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Peter Fischli and David Weiss, The Objects for Glenstone (detail), 2011/2013, polyurethane and acrylic, dimensions variable.

Peter Fischli and David Weiss

Glenstone

Peter Fischli and David Weiss, The Objects for Glenstone (detail), 2011/2013, polyurethane and acrylic, dimensions variable.

This gorgeously curated overview-cum-retrospective of the polymorphously parodic work of Peter Fischli and David Weiss further benefits from the compelling amalgam of sophistication and bucolic splendor that is Glenstone—the private museum just outside Washington, DC, that houses the collection of Mitchell and Emily Wei Rales. Carefully grouped into several galleries connected to a central pavilion, the exhibition (curated by Emily Rales in collaboration with Fischli himself) consists solely of pieces from Glenstone’s collection and will remain on view through February 2015. The Swiss duo’s first US survey since the 1990s and the first major institutional exhibition of their work since the passing of Weiss last year, this show provides a welcome opportunity to reconsider through-lines in Fischli & Weiss ’s production.

The main pavilion is populated with sixty-three works atop

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