URS FISCHER (B. 1973)
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URS FISCHER (B. 1973)

Hotel

Details
URS FISCHER (B. 1973)
Hotel
polyurethane foam, acrylic foam, wood, nails, screws
33 1⁄2 x 33 1⁄2 x 17 3⁄4 in. (84 x 84 x 45 cm.)
Executed in 2001.
Provenance
Galerie Hauser & Wirth & Presenhuber, Zürich
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2001
Literature
U. Fischer and B. Ruf, Good Smell Make-Up Tree, Geneva, 2004, p. 45 (illustrated).
P. Bhatnagar, ed., Urs Fischer, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2013, pp. 524-525 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Urs Fischer: Marguerite de Ponty, October 2009-January 2010, p. 92 (illustrated).
Special notice

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Post lot text
© Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich.

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"At its core, art is all about order. Our lives are all about order. Your body is about order. ...Everything is in order – your thoughts, your words. When you’re an artist, you basically arrange, rearrange, or alter; you play off order."
—Urs Fischer

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