Heidi Bucher was born in 1926 in Winterthur, Switzerland. Her work is included in public and private collections, such as MOMA Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Centre Pompidou (Paris), The Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), and The Israel Museum (Jerusalem). Solo shows have taken place at the Swiss Institute Contemporary Art (New York, 2014), Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst (Zurich, 2004), Kunstmuseum Winterthur (1983), and LACMA (Los Angeles, 1972). Her work was also included in La Biennale di Venezia, The 57th International Art Exhibition (Venice, 2017). In 2018, Parasol unit, London hosted her first institutional exhibition in the UK.