Richard Fleischner

Richard Fleischner is perhaps best known for his sited works and public projects which have distinguished a career spanning over forty years. Important projects include: Tufa Maze, 1973 (Rockefeller Collection, Pocantico Hills, NY), Sod Maze, 1974 (Chateau sur Mer, Newport, RI); Floating Square, 1977 (Documenta, Kassel, Germany); Chain Link Maze, 1978–79 (University of Massachusetts, Amherst); Massachusetts Institute of Technology Project, 1980–85 (Cambridge); Dallas Museum of Art, Courtyard Project (TX); Marsh & McLennan Companies Memorial, 2002-03 (New York, NY): Courtyard Project for the Balsillie School at the Center for International Governance Innovation, 2010–12 (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). Fleischner’s studio practice is varied and wide ranging, encompassing drawing, sculpture, and photography.

Fleischner's work is collected by museums and foundations including: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Dallas Museum of Art, TX; Des Moines Art Center, IA; Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Laumeir Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, MO; List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.