Fischli and Weiss- Suddenly this Overview

Another of Fischli and Weiss’s works “Suddenly This Overview,”  was a series made over 30 years of humble, unfired clay sculptures depicting, in encyclopedic fashion, hundreds of scenes from history and culture, both significant (“The First Potatoes Arrive in Europe”) and mundanely silly (“Mr. and Mrs. Einstein Shortly After the Conception of Their Son, the Genius Albert.”) 

“There are good neighborhoods and bad neighborhoods that they can get into, you see,” he explained. “The bad neighborhoods are where they go and try to create too much meaning. Very sneaky! You always have to be on guard.” – Mr. Fischli  

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