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 Exhibition

Solo show at Parafin Gallery, London
25 May – 14 July 2018

Upcoming Exhibitions

- Group show around T.S. Eliot's Wasteland, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry,
opening 14. September 2018
- Group show "Im Streiflicht – Aktuelle Malerei", Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal,
opening 14. September 2018
- Solo show at Judin Gallery, Berlin,
opening 28. September 2018
- Solo show at Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich,
opening 11. January 2019
- Solo show at Kunsthaus Grenchen,
opening 23. March 2019

The Alchemist, Manzanar
Oil on Canvas, 195 x 170 cm, 2018


"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

Parafin, London
Gisela Clement, Bonn
Judin Gallery, Berlin