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.

Marcus Schwier

1964 born in Düsseldorf
1985–1992 studies at Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, diploma, graduation in architecture
1993–1998 studies at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Ernst Kasper, Walter Nikkels, Nan Hoover, main subject photography
1999 DG BANK International Photography Prize, 1. Prize, Sprengel Museum Hannover
2000–2002 lectureship at Fachhochschule Düsseldorf, department for architecture, photography of architecture
2004 scholarship Cité internationale des arts, Paris
2005 scholarship Scotland Arts Trust, Shetland

Marcus Schwier

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