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Gerhard Richter: Betty, 1988
Oil on canvas, 102x72cm
Saint-Louis Art Museum Gerhard Richter 2012
© Gerhard Richter 2012
Gerhard Richter: Pictures / Series
BASEL • Fondation Beyeler • 18 May - 7 September 2014
"I do not obey any intention, system or trend; I have no programme, style or pretention. I love uncertainty, infinity and permanent insecurity."
The exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler centers on German artist Gerhard Richter's (born in Dresden in 1932, now based in Cologne) series, cycles, and interior spaces. A counterpoint to these is formed by a number of single works, many of which have achieved iconic status. Some hundred pictures are on show — portraits, still-lifes, landscapes, abstract images — along with two glass objects and sixty-four overpainted photographs. The selection encompasses the major periods in Richter’s career since 1966, including recent works not yet seen in public.
Fondation Beyeler Website
Tel: (41) (0) 61 645 97 00
Luc Chessex, CCCC (Castro, Coca, Che, Cherchez la femme [Search for the Woman])
LAUSANNE • Musée de l'Elysée • 4 June - 24 August 2014
|Luc Chessex lived in Cuba from 1961 to 1975. As a member of the Prensa Latina agency and photo editor for the magazine Cuba internacional, he was an involved witness of the revolution. The Musée de l'Elysée is presenting four series of photographs from that time: Cherchez la Femme [Search for the Woman], Le Visage de la Révolution [The Face of the Revolution], Che and Coca. The exhibition was created from numerous original prints, publications, press clippings and an unpublished book on Cuban women.|
Musée de l'Elysée Website
||Musée de l'Elysée|
18 avenue de l'Elysée
Tel: (41) 21 31 69 911
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