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"Rodin / Arp" is on view at Fondation Beyeler through May 16.
December 13, 2020 - May 16, 2021
"Rodin / Arp" is on view at Fondation Beyeler through May 16. The exhibition puts artists Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) and Hans Arp (1886-1966) in dialogue for the first time. The sculptural works on view show the clear impact and influence Rodin had on Arp, linking the 19th-century to the 20th. Approximately 110 works are on view in the show, including monumental sculpture, reliefs, drawings, and collages. Of note are well-known pieces like Rodin's Think and Kiss, and Arp's Ptolemy and Torso.
Katja Aufleger’s “GONE” brings together works that play with themes of danger and destruction, created throughout the past decade utilizing mediums like video, glass, plastic, and even hazardous chemicals.
Titled “Die Nichtschönen: Works 1967—1974” (meaning “non-beauties”), Kunsthalle Basel’s presentation of Joachim Bandau features creations from the aforementioned period which the artist made by de- and reconstructing department store mannequins.
Kunsthaus Baselland’s “Afterlight. Afterglow” examines the history and evolution of video installations through the eyes of 14 pioneers of the art form.
Musing on what makes a home, the artist Lydia Ourahmane has transported thousands of objects from her Algiers apartment to the rooms of Kunsthalle Basel for her exhibition “Barzakh.”
On view at Kunsthalle Basel is “Salutary Failures,’’ an exhibition presenting 5 new bodies of work by Raphael Hefti.
On view at Von Bartha is “TRAJECTORY,’’ an exhibition featuring a series of new paintings and sculptures by French artist Bernard Venet.
Von Bartha presents “CENTRUM,’’an exhibition of new works by German artist Imi Knoebel, best known for his theoretical approach to color and form.
On view at Kunstmuseum Basel is “Rembrandt’s Orient,’’ an exhibition showcasing works by Dutch artist Rembrandt and his colleagues.