Ursus Wehrli

The Art Of Clean Up

TYPO San Francisco 2013 Contrast | Thursday, 11 April | 1:00 pm | Lam Research Theater

Artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli shares his vision for a cleaner, more organized, tidier form of art — by deconstructing the paintings of modern masters into their component pieces, sorted by color and size. Beyond the whimsy, of course, is a serious message, to honor and balance creativity and messiness, form and chaos.


Ursus Wehrli

Ursus Wehrli is a left-handed, broad-thinking, professional typographer. His first book Tidying up Art is a visionary manifesto that took well-known artworks and put them back together in his more rational, more organized, and cleaner form of modern art. In his newest book The Art of Clean Up Wehrli extended…

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