Exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Basel
Ruth and Peter Herzog Collection, Sammlung Ruth und Peter Herzog
With the exhibition "The Incredible World of Photography", the Kunstmuseum Basel celebrates a twofold premiere: the first comprehensive portrait of Ruth and Peter Herzog’s photography collection in Switzerland is also the first presentation at the Kunstmuseum dedicated to the history of photography.
A serendipitous flea market find in the 1970s led Ruth and Peter Herzog to begin building what has since grown into a singular photography collection encompassing over 500,000 … more
Paul-Martials Welt der gewöhnlichen Dinge
The Kunstmuseum Basel opens a new exhibition presenting a selection of one hundred photographs from the archives of the Paris-based advertising agency Éditions Paul-Martial. The black-and-white pictures formed the basis for posters, newspaper advertisements, and brochures and show ordinary things: buildings, cars, typewriters, radiators, mannequins. What was unusual and novel, however, were the composition, lighting, and exposure of the pictures. In today’s perspective, the collec… more
Photographien aus dem Nachlass von Frank Buchser (1828-1890)
Kunst und Pressebild von Warholn bis Tillmans