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Urs Fischer

Cioran Handrail

Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer

Cioran Handrail

Cioran Handrail

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Urs Fischer

b. 1973

Cioran Handrail


epoxy resin, pigment, enamel paint, wire, and aluminum

138 by 339 by 49 in.

350 by 860 by 125 cm.

Executed in 2006, this work is number 1 from an edition of 2, plus 1 artist's proof.


© Urs Fischer. Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York

Photographer: Mats Nordman


This work is being offered for sale from an offsite location and is not at Sotheby’s York Avenue location. Prospective buyers may contact ContemporaryCuratedNY@sothebys.com with inquiries. Please note that the successful purchaser must use Sotheby’s shipping services for collection and delivery after the auction at the buyer’s expense.

This work is in very good and sound condition overall. There are tonal and textural variations to the surface, inherent to the artist's working method and chosen media. Under very close inspection, there are a few scattered faint scratches, minute indentations and isolated pinpoint accretions.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Alex Zachary, Urs Fischer: Shovel in a Hole, New York, 2009, p. 330-331 (another example illustrated)
Ulrich Lehmann and Jessica Morgan, Urs Fischer, Kiito-San, 2013, pp. 278, 280-283 (another example illustrated) (ilustratedin bck endpapers)
Los Angeles, Regen Projects, Agnes Martin, 2007-08 (another example exhibited)
Athens, Deste Foundation Centre for Contemporary Art, A Guest + A Host = A Ghost: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, 2009 (another example exhibited)
Long Island City, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Defamation of Character, 2006-07
Greenwich, The Brant Foundation, Remembering Henry's Show: Selected Works 1978-2008, 2009
New York, New Museum, Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, 2010, (another example exhibited)
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Madame Fisscher, 2012
Geneva, Musée d’art et d’histoire, Urs Fischer: False Friends, Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, 2016 (another example exhibited)
Athens, Deste Foundation, Anti-Structure, 2021 (another example exhibited)