Urs Fischer's Things, 2018

Urs Fischer
Things, 2018

Sculpture

Gagosian Gallery

Photo Rob McKeever

www.nytimes.com/2018/05/13/arts/design/urs-fische…

According to a statement, the piece “considers the ways that objects and forces — from plastic bottles and Wi-Fi signals to memories, history and emotion — gather around and pass through our bodies as we move through the world.”

In an interview, Mr. Fischer described the development of the work as an “eight-year process, that comes out of feeling and thoughts and then moves gradually into different objects or different forms that it can take, and then forms get changed out.”

“It was not always a rhino,” he added.

For the Swiss-born artist, the choice of subject included an element of serendipity: “It happened by accident.” He said, “I just saw a rhino and was like, ‘That’s my protagonist that I’ve looked for for years.’”

Photo Rob McKeever

www.nytimes.com/2018/05/13/arts/design/urs-fische…

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