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.
The black-and-white photographs and films by Joanna Piotrowska (*1985) capture the everyday drama of human relations. The Polish artist creates inexplicably strange and touching images, whose recording of gestures of care, self-protection, or control are as deftly composed as they are...
Eine Karte -35/65+
For the 20th edition of Regionale, Kunsthalle Basel celebrates the origins of the tri-regional, multi-institutional collaboration by inviting former Kunsthalle Basel director Peter Pakesch, one of the initiators of Regionale, to curate the annual exhibition of work by artists from the region....
Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.
An exhibition by Nick Mauss
Opening, Thurs, 6.2.2020, 7 pm Artist Nick Mauss (*1980) insists on the form of the exhibition as an assembly of precisely staged new relations. In this exhibition, with a scenography conceived especially for the spaces of the Kunsthalle Basel, Mauss brings together and reframes works by...
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 for the exhibition “Regionale 20”
Starts at 6 pm Regionale brings together eighteen institutions from three countries (CH, D, F) presenting more than 200 artistic positions from the region of Basel and the trinational area (Northwestern Switzerland, South Baden, Alsace). For the 20th edition of Regionale, Kunsthalle Basel...
Public opening for the exhibition of Camille Blatrix
Starts at 7 pm The French sculptor Camille Blatrix (*1984) uses traditional techniques to exquisitely hand craft strange and elegant objects that look as if they were machines from some unknown future, all while refusing to reveal their function.
Public opening of "Bizarre Silks, Private Imaginings and Narrative Facts, etc.," an exhibition by Nick Mauss
Starts at 7 pm Artist Nick Mauss (*1980) insists on the form of the exhibition as an assembly of precisely staged new relations. In this exhibition, with a scenography conceived especially for the spaces of the Kunsthalle Basel, Mauss brings together and reframes works by contemporary and...
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