Bibliography & Exhibition History
Works in MATRIX:
All works courtesy of Sonnabend Gallery, NY; Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne, W. Germany; and the artists.
1. Wurstserie (Wurst Series), 1979, 10 color photographs, 18 3/8 x 24 3/4".
2. Stiller Nachmittag (Quiet Afternoon, or Equilibrium Series), 1984-85, 20 black and white and 10 color photographs, 10 3/16 x 18 1/8".
3. Der Lauf der Dinge (The Way Things Go), 1986-87, color video.
Selected one-person exhibitions:
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne, W. Germany, '3, '85, '87; Galerie Crousel-Hussenot, Paris, '84; Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland '85; Groninger Museum, '85; Kunstverein, Cologne, W. Germany, '85; Sonnabend Gallery, NY, '86.
Selected group exhibitions:
The Museum of Modern Art, NY, International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, '84; Kunstverein, Hannover, W. Germany, Zwischen Plastik und Malerie, '84; Paris, Biennale, '85; Arnhem, Netherlands, Sonsbeek '86; Kassel, W. Germany, Documenta 8, '87.
Selected bibliography about the artists:
Winter, P. "Zwischen Plastik und Malerie," Kunstwerk, Apr. '84.
Curiger, Bice. "Peter Fischli und David Weiss," Kunstwerk, Sept. '86.
Ratcliff, Carter. "Masters of the Glum Eureka," Art in America, Jan. '87.
Grazioli, Elio. "Peter Fischli & David Weiss," Flash Art, May '87.
Tazzi, Pier Luigi. "Peter Fischli and David Weiss," Artforum, Summer '87.
Collings, Matthew. "The Stumbling Objects of Fischli/Weiss," interview in Artscribe International, Nov./Dec. '87.
Saltz, Jerry. "Peter Fischli and David Weiss, The Way Things Go," Arts Magazine, Apr. '88.
The Fischli/Weiss exhibition was organized by the MIT List Visual Arts Center and has traveled in modified form to the Renaissance Society, Chicago; the Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York: P.S. 1, New York; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
MATRIX is supported in part by grants from Mrs. Paul L. Wattis, the LEF Foundation, and the Alameda County Art Commission's County Supervisors' Art Support Program.