Galerie Urs Meile opens exhibition of works by Aldo Walker

Working closely with the family of Aldo Walker, Galerie Urs Meile is overseeing the care of the artist’s estate. To mark this occasion, the gallery is showing a selection of Walker’s works from the 1980s in our Lucerne gallery. Until his early death in 2000, the conceptual artist Aldo Walker was a great influence on both the local and national art scenes in Switzerland in the 1980s and 1990s. After training as an electrician, Walker took over his father’s business in 1964 and ran it as a one-man operation until 1979. He began producing his conceptual works of art in the 1960s. After finishing his regular workday, he would go home to the apartment he shared with his wife, Mathilde, and their two daughters, and spend his evenings making art and studying the philosophical theories of the day. Aldo Walker took his second job as an artist seriously, and in 1960

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