Projects

Lutz Bacher

The artist transforms the entrance corridor of the fair into an enigmatic environment

American conceptual artist Lutz Bacher (b. USA) will transform Frieze London’s entrance corridor, sending arriving visitors through a monumental installation that brings together the artist’s collection of found objects from B-movie film sets with fragmentary references to the images and rituals of political and popular culture.

For over four decades, Bacher’s practice has subverted artistic and personal identity, playfully and often discomfortingly employing the ephemera of everyday public and personal lives. Lutz Bacher lives and works in New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Greene Naftali, New York (2015); Aspen Art Museum, Colorado (2014); National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen (2014); Galerie Buchholz, Berlin and Cologne (2014); Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich (2013); Cabinet, London (2011); MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (2009); and Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (2008). Her work is in the collections of Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Frieze Projects is a non-profit programme of artists’ commissions realised annually at Frieze London and supported by the LUMA Foundation.

Additional support for Frieze Projects is provided by Arts Council England

A specially commissioned artist project by Lutz Bacher published in the frieze projects programme booklet

A specially commissioned artist project by Lutz Bacher published in the frieze projects programme booklet