is a Romanian
artist who uses sculpture, site-specific installations, works on paper, photography and video to question, explore and reflect on the shared reality everywhere. He was born in Bucharest
in 1951, and since the early 1980s has lived and worked in New York. One of the prominent artists of his generation, his work has been extensively published and exhibited internationally in many museums and art institutions, among them Folkwang Museum Essen, 1979; Museum of Modern Art
, New York, 1983; Kunstmuseum, Bern, 1984 and 2006; Magasin, Grenoble, 1987; Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, 1992; Kunsthalle and Kunstverein, Düsseldorf, 1993; IVAM Centro Julio Gonzales and Centro del Carme, Valencia, 1994; Henri Moore Institute, Leeds, 1994; Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, 1995; Kunsthalle, Bern, 2003; (MMK)Museum fur Moderne Kunst , Frankfurt, 2006; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 2008; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2010 .
Spitzer has also participated in many international art exhibitions and biennials such as Documenta 8, Kassel, 1987; Istanbul Biennial, 1994; Biennale de Lyon, 1997; Kwangju Biennial, 1997; Venice Biennale, 1999, Sydney Biennial, 2010.
He contributed works to many group and thematic exhibitions curated among others by Harald Szeemann
, Rene Block, Rudi Fuchs, Udo Kittelmann, David Elliott, Vicente Todoli, Manfred Schneckenburger, Jurgen Harten, Robert Hopper, Franz Kaiser, Bernhard Fibicher, Stella Rollig,... Read More