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On view at Kunsthalle Basel is “Salutary Failures,’’ an exhibition presenting 5 new bodies of work by Raphael Hefti.
October 9, 2020 - January 3, 2021
On view at Kunsthalle Basel is “Salutary Failures,’’ an exhibition presenting 5 new bodies of work by Raphael Hefti. Throughout his artistic practice, Hefti has been searching for the sublime in ordinary phenomena, both natural and industrial, and is interested in pushing materials and techniques to their limits, and even beyond. Among the works in the exhibition, viewers will find more than 27 tons of black sand pressed into an array of monoliths, 15 four-meters-long glass vitals enclosing various noble gases and a dozen abstract ‘paintings’ created through several acid and pigment baths. Altogether, the works in the exhibition explore their numbers, whether it is the sheer scale, the weight, or the temporal measure they imply.
"The Studio of Modernism" is a survey of Camille Pissarro's work, shining a spotlight on his collaborative relationships with his contemporaries.
Andrea Blum’s exhibition “Parallel Lives” fills the annex in Kunsthaus Baselland with a selection of work looking at our connection to the natural world.
Anna Maria Maiolino’s exhibition “In the sky I am one and many and as a human I am everything and nothing” brings together work from the last half a century.
"Lunar Conveniences” is an exhibition by the Chilean artist Francisco Sierra featuring a series of new paintings and a sculptural installation.
Beat Zoderer's exhibition "The Ultimate Sphere" features a series of sculptural works including a monumental sphere created from an assemblage of wooden boards.
Kara Walker’s “A Black Hole is Everything a Star Longs to Be” encompasses over 600 works on paper spanning the last 28 years.
Driven by the realization that our lives are shaped by the constant flow of data in the Information Age, “INFORMATION (Today)” is a group exhibition responding to the MoMA’s 1970 exhibition “INFORMATION.”
In Fondation Beyeler’s exhibition “CLOSE-UP,” the institution is sharing the work of nine women artists, who put a focus on the human form through portraits and self-portraits.