Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH MARCH 2014

ADDRESS
Kensington Gardens, Park Office, Bayswater, Magazine Storeyard, London W2 2UH 
 
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Dates:
8th March 2013 until 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

Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock images

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
 

LondonTown.com - Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Queensway Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Underground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Arthur Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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73 Queensborough Terrace, W2 | 3 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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1 Inverness Terrace, Hyde Park, W2 | 3 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Thistle Kensington Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  38% off
104 Bayswater Road, W2 | 4 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Odeon Whiteleys - The Lounge, Whiteleys Of Bayswater, Queensway, Bayswater, W2 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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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
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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
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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
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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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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 9 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
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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
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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
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London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
14 Queensway, Paddington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
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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
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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
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 31 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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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
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Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 8 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 13 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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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
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 11 minutes from Fischli/Weiss: Rock on Top of Another Rock
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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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The Gore Hotel
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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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