PETER FISCHLI DAVID WEISS

Peter Fischli

Born: Zürich, 1952

Education: Academia di Belle Arti, Bologna, 1976-77
Academia di Belle Arti, Urbino, 1975-76

1978
Group Exhibition, Academia, Bologna

Begins collaboration with David Weiss, 1979

2017
Cans, Bags & Boxes, House of Gaga & Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles

Currently lives and works in Zürich.

David Weiss

Born: Zürich, 1946

Education: Kunstgewerbeschule, Basel, (sculpture class), 1964-65
Vorkurs, Kunstgewerbeschule, Zürich, 1963-64

Died: Zürich, 2012

Sketches, Berne, (with Urs Lüthi, Text: Jean-Christophe Ammann), Edition Toni Gerber, Berne, 1970
Drei Geschichten (Three Stories), Edition Stähli, Zürich, 1974
Up and Down Town, Edition Stähli, Zürich, 1975
The Desert is Across the Street, Galerie Stähli, Zürich/de Appel, Amsterdam, 1975
Galerie Stähli, Zürich, 1976
Galerie Gugu Ernesto, Cologne, 1979
Galerie Venster, Rotterdam, 1979

Begins collaboration with Peter Fischli, 1979

2014
David Weiss Works 1968 to 1979, Bündner Kunstmuseum, Chur, Switzerland (catalogue). Traveled to Swiss Institute, New York



Selected One-Person Exhibitions:

2017
Fischli/Weiss: Snowman, Art Institute of Chicago. Will travel to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Museum of Modern Art, New York
Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss, Aspen Art Museum
Peter Fischli David Weiss – Visible World, LUMA Arles, Arles, France
Is seven a lot?, Art Projects Ibiza, Spain
The Way Things Go, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles - Pacific Design Center
The way things go, El Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Spain

2016
Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Traveled to Museo Jumex, Mexico City (catalogue)
Calder & Fischli/Weiss, Fondation Beyeler, Basel (catalogue)

2015
Small Questions Big Questions: 3 Films by Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Benaki Museum, Athens
Der Lauf Der Dinge (The Way Things Go), 1987, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

2014
Polyurethane Objects, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)
Sprüth Magers, Berlin

2013
Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Rock on Top of Another Rock, Serpentine Gallery, London
Glenstone, Potomac, MD (catalogue)

2012
Shifts, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest
Walls, Corners, Tubes, Sprüth Magers, London
The Way Things Go, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

2011
Questions, the Sausage Photographs, and a Quiet Afternoon, Art Institute of Chicago
In the Spirit of Robert Walser, Donald Young Gallery, Chicago

2010
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea
Peder Lund, Oslo

2009
Clay and Rubber, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich
Are Animals People?, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Palacio de Cristal, Madrid
Objects on Pedestals, Sprüth Magers London
Fotografias, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

2008
Altri Fiori e Altre Domande, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Questions & Flowers a Retrospective, Deichtorhallen Hamburg

2007
Flowers & Questions. A Retrospective, Kunsthaus Zürich
Books, Editions and the Like, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York
Equilibres, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

2006
Flowers & Questions. A Retrospective, Tate Modern, London.

2005
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich
Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City

2003
Hunde (Dogs), Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Sprüth, Magers & Lee, London
Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Galerie Sprüth & Magers, Cologne

2002
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Fragen Projektion (Questions Projection), Museum Ludwig, Cologne (catalogue)

2001
Visible World, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Airports, Monika Sprüth/Philomene Magers, Munich
Büsi (Kitty), Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
The 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, (organized by Creative Time), Times Square, New York

2000
Sichtbare Welt, Plötzlich diese Übersicht, Grosse Fragen - Kleine Fragen (Visible World, Suddenly This Overview, Large Questions - Small Questions), Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (catalogue)
El mon visible (Visible World), Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona

1999
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (catalogue)

1998
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

1997
Center for Contemporary Images, Saint-Gervais, Geneva

1996
In a Restless World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany (catalogue)
Arbeiten im Dunkeln (Work in the Dark), Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich. Traveled to Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

1995
Swiss Pavilion, Venice Biennale (catalogue)
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne

1994
For Life: Film 'The Way Things Go', CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Der Lauf der Dinge (The Way Things Go), The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1993
Kunsthalle Zürich
Le Case d'Arte, Milan
Musée d'art et d'histoire, Geneva

1992
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (catalogue)
Le Case d'Arte, Milan

1991
Kunstverein der Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

1990
Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Spain
Kunstverein München, Munich

1989
University of South Florida, Tampa
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Le Case d’Arte, Milan

1988
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Musée de peinture et de sculpture, Grenoble, France (catalogue)
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva
Concentrations, Dallas Museum of Art

1987
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago
MoMA PS1, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
Monumental Presence, Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Art, Pittsburgh
Le Case d’Arte, Milan

1986
Sonnabend Gallery, New York

1985
Stiller Nachmittag (Quiet Afternoon), Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Kunsthalle Basel
Centre culturel suisse, Paris
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

1984
Der geringste Widerstand / Der rechte Weg, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne

1983
Fieber (Fever), Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne

1982
Swiss Avantgarde, Im Klapperhof, Cologne

1981
Apartment, Geneva
Plötzlich diese Übersicht, Galerie Stähli, Zürich

1975-78
Peter Fischli, Accademia di Belle Arti Urbino and Bologna

1963-65
David Weiss, Vorkurs Kunstgewerbeschule, Zürich and Bildhauerfachklasse, Basel

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017
Zeitgeist, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
moving is in every direction. Environments - Installations - Narrative Spaces, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Infinite Garden. From Giverny to Amazonia, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
NEVER ENOUGH, MEWO Kunsthalle, Memmingen, Germany
The Art of Rube Goldberg, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI
Slides: The History of Projected Photography, Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Generation Loss: 10 Years of the Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
Never Ending Stories, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2016
Sculpture on the Move: 1946-2016, Museum für Gegenwartzkunst at the Kunstmuseum Basel (catalogue)
Agir, Contempler, Musée Unterlinden, Colmar, France
Urs Fischer - False Friends, Museum of Art History in Geneva
Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art (catalogue)
The Candle, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
Ding Ding: Object Art from the Collection, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Okayama Art Summit, Okayama Orient Museum, Japan
Why the Performance?, Shanghai Ming Contemporary Art Museum
A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Image As Virus: Better Badges in the Punk Era, 80WSE Gallery, New York University, New York

2015
Future Present, Schaulager, Basel (catalogue)
Risk, Turner Contemporary, Kent, United Kingdom
A Perfect Match, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Carnal Desire, Kunsthalle Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany
Transcending Material: ICA Collection, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
White Fire, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid
Visitors, Art Center at Governors Island, New York (catalogue)
Europe: The Future of History, Kunsthaus Zürich (catalogue)
Testigo del Siglo, Museo de Arte Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico
Into Dust: Traces of the Fragile in Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Schlaflos - Das Bett in Geschichte und Gegenwartskunst (Sleepless - The Bed in History and Contemporary Art), 21er Haus, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna (catalogue)
Stories We Tell Ourselves, Aspen Art Museum, CO
Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice

2014
Slapstick!, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
A World of Its Own: Photography Practices in the Studio, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
No Problem: Cologne/New York, 1984-1989, David Zwirner, New York
Gastspiel, Museum Rietberg, Zürich
Playgrounds. Reinventing the Square, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid
The Tear of Things, Fundación Helga de Alvéar, Cáceres, Spain
Room Service, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Beneath the Ground, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
In the Here and Now! Swiss Art of the Last 30 Years from the Kunst Heute Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Germany

2013
Yes Naturally, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
Benzine: Le energie della tua mente, Palazzo Re Enzo, Bologna. Traveled to La Triennale, Milan
Light Show, Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre, London. Traveled to Auckland Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates; and Neon Foundation, Athens
The Encyclopedic Palace, Venice Biennale
A Sunday in the Mountains (forthcoming), Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York
Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The World Turned Upside Down, Warwick Arts Centre, UK
Flowers and Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
A Place in Two Dimensions, Museo Jumex, Mexico City
Between Heaven and Hell, Elevation 1049, Gstaad, Bern

2012
Ghosts in the Machine, New Museum, New York
Lifelike, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin; and Phoenix Museum of Art
Forum 69: Natural History, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
The Dwelling Life of Man: Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Foto Colectania Foundation, Barcelona
TRACK, a contemporary city conversation, Ghent, Belgium
Looking back for the future, Kunsthalle Zürich
13th International Architecture Exhibition: Common Ground, Architecture Biennale, Venice
Searched, Fixed, Organized. Contemporary Photography in the Rheingold Collection, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
La Voce Delle Immagini, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Tales of the City: Art Fund International and the GoMA Collection, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow


2011
8 1/2: A selection of works from the exhibitions organized by the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Stazione Leopolda, Florence
Electric Nights: Art and Pyrotechnic, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón, Spain
Green White Red: A Perfume of Italy into the Collection of Frac Aquitaine, Maramotti Collection, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Tate St. Ives Summer Exhibition 2011, Tate St. Ives, UK
Absentee Landlord, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Screaming from the Mountain: Landscapes and Viewpoints, SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
The Unknown Collection: Classics from the Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
No Substitute, Glenstone Foundation, Potomac, MD
DogCatMouse, Kunsthaus Zürich
Contemporary Collections (From 1960 to Present), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
ILLUMInations, Venice Biennale
MMK 1991-2011: 20 Years of Presence, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Architektonika, Hamburger Bahnhof-Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Young Art, Kunsthalle Zürich
Through the Looking Brain, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany. Traveled to Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
Never Odd or Even-A Text-Spaced Exhibition, Grimmuseum, Berlin. Traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
The Sculpture Show, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

2010
Radical Conceptual, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Production Site: The Artist's Studio Inside-Out, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Traveled to Kunsthaus Zürich
10,000 Lives, Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea
Analysis of Flight Data: Art of the 80s: A Düsseldorf Perspective, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

Investigations of a Dog: Works from the FACE Collection, la maison rouge, Paris
The Unknown Collection Classics from Bielefeld: Arp, Beckmann, Jawlensky, Kirchner, Warhol…, Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH, Bonn, Germany
Catch Me! Grasping Speed, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Global Design, Museum of Design Zürich

2009
Heart in Heart, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
A Certain State of the World? Highlights from the François Pinault Foundation Collection, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
This is Sculpture, Tate Liverpool, UK
For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn't there, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Traveled to Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam; and Culturgest, Lisbon

2008
Life on Mars, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Revolutions - Forms That Turn, 2008 Biennale of Sydney
Kavalierstart 1978 - 1982: Aufbruch in die Kunst der 80er, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Artist's Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2007
Words Fail Me, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection, Katonah Museum of Art, White Plains, NY
The 59th Minute Retrospective: Selections from 7 Years of Video Art, Creative Time, Times Square, New York
Deep Comedy, Ballroom Marfa, TX


2006
All Hawaii Entrées/Lunar Reggae, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
The Painter's Garden: Design, Inspiration, Delight, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
More Than the World: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Small Sculpture, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Contemporary Photography and the Garden - Deceit and Fantasies, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

2005
Beyond: an extraordinary space of experimentation for modernization, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
An Aside: Selected by Tacita Dean, (organized by the Hayward Gallery in collaboration with the Camden Arts Centre, London, For Arts Council England), Camden Arts Centre, London. Traveled to The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh and Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, United Kingdom (catalogue)
Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Contemporary Art and the Garden: Deceits and Fantasies, (organized by American Federation of Art). Traveled to The Middlebury College Museum of Art, VT; The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Columbia Museum of Artf, SC; Tacoma Art Museum, WA; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
SlideShow, Baltimore Museum of Art. Traveled to the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati and Brooklyn Museum

2004
Hard Light, MoMA PS1, New York
Artists' Favourites Act II, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Big and Small Questions: Works from the Goetz Collection, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Norway. Traveled to Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark

2003
natürlich gebaut (Naturally Built), Helmhaus, Zürich (catalogue)
Traveling: Towards the Border, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
fast forward: Media Art from the Goetz Collection, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), Karlsruhe, Germany
Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Delays and Revolutions, 50th Venice Biennale. Traveled to Palazzo Belmonte Riso, Palermo (catalogue)
Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennale
Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC (catalogue)
The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Traveled to Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zürich; and Miami Art Central (catalogue)
Sculpture: Darren Almond, Peter Fischli David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Robert Gober, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Ugo Rondinone, Tony Smith, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Edén: La Colección Jumex en el Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso (Eden: The Jumex Collection in the Old School of San Ildefonso), Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City
The Straight or Crooked Way, Royal College of Art Galleries, London
Purloined Nature, Kawamura Memorial Museum, Chiba, Japan
The 20th Anniversary Show, Galerie Monika Sprüth / Philomene Magers, Cologne
Looking in - Looking out: Positionen zeitgenössischer Kunst, Kunstmuseum Basel
Grotesk! 130 Jahre der Frechheit (Grotesque! 130 Years of Insolence), Haus der Kunst, Münich. Traveled to Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Baustellen der Subversion (Building Sites of Subversion), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2002
Wallflowers, Kunsthaus Zürich
Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
From Pop to Now, Selections from the Sonnabend Collection, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
La Colección MACBA (The MACBA Collection), El Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Something, Anything, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2001
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Analogue Dialogue, Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Switzerland
The Dark, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Szenenwechsel XX (Scene Change XX), Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
Bildarchive (Picture Archives), Kunst-Werke, Berlin
Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Ein gut plazierter Helm ist wie ein beruhigender Blick (A well-placed helmet is like a reassuring view), Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremburg, Germany
One Zögern: Blicke in die Sammlung Olbricht (Without Hesitation: A View Into the Olbricht Collection), Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
Makeshift, University of Brighton Gallery, UK (catalogue)
Restaging the Everyday: Recent Work by Beat Streuli and Fischli/Weiss, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Work: Shaker Design and Recent Art, Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Vom Eindruck zum Ausdruck Grässlin Collection (From the Impression to the Expression Grässlin Collection), Deichtorhallen Hamburg

2000
Fest der Flüsse (Festival of the Rivers), Wienfluss U4 Stadtpark, Vienna
Pero mira como (See How), Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City. Traveled to El Museo de las Artes, Guadalajara, Mexico (catalogue)
Eiszeit (Ice Age), Kunstmuseum Bern
Voilà: le monde dans la tête (Here: The World in the Head), Musée d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Fleurs (Flowers), Museum zu Allerheiligen / Kunstverein Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Traveled to Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (catalogue)
Unnatural Science, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (catalogue)
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Tate Modern, London
Orbis Terrarum - Ways of Worldmaking. Kartographie und Zeitgenössische Kunst (Cartography and Contemporary Art), Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp (catalogue)
Un Chant d'etoiles (A Star Song), Opéra National Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels
Some Parts of This World: Helsinki Photography Festival 2000, Finnish Museum of Photography Cable Factory, Helsinki
Apprendiendo menos / Learning less. Gabriel Orozco, Fischli & Weiss, Richard Wentworth, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City. Traveled to Museo de las Artes, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico


1999
Contemporary Swiss Art, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Maisons/Häuser (Houses): Carsten Höller. Rosemarie Trockel. Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Un musée en appartement. Une exposition de toutes les gravures, multiples et photographies, publiés par Parkett (A museum in an apartment: An exhibition of all the engravings, multiples and photographs published by Parkett), Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva
Maverick: Jean-Marc Bustamante, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Roni Horn, Thomas Schütte, Andreas Slominski, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
8e biennale de l'image en mouvement (8th Biennial of Moving Images), Center for Contemporary Images, Saint-Gervais, Geneva (catalogue)

1998
Mai 98 (May 98), Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle Köln, Cologne
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Kunsthalle Zürich
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Sydney Biennal
Kunstausstellung Holderbank (Art Exhibition Holderbank), Holderbank, Switzerland
Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer (Free View of the Mediterranean), Kunsthaus Zürich
Eight People from Europe, Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan (catalogue)
Alpenblick: Die zeitgenössische Kunst und das Alpine (Alpine View: Contemporary Art and the Alps), Kunsthalle Vienna
I Shop Therefore I Am, Kunstverein Hamburg
Auf der Spur - Kunst der 90er Jahre im Spiegel von Schweizer Sammlungen (On the Trace: Art of the 90s in the Mirror of Swiss Collections), Kunsthalle Zürich

1997
Documenta X, Kassel (catalogue)
Von den Dingen: Gegenstände in der zeitgenössischen Kunst (Of Things: Topics in Contemporary Art), Museum zu Allerheiligen, Kunstverein Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Timeframes, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA (catalogue)
Airport, The Photographers’ Gallery, London

1996
Now Here, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
(Landschaft) mit dem Blick der 90er Jahre [(Landscape) with a View of the 90s], Museum Schloss Burgk, Burgk/Saale, Germany
Handmade Readymades, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College of the City University of New York

1995
Zeichen und Wunder (Signs and Miracles), Kunsthaus Zürich (catalogue)

1994
Cloaca Maxima, Museum der Stadtentwässerung, Zürich
Another Continent, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (catalogue)

1993
Equilibre, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Konstruktion Ziat: Kollektive Bilder in der Fotografie (Constructive Ziat: Collective Paintings in Photography), Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany

1992
Post Human, Asher Edelman Foundation (FAE), Museé d'art Contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland. Traveled to Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens; and Deichtorhallen Hamburg (catalogue)
Double Take, Hayward Gallery, London. Traveled to Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna and Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens (catalogue)
Expo 1992, Swiss Pavillion, Seville
Oh cet echo (On this echo), Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
Sonderfall Schweiz (Special Case Switzerland), Schweizer Landesmuseum, Zürich
Projekt Schweiz (Project Switzerland), Kunsthalle Basel (catalogue)
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne

1991
Baldessari, Bernard, Fischli /Weiss, Perlman, Hanne Darboven, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Sguardo di Medusa (Regarding Medusa), Castello di Rivoli, Turin (catalogue)
Metropolis, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

1990
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Sydney Biennale (catalogue)
Team Spirit, Neuberger Museum, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY. Traveled to Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art; Vancouver Art Gallery; The Art Museum of Florida International University, Miami; Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC; Davenport Art Museum, IA; Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis
Image in Transition: Photographic Representation in the Eighties, The Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

1989
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, São Paulo Biennale
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden
Psychological Abstraction, House of Cyprus, Athens

1988
Aperto, Venice Biennale
Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
The Logic of Display, MoMA PS1, New York
Video Installations, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Collection Sonnabend, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Traveled to Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome; Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo; Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendi, Japan; Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima; and National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

1987
Skulptur Projekt 1987 (Sculpture Project 1987), Münster, Germany
Documenta 8, Kassel (catalogue)
Comic Iconoclasm, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
The Sonnabend Collection, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Stiller Nachmittag (A Quiet Afternoon), Kunsthaus Zürich (catalogue)

1986
Swiss Pralines, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Sonsbeek 86, Park Sonsbeek, Arnheim, The Netherlands (catalogue)

1985
Nouvelle Biennale de Paris, Grand Halle du Parc de la Villette, Paris
Cross Currents in Swiss Art, Serpentine Gallery, London (catalogue)

1984
Zwischen Plastik und Malerei (Between Plastic and Painting), Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

1983
Aktuell 83, Lenbachhaus, Münich

1981
30 Künstler aus der Schweiz (30 Artists from Switzerland), Galerie Krinzinger, Innsbruck, Austria. Traveled to Galerie Nächst St. Stefan, Vienna; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt; and Kunstmuseum Zug, Zürich

1980
Saus und Braus (Lap of Luxury), Städtische Galerie zum Strauhof, Zürich


Awards

2010
Wolfgang-Hahn Prize, Cologne

2006
Roswitha Haftmann Prize, Cologne

2003
Leone d'Oro, 50th Venice Biennale

2000
Günther-Peill-Prize, Leopold-Hoesch-Museum, Düren, Germany

1994
Preis für bildende Kunst der Stadt Zürich

1985
Eigenössisches Kunststipendium, Bern, Germany