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Wiþ Ymbe

Tooth of a Giant

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Pedro Wirz draws his inspiration from cultural history, science, craft as well as folklore. He was born 1981, in São Paulo and lives in Zurich. Recent solo shows include at Kai Matsumiya (New York, 2022); Kunsthalle Basel (2022); Marc Selwyn (Los Angeles, 2020); PHILIPPZOLLINGER (Zurich, 2020); Galerie Nagel Draxler (Berlin, 2019); Centre Culturel Suisse (Paris, 2019); Kunsthaus Langenthal (2019); LongTang (Zuurich, 2019); Instituto Tomie Ohtake (São Paulo, 2017) and Kai Matsumiya (New York, 2016). In addition, Wirz has been included in numerous group exhibitions, such as at Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève (2023); Aargauer Kunsthaus (2019); Centre Pasquart (2018); Blank Projects (Cape Town, 2018); Tinguely Museum (Basel, 2016); CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art (New York, 2015); Künstlerhaus Stuttgart (2013); Dortmunder Kunstverein (2013); Palais de Tokyo (Paris, 2013) and Kunsthalle Basel (2011).

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Wiþ Ymbe, PHILIPPZOLLINGER, Madulain, 2019

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Wiþ Ymbe, PHILIPPZOLLINGER, Madulain, 2019

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Tooth of a Giant, PHILIPPZOLLINGER, Zurich, 2021

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Soil’s Memory, 2020, beeswax, textile debris, concrete cast, bronze cast, plaster cast, iron cast, toys, acrylic on wood, 200 x 355 x 17 cm

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Tooth of a Giant, PHILIPPZOLLINGER, Zurich, 2021

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Flor Satélite, 2022, mirror, plastic waste, recycling board, staples, textile debris, wood, 365 x 342 x 35 cm

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Environmental Hangover, Kunsthalle Basel, 2022

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Environmental Hangover, Kunsthalle Basel, 2022

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Bicho Abstrato (Iara), 2022, glazed ceramic, 88.5 x 37 x 29 cm

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Trilobytes, 2018, bronze and carpaint on rock, approx. 70 x 70 x 70 cm

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Termite Terminators, Marc Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, 2020

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Ant Dorm, 2020, mixed media on plywood board, 52 x 40 x 8 cm

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Sour Ground, Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, 2020

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Sour Ground, Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, 2020

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Verwachsen, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, 2019

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Wet Transistor II, 2019, blown glass, cast bronze, textile debris, beeswax, wire, and soil on iron support, 170 x 80 x 80 cm

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A curbing wall of debris \nesting, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, 2019

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Consoantes Líquidas, 2019, ast beeswax, fabrics debris, 46 x 46 x 44 cm

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Fábula, Frisson, Melancolia, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, 2017