art in Switzerland

Art in Switzerland: the most expected art exhibitions to come.

Art in Switzerland: the most expected art exhibitions to come.

Switzerland has an amazing network of cultural places and museums. It is probably one of the most rich countries in terms of art diversity. You can see exhibitions in Switzerland that probably you might not be able to see them elsewhere. Why is that? Probably the perfect blend between financial means (making things happening), culture expertise (to know what to do) and a strong aim to maintain a strong cultural activity. Here is our Swiss Blog post of the month about the…

Birdy Kids at ArtShop Lausanne – Must see!

Birdy Kids at ArtShop Lausanne – Must see!

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.

Inspiration Japan – Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh at Kunsthaus Zürich

Inspiration Japan – Monet, Gauguin, Van Gogh at Kunsthaus Zürich

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 landscape in painting, an art genre.

The landscape in painting, an art genre.

For centuries, landscapes were considered as a minor genre in western art. Portrait was something more noble, or “nature-morte” as well. There was always something more important to pay attention to than Landscape. Yet, in history certain nations like Ancient China or Rome as well as Russia in the 19th century, have developed an extraordinary know how in painting landscapes. It all started with a wise man on top of a mountain Landscape art is the depiction in art of…

Matthieu Gafsou at l’Elysee Lausanne. Only God can Judge me.

Matthieu Gafsou at l’Elysee Lausanne. Only God can Judge me.

Lausanne is definitely the place to be for modern and contemporary photography. This summer, l’Elysee Museum for photography is holding a very interesting photo exhibition called “Only God can Judge me” by Swiss photographer Matthieu Gafsou. Matthieu Gafsou, Swiss, Artist, invested. By choosing Matthieu Gafsou to perform an exhibition at l’Elysée, the Swiss institution in Lausanne took a position in terms of artistic engagement torwards some “bites”. In deed, Matthieu Gafsou always brought and edgy look in every theme he…

Prix Elysee with the support of Parmigiani Fleurier

Prix Elysee with the support of Parmigiani Fleurier

This month, the prestigious Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne – Switzerland is launching “Le Prix Elysée” with the support of Parmigiani Fleurier. It is a professional competition dedicated to the highlight of promising photographers. Once again, the Musée de l’Elysée places itself as one of the European reference for Photography and photography curation. By scouting the talents of tomorrow, it brings a strong visibility to these promising artists. Here is what the museum explains: The prize is open to promising…

Art exhibitions in Switzerland – 2013 top 7 exhibitions you do not wish to miss!

Art exhibitions in Switzerland – 2013 top 7 exhibitions you do not wish to miss!

Switzerland is a very rich country… in art institutions and museums. It is one of the countries with the biggest density of museums per inhabitant. If we calculate only the official ones, we could count more than 1,000. 2013 will be again a very exciting year for art. Here is our selection of exhibitions not to miss in Switzerland for 2013. Kunsthaus Zürich Felix Vallotton – Precious Moments. From July 5th to September 15th 2013 This exhibition will be a…