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ID: 500060883
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500060883

 

Record Type: Person
Weiss, David (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, 1946-2012)

Note: Working with partner Peter Fischli, Weiss worked with ordinary, banal objects and images, both in installation and film. Best known for the collaborative film "The Way Things Go" (1985-1987).

Names:
Weiss, David (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
David Weiss (V,display)
וייס, דיוויד (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
filmmaker
installation artist
video artist
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Zurich (Zürich, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Fischli & Weiss  from 1979
................  (Swiss sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, and installation artists, active 1979-2012) [500124629]
partner of ....  Fischli, Peter  
..................  (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, born 1952) [500101939]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Weiss, David (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, 1946-2012) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss artist, b.1946) ..... [BHA]
(artist, born 1946) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Swiss photographer, born 1946) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, born 1946) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Swiss artist, 1946-2012) ..... [MoMA]
(Swiss artist, 1946-2012) ..... [IMJ]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
וייס, דיוויד ........ [IMJ]
........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
David Weiss ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, MoMA, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Weiss, David ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, IMJ Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83208833
..........................  Obrist, David Weiss, Guardian [online] (2012) obit.
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, IMJ, MoMA, VP]
....................  Artforum [online] (2004-) obit.
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83208833
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2003
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1982; 1983
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83208833
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Obrist, David Weiss, Guardian [online] (2012)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2003
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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