Kunstmuseum Basel

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in Basel this weekend

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

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William Kentridge

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

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Art Basel 2019

Kunstmuseum Basel digs into the roots of Cubism

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

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Exhibitions

Kunstmuseum Basel unearths Richard Serra's overlooked video works

Serra shows his hand in front of and behind the camera

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Albrecht Dürer

"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

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Pablo Picasso

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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Museums

Kunstmuseum Basel to close for refurbishment

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

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Kunstmuseum Basel

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

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

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Hans Holbein the Younger

"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"

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Kunstmuseum Basel

My Basel: Daniella Luxembourg on her Basel highlights

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

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Kunstmuseum Basel

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

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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

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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Kunstmuseum Basel

The Kunstmuseum Basel hosts major exhibition to mark centenary of Arnold Böcklin's death

The passing of the greatest German symbolist is commemorated

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Art Basel

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

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Exhibitions

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