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Hal Fischer

Born in 1950, Kansas City, United States

Lives and works in San Francisco, United States


Hal Fischer is a San Francisco-based artist who works in photography, text and performance. One of the prominent figures of American conceptual photography of the 1970s, his work is documentation and celebration of "the gay universe", which was San Francisco's Castro and Haight-Ashbury districts for Fischer. His series, such as Gay Semiotics and 18th Near Castro Street x 24, are projects consisting of photo texts documenting cruising gay men in the city's streets. The writing over the black and ...Read more