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Fischli, Weiss : flowers & questions : a retrospective

Author: Peter FischliDavid WeissBice CurigerFischli & Weiss.Tate Modern (Gallery)All authors
Publisher: London : Tate Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Fischli and David Weiss have been collaborating since 1979 on a body of work that humorously celebrates the sheer banality of everyday existence. Including contributions from leading critics, commentators, artists and film-makers, this book examines the duo who ignore the traditional distinctions between high and low art.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fischli, Peter.
Fischli, Weiss.
London : Tate Pub., 2006
(OCoLC)607868972
Named Person: Peter Fischli; David Weiss; Peter Fischli; David Weiss; Peter Fischli; David Weiss, (Künstler); Peter Fischli; David Weiss, (Künstler); Peter Fischli; David Weiss
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Fischli; David Weiss; Bice Curiger; Fischli & Weiss.; Tate Modern (Gallery); Kunsthaus Zürich.; Deichtorhallen Hamburg.
ISBN: 9781854376473 1854376470 9783905770087 3905770083
OCLC Number: 70672634
Notes: Published to accompany the exhibition "Peter Fischli & David Weiss/Flowers & Questions - A Retrospective" held at Tate Modern, London, 11 Oct. 2006 - 14 Jan. 2007 ; Kunsthaus Zurich, 8 Jun. - 9 Sept. 2007 ; Deichtorhallen Hamburg, 16 Nov. 2007 - 3 Feb. 2008.
Description: 360 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Carved polyurethane objects / Boris Groys --
Airports / John Waters --
Concrete landscapes / Iwona Blazwick--
Questions / Franceso Bonami--
Surrli / Alison M. Gingeras --
The grey sculptures / Daniel Birnbaum --
Kanalvideo / Robert Fleck --
Equilibres --
quiet afternoon / Claire Bishop --
Son et lumière --
Le rayon vert / Tacita Dean --
Settlements, agglomeration Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster --
Clay figures: suddenly this overview / Nancy Spector --
Still lifes: objects from the raft / Christy Lange --
The room in Cham / Max Küng --
The sausage photographs / Lynne Cooke --
Fever / Renate Goldmann --
Lumpentiti / Frederic Tuten --
Ice landscape and snowman / Beat Wyss --
Rat and bear / Stefan Zweifel --
The way things go / Arthur C. Danto --
Making things go / Thomas Kapielski --
Plaster sculptures: cars, women / John Kelsey --
The building in Münster / Hans Ulrich Obrist --
How to work better / Andres Lutz --
Black sculptures, cast in synthetic rubber / Patrick Frey --
Videos for Venice / Bice Curiger --
Visible world / Mark Godfrey --
Flowers and mushrooms / Vincent Pécoil --
An unsettled work / Valentin Groebner --
Fotografias / Jörg Heiser --
Garden / Veit Loers --
Büsi / Max Wechsler.
Other Titles: Peter Fischli & David Weiss, flowers & questions, a retrospective.
Flowers & questions
Responsibility: [edited by Bice Curiger, Peter Fischli and David Weiss].

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Developed in collaboration with the artists, with over 200 colour illustrations and contributions from leading critics, this book accompanies a major retrospective exhibition at the Tate Modern.  Read more...

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