Curbing in New York 1996
57 x 67 inches
Gugger Petter is a Danish artist with an International career. She studied at Den Frie og Merkantile Kunstskole in Copenhagen, and at the Academy of Fine Art in Rome. She then moved to an extended residence in Mexico City, where she created large textile wall pieces for corporate venues and private collectors. In Belgium she created work for museum exhibitions, and after arriving to California in 1986, she started working with newspaper as her main medium for which she is well known for today.
Gugger's work has been widely exhibited in galleries and museums both in Europe and in America and is highly collected worldwide.
She has been commissioned to created portraits of President Bill Clinton for the Washington, D.C. Danish Embassy and President Barack Obama for his 2008 campaign headquarters.