Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH MARCH 2014

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Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another RockRock on Top of Another Rock is the first and only public sculpture by Swiss artists Fischli and Weiss to be commissioned in the UK. Located in Kensington Gardens, the unique sculpture is a representation of the earliest and most basic types of monument from around the world. Formed of two glacial igneous granite boulders, it shows one rock balanced precariously on top of the other and is visible from a number of viewpoints across the park. The aim was to create a piece that is initially startling but also fits both locally and historically with its surroundings.

 

About Kensington Gardens

Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes place within its 625 acres all year round. Horse-riding, rollerblading, swimming, boating, tennis, cycling, bowling and putting are just some of the formal activities catered for in this central, sporty park, while informal games of cricket, football, rugby and rounders regularly sprout up in the Sports Field on the south side of the park. More about Kensington Gardens

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Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock  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  

Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock - 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

Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock 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 

Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock - 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 More Images
 

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Arthur Court NCP
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Kensington Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  41% off
104 Bayswater Road, W2 | 4 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Overlooking the gardens surrounding Kensington Palace, this modern hotel is only a few minutes walk from Queensway and not much further from Bayswater Tube station making ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  27% off
129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 4 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Housed in a historical listed building overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton London Hyde Park is an attractive redbrick building that still has many of its period ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  22% off
66 Lancaster Gate, W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
The pillared Georgian façade of this hotel fits in perfectly with the grandeur of its location, just a short walk from the glories of Hyde Park, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock, Kensington Gardens, W8 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. From the demure, romantic outfits of ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 12 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... More
 
 
 
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Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 7 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
 
 
 
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Music and Video Exchange
London > Shopping > Music Shops
38 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
This is definitely the place to go for second hand records although Music and Video Exchange also stock cassettes, CDs and even mini-disks. Their stock is ... More
 
 
 
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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
14 Queensway, Paddington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
This busy, inexpensive restaurant in Bayswater is the place to go for a seafood blow-out. The house specialty is lobster, and it’s said they sell more ... More
 
 
 
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New Fortune Cookie
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1 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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13 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 15 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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Queens Ice & Bowl
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17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner - Queens Ice and Bowl ... More
 
 
 
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The Mall Tavern
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71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
114 Campden Hill Road, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Elevated on an incline in the appropriately named Notting Hill, the rustic old Windsor Castle pub was so-called because in its early days the pub’s upper ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 10 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Styled around a Notting Hill living room, The Little Yellow Door originally launched as a pop-up but now remains open ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
 
 
 
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190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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