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Heidi Bucher

Born in 1926, Winterthur, Switzerland

Died in 1993

Overview

The Swiss avant-garde artist Heidi Bucher was primarily known for her iconic "mouldings", which delved into architecture and the human form through sculptural work. Her transformative creations focus on subjects such as private spaces and personal belongings, architectural elements from the 19th century, feminism, domesticity, and individual or collective memory. She married Carl Bucher in 1960 and pursued their shared vision of an "artist's family" until they separated in the 1970s'. Bucher and...Read more