Claudia Schmuckli

  • Tony Feher, 2011. Photo: Ellen Labenski.
    passages November 23, 2016

    Tony Feher (1956–2016)

    WHEREVER HE WENT, Tony Feher transformed space, not only through his work but also through his presence; nothing ever felt or looked the same once he had his way with it. He was compelled to leave gifts, whether he was invited as an artist to create or show work in a museum setting or simply as a friend to spend time at someone’s home. He couldn’t help seeing and seizing opportunities to make his mark and leave it up to his host, institutional or private, to decide whether to keep these small treasures once he or the show moved on.

    We conceived of our work together as the planning of a midcareer