Roman Signer is without doubt one of the most important and influential contemporary Swiss artists. Over many decades, in a great variety of ways, he has single-mindedly researched the aspect of time with regard to the meaning of sculpture. His spectacular explosions made him famous, and his reputation as an innovative and unique artist was secured, at the very latest, by his participation in Skulpturen. Projekte, Münster 1997, and the Venice Biennial in 1999 representing Switzerland.
Biography 1938 born in Appenzell 1966 studies at the school of design, Zurich 1969–1971 studies sculpture at the school of design, Lucerne 1971–1972 studies at the school of art, Warsaw 1997 Skulpturprojekte, Münste 1999 Venice Biennale lives and works in St Gallen