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Cast bronze sculpture of an oil painted peach and pear by artist Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer
Peach and Pear, 2016
Cast bronze, acrylic primer, gesso, oil paint
5 1/2h x 4 3/4w x 3 1/2d in
13.97h x 12.06w x 8.89d cm
© Urs Fischer Photo by Mats Nordman Courtesy of the artist & Vito Schnabel Gallery

The sensations and emotions of love and life, as well as the energy and forces that create it and wear it out, inhabit Urs Fischer: Lovers, the first solo exhibition in Mexico by Swiss visual artist Urs Fischer.

“I didn’t think much about love when I was a child because you assume you got it from your parents. But the question I’ve asked myself is what we do in life, how we relate to ourselves and to others. And what I have found is that, somehow, it is very clear that in places where there is love everything is better,” said the artist this Thursday at a press conference, before inaugurating the exhibition at the Jumex Museum in Mexico City.

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