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Erwin Wurm

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Birthplace
Bruck/Mur, Austria

Birth year
1954

Lives in
Vienna and New York

Works in
Vienna and New York

Current Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2014 AN INNER DIALOGUE - THE CONTEMPORARY SELF-PORTRAIT
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg Villa Kast
 
Mar, 2014 Choice & Charity Part I
Katz Contemporary
 
Feb, 2014 Trace: Performance and its Documents
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
 
Statement

Erwin Wurm is an Austrian artist. Since the late 1980s he has developed an ongoing series of "One Minute Sculptures," in which he poses himself or his models in unexpected relationships with everyday objects close at hand, prompting the viewer to question the very definition of sculpture. He seeks to use the "shortest path" in creating a sculpture -- a clear and fast, sometimes humorous, form of expression. As the sculptures are fleeting and meant to be spontaneous and temporary, the images are only captured in photos or on film.

 

Recent Exhibits

Erwin Wurm participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 Synthesa
Lehmann Maupin - 26th St.
 
Nov, 2013 Die Liebe zu den Dingen
AZKM Muenster
 
Nov, 2013 Synthesa
Xavier Hufkens
 
Oct, 2013 UNA DÉCADA QUE DEJA HUELLA
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga
 
Sep, 2013 Step Right In
Visual Arts Center - University of Texas
 
Jun, 2013 The Collection #3
21er Haus
 
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