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On view—Urs Fischer at Karma, NYC

AUGUST 17, 2017

“Urs Fischer: Faules Fundament (Rotten Foundation)” is now on view at Karma, New York through September 10, 2017.
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Image: Urs Fischer, Faules Fundament (Rotten Foundation), 1998, bricks, mortar, fruits, and vegetables, dimensions variable © Urs Fischer. Courtesy the artist, photo by Stefan Altenburger.

Streaming live on Facebook @ 4 pm EST: assistant curator Jennie Goldstein updates us on Standing Julian’s progress (spoiler alert: his head is no longer attached!).

The 8-foot tall, 1000 pound portrait by Urs Fischer of friend and fellow artist Julian Schnabel is also a giant candle. The sculpture has been lit daily since April 2016—and its last lighting is happening this Sunday

[Urs Fischer, Standing Julian, 2015. Wax, pigment, steel, and wicks, dimensions variable. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of an anonymous donor. © Urs Fischer. Photograph by Filip Wolak]