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ID: 500101939
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500101939

 

Record Type: Person
Fischli, Peter (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, born 1952)

Note: Fischli and his collaborator David Weiss work with mundane, ordinary objects and banal images. Their best known work is the film "The Way Things Go" (1985-1987) which follows various objects through a warehouse in an absurd chain reaction.

Names:
Fischli, Peter (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Peter Fischli (V,display)
פישלי, פיטר (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)
German

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

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 ....  Weiss, David  
..................  (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, 1946-2012) [500060883]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fischli, Peter (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, born 1952) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss artist, b.1952) ..... [BHA]
(German artist, born 1952, active ca.1990) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(German or Swiss sculptor, born 1952, active ca.1990) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Swiss photographer, born 1952) ..... [AVERY]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(Swiss artist, born 1952) ..... [MoMA]
(Swiss artist, born 1952) ..... [IMJ]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
פישלי, פיטר ........ [IMJ]
......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
Fischli, Peter ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRL Preferred, IMJ Preferred, MoMA Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83208824
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Peter Fischli ........ [GRL, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRL, IMJ, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n83208824
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2003
....................  International Directory of Exhibiting Artists (1982-) 1982-1983
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] 18
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n83208824
....................  Riemschneider and Grosenick, Art at the Turn of the Millennium (1999) 150
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2003
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] 18
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