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ID: 500124629
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500124629

 
Record Type: Corporate Body
Fischli & Weiss (Swiss sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, and installation artists, active 1979-2012)

Note: Art-making team comprised of Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Their work often involved the use or representation of everyday objects. These objects may appear in ephemeral sculptures or be re-created as simulacra from various materials such as carved and painted polyurethane foam, unfired clay, plaster, or rubber. They have also produced film and video works, photographs, and books. The collaboration ended with the death of David Weiss in 2012.

Names:
Fischli & Weiss (preferred,V)
Fischli and Weiss (V)
Fischli/Weiss (V)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artists (preferred)
sculptors
photographers
painters
filmmakers

Gender: male

Start and End Places:
Start:  Switzerland (Europe) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member was ....  Fischli, Peter  from 1979
..................  (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, born 1952) [500101939]
member was ....  Weiss, David  from 1979
..................  (Swiss sculptor, filmmaker, and installation artist, 1946-2012) [500060883]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  Fischli & Weiss (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss sculptors, photographers, filmmakers, and installation artists, active 1979-2012) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Fischli and Weiss ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................  Tiravanija, Real Time Travel, Artforum (1996)
Fischli & Weiss ........ [GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 12 October 2005
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Kamps, Fischli & Weiss, Sculpture (1996)
Fischli/Weiss ........ [VP]
..............................  Obrist, David Weiss, Guardian [online] (2012) obit.

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr2006032624
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 12 October 2005
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Kamps, Fischli & Weiss, Sculpture (1996)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr2006032624
....................  Tiravanija, Real Time Travel, Artforum (1996)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Frey, Friendship is Unstable Equilibrium, Parkett (1988)
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
.......... Tiravanija, Real Time Travel, Artforum (1996)
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