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  1. Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Contemporary Artists (Phaidon))
    Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Contemporary Artists (Phaidon))
    Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Contemporary Artists (Phaidon))
    Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Contemporary Artists (Phaidon))
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  2. Peter Fischli & David Weiss (Contemporary Artists (Phaidon))

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Fischli and Weiss are highly prestigious, bluechip contemporary artists who work with sculpture, photography and video, positioned at the very cutting edges of new art. They represented Switzerland in the Venice Biennales of 1995 and 2003, and won the Leone d'Oro prize in the latter for their slideshow Will Happiness Find Me? is an air of quiet unpredictability. The mood of the work ranges from the humorous (a clay figure group of 1981, for example, entitled Mick Jagger and Brian Jones Going Home Satisfied after Composing 'I Can't Get No Satisfaction'); to the banal (a photographic series devoted to Airports); and even the apparently invisible (their Untitled installation, simulating through minutely detailed polyurethane sculptures an unfinished exhibition site). the Quiet Afternoon series, photographs of miraculously balanced objects. The pair's work also seems able to overcome the constraints of time and space, for example in their apparently endless journeys, resulting in the innumerable Visible World picture-postcard photographs of cities all over the world. With a truly unique body of work which is sometimes childishly thrown together, sometimes a virtuoso triumph of sculpture and moving image, this is the first book to draw together the mystery and contradiction of Fischli & Weiss. include the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (1992), the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1988) and the Tate Modern, London (2005).

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Phaidon Press
EAN
9780714843230
Edition
0
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0714843237
Label
Phaidon Press
Manufacturer
Phaidon Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
160
PublicationDate
2005-11-01
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Studio
Phaidon Press
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