Erwin Wurm

Born in Bruck an der Mur/Styria, 1954 and lives in Vienna, Austria

Erwin Wurm
Erwin Wurm

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm (b. 1954 Bruck an der Mur/Styria, Austria) explores the formal qualities of sculpture while pushing beyond the conventional notions of the medium. His multi-disciplinary works, which span drawing, video, photography, and performance, have appeared in exhibitions worldwide. In recent years, Wurm’s work has been presented at the Berlinische Galerie, Berlin (2016); Tate Modern, London (2016); Schindler House, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood (2016); Indianapolis Museum of Art (2015); Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow (2013); CAC Malaga (2012); Dallas Contemporary (2012); Bass Museum of Art, Miami (2011); Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp (2011); Kunstmuseum Bonn (2010); and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2010). In 2011, Erwin Wurm’s Narrow House was installed at the Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti as part of Glasstress 2011, a collateral event of the 54th Venice Biennale. In 2017, Wurm will return to Venice for the 57th Biennale where he will represent Austria. Wurm’s work can be found in prestigious collections around the world, including Albertina, Vienna; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; CAC Malaga; Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; Kunsthaus Zurich; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna; Museum of Modern Art; New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Vancouver Art Gallery; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, among others. The artist lives and works in Vienna, Austria.

Writing the History of the Future
Gwangju Museum of Art hosts the ZKM media art collection in a major exhibition about technological changes and their effect on art and aesthetics.
17 Dec 2021 - 03 Apr 2022
Gwangju Museum of Art
Erwin Wurm: Photographs
A unique exhibtion by Erwin Wurm, the "sculptor" of his photographs
03 Mar 2020 - 07 Jun 2020
Maison Européenne de la Photographie – MEP
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