Fischli/Weiss, Rock on Top of Another Rock

The monumental work, Rock on Top o Another Rock, is formed of two giant glacial boulders balanced precariously on top of each other. Situated close to the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens and standing at over five metres tall, the work will be visible from a number of viewpoints across the Park. The installation also relates to the artists' 1984 series of photographs, Equilibres/Quiet Afternoon, which shows precariously balanced sculptures moments before their collapse. The rocks' massive presence teeters between stability and instability.

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Installation view, Rock on Top of Another Rock 2013
Serpentine Gallery, London
(7 March 2013 - 30 September 2014)
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photograph: 2013 Morley von Sternberg
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Fischli/Weiss
Installation view, Rock on Top of Another Rock 2013
Serpentine Gallery, London
(7 March 2013 - 30 September 2014)
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photograph: 2013 Morley von Sternberg
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Fischli/Weiss
Installation view, Rock on Top of Another Rock 2013
Serpentine Gallery, London
(7 March 2013 - 30 September 2014)
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photograph: 2013 Morley von Sternberg
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Fischli/Weiss
Installation view, Rock on Top of Another Rock 2013
Serpentine Gallery, London
(7 March 2013 - 30 September 2014)
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photograph: 2013 Morley von Sternberg
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Fischli/Weiss
Installation view, Rock on Top of Another Rock 2013
Serpentine Gallery, London
(7 March 2013 - 30 September 2014)
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photograph: 2013 Morley von Sternberg
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Rock on Top of Another Rock 2012
Installation in Valdresflya, Norway
Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich;
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
Photo by Guri Dahl
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Fischli/Weiss
Rock on Top of Another Rock 2012
Installation in Valdresflya, Norway
Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London;
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich;
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
© 2012 Peter Fischli David Weiss
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Fischli/Weiss
Rock on Top of Another Rock 2012
Indicative CGI
Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London; Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich;
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
© Peter Fischli David Weiss
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Rock on Top of Another Rock 2012
Testing rocks in Wales
Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London;
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich;
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
© 2012 Peter Fischli David Weiss
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