Modern and Contemporary Masterpieces
The Fondation Beyeler is a museum of modern and contemporary art founded in 1997 by the art collectors and gallery owners Ernst and Hildy Beyeler. The collection includes over 400 Classical Modern and contemporary works as well as ethnographic art. The museum building in the idyllic Berower Park was designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano. Over 7.5 million people from all over the world have visited the Fondation Beyeler since it opened. With between 300,000 and 400,000 visitors a year, it is the most visited art museum in Switzerland.
Passages – Landscape, Figure and Abstraction
The interplay between figuration and abstraction is a fascinating subject in modern art. The new presentation of the collection illustrates this by juxtaposing important paintings and sculptures from impressionism, classical modernism, and contemporary art. A walk through the history of art, the...
Marking the 150th anniversary of the artist’s birth, the Fondation Beyeler will devote an exhibition to the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian. As one of the most important artists of the avant-garde movement, Mondrian shaped the evolution of painting from figuration to abstraction. His early work was...
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