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Jean Dubuffet, A Barbarian in Europe

Jean Dubuffet, A Barbarian in Europe

Why use the term ‘barbarian’ in connection with one of Europe’s leading artists in the second half of the twentieth century? In fact, Jean Dubuffet himself would likely have been very pleased with the radical sounding title given to the temporary exhibition...

Cuban Contemporary Art in Geneva

Cuban Contemporary Art in Geneva

Cuba’s artistic scene, although rich and diverse, is little-known outside of its borders. The exhibition ‘EN PROCESO: Emergences Cubaines’ (In Process: Emerging Cuban Art) aimed to promote and give visibility to a selection of young Cuban artists who rarely exhibit...

The Absolute Presence of Place as Subject

The Absolute Presence of Place as Subject

From June 12 to September 30, the second edition of the Sculpture Garden takes place, a Biennale organized by artgenève this year under the curatorship of Balthazar Lovay, former director of Fri Art Kunsthalle in Fribourg.  I spent a Monday morning with Balthazar...

Paul Noble: A Cartography of the Self

Paul Noble: A Cartography of the Self

KK:  How did your shows in Switzerland come about?   PN: The Musee des Beaux-Arts La Chaux-de-Fonds has a new director, David Lemaire. He had previously worked at MAMCO and saw my show there (2001). Apparently, and I might have this wrong, but at his...

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A curated selection of up and coming artists in Switzerland—most of whom do not yet have gallery representation—to allow them a place to show their work and connect with potential collectors.  

Guest Curator: Laurence Favez Jeandin