Throughout his career, Hans Josephsohn (1920 - 2012) sculpted the hu- man figure — a form which goes back millennia, hinting at a primal need. In various guises and poses, representational as much of the human con- dition as of the human body, Josephsohn’s work is both timeless and vital. This exhibition brings together works spanning fifty years from the 1950s to the 1990s. All sculpted from live models within the artist’s intimate cir- cle, the figures inhabit the space standing, reclining, as busts, or interact- ing in wall reliefs. Josephsohn took inspiration from Medieval art, Romanesque churches and Indian...
  • Hans Josephsohn (1920-2012) lived and worked in Zurich. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held in international institutions, such...

    Hans Josephsohn at the Kesselhaus Josephsohn, St.Gallen, 2005 © Kesselhaus Josephsohn, St. Gallen, photo: Katalin Deér; courtesy Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris | London 

    Hans Josephsohn (1920-2012) lived and worked in Zurich.

     

    Solo exhibitions of his work have been held in international institutions, such as Museo d’arte della Svizzera Italiana (MASI), Lugano (2020-2021); Museum zu Al- lerheiligen, Schaffhausen (2020); ICA Milano, Milan (2019); Museum Folk- wang, Essen (2018); Kunstparterre, Munich (2015); Modern Art Oxford (2013); Y...