Yves Scherer (b. 1987 in Solothurn, Switzerland) is a visual artist who lives and works in New York City. His work deals with questions of the self, celebrity and mediated realities. Mainly working in sculpture and installation he creates immersive environments that combine personal narratives with fan fiction to offer the viewer an often romantic lens or perspective on the self, relationships and the everyday.
Yves Scherer's work has been shown internationally in galleries and institutions such as the ICA London, Kunsthalle Basel and the Swiss Institute in New York. Recent solo shows include 'By Your Side', Cassina Projects, Milan, Italy (2021); 'Leaves of Grass', Galleri Golsa, Oslo, Norway (2020); 'Sunset', Kunstverein Wiesen, Wiesen, Germany and 'Boys', Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany (2019). He is the recipient of a Förderpreis Bildende Kunst des Kanton Solothurn 2012, Swiss Art Award in 2015 and was listed on Forbes 30 under 30 “Art & Design” in the class of 2016.