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

"Uwe Wittwer - Brandherd.
Ein Buch und 100 Gefässe"
25.11. - 16.12.2017, Kunstraum Oktogon, Bern.
Exhibition to accompany the release of a limited edition book of 25, with original heliogravures and drawings based on Kenji Mizoguchi's 1953 film "Ugetsu Monogatari". The book is published by Verlag Rothe Drucke, Bern, 2017.

"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.

Nike of Samothrace
Oil on Canvas, 140 x 200 cm, 2016


"Die Augen der Bilder - Porträts von Fragonard bis Dumas"
Text by Markus Stegmann and Isabel Zürcher, includes English translation.
In conjunction with the exhibition with the same title at Museum Langmatt, September - December 2017.
Published by Hatje Cantz, 2017

"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, 2014

Installation views

Judin Gallery, Berlin
Parafin, London

Abbot Hall, Kendal UK