• Peter Fischli/David Weiss

    Hauser & Wirth | Zurich

    In 1997, for the Sculpture Project in Münster, artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss installed Garten, a real garden like millions seen throughout our hemisphere: a rectangular plot of land cultivated with common vegetables and flowers. And so these two artists’ garden in Münster was no different from those in a thousand other cities and stood as an emblematic image of reality at its most habitual, long a recurrent theme in their work Asked to conceive a functional sculpture for an urban public space which would deal with collective memory, it must have seemed natural for them simply to plant

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