The State of North Rhine-Westphalia acquired the impressive art collection of Konrad Fischer and his wife, comprising 250 works by some thirty-five artists, as well as the gallery archive, for the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen at the beginning of 2014. The exhibition catalogue now provides a summary of Konrad Fischer’s significant life’s work.

Fred Sandback

The American artist Fred Sandback became famous in the 1970s for his sculptures made of coloured acrylic yarn, which he used to rewrite geometric bodies or to impact upon spatial situations.

1943 born in Bronxville, New York
Philosophiestudium in Yale
1969 Master of Fine Arts in sculpting at the Yale School of Art and Architecture
numerous international exhibitions among others 1969 Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld; 1973 Kunsthalle Bern, 1978 for the firts time at the MoMA, New York
2003 died in New York
2006 Retrospective at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein


Publications of the artist

Program series