Published by Hatje Cantz. Edited with text by Jana Baumann. Text by Jenni Sorkin, Chus Martínez.
This monograph reviews Swiss sculptor Heidi Bucher’s (1926–1993) early days as a student in Zurich in the 1940s, her life in New York and Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, her major works of latex castings—or “skinnings”—of architecture and people, and her final years.
Published by JRP|Ringier/Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst. Edited by Heike Munder. Essay by Philip Ursprung.
Anticipating architectural sculpture by artists like Rachel Whiteread among others, Swiss artist Heidi Bucher's 'soft' sculptures and Latex molds of architectural fragments and whole spaces first won her fame in the 1970s and 80s. Bucher, the mother of artist Mayo Bucher, died in 1993. This is the first retrospective monograph on her work, and long overdue.