Swiss artist Roman Signer (b. 1938) makes work that is literally explosive, harnessing natural forces via rockets, fuses and dynamite, as well as rushing water, gravity and catapults. At work since the early 1970s, Signer is a prolific artist who is highly respected worldwide. Roman Signer is represented by Hauser and Wirth, Limatstrasse 270, Zurich CH-8005, email@example.com , Galerie Barbara Weiss, Zimmerstrasse 88-91, Berlin 10117, firstname.lastname@example.org and Margo Leavin Gallery, 812 North Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026, email@example.com
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Author Biography - Gerhard Mack
Gerhard Mack is an art and architecture critic based in Switzerland. Previous publications include Art Museums of the 21st Century (1999) and Herzog & De Meuron: the Complete Works (1996, 2005). He has also written extensively on the work of Roman Signer. Paula van den Bosch is Curator of Contemporary Art at Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, where she organized a major retrospective of Roman Signer's work in 2000. Jeremy Millar is an artist, critic and curator who has organized exhibitions at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, the Photographers' Gallery and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London.