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Auguste Rodin, “Psyche with a lamp,” 1899, Plaster, cast after the marble, 70 x 68 x 39 cm, 
Musée Rodin, Paris, Inv. S.02850, photo © agence photographique du musée Rodin – Jerome Manoukian.
Auguste Rodin, “Crouching Woman,” large version, 1906–08, Bronze (Alexis Rudier, 1959), 96 x 73 x 60 cm, 
Kunsthaus Zurich, Collection Werner and Nelly Bär, 1968, 
photo by Kunsthaus Zurich, Franca Candrian.
Hans Arp, “Ptolemy III,” 1961, Bronze (1/3, Susse, 1963), 201 x 113 x 76.5 cm, 
Kunstmuseum Basel, Purchase 1963 
© 2020, ProLitteris, Zurich, photo by Kunstmuseum Basel, Martin P. Bühler.
Hans Arp, “Automatic Sculpture (Homage to Rodin),” 1938, Granite, 26 x 22 x 11.5 cm
, private collection, London
© 2020, ProLitteris, Zurich, 
photo by Heini Schneebeli.
Basel, Riehen

Rodin / Arp

"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.

Baselstrasse 101, 4125 Basel, Switzerland
Dec 13 - May 16
Fondation Beyeler
Rodin / Arp
"Rodin / Arp" is on view at Fondation Beyeler through May 16.


Basel, Wettstein |Exhibitions

Katja Aufleger: GONE

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.

Die Nichtschönen: Works, 1967–1974

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.

Afterlight. Afterglow

Kunsthaus Baselland’s “Afterlight. Afterglow” examines the history and evolution of video installations through the eyes of 14 pioneers of the art form.

Lydia Ourahmane: Barzakh

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.”

Raphael Hefti: Salutary Failures

On view at Kunsthalle Basel is “Salutary Failures,’’ an exhibition presenting 5 new bodies of work by Raphael Hefti.

Bernar Venet: TRAJECTORY

On view at Von Bartha is “TRAJECTORY,’’ an exhibition featuring a series of new paintings and sculptures by French artist Bernard Venet.

Imi Knoebel: CENTRUM

Von Bartha presents “CENTRUM,’’an exhibition of new works by German artist Imi Knoebel, best known for his theoretical approach to color and form.

Rembrandt’s Orient

On view at Kunstmuseum Basel is “Rembrandt’s Orient,’’ an exhibition showcasing works by Dutch artist Rembrandt and his colleagues.

Isa Genzken: Works from 1973 to 1983

An exhibition of early works by German artist Isa Genzken is currently on view at Kunstmuseum Basel.

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