Modern and Contemporary Masterpieces
The museum in Riehen near Basel is internationally renowned for its high-calibre exhibitions, its outstanding collection of modern and contemporary art, as well as its ambitious programme of events. The museum building was designed by Renzo Piano in the idyllic setting of a park with venerable trees and water lily ponds. It boasts a unique location in the heart of a local recreation area, looking out onto fields, pastures and vineyards close to the foothills of the Black Forest. In collaboration with Swiss architect Peter Zumthor, the Fondation Beyeler is constructing a new museum building in the adjoining park, thus further enhancing the harmonious interplay of art, architecture and nature.
THE MIND’S EYE. Images of Nature from Claude Monet to Otobong Nkanga
The collection display focuses on artists’ engagement with nature – from Impressionism to the current day. The exhibition brings together more than 40 works. In parallel, the Fondation Beyeler will show works by Robert Ryman from the Daros Collection.
The Fondation Beyeler is the first museum in Switzerland to devote a comprehensive solo exhibition to the Colombian artist Doris Salcedo (*1958), presenting eight major series of works from different periods of her career. On 1300 square metres, the presentation will bring together around 100...
Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani (1862–1918) is a legend: (for now) unknown to many, he is almost fanatically revered by others. As the exhibition will show, Pirosmani was an outstanding exponent of early modern art. To a rare extent, already in his lifetime Pirosmani’s art spoke to all, from people...
Doris Salcedo in conversation with Nick Serota
Wednesday 14 June, 10a.m.–11a.m.
Doris Salcedo’s compelling artworks merge personal conversations with victims and their relatives, political engagement and philosophical reflections. In conversation with Nick Serota, British art historian and former Director of the Tate, London, Doris Salcedo discusses her artistic practice....
Booklaunch Not Vital: Sculpture with Alma Zevi and Not Vital
In the presence of the Artist and the Author, with an introduction by Diana Segantini
Not Vital: Sculpture by Alma Zevi is a new monograph detailing the remarkable career of the Swiss painter, sculptor, draughtsman, and architect Not Vital. Drawing on a catalogue of over 450 artworks, as well as personal interviews with the artist himself, Zevi provides a wide-ranging and...
“Friday Beyeler” is an invitation to start the weekend off with a relaxed Friday evening visit to the museum. Visitors are welcomed to enjoy dinner and drinks at the “Beyeler Restaurant im Park”, and to explore the current exhibitions by joining a variety of tours, workshops and studio sessions. The...
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