Switzerland

Switzerland

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Ugo Rondinone shows gold masks

Posted November 26th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Sculptures, Shows, Switzerland

Sebastien and Stephanie Janssen present their first signature artist’s jewellery project. Artist Ugo Rondinone has, for the first time, created a series of seven masks, veritable wearable sculptures in gold, realised in collaboration with goldsmith Pierre Hugo. Ugo Rondinone is a major artist of the… Read More

Switzerland

Islands – Dieter Roth and Björn Roth in Milan

Islands – Dieter Roth and Björn Roth in Milan

Posted November 11th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Shows, Switzerland

Islands, an anthological exhibition by Dieter Roth and Björn Roth, is on view November 6, 2013 through February 9, 2014 at HangarBicocca, the contemporary art space in Milan promoted by Pirelli. It is the first exhibition curated by the Artistic Advisor Vicente Todolí as part… Read More

Switzerland

Altitude – Alt. +1000 Festival-Contemporary Photography off the Beaten Track

Altitude – Alt. +1000 Festival-Contemporary Photography off the Beaten Track

Posted July 12th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Photography, Shows, Switzerland

In its third season, the Alt. +1000 festival of contemporary photography is rising to new heights. From 13th July to 22 September, it will offer a new way to see the unspoilt village of Rossinière and discover thirty photographers from Switzerland and around the world…. Read More

Switzerland

AB Gallery – Art and Ideas beyond Cultural Frontiers

AB Gallery – Art and Ideas beyond Cultural Frontiers

Posted July 10th, 2013

Galleries, Switzerland

AB Gallery represents contemporary art and current positions from the MENA region, which encompasses the countries of North Africa, the Middle East and Iran. AB stands for “across borders”: supporting the exchange of art and ideas beyond cultural borders is AB Gallery’s primary aim. The… Read More

Switzerland

Art Basel Riot Police Raids Tadashi Kawamata Favela Cafe

Art Basel Riot Police Raids Tadashi Kawamata Favela Cafe

Posted June 17th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Discussions, News, Shows, Switzerland

Maybe this was only a misunderstanding, but the organizers of Art Basel should think twice before calling the riot police next time, especially if they show a controversial artwork like the ‘Favela Cafe’ which is destined to cause some sort of reaction from the public…. Read More

Switzerland

Website Helps Museums Track Nazi-Looted Art

Website Helps Museums Track Nazi-Looted Art

Posted June 17th, 2013

Art Theft, Internet, Switzerland

The Swiss government today started a new Internet portal to help claimants, museums and researchers track down art looted by the Nazis that has found its way to Switzerland, an art-market hub before and during World War II. Catherine Hickley reports for Bloomberg: “The new… Read More

Videos

PULSATIONS – CATHERINE GFELLER IN BERLIN

PULSATIONS – CATHERINE GFELLER IN BERLIN

Posted May 24th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Switzerland, Video Art, Videos

Catherine Gfeller is a Swiss artist living in France (Paris and Southern France). She has exhibited her work in many different countries since 1988: Switzerland, France, Italy, England, Holland, Germany, Belgium, Argentina, Chile, Canada and the United States. She regularly takes part in art fairs,… Read More

Switzerland

“Dieter Roth: Diaries” opens at Camden Arts Centre

“Dieter Roth: Diaries” opens at Camden Arts Centre

Posted May 21st, 2013

Books, Sculptures, Shows, Switzerland

German-Swiss artist Dieter Roth (1930-98) worked with obsessive energy and his prolific output included installation, sculpture, drawing, video, assemblage and books. All of his work was a diary of sorts – a record of his relentless and impassioned engagement with life – and this exhibition… Read More

Switzerland

Art Basel Parcours – Site-specific art across Basel

Art Basel Parcours – Site-specific art across Basel

Posted May 13th, 2013

Art Fairs, Installations, Switzerland

For its fourth year, the 2013 edition of Parcours has moved into the Klingental neighborhood of Basel, one of the city’s most culturally diverse and creatively active quarters. Presenting 17 high-caliber works by renowned international artists – Marina Abramović, Marc Bauer, Olaf Breuning, Tom Burr,… Read More