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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,English-P,NA,U)
Fischli & Weiss (Dutch-P,NA)
Fischli and Weiss (V)
Fischli/Weiss (V)
Peter Fischli & David Weiss (U)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
artists
sculptors
photographers
painters
filmmakers
corporate body
photographer

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:  

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]
(corporate body) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Swiss photographer, flourished 2000-2024) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Fischli and Weiss ........ [GRL, VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..................................  Tiravanija, Real Time Travel, Artforum (1996)
Fischli & Weiss ........ [GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
..............................  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 online (2002-)
..............................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 378073
Fischli/Weiss ........ [GRL, VP]
..............................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..............................  Obrist, David Weiss, Guardian [online] (2012) obit.
Peter Fischli & David Weiss ........ [GRL]
....................................................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, RKD, VP]
....................  Art at the turn of the millennium, c1999 (Peter Fischli/David Weiss)
....................  Bénézit, 2006 (Fischli and Weiss, Peter and David)
....................  Fischli, Weiss, 2006: t.p. verso (Peter Fischli & David Weiss) introd. (Peter Fischli and David Weiss; Fischli/Weiss; artists working together since 1975)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr2006032624
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRIL NACO contribution (n.d.)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 12 October 2005; (Fischli & Weiss; collaborative Swiss sculptors, photographers, video and installation artists: Peter Fischli (b. Zurich, June 8, 1952) and David Weiss (b. Zurich, June 21, 1946))
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Kamps, Fischli & Weiss, Sculpture (1996)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr2006032624
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr2006032624
....................  Peter Fischli David Weiss, 2016: foreword (artistic partnership; began 1979, ended 2012 with death of David Weiss)
....................  Prestel dict. art and artists 20th cent., 2000 (Fischli & Weiss; collaborating since 1979)
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 378073
....................  RLIN, Dec. 13, 2006 (hdg.: Fischli/Weiss; usage: Fischli/Weiss)
....................  SIKART Lexikon und Datenbank, Dec. 13, 2006 (Fischli/Weiss)
....................  Tiravanija, Real Time Travel, Artforum (1996)
....................  ULAN online, Dec. 13, 2006 (Fischli & Weiss)
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q568809
....................  Wikipedia (2000-) (Peter Fischli & David Weiss; name often shortened to Fischli/Weiss)
 
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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