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Mister Softee, 2016, steel, glass, auto parts, diameter: 42 in.
Mister Softee, 2016, steel, glass, auto parts, diameter: 42 in.
Trash Can Ball, 2016, nickel-plated steel, diameter: 28 in.
Trash Can Ball, 2016, nickel-plated steel, diameter: 28 in.
T&S Self Storage Warehouse First Month Free Ball, 2016, steel, concrete, paint, diameter: 76 in.
T&S Self Storage Warehouse First Month Free Ball, 2016, steel, concrete, paint, diameter: 76 in.
Tree Ball, 2016, wood and bark, diameter: 28 in.
Tree Ball, 2016, wood and bark, diameter: 28 in.
Stop Balls, 2016, steel, ceramics, dimensions variable
Stop Balls, 2016, steel, ceramics, dimensions variable
Lot Ball, 2016, expanded polystyrene, asphalt, paint, diameter: 180 in.
Lot Ball, 2016, expanded polystyrene, asphalt, paint, diameter: 180 in.
Pencil Ball, 2016, wood, graphite, metal, rubber, diameter: 1/2 in.
Pencil Ball, 2016, wood, graphite, metal, rubber, diameter: 1/2 in.
ConEd Ball, 2014, steel, glass, auto parts, diameter: 72 in.
ConEd Ball, 2014, steel, glass, auto parts, diameter: 72 in.
Green Monster, 2015, steel, glass, lighting components, diameter: 96 in.
Green Monster, 2015, steel, glass, lighting components, diameter: 96 in.
Volkswagenball, 2001, steel, glass, vinyl, auto parts, diameter: 48 in.
Volkswagenball, 2001, steel, glass, vinyl, auto parts, diameter: 48 in.

1970 –

Born in Norwich, VT

 

The artist lives and works in New York, NY

 

 

Education

 

2005 –

M.F.A., Columbia University

 

1993 –

B.A., University of Vermont

 

1991 –

Temple University, Rome, Italy

 

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Solo Exhibitions

 

2016 –

Lars Fisk: Mr. Softee, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2014 –

The Art Museum at Brainerd Hall, SUNY, Potsdam, NY

 

2008/2009 –

Lars Fisk: Trashbags, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

 

2006 –

Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY

 

2004 –

Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003 –

Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts, Burlington, VT

 

2002 –

Lars Fisk: Volkswagenball, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016 –

6s and 7s, 2016, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

 

2015 –

Six Advertisements, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2014/2015 –

Broadway Morey Boogie, (Installation at 79th Street & Broadway) New York, NY

 

2014 –

Apocryphal Times, Friedman Benda, New York, NY

High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA; Albuquerque, NM

 

2013 –

High Trash, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

 

2009 –

Time-Life, Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY

Queens International 4, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

 

2008/2009 –

Without Walls, Museum 52, New York, NY

 

2008 –

Waste Not, Want Not, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

 

2007 –

Overbite/Underbite, Ritter/Zamet, London, U.K.

 

2005 –

Greater New York, P.S. 1, New York, NY

 

2004 –

Woodwork, Anthony Grant Gallery, New York, NY

Buy Contortions, Taxter & Spengemann Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003 –

Neuberger Museum Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, 2003, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

The DeCordova Annual Exhibition, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

 

2001 –

Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

 

2000 –

The Directors/Curators Invitational Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

 

1999 –

On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

Post-Pastoral: New Images of the New England Landscape, 1998, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH

Surroundings, 1994, Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts, Burlington, VT

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2016 –

ARTnews, “Lars Fisk at Marlborough Chelsea, New York,” October 2016

“Artful Life in Four Containers," Penelope Green, New York Times, 25 August 2016

 

2015 –
“Sculptor's Boston-themed Spheres turn heads on High Street,” Steve Annear, Boston Globe, 16 April 2015

 

2014 –

“The Median Is the Message; ‘Broadway Morey Boogie,’ With Over 100 Blocks of Public Art,” Melena Ryzik, New York Times, 11 September 2014

“VT Artist Drops 'Con Ed' Ball on Broadway,” Kevin Kelly, Seven Days, 18 September 2014

“High Desert Test Sites,” Matthew Irwin, Frieze, Issue 161, 2014

“Lars Fisk: Living with the Art,” Bob Doda, Queens Courier, 26 July 2014

“Sculptor in Potsdam Gives Reality A Spherical Form,” Jacob Tierney, Daily Courier Observer, 30 April 2014

“Offbeat Sculpture rolls into place in Potsdam,” Jacob Tierney, Watertown Daily Times, 30 April 2014

 

2011 –

“Sculpting a Great Notion with Phish Festival Artist Lars Fisk,” Benjy Eisen, Relix, 28 June 2011

 

2007 –

“Overbite/Underbite,” Gabriel Coxhead, Time Out London, No. 1920, 6-12 June 2007

“If the Vehicle Is Round, Wheels Are Unnecessary,” Phil Patton, New York Times, 1 April 2007

 

2006 –

“Artists at Work,” Tom Weaver, Vermont Quarterly, Fall 2006

 

2004 –

“Everybody Was There: The Wrong Guide to New York in 2004,” Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick, Artforum, December 2004

“Art in Review: Woodwork,” Martha Schwendener, New York Times, 2 July 2004

“Around Town: Galleries, Chelsea,” The New Yorker, 14-21 June 2004

 

2003 –

“Sculpture Sprouting on Campus Becomes, Literally, an Art Exercise,” William Immer, New York Times, 13 July 2003

“Garden of Sticks and Stones,” Chris Bergeron, Daily News Tribune, 26 June 2003

“Wild Mix of Elements Marks DeCordova Show,” Joanne Silver, Boston Herald, 20 June 2003

“Heavenly Cretures: The DeCordova's Must-See 2003 Exhibition,” Christopher Millie, Boston Phoenix, 13 June 2003

“Soroff / On Lars-Erik Fisk,” Jonathan Soroff, The Improper Bostonian, 8-21 January 2003

 

2002 –

“Vermont Sculptor Fisk Wins DeCordova Prize,” Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 28 August 2002

 

2001 –

“Transporting Pleasures; Stunning 'Volkswagenball' a Standout at Berkshire Sculpture Show,” William Jaeger, Albany Times Union, 12 August 2001

“Splendor in the Grass: Outdoor Settings Enhance Sculpture,” Karen Bjornland, Sunday Gazette, 22 July 2001

 

2000 –

“Art's the Big Idea in North Adams,” Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, 23 July 2000

 

1999 –

“A Whole New Ball Game; Lars-Erik Fisk re-invents the wheel,” Daniel Kraus, Gadfly Magazine, August 1999

“Spikes, Bears, and a Ball,” Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 13 June 1999

“On the Ball,” Marty Carlock, Sculpture Magazine, July/August 1999

“DeCordova Show Proves Art is Not Always Square,” Christine Temin, Boston Globe, 24 January 1999

“Enter a New Sphere at Exhibit,” Boston Herald, 22 January 1999

 

1998 –

“Silo Meets Satellite Dish in the New New England,” Grace Glueck, New York Times, 4 September 1998

“Art in the Round,” Alex Arcone, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September 1998

 

 

Residencies and Awards

 

2002 –

Rappaport Prize DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

 

2001 –

Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

 

2000 –

Contemporary Artists Center, North Adams, MA

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

 

 

Public Installations

 

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

 

100 High Street, Boston, MA

 

De Bijenkorf, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

SUNY, Potsdam, NY

 

Mozaic Art Park, Minneapolis, MN

 

Union Station, Burlington, VT

 

General Dynamics, Burlington, VT