Günther Förg lived and worked in Switzerland (1952 – 2013). He was recently the subject of a retrospective at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2018), which travelled to the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas (2019). Other solo exhibitions include Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Greene Naftali, New York (2015); Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (2015); Museum Brandhorst, Munich (2014); Sammlung Grässlin, Sankt Georgen (2012); Fondation Beyeler, Basel (2009); Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria (2008); Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen (2006); Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (2006); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz (2001); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1995); and Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach (1989).
His work has also been included in numerous group exhibitions including Contemporary Galleries: 1980–Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2011); Flashback - eine Revision der Kunst der 80er Jahre, Kunstmuseum, Basel (2005); Sammlung Speck, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (1996); documenta IX, Kassel (1992); and Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (1988).
His work is in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Tate Collection, London; and Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin; among many others.