Konrad Fischer Galerie


In October 1967, when Konrad and Dorothee Fischer opened a tiny exhibition space in a disused alley in the center of Dusseldorf with an exhibition of work by Carl Andre, Minimal and Conceptual Art were virtually unknown in Europe. Many artists of those days, including Richard Long, Bruce Nauman, Sol LeWitt, On Kawara, Lawrence Weiner, Hanne Darboven and Robert Ryman had their first European solo exhibitions at “Ausstellungen bei Konrad Fischer“ and their work has been exhibited by the gallery ever since.

Platanenstraße 7
40233 Dusseldorf
T  +49 211 685 908

Gallery Information

  • Konrad Fischer Director
  • Claudia Pasko

Konrad and Dorothee Fischer’s approach consisted of inviting the artists themselves to Dusseldorf rather than just having their works presented there. This not only led to the development of an international network of artists, it also contributed to the creation of site-specific sculptures, paintings and installations. Daniel Buren introduced his interventions, Gilbert & George found a platform for their “Singing Sculpture” and Wolfgang Laib installed sculptures made of beeswax and pollen. New conceptual approaches in painting as well as photography were shown in presentations of work by Robert Mangold, Alan Charlton, Bernd and Hilla Becher and Jan Dibbets whereas Arte Povera artists including Giuseppe Penone, Giovanni Anselmo, Mario Merz and Jannis Kounellis were presented in the gallery shortly after the term had been coined.

The gallery’s program was further enlarged to include the work of artists such as Tony Cragg, Harald Klingelhöller, Rita McBride, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Schütte and Jerry Zeniuk. A second and third generation of new artists including Guy Ben-Ner, Peter Buggenhout, Aleana Egan, Jim Lambie, Manfred Pernice, Magnus Plessen, Wolfgang Plöger, Gregor Schneider and Paloma Varga Weisz has joined the gallery since.

In the fall of 2007 Konrad Fischer Galerie opened an additional space in Berlin. Younger international artists as well as the gallery's nearly five decades of history are featured in the exhibition program. The gallery is now run by Berta Fischer.

Artists Exhibited at the fair:

  • Thomas Schütte

    Thomas Schütte

    Biography : 1954 born in Oldenburg, Germany lives and works in Düsseldorf 1973-1981 studies at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Prof. Fritz Schwegler and Prof. Gerhard Richter Exhibition : Solo Exhibitions


    Moderna Museet, Stockholm


    Moderna Museet, Stockholm

    Thomas Schütte, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

    Thomas Schütte: Frauen, Skarstedt Gallery, New York


    Thomas Schütte: Crystal, site-specific installation, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown

    Thomas Schütte, Peter Freeman Inc., New York

    Thomas Schütte, Bernier/Eliades, Athens


    Galerie Pietro Sparta, Changny

    Thomas Schütte, Cahier d'Art, Paris

    Thomas Schütte, Ernst-Franz-Vogelmann-Preis, Kunsthalle Vogelmann, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn

    Houses, Kustmuseum Luzern (& Musée National de Monaco)

    Thomas Schütte trifft Peter Zumthor, Kunstmuseum Luzern


    Schöne Grüsse Thomas Schütte, me Collectors Room Berlin, Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin

    Thomas Schütte, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

    Frauen, Museum Folkwang, Essen

    Memorial for Unknown Artist. United Enemies, The Art Show, Peter Freeman, New York

    Thomas Schütte - Houses, Kunstmuseum Luzern

    Thomas Schütte - Frauen, Sara Hilden Art Museum


    Frauen, Castello Di Rivaoli, Piazza Mafalda di Savoia

    Faces and Figures, Serpentine Gallery, London

    With Tears in My Eyes, Jarla Partilager, Berlin


    Thomas Schütte: Kleine Geister, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago

    Big Buildings. Modelle und Ansichten, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

    Thomas Schütte -Selected Works, Skarstedt Gallery, New York

    Thomas Schütte - Retrospeccion, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid


    Thomas Schütte, Galerie Pietro Spartà, Chagny

    Thomas Schütte, Haus der Kunst, München


    Das frühe Werk, Kunstmuseum Lichtenstein, Vaduz


    Fake / Funktion, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds


    Thomas Schütte - Zeichnungen, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden


    Obras Politicas / Political Works, Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto

    One Man Houses 2003-2005, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York


    carlier | gebauer, Berlin

    Quengelware II, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

    Kreuzzug, K
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