Picasso, Stingel, Bourgeois – What’s on at the Fondation Beyeler during Art Basel 2019

Installation view “The Young PICASSO –Blue and Rose Periods” at the Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, 2019; artwork: Pablo Picasso, La Vie; 1903, Oil on canvas, 197 x 127.3 cm, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Donation Hanna Fund, © Succession Picasso / ProLitteris, Zurich 2018; photograph by Mark Niedermann

In the weeks to come, visitors to Basel will be able to view an outstanding selection of modern and contemporary art at Switzerland’s most visited art museum in Riehen/Basel. More than 250’000 art enthusiasts have already visited the exhibition “The Young PICASSO – Blue and Rose Periods” , which showcases Pablo Picasso’s impressive early work. Due to strong visitor interest, the exhibition is being extended in slightly amended form until the end of Art Basel 2019, up to and including June 16, 2019 .

A recently opened extensive presentation of Rudolf Stingel’s work complements the museum’s strong focus on contemporary art. The show highlights Rudolf Stingel’s major series of works of the last three decades, providing a comprehensive overview of his versatile artistic practice.

Starting on Saturday June 8, the weekend before the opening of Art Basel, a vast installation of Louise Bourgeois’ remarkable Insomnia Drawings from the Daros Collection will be on display .

During Art Basel, on Friday, June 14, 5–6pm , on the lower floor gallery of the Fondation Beyeler, Hans Ulrich Obrist will be talking to Rirkrit Tiravanija about his work.

On Saturday, June 15, 4.30 –9.30 pm, the fourth edition of our sun.set series – electronic music in the park of the Fondation Beyeler in collaboration with Basel ’s Club Nordstern – will feature DJs Jamie Jones and Yare.

Fondation Beyeler opening hours: 10 am – 6 pm daily, Wednesdays until 8 pmDuring Art Basel (June 8 – June 16, 2019): 9 am – 7 pm


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