Kunstmuseum Basel

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Book extract | The story behind Van Gogh's portrait of Doctor Gachet's daughter in the Kunstmuseum Basel

In this adapted extract from his new book Van Gogh’s Finale, Martin Bailey examines the portrait of Marguerite Gachet in the Kunstmuseum Basel

Collector's eye: Hans Furer

The Basel-based collector tells us what he's bought and why

Pissarro, the ‘hidden leader’ of Impressionism, reassessed at the Kunstmuseum Basel

This major exhibition comprises nearly 200 works by the multicultural artist who remained an outsider in Paris despite his central role in the movement

Must-see institutional shows during Art Basel

From unseen drawings from Kara Walker's personal archives to a fresh take on Camille Pissarro as the leader of the Impressionists

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In Pictures | Kara Walker's private archive of works on paper published in new book

The publication is released ahead of an exhibition of the US artist's works at the Kunstmuseum Basel this summer

Sophie Taeuber-Arp survey reveals the dizzying range of work by the Swiss artist

The major travelling exhibition opens at the Kunstmuseum Basel before travelling to London's Tate Modern and the Museum of Modern Art in New York

Kara Walker's secret archive to go on show at Kunstmuseum Basel this summer

Around 600 unseen drawings, collages, studies and writings will flood the museum's ground-floor galleries, providing a window into the American artist's work

The biggest and best art exhibitions opening around the world in 2021

The new year's must-see shows include Vermeer and Botticelli blockbusters; major Jasper Johns and Yayoi Kusama retrospectives; and sweeping surveys on Iran, slavery and queer art

Three exhibitions to see in Basel this weekend

From the towering ambitions of a young Picasso to Rebecca Horn's Body Fantasies

Interview: William Kentridge on his life lessons

Self-interrogation is central to the work of the South African artist, whose latest piece on show at the Kunstmuseum Basel poses a series of questions that get half-answered

Kunstmuseum Basel digs into the roots of Cubism

Exhibition traces the evolution of the splintered style that changed Modern art forever

Top six acquisitions of the month

Our pick of the most significant new gifts and purchases to enter museum collections worldwide, from a totemic Klansman to the art of colonial Latin America

"Dürer and his Circle" exhibition at Basel's Kunstmuseum unveils city council's bounty of prints and drawings

Acquired in the 17th century, the Amerbach collection provides insight into how Dürer's techniques were implemented by his contemporaries

Comprehensive exhibition at Basel's Kunstmuseum features world's best Picassos

A major show explores the city’s rich history of collecting works by the Modern master

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Kunstmuseum Basel to close for refurbishment

The museum will shut for just over a year to allow for improvements and additions to its infrastructure

Goetz's Arte Povera collection visits Basel

An exhibition at the Kunstmuseum will document a movement that shook off the rules of the establishment

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Basel's tunnel vision: Basel Kunstmuseum receives funding from Laurez Foundation for new extension

Local architects are responsible for plans to construct a tunnel that passes from the original site to the newly built annex

"Hans Holbein the Younger" retrospective to take place at Basel's Kunstmuseum

The exhibition (closing 2 July) will catalogue Holbein's output during his time in Basel, preceding Tate Britain's "Holbein in England"

My Basel: Daniella Luxembourg on her Basel highlights

Art consultant Daniella Luxembourg chooses her favourite places in the Swiss city

Top Swiss collection of Modernist art on long-term loan to the Kunstmuseum Basel

Up until this point, the works were in the custody of a foundation established by the Im Obersteg family subsequent to their purchase

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner exhibition at the Kunstmuseum to focus on his time in the mountains

The exhibition is unique in its decision to highlight the artist's choice of post-war residence

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The upcoming Art Basel '92 will see no challenge to the fair's preeminence

The event that traditionally brings the American buyers to Europe opens 17 June

The Amerbach Kunstkabinett lives again as one of the greatest Renaissance collections reunites for three months

The stunning assemblage contains works by many Northern masters, including both the elder and younger Holbeins

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