Fondation Beyeler

Fondation Beyeler (also referred to as The Beyeler Foundation) is an art museum located in Riehen, just east of Basel in Switzerland. It stands in an English garden with water lily ponds, old trees, and a historical villa that showcases the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler.

Designed by Renzo Piano, Fondation Beyeler offers up a harmonious combination of architecture, art, and nature, as it marries beautifully into the cultural landscape and provides stunning views of the Black Forest, grazing herds, cornfields, and rows of grapevines.

The art museum houses well over 300 pieces of contemporary, classical modern, and post-impressionism art and frequently hosts blockbuster exhibitions, making it the most visited art museum in Switzerland.

Fischli & Weiss: The groundbreaking way things go

Peter Fischli and David Weiss are two Swiss artists that have made some of the most significant, most unanticipated and funniest artworks of their generation. The Swiss duo, Fischli and Weiss’s celebrated film The Way Things Go had a remarkable influence on the way artists, curators and audiences approached and interpreted art in relation …

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Giacometti / Bacon at Fondation Beyeler – The exhibition of the year?

Alberto Giacometti & Francis Bacon exhibition at Fondation Beyeler The Fondation Beyeler sheds light on the exciting relationship between Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon. Both artists have created impressive works, which are now among the most expensive artworks. How did they inspire each other? The age difference between the older Giacometti and Bacon is eight …

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Jeff Koons controversial sculpture of Michael Jackson & bubbles

Jeff Koon’s biography Early Life Jeff Koons is unquestionably one of the most established Neo-Pop artists, an increasingly famous clique of artists who draw inspiration from pop culture, entertainment media and pop artists. Born in 1955 in York, Pennsylvania, Jeff got his feet wet in the world of art at the tender age of 8, …

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