Heimo Zobernig receives 2016 Roswitha Haftmann Prize
Heimo Zobernig (b. 1958) receives Europe’s best endowed art award, worth CHF 150,000, from the Roswitha Haftmann Foundation. Continue....
Kunsthaus Zürich presents ‘Tomi Ungerer. INCOGNITO’
From 30 October 2015 to 7 February 2016, the Kunsthaus Zürich is showing more than 170 mainly unpublished collages, drawings and three-dimensional works by the well-known illustrator, author and activist Tomi Ungerer (b. 1931 in Strasbourg). Continue.... 2015 Zurich Art Prize: Latifa Echakhch – Screen Shot
Museum Museum Haus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group are delighted to honor this year’s winner of the “Zurich Art Prize”, Latifa Echakhch (b. 1974 in El Khnansa, Morocco). In 2015, this award, which was established in close cooperation with the Zurich Insurance Group, is presented for the eighth time. The prize money of CHF 80,000 is put to use in a solo exhibition, specially conceived for Museum Haus Konstruktiv. Continue.... «Images of the Heart. The World in Black and White» Suishū T. Klopfenstein-Arii at Galerie Claudia Geiser
In East Asia calligraphy has been a living cultural asset for thousands of years. It is a world of black and white, a world of peace and depth that aims not to portray external splendour, but rather express the inner world and personality of the writer. A renowned exponent of this art form in Switzerland is the master of calligraphy, Suishū T. Klopfenstein-Arii. Her paintings of the heart reflect the diversity of Chinese-Japanese calligraphy and her knowledge and skill, which she also passes on in the course of her teaching activities. Continue.... ... and the countdown begins! A new form of sale by Bromer Kunst in Roggwil
René Brogli developed and launched with his art market Bromer Kunst several innovative products. Besides "OptArt" (purchase of art with repurchase option) he started in August the online platform bromer.auction, in which art lovers can purchase attractive art on the principle of “Dutch auction”. Continue....
Nazi art: 'Bern can be an example for the world'
22.11.2015 Source: swissinfo.ch
What I was trying to find out was how this man who was basically an anti-Nazi - he was fired from one job because he had the flagpole sawn off the front of his gallery because he didn't want to have to hang the swastika - he was maybe even a Communist ... Continue....Oldenburg: Die Geister, die sie riefen …
21.11.2015 Source: Pressemeldungen und Nachrichten aus Niedersachsen
Leihgaben der bedeutendsten Füssli-Sammlungen der Schweiz und ... Anverwandlungen und Metamorphosen sind für Janssens Kunst ohnehin ...
20.11.2015 Source: W Magazine
In oil paintings and pastels, Nicolas Party turns out traditional still lifes of apples or jugs as well as landscapes and portraits, but the Swiss artist's ...
Continue.... Dealer's 13-Year-Old Son Snags Rondinone Sculpture for $95000 at Benefit Auction
18.11.2015 Source: artnet News
Page Six reports that the so-called "bidder in braces" won a sculpture by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone for $95,000. Talk about starting them early!
Continue....Come, be my guest
16.11.2015 Source: The Hindu
Bengaluru's art residencies afford that freedom and setting to artists. ... In Bangalore, artist-led space, 1 Shanthiroad elevated the art residencies to ... While several interesting projects emerged from these residencies like Swiss artist Rahel Hagnauer ...
Continue.... Inspired by Kafka, a Swiss Painter Realizes Her Creative Power in California
16.11.2015 Source: Artsy
According to painter Marianne Kolb, art wasn't considered a legitimate profession in the rural Switzerland of her youth. And so she didn't think of ...