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#FischliWeiss is "infectiously playful...marvelously entertaining."—@nytimes. "Peter Fischli David Weiss: How To Work Better" opens today! Discover how the Swiss artists' sculptures, photographs, videos, and installations juxtapose the spectacular and the ordinary, questioning our understanding of r
On view now—#FischliWeiss
is "infectiously playful...marvelously entertaining" –@nytimes
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media preview. The exhibition opens tomorrow, Feb 5!
Last stop on our live tour—#FischliWeiss
's Polyurethane Installations replicate their studio gu.gg/XX6ml
Our top ramp features #FischliWeiss’s Polyurethane Installations (1991– ), made out of polyurethane foam. The series began in the 1990s when the artists returned to their studio after focusing on their globe‐trotting projects. Considering their studio site with fresh eyes, they decided to meticulous
In Questions Projections, hundreds of inquiries are projected on the walls: gu.gg/XX2sR #FischliWeiss
#FischliWeiss never stopped asking questions, accumulating an archive of thousands of queries. The impulse culminated in Question Projections, in which hundreds of inquiries are projected on the walls of our Tower 7 gallery. Written in English, German, Italian, and Japanese, the questions range from
Suddenly This Overview aims to gather all the world’s knowledge in one place: gu.gg/XWWDB #FischliWeiss
In “Suddenly This Overview” (on view on ramp 3), #FischliWeiss attempted to gather all the world’s knowledge in one place through narrative vignettes. Comprising hundreds of small sculptures made of unfired clay, this “subjective encyclopedia” covers everything from the ordinary to the monumental. O
On view in our High Gallery, see Walls, Corners, Tubes set against Kanalvideo: gu.gg/XWUA8 #FischliWeiss
On view in our High Gallery, see Walls, Corners, Tubes (2009–12) set against looping footage of the Zürich sewer system in Kanalvideo (1992), originally shot by the city’s public works department using remote‐controlled inspection vehicles. The result is a hypnotic and seemingly endless procession t
As visitors approach the museum, they'll encounter Haus, a 1/5 scale replica of a generic factory building that stands along 5th Avenue as an architectural counterpoint to Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim building. #FischliWeiss 🏢🌀
Approaching the museum, visitors will see #FischliWeiss
's installation Haus standing in stark contrast to the museum
On February 7, @hansulrichobrist joins Peter Fischli to discuss his 33-year collaboration with the late David Weiss. View our full schedule of programs and film screenings at guggenheim.org/fischliweiss.
Also in conjunction with #FischliWeiss, @PublicArtFund presents #HowToWorkBetter (1991), the artists’ text-based monument to labor, as a wall mural in Lower Manhattan, showing it for the first time outside its original installation in Zürich. Public Art Fund’s mural is on view from February 5–May 1
In tandem with #FischliWeiss, @TSQArts will rescreen the artists' famous video Büsi (Kitty) (2001) on Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight from February 1–29, as part of the #MidnightMoment program. The artists’ video of a cat drinking milk was originally shown in Times Squ
View our full schedule of public programs and film screenings presented with #FischliWeiss
On Feb 7 @HUObrist
joins Fischli to discuss his work with the late David Weiss gu.gg/XVxcD #FischliWeiss
Also in conjunction with #FischliWeiss
(1991) as a mural in Lower Manhattan
"Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better celebrates the long and remarkable artistic partnership between the Swiss artists, which began in 1979 and ended in 2012 with the untimely death of David Weiss. Resisting any specific style, medium, or material, their work explores the poetics of banali
"Their work explores the poetics of banality."—Director Richard Armstrong from our #FischliWeiss
celebrates the duo's long and remarkable artistic partnership, from 1979–2012: gu.gg/XVpMz
A first look at #FischliWeiss: How to Work Better from our media preview. The exhibition opens tomorrow, February 5, to the public. Stay tuned for more live updates from our media preview this morning and learn more at guggenheim.org/fischliweiss. Photo: @dmheald