Tuesday, 5 March 2013

The Final SPA Card - Urs Luethi

We are very proud to announce that the final SPA artist is Urs Luethi - fantastic!

All the limited edition postcards are now available for FREE and can be found in Preston at Scene and Wonderland on Friargate, The Museum of Lancashire, the Pavilion in Avenham Park, The Tourist Info Centre and the Continental Pub. What are you waiting for? They'll not be around for long - go and get one for yourself!

Urs Luethi was born in Switzerland and lives in Germany. Working with photography, print, painting, sculpture and performance, his work takes a wry look at the aesthetic of the human condition. Frequently presenting self portraits his work is witty, ironic and loaded with tongue-in-cheek humour.

Luethi represented Switzerland at the Venice Biennial  in 2001 where he presented himself as part of the exhibition.

He has shown work extensively worldwide: Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Iceland, UK, Austria, Japan, Australia, USA and Canada. His work is held in a number of national collections: Kunsthalle in Hamburg, Kunstmuseum in Bern, Centre Pompidou in Paris and Tate in London.

He is currently showing work in A Bigger Splash at Tate Modern in London and in Glam! The Performance of Style at Tate Liverpool. And now he has work in Preston too - how exciting!

For more information on his work please visit his website:


We are delighted that our final limited edition postcard is by Urs Luethi. 100 numbered cards are now available in the venues listed above - please don't miss this chance to collect a little artwork by such an internationally significant artist: when all the cards are gone - they're gone.

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