art - SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul
   Sculptors? - Faggionato Fine Arts, London
Description  The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Poule! - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Micro Mania - Gagosian Gallery, Paris

   Urs Fischer And Cassandra Macleod - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   In DeedCerificates of Authenticity in Art - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
Description  Now: Obras de la Colección Jumex - Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara
   In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art - De Vleeshal, Middelburg
   Urs Fischer & Georg Herold - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
   Lustwarande-Raw 11 - Fundament Foundation, Tilburg
Description  Produced by Migros - Sammlung migros museum für gegenwartskunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Investigations of a dog - Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens
   Sculpture Now - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
Description and image  Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description  The World Belongs to You - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Wax - Sensation in contemporary sculpture - KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg (former Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum), Aalborg
   L’Invention de l’oeuvre, Rodin et les ambassadeurs - Musée Auguste Rodin - Paris, Paris
   Sympathy for the Devil - Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
   Investigations of a Dog - Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
Description  Dwelling - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
   Voici un dessin suisse 1990-2010 - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
   8 1/2 - Stazione Leopolda, Florence

   Die Nase des Michelangelo - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   les recherches d’un chien - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   The New Decor - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
Description  XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara - Biennale di Sculture di Carrara, Carrara
   The New Décor - Hayward Gallery, London
   Alpha Omega - Deste Foundation -, Athens
Description  HIGH IDEALS & CRAZY DREAMS - Compiled by Gerwald Rockenschaub - Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
   Investigations of a dog - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
   Voici un dessin suisse (1990-2010) - Musée Rath, Geneva
Description  Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

   Beg Borrow and Steal - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from La Colección Jumex - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   Les enfants terribles - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   We are sun kissed and snow blind - Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
   Investigations of a Dog. Works from the FACE Collections - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   Artists of Conflicting Tales: Subjectivity (Quadrilogy, Part 1) - Burger Collection, Berlin
   The living and the dead - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   Urs Fischer, Mark Handforth og Georg Herold - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
   A GUEST + A HOST = A GHOST – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   La nada y el ser - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

Description  Archeology of Mind - Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa
   Shading - Galerie de France, Paris
Description and image  The First City-Wide International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Tel Aviv - ArtTLV, Tel Aviv
   ART TLV 08 / Helena Rubinstein Pavilion and Yaacob Garden - Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
   Archeology of Mind - Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples
   ARCHEOLOGY OF MIND - Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö
   An unruly history of the readymade - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   A History of two Mountains II - Auto Italia South East, London
   Sammlung / Collection - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Tutti Frutti - Base / Progetti per l’arte, Florence
   The Hamsterwheel - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
   Blasted Allegories - Werke aus der Sammlung Ringier - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
   God is design - Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo
   Countdown - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

   Euro-Centric, Part 1: New European Art from the Rubell Family Collection - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
Description  Hamsterwheel - Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
   Jubilee Exhibition - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
   The third mind - Carte blanche a Ugo Rondinone - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   9e Biennale de Lyon 2007 - biennale d\'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
   Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Fractured Figure - Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Franz West - Souffle, eine Massenausstellung - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
   Traum und Trauma - Werke aus der Sammlung Dakis Joannou, Athen - Museumsquartier, Vienna
Description and image  52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Hamsterwheel Venice - Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Description  Ironie der Objekte - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Sequence 1 - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Disorder in the House - Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

Description  The Studio - Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin
   The Francois Pinault Collection - A Post-Pop selection - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Contrabando - Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo
   The Vincent 2006 - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   5'000'000'000 d'années - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Summer Show 2006 - Sadie Coles HQ, London
   Goethe abwärts - deutsche Jungs etc. - Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar
Description and image  Strange I’ve Seen That Face Before - Kunst, Design, Architektur im Kopf - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
   Where are we going - Selections from the Francois Pinault Collection - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
   Collection - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Description  Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
Description and image  Whitney Biennial 2006 - Day for Night - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

   Schweizer Druckgraphik 1980 - 2005 - Stadthaus, Zurich
   Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Goethe Abwärts – Deutsche Jungs Etc. - Meilahti Art Museum, Helsinki
   Ma non al sud - Galleria Civica d’arte contemporanea Montevergini, Siracusa
   Closing Down - Bortolami, New York City, NY
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Put It In Your Mouth / I’ll see you on the dark side of the prune - - Rivington Arms, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
Description  Bidibidobidiboo - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

   Central Station, Collection Harald Falckenberg - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Description and image  Skulptur - Prekärer Realismus zwischen Melancholie und Komik - Museumsquartier, Vienna
   Die Künstlereditionen des Kunstmuseums Luzern - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Description and image  MEMORABLE MEMORY - Migros Museum Collection - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen
   Group Show - Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  monument to now - Deste Foundation -, Athens
Description  L´Air du Temps - collection pringtemps/été 2004 - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Description and image  Urs Fischer / Koo Jeong-A - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

   Invite - Silver Convention - - Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   Unplugged - Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento
Description and image  "Game over" - Andreas Grimm - München, Munich
   Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - LAZNIA - Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  bewitched bothered and bewildered - Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Arch - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Breathing the Water - Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich

   Durchzug - Draft - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
   My Head is on Fire but my Heart is full of Love - Charlottenburg udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
   Lowland Lullaby - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY

   walcheturm 00.07: mind-sediments - Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich
   Squatters / Ocupacoes - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Contact/Impact - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   Enduring Love - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY

   Drawings - Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
   Cappillon - - Delfina Project Space, London (closed, 2008)
   Manifesta 3 - Ljubljana - Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam

   Peace - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   999 - CACT Centro d´Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona

   ironisch - ironic - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

  Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBACalypso - Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA, Amsterdam Send message
   Karaoke - SLG South London Gallery, London

   Urs Fischer, Claudia di Gallo, Ugo Rondinone, Markus Schwander - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne


 Dealer Directory  7


 Contemporary Fine Arts (CFA), Berlin


 Gagosian Gallery, Athens

United Kingdom

 The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
 Sadie Coles HQ, London
 Hus gallery, London


 Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
 Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY


to top Collections  12   Please report missing Information


 Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels


 FRAC - Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille


 Burger Collection, Berlin


 Fondazione Morra, Naples
 Punta della Dogana - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice


 Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
 Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana (MASILugano), Lugano
 Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich


 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY


to top Catalogs  

Last update: 20 January 2017
  • ArtFacts.Net - your experienced service provider

    Since its start in 2001, ArtFacts.Net™ developed a sophisticated artist database through its collaboration with international art fairs, galleries, museums and artists.