17 Sep 2020

#80 Inspired by her – Maria Lassnig

Die Führungsreihe «Inspired by her» zu aktuellen weiblichen Positionen im Kunstmuseum Basel führt uns mit diesem Beitrag zu Maria Lassnigs Gemälde "Die uneheliche Braut"

06 Aug 2020

iconoclasm and image propaganda in the course of the Reformation

Iconoclasm describes the deliberate destruction of images or monuments, whether for political, ideological (generally religious) or aesthetic reasons. We have known comparable actions since ancient times and they continue to the present day.

06 Jul 2020

#77 Inspired by her – Valery Heussler

Valery Heussler, a committed and time-critical artist, who had many thoughts on contemporary events.

22 Jun 2020

#75 Inspired by her – Germaine Richier

Foolish virgins are usually depicted in a sacred setting. But not in the case of the French artist Germaine Richier.

15 Jun 2020

#74 Controversial? – Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin's "Burghers of Calais" welcome visitors in the Kunstmuseums inner courtyard. However, during the artist's lifetime, their depiction did not in any way enrapture those who commissioned the work.

08 Jun 2020

#73 Inspired by her – Augusta Roszmann

A self-portrait of Augusta Roszmann is part of the collection of the Kunstmuseum Basel. Who was the Belgian painter?

01 Jun 2020

#72 Controversial? – Füssli

The role of women in the oeuvre of the Swiss painter Johann Heinrich Füssli is controversially discussed. One of the paintings giving rise to this debate is part of the collection of the Kunstmuseum Basel.

28 May 2020

#71 My favourite: Alberto Giacometti

Employees of the Kunstmuseum Basel present their favourite works. Today: Sabina Gauch, assortment assistant in the museum shop.

25 May 2020

#70 Inspired by her – Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

The tour series "Inspired by her" on current female positions leads us to Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's painting "A Culmination" in the Kunstmuseum Basel | Neubau with this contribution.

24 May 2020

#69 My favourite: Augusto Giacometti

Employees of the Kunstmuseum Basel present their favourite works. Today: Pascale Ziltener Trapp, head of our museum shops.

22 May 2020

#68 Workshop

Katharina and Annina show you how to tell a story in four pictures. (Video in German only)

20 May 2020

#67 Our favourites: Robert Delaunay + Ferdinand Hodler

Frederik Reinhard and Ada Luise Krajewski, both 8 years old, present their favourite works from our collection.