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The NGC presents The Way Things Go (1987). Drawing crowds wherever it has been exhibited, the highly acclaimed 30-minute recording of a spectacular chain reaction of household and industrial objects was created by the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and the late David Weiss. Presented as part of How Things Go (1985–87), a video installation acquired by the Gallery in 2009, The Way Things Go is featured with two lesser-known films by the artists. These recount the often outlandish and improbable sequences of mechanical, chemical and material reactions Fischli & Weiss presented in their classic 1987 production.