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Peter Regli

Reality Hacking No. 240 (S-057 and B-001), 2007 -present

Marble
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Peter Regli is best known for “Reality Hacking,” an ongoing project comprised of site-specific …

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Peter Regli is best known for “Reality Hacking,” an ongoing project comprised of site-specific interventions. In No. 240—a constellation of squat white marble sculptures—the classic Regli character of the melted snowman provides a distorted mirror image to the composed, benevolent Buddha figure. This surrealistic …

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Courtesy the artist and Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York
Peter Regli
Swiss, b. 1959
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In the nineties, Swiss artist Peter Regli launched “Reality Hacking,” an extended project that today includes over 300 works that have been shown on four continents. Borrowing from land art, public installation, surrealism and sound art, Regli’s work is an ongoing, and often temporary intervention, injecting wit, whimsy, and wisdom into otherwise everyday spaces. The artist typically works with either marble or untreated stone to explore notions of spirituality and history, and to constantly create ruptures in our social environment. Regli’s irreverent interventions are often executed anonymously, aligning him with the faceless yet disruptive Web hackers of our time.

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Swiss Institute Benefit Auction

Peter Regli is best known for “Reality Hacking,” an ongoing project comprised of site-specific …

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Peter Regli is best known for “Reality Hacking,” an ongoing project comprised of site-specific interventions. In No. 240—a constellation of squat white marble sculptures—the classic Regli character of the melted snowman provides a distorted mirror image to the composed, benevolent Buddha figure. This surrealistic …

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Image rights
Courtesy the artist and Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York
Peter Regli
Swiss, b. 1959
Follow

In the nineties, Swiss artist Peter Regli launched “Reality Hacking,” an extended project that today includes over 300 works that have been shown on four continents. Borrowing from land art, public installation, surrealism and sound art, Regli’s work is an ongoing, and often temporary intervention, injecting wit, whimsy, and wisdom into otherwise everyday spaces. The artist typically works with either marble or untreated stone to explore notions of spirituality and history, and to constantly create ruptures in our social environment. Regli’s irreverent interventions are often executed anonymously, aligning him with the faceless yet disruptive Web hackers of our time.

Peter Regli

Reality Hacking No. 240 (S-057 and B-001), 2007 -present

Marble
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