Private collections

###Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation###The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation was established in 1933 by Maja Hoffmann-Stehlin, the later Maja Sacher-Stehlin, (1896–1989). In 1941, she entrusted the collection to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung as a permanent loan. In 1980, she initiated the creation of the Museum für Gegenwartskunst and generously helped fund construction of the building. One of the world's first museums of contemporary art, it is now known as the Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart.> [More Info](https://kunstmuseumbasel.ch/en/collection/private-collections/emanuel-hoffmann-foundation)

Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation

The Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation was established in 1933 by Maja Hoffmann-Stehlin, the later Maja Sacher-Stehlin, (1896–1989). In 1941, she entrusted the collection to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung as a permanent loan. In 1980, she initiated the creation of the Museum für Gegenwartskunst and generously helped fund construction of the building. One of the world's first museums of contemporary art, it is now known as the Kunstmuseum Basel | Gegenwart.

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###Im Obersteg Foundation and Collection###The Im Obersteg Foundation was founded 1992 by Doris Im Obersteg-Lerch (1931-2015) and has been based in Basel since 2004. The foundation’s capital, the important classical modern collection of Karl and Jürg Im Obersteg, has been housed in the Kunstmuseum Basel ever since and is permanently exhibited to a considerable extent. The collection consists of about 190 paintings, sculptures and works on paper as well as a comprehensive archive of artist letters. > [More Info](https://kunstmuseumbasel.ch/en/collection/private-collections/im-obersteg-foundation)

Im Obersteg Foundation and Collection

The Im Obersteg Foundation was founded 1992 by Doris Im Obersteg-Lerch (1931-2015) and has been based in Basel since 2004. The foundation’s capital, the important classical modern collection of Karl and Jürg Im Obersteg, has been housed in the Kunstmuseum Basel ever since and is permanently exhibited to a considerable extent. The collection consists of about 190 paintings, sculptures and works on paper as well as a comprehensive archive of artist letters.

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