Kunsthalle Basel is dedicated to exhibiting, discussing, and reflecting on the art of the present, and it has been so ever since its founding in 1872. It is renowned for its audacious and varied program as well as for its engagement with artists, often before they are widely known. Curious visitors of all ages are welcome to its spectacular display spaces for thought-provoking exhibitions and events.
Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.
An exhibition by Nick Mauss
Opening, Thurs, 6.2.2020, 7 pm Artist Nick Mauss (* 1980) has repeatedly turned exhibition-making—the assembly of precisely staged relations—into an art form. He especially conceives the scenography for this show, which brings together and reframes works by contemporary and historical figures,...
Creating meticulously staged yet profoundly intimate images of the sartorial styles, quotidian habits, and domestic interiors of the African diaspora in her native US or in Brazil and beyond, Deana Lawson’s (*1979) photographs are unforgettable portraits of contemporary Black life.
Public opening of the exhibition by Deana Lawson
Meticulously staged yet profoundly intimate images of the sartorial styles, quotidian habits, and domestic interiors of the African diaspora in her native United States, Brazil, and beyond, Deana Lawson’s (* 1979) photographs are unforgettable portraits of contemporary Black life.
Public opening of the exhibition by Matthew Angelo Harrison
Formerly a worker at the Ford Motor factory, the Detroit-born sculptor Matthew Angelo Harrison (*1989) uses 3-D machine technologies and African artifacts to make artworks in which the cruel history of colonialism meets with the formalist legacy of Minimalism.
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