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Visual Encounters

<DIV class=werklegende>Nkisi (Nail Figures) from the Congo Photo courtesy of Fondation Beyeler</DIV>
Nkisi (Nail Figures) from the Congo
Photo courtesy of Fondation Beyeler
Visual Encounters: Africa, Oceania and Modern Art
BASEL  •  Fondation Beyeler  •  Ongoing

For the first time, a Fondation Beyeler exhibition centers around art works from Africa and Oceania. Each of the thirteen exhibition spaces focuses on an African or Oceanian cultural region, emphasizing its unique character. These extra- European works of the highest quality and global significance are juxtaposed with masterpieces of classical modernism from the Beyeler collection.


African Masks
Vincent van Gogh, Champ aux meules de blé
Figures of the Senufo
Paul Cézanne, Madame Cézanne au fauteuil jaune
Nkisi (Nail Figures) from the Congo
Georges Braque, Femme lisant
Works from Polynesia
Paul Klee, Wald-Hexen
Tino aitu Figures from Nukuoro Atoll
Henri Rousseau, Le lion, ayant faim, se jette sur l’antilope
Hunting Helpers and Ancestor Figures from the Upper Korewori River
Henri Matisse, Nu bleu, la grenouille
Malagan Carvings from North New Ireland
Uli Figures from Central New Ireland
Fernand Léger, Les perroquets (Les acrobates)
A Feather Image from Hawai'i
Mark Rothko, No. 64 (Untitled)
Sculptures of the Mundugumor from the Yuat River
Pablo Picasso, Figure (Femme assise)

Fondation Beyeler Website

Contact: Fondation Beyeler
Baselstrasse 77
CH-4125 Riehen/Basel

Tel: (41) 61 645 97 00

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