Join us for the opening of the exhibition The Acid Lab, which focuses on the use of acid in printmaking! This exhibit launches The Graphic Lab project, a new exhibition series at the Kupferstichkabinett.
10.30 a.m. Anita Haldemann and Marion Heisterberg welcome you at the Hauptbau, 1. OG
Meeting point: Hauptbau, EG, Cost: Free with entry, Length: 30 Minutes each
11 a.m. "The Iron Age ": The early years of etching around 1500, featuring Daniel Hopfer, Albrecht Dürer and Urs Graf → with Ariane Mensger
11.45 a.m. Etched through a resin veil: The aquatint technique → with Marion Heisterberg
2 p.m. Strong Water: Tales from an artist’s printmaking praxis → with Franziska Schiratzki
2.45 p.m. Creases, stamps, and adhesive: How a print winds up in a pass-partout → with the paper restoration team
3.30 p.m. Traces of a friendship: Cézanne’s etchings → with Fabienne Ruppen
4.15 p.m. A connoisseur collects: Curt Glaser and prints → with Judith Rauser
5 p.m. Etched revolution: Käthe Kollwitz’ Peasant War cycle → with Amanda Kopp
Drawing in the collection
Get inspired by the art works, the spaces or the museum’s visitors! 2–4 p.m., Hauptbau, 1. OG, free, no prior knowledge necessary
Let’s make prints
Open workshop on printmaking techniques, color, form, and material 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Hauptbau, studio training, free
Take a look at the programs offered by our partners:
Graphic Arts Weekend is supported by Freunde des Kunstmuseums Basel
The Acid Lab is made possible with support from the Getty Foundation through The Paper Project Initiative.
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