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Daniel Wurtzel

Brooklyn, U.S.A.


Daniel Wurtzel is an artist known for kinetic sculptures and installations using air and lightweight materials that fly. His work is featured on Broadway in “Finding Neverland” and with Cirque du Soleil in “Amaluna.” Earlier in his career, Wurtzel's “Paper Tornado” appeared center stage at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics closing ceremony. He has worked with theater directors including Julie Taymor, Diane Paulus, Robert Lepage, Zhang Yimou, and Michel Laprise. Wurtzel's artworks are on permanent exhibition at Swiss Science Center Technorama, Copernicus Science Center, the World Expo in Astana, and the Museu do Amanhã in Rio de Janeiro. Wurtzel has also shown his artworks at the Musée Rodin, Grand Palais in Paris, Tate Modern Turbine Hall, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Phillips Collection, Phaeno Science Center, and Kunsthall 3.14.