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¡Hola Prado! Two Collections in Dialogue
Kunstmuseum Basel
08/04/2017 — 20/08/2017
¡Hola Prado! Two Collections in Dialogue, Installation view. Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel

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In summer 2015 the Kunstmuseum Basel lent ten Picasso paintings to the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, where they were seen by around 1.4 million visitors. This year, the Prado is repaying the fa...
A century of portraits
Laleh June Galerie
13/06/2017 — 29/07/2017
Arnold Newman, Alexander Calder in his studio, ca. 1950. Courtesy of Laleh June Galerie

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Portraits from the 20th century are the spotlight of this group exhibition. A portrait as a stylistic medium can represent the person it is picturing in many different ways, literally representing or ...
A World Not Ours
La Kunsthalle Mulhouse
01/06/2017 — 27/08/2017
Sven ’t Jolle, Sans papiers, 2005. Courtesy of La Kunsthalle Mulhouse. Photography by Sebastien Bozon

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The group show presents various works of international artists who have focused on the current refugee crisis and issues of forced displacement related to the war in Syria as well as other conflict z...
BIG – Things Interpretations Dimensions
Museum der Kulturen Basel
01/07/2016 — 28/05/2021
The exhibition «BIG» shows huge objects © MKB. Omar Lemke

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The exhibition examines the fascination around size. Big things evoke great impressions and often enthuse or even overwhelm oneself. The meaning of measures, differences in height, length and width ar...
Caroline Mesquita: The Visitors
SALTS
15/06/2017 — 19/08/2017
Caroline Mesquita, exhibition view, 2017. Courtesy of SALTS

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The solo show is the artists first institutional solo exhibition in Switzerland. Displayed are the artist's new series of life-size metallic elements, which are rooted in her current research aroun...
Classics
Galerie HILT
21/04/2017 — 23/09/2017
Sonja Sekula, ZEN, 1959. Courtesy of HILT Gallery

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Following their yearly tradition, the gallerists have selected works by artists of the gallery that have a very emotional appeal to the gallery. The group show consists of works by Sonja Delaunay, ...
Collection Beyeler Remix
Fondation Beyeler
09/06/2017 — 03/09/2017
Wilhelm Sasnal, Stork, 2014. Courtesy Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel

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The Fondation Beyeler presents its collection in its present state, which has been enriched with various contemporary works by reputable artists. Thereby, the show demonstrates how important it is to ...
Congo visits Rhine
Museum der Kulturen Basel
26/06/2017 — 06/08/2017
Freddy Tsimba and his hut © MKB

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The show presents works by the sculpturer Tsimba and photographer Baloji, both born in the Congo. On display are large-scale sculptures by Freddy Tsimba made out of spoons, some of which are higher ...
Daniel Göttin: Annual Exterior Project 2017
Kunsthaus Baselland
20/03/2017 — 31/12/2017
Daniel Göttin, Station I, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Kunsthaus Baselland.

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Kunsthaus Baselland presents its Annual Exterior Project 2017 featuring an installation by the artist Daniel Göttin. The artist, living and working in Basel, whose work is known to many only as C...
Ho King Man: Stiff Cotton Brain Stone
SALTS
16/06/2017 — 19/08/2017
Ho King Man, Bloody Flavour Won’t Go Away, Squeezing Juices Out of the Time (massaging shampoos all over wet bodies), 2017 (detail). From Mosquitoes, Dusts, and Thieves, Ho King Man, Cici Wu, Wang Xu, January 12 – February 12, 2017, 47 Canal, New York

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The show presents various short texts, which could be described as poems, thoughts, one's inner self. These powerful written lines are staged within a almost dark room, under accentuating light, gran...
Suzanne Mooney, There Are Exceptations, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and VITRINE

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The group exhibition presents site-specific works by 28 selected international artists that focus on the topic of limitation, boundaries, encasement, entrapment as well as instruction-based practice...
Imi Knoebel
Von Bartha
14/06/2017 — 29/07/2017
Imi Knoebel, Installation view, 2013, von Bartha, S-chanf. Courtesy of von Bartha

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The gallery presents a solo exhibition by the leading German artist, who is known for his theoretical approach to colour, form and surface. On display will be large scale wall works, by which he reve...
in Land aus Land
S AM Swiss Architecture Museum
01/07/2017 — 12/11/2017
EM2N, Zwei Villen, Ordos, 2015. Courtesy of S AM. Photography by Simon Menges, 2015

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There’s barely a country in which architect’s order books are fuller than in Switzerland. Nevertheless, or maybe on account of this, many take a leap across the border and into new territories. S...
Jarbas Lopes: e’ a’ u’
CRAC Alsace
15/06/2017 — 17/09/2017
Jarbas Lopes, Shock Painting, 2011. Courtesy CRAC Alsace

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It is the first comprehensive solo exhibition by Jarbas Lopes in France. The focal point of the Brazilian artist’s practice is exchange and social gathering. With the help of his works, he becomes ...
Jérôme Zonder: The Dancing Room
Museum Tinguely
07/06/2017 — 01/11/2017
Jérôme Zonder, Portrait de Garance #24, 2017. Private Collection, France. Photography: Courtesy Galerie Eva Hober, Paris

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In occasion of the opening of Jean Tinguely's Mengele-Dance of Death (1986) - a fourteen-part mechanical sculpture installed in a new purpose-built exhibition space, the French artist is awakening th...
Hans Purrmann, Blick auf die Boboli-Gärten, 1943. Courtesy Galerie Henze & Ketterer & Triebold, Riehen

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The group show presents three artists with very similar lives and artistic developments. Hofer, Purrmann and Rohlfs remained faithful to the figurative tradition all their lives. Their works manifest ...
Maki Na Kamura: SEEN – by a painter
Galerie Knoell, Luftgässlein 4, Basel
12/06/2017 — 30/09/2017
Maki Na Kamura, See XXIV, 2016. Courtesy of Galerie Knoell

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The artist has developed a very unique and individual artistic style, which can be described as contemporary but still rooted in historical grounds. Painting as a medium, its limits and the developmen...
Manish Nai
Fondation Fernet Branca
14/06/2017 — 18/10/2017
Manish Nai, Untitled, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Karsten Greve Paris, Cologne, St-Moritz. Photo credit: Anil Rane

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The Foundation presents a solo show by the Indian artist, whose works concentrate on the use, quality and combination of various materials, and the substances they create joined within the final piece...
Mélodie Mousset, A Fresh Burn like a Double Tree, 2017. Courtesy of SALTS

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The solo show presents site-specific works by the French artist, who envisioned the outdoor space as a single large-scale sculpture. Her artistic work focuses on the relation between the physicality o...
Migration. Moving The World
Museum der Kulturen Basel
19/05/2017 — 21/01/2018
Huguenot cross and silk ribbons from Basel © MKB, Omar Lemke

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The exhibition aims at opening the discussion to the topic of migration, a topic that has influenced and is influencing global history, politics and daily lives. The exhibition is accompanied by thre...
Mit Natur Zu Tun – To Do With Nature
Stampa Galerie
06/06/2017 — 26/08/2017
Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger COCKAIGNE, 2014. Courtesy of the artists and STAMPA Galerie, Basel © Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger.

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Stampa Galerie presents "Mit Natur Zu Tun [To Do With Nature]", a group exhibition featuring the work of ten artists dealing with nature, a contemporary issue in art and significant for artists of all...
Mudun مدن Urban Cultures in Transit
Vitra Design Museum
13/05/2017 — 20/08/2017
Mudun دن††Urban Cultures in Transit, 2017. Courtesy of of Vitra Design Museum

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Many big cities in the Arab world are experiencing increasing urbanization which creates new cosmopolitan landscapes. Cities, as for example Baghdad, Dubai, Cairo or Tunis have developed in becoming c...
Olympia (The real time disintegration into ruins of the Berlin Olympic stadium over the course of a thousand years), start 2016. Courtesy the artist and galleries Esther Schipper, Berlin, and Sean Kelly, New York

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The exhibition is based on the story of the Olympia Stadion which inaugurated in Berlin in 1936. By using 3D reconstruction, Claerbout presents the progressive decline of the building and its surround...
Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism
Kunstmuseum Basel
10/06/2017 — 10/09/2017
Otto Freundlich, Composition, ca. 1932. Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel

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The German artist was very famous for being one of the only ones during his time, in the first half of the twentieth century, to turning his mind and craftsmanship to so many currents in the art. H...
Prisma
Colab Gallery
10/06/2017 — 31/10/2017
Prisma

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"Prisma" combines various styles, disciplines and techniques of urban and contemporary art.
Richard Serra: Films and Videotapes
Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart
20/05/2017 — 10/10/2017
Richard Serra, Steelmill / Stahlwerk, 1979. Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel

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Presented in a solo show is one of the most influential artists working today. He became famous with monumental steel outdoor sculptures, of which the sculpture "Intersection" is located on Theaterp...
StrawGold
Museum der Kulturen Basel
25/10/2014 — 15/10/2019
Soltiss necklace, made from plastic bottles © MKB

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The permanent exhibition focuses on cultural appropriation and transformation processes and aims at displaying the differences in daily uses of goods and technology, in beliefs, political ideas and re...
The Hidden Cézanne. From Sketchbook to Canvas
Kunstmuseum Basel
10/06/2017 — 24/09/2017
Paul Cézanne, L'Après-midi à Naples, 1870/72. Courtesy of Kunstmuseum Basel

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The exhibition focuses on the artist’s drawings, which enchant the beholder with their rich diversity of motifs and traces of the evolution of his visual language. Watercolors and paintings illustra...
Tino Sehgal at Fondation Beyeler
Fondation Beyeler
22/05/2017 — 12/11/2017
Tino Sehgal, Fondation Beyeler

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Anglo-German artist Tino Sehgal (*1976) a series of six presentations that will be shown either in the museum’s gardens or in one of its galleries, one after the other. His works, or “constructed...
Together! The New Architecture of the Collective
Vitra Design Museum
03/06/2017 — 10/09/2017
Courtyard of Sargfabrik, Wien BKK-2, Vienna, 1992–96 © Stadt Wien MA 18 / R. Christanell

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Vita Design Museum presents "Together! The New Architecture of the Collective". The exhibition examines a crucial trend in contemporary housing that has recently emerged internationally: dwelling spa...
TRANSFORMAT Kleinbasel
DOCK
07/06/2017 — 27/07/2017
Michel Winterberg and Füsun Ipek, TRANSFORMAT Kleinbasel, 2017. Courtesy of DOCK

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The exhibition mediates between art and everyday life and opens a dialogue between public and urban development. Within their works, the artists explore the rapid change within the city zone Kleinbas...
Ungestalt
Kunsthalle Basel
19/05/2017 — 13/08/2017
Installation view Ungestalt, Kunsthalle Basel, 2017. Photo: Philipp Hänger

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The group show brings together artists from different generations, whose works examine the idea of a form that struggles against its own form. The artists have used different materials, perceptual or ...
unREAL: The algorithmic present
HeK (House of Electronic Arts Basel)
08/06/2017 — 20/08/2017
Ralf Baecker, Mirage, 2014, Installation. Courtesy of HeK

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The exhibition examines the complexity of todays life in which the separation between the digital and real has become obsolete. Art has always been a medium to test and play with the notion of the ...
Wim Delvoye
Museum Tinguely
14/06/2017 — 01/01/2018
Wim Delvoye, Cement Truck, 2016. Courtesy of Museum Tinguely

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The museum is hosting the first major retrospective of the Belgian artist, presenting a wide range of pieces, from his early until more recent works. Since the 1980s, he is famous for a creative and...
Wolfgang Tillmans
Fondation Beyeler
28/05/2017 — 01/10/2017
Wolfgang Tillmans, Leaf for Architects, 2013. Courtesy Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne, Maureen Daley, London, David Zwirner, New York

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The solo show presents around 200 photographic works by the German artist dating from 1989 to 2017, and is thereby the Fondation’s first comprehensive engagement with the medium photography. From h...
Yan Xing: Dangerous Afternoon
Kunsthalle Basel
02/06/2017 — 27/08/2017
Yan Xing, The Story of Shame, 2015. Courtesy Yan Xing and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing/Lucerne

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The Kunsthalle Basel presents a solo show by the Chinese artists, including sculptural elements, black and white photographies, video works as well as a small performance piece. This newly commission...
Zur Rebschänke
Weiss Falk
14/06/2017 — 29/07/2017
Pieter de Bloot, 1601-1658. "Inneres einer Schenke mit zechenden und tanzenden Bauern", undat. Öl auf Holz, 34 x 42 cm. Kunsthandel London, Sotheby's, 6.Juli 1994, Lot 245.

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The group exhibition presents a reproduction of a traditional tavern or pub, as one can typically find in Switzerland, displaying selected works by young international contemporary artists, such as J...
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