Uwe Wittwer

Uwe Wittwer (born 1954) is a Swiss artist. He lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. The media he uses include watercolour, oil painting, inkjet prints and video.


Current Exhibitions

14.09. - 04.11.2017, Galerie C, Neuchâtel
Group show with Christian Gonzenbach, Éric Poitevin, Uwe Wittwer

"Die Augen der Bilder - Porträts von Fragonard bis Dumas"
17.9. - 10.12.2017, Museum Langmatt, Baden
Group show with Michaël Borremans, Maya Bringolf, Marlene Dumas, Klodin Erb, Alexandra Meyer, Uwe Wittwer, Luc Tuymans alongside works from the collection by Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, Camille Pissarro, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Julius Exter, Max Oppenheimer.

Watercolour, 114 x 130 cm, 2013


"Uwe Wittwer Im Widerschein - Scherben"
Text by Juerg Judin and Pay Matthis Karstens, with English translation.
Published by Galerie Judin, Berlin, 2016

"Picturing People: The New State of Art"
Charlotte Mullins, Thames & Hudson, 2015.
The companion to the bestselling Painting People explores the most exciting artists working with the figure today.

"A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today"
A survey of key contemporary artists who have each embraced painting and are working within a realist tradition.
Laurence King Publishers

"Uwe Wittwer - Paintings"
published by Hatje Cantz

Installation views

Judin Gallery, Berlin
Parafin, London

Abbot Hall, Kendal UK