Erwin Wurm

Born on July 27, 1954, in Bruck an der Mur, Styria, Austria, Erwin Wurm is a contemporary Austrian artist best known for his interactive sculpture art. Some of his acknowledged works include sculpture, photography, installation art, and other forms of interactive media.

Perhaps Wurm is highly recognized for his humor-based approach to formalism and his knack for communicating everyday life interests through art. Some of his notable works include One Minute Sculptures, Fat Cars, and Narrow House. He currently resides and works in Limberg and Vienna, Austria.

Erwin Wurm’s overweight Hot Dog Bus & 50,000 free sausages

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm is known for his humorous approach towards his art production. One outstanding example is his recent work, for which he transformed a yellow VW Microbus into an overstuffed, larger-than-life Hot Dog Bus. He eventually used it to serve 50,000 free hot dogs to people at the Brooklyn Bridge Park in New …

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Erwin Wurm is politically incorrect on purpose – Humans in awkward poses

Erwin Wurm is undoubtedly one of Austria’s and one of the world’s most recognizable artists. Using social taboos and absurd scenarios to create his thought-provoking work, Wurm’s artworks have broken boundaries and changed how people approach and view art in contemporary society. How to be Politically Incorrect consists of a strange series of photos depicting …

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New project: Public art project with the Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art

April 25 – June 14, 2015 Plaza of Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan Lida Abdul, Afghanistan, Said Atabekov, Kazakhstan, Mohamed Bourouissa, Algeria, Chen Chieh-Jen, Taiwan, Cao Fei, China, Yang Fudong, China, Cyprien Gaillard, France, Camille Henrot, France, Dejan Kaludjerović, Yugoslavia, Mari Kim, South Korea, Kamin Lertchaiprasert, Thailand, Taus Makhacheva, Russia, Almagul Menlibayeva, Kazakhstan, Mariko …

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