This week, Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne initiated a new ephemeral exhibition around the Swiss artist Flynn Maria Bergmann. The exhibition is called Outside the story. The exhibition also features the artist daughter with Minikiss: Tennessee Lou MacDougall.
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Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will present for sale an ornate gold box by the master Saxon court jeweller Johann Christian Neuber (1736-1808). Unseen for 88 years this exceptional sale will take place on December 3rd in the Iconic Jewels & Treasures sale. The piece is one of 14 miniature masterpieces to be offered in the auction from an important American collection of 18th and 19th century European gold boxes.
For the past 13 years SuicideGirls reinvented burlesque and the idea of Pin-Up Girls. This year, they are everywhere, buzzing throughout all social networks, especially on Periscope. An amazing adventure that proposes another kind of femininity, free from classic standards. Welcome to the 2.0 Pin-Up. The concept of Pin-Up, older than you think. In the late 19th century, burlesque performers and actresses sometimes used photographic advertisement as business cards to promote themselves. These adverts and business cards could often be found in almost every green room, pinned-up or stuck into “frames of the looking-glasses, in the joints of the gas-burners, and sometimes lying on-top of the sacred cast-case itself. The word it-self, Pin-Up-Girl, comes from the fact that most of these representations were displayed informally, just by pinning-up on the wall. One of the first known Pin-Ups was Betty Grable. She was basically in every locker of each American…
Until October 18th, the Geneva Botanic garden presents a very interesting exhibition called Plants and Spirituality. Since man is man, he always used plants in order to better connect to something greater than him. From Religion to chamanism, the Geneva Botanic garden proposes a journey across time and space. The visitor will be able to discover this new exhibition as well as re-discover the Botanic garden itself.
Les Editions du Griffon is an amazing Swiss Publishing House located in Neuchâtel. Since 1944 it became a world reference for art books and some of their monograph are true references for artists like Vasarely or Piza. Check our full review here.
Our review about Cultural Network. A Swiss developed and based mobile app that gathers and collects all cultural and artistic events in the country. A clever idea. Check it out.
KISSTHEDESIGN is a gallery in Lausanne, Switzerland in which you will be invited to a journey around design, interior furniture and contemporary art. Discover its new exhibition in partnership with Mudac museum.
Lausanne will shine with bright and vibrant colors from tonight. Birdy Kids are in town. Always on the cutting edge of art, Virginie Bridy and her trendy ArtShop in Lausanne present an exhibition of some chosen artwork of street artists Birdy Kids.
Until May 25th the prestigious Kunsthaus Zürich holds a very interesting exhibition called “Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh Inspiration Japan”. This exhibition reflects the deep influence of Japanese art and culture into Western painters.
The Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne is holding an exhibition about William Eggleston. This American photographer established color in photography as a recognized master art. Once again the Lausanne Museum for photography brings a daring and sharp choice for the pleasure of our minds and eyes.
Discover ArtShop, a new place for arts in Lausanne. This month you will be able to discover an amazing exhibition about Victor Vasarely, the father of optic art.
The Musée de la Main in Lausanne is a very interesting place . It offers original and quite unique exhibitions and until February 22nd 2015, you will be able to attend to Lab/Life. Two exhibition around Living things: One is about Life Exploration (Exploration du Vivant) and another one is about Stem Cells, the origins of life (Cellules Souches, l’origine de la vie). This weekend, we got to visit the first one. You can discover the life in a scientific lab, different modern techniques to explore, observe, analyse and understand Life. Musée de la Main in Lausanne: because Science does matter. As we know, Science and health are two very important components in life. Claude Verdan Foundation, the University of Lausanne and the CHUV (Lausanne Public hospital) have joined forces since 1997. The result is a flexible and interesting place they called Musée de la Main. The Museum explores themes…
The 14 to 34 years old have developed a great capability of self-expression. While marketers tend to place them under the same umbrella, Generation Y is probably the one since the last 3 generations with a strong will of differentiation. They also tend to believe that one should accept how and who you are rather than following any kind of reference. At the same time, we understand that the 4 big institutions of modern society have simply lost its identity builder factor: Family, State, Military and Religion. Without references given by society, the young generations need to create their own and choose to build their identities by themselves. Here are 5 main trends for 2015 that will blow your mind, unless you are under 35 years old. Zombie Walks and how to get a bite With the huge success of the TV series “The Walking Dead”, being a Zombie is probably…
Romanian artist Octavian Mielu releases a new series of incredible Smoke portraits. From Marilyn Monroe, to Michael Jackson or Che Guevara, Octavian portraits reveal an original emotion and expression of these iconic personalities. Octavian Mielu has chosen some of the most iconic personalities of the past 100 years, from multiple domains and eras. It is a sort of tribute to a certain humanity legacy . All personalities are universally well known and all represented something important in their own domain. It is interesting to see how Octavian Mielu was inspired by very different famous people. It is a very rich selection. From Mickey Mouse to Marilyn Monroe, it is a whole world that separates them. Several sizes are available which would allow interesting displays organization. When you ask Octavian Mielu about his work, he explains that he uses different smoke photos and techniques in order to bring this misty impression…