Andrew Lord began working in ceramics some 40 years ago—long before the medium's recent renaissance in the art world—creating pieces that explore concerns far beyond those of functional household objects.
"Land" was the title of this exhibition of works on paper and a single sculpture by the German artist Jakob Mattner, born in 1946.
Sara Masüger's recent exhibition was tightly conceived and relatively traditional in comparison with her earlier installations in which sculptural mediums were employed to give shape to text.
Denis Savary's recent show was a complex puzzle that offered no tidy solution.
Feipel & Bechameil's exhibition "Among Silent Rooms" contained an echo of their uncanny installation for Luxembourg's pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale (Martine Feipel is from Luxembourg; Jean Bechameil is French).
A new direction in Gitte Schäfer's work was evident in "Stellio," her second solo exhibition at Lullin + Ferrari.
When asked publicly if he was in possession of Gustave Courbet's painting of the female sex, L'Origine du Monde (The Origin of the World, 1866), Jacques Lacan did not give a clear answer, which was characteristic of the psychoanalyst.
"Monuments," organized by the British curator Mark Sladen, considers the contemporary role of monuments and the monumental through video, sculpture and works on paper.
French photographer Bruno Serralongue (b. 1968) goes to the same places that photojournalists do, but the images with which he returns are not the same as theirs, nor does he publish his pictures in journalistic contexts.
As its matter-of-fact name suggests (Schaulager is a "viewable storage area"), the main remit of this Basel institution is not to mount exhibitions but to facilitate informed study of its collections.
“An Honest Mistake” is what young painter Vittorio Brodmann (b. 1987, Ettingen, Switzerland) titled his first solo exhibition at Gregor Staiger’s new location.
"What a century of hands!-I shall never have my hand. Afterwards domesticity leads too far" was the cryptic title of this solo show by Lili Reynaud-Dewar (b. 1975), a French artist whose work in performance, sculpture and the moving image has...
Young sculptor and filmmaker Helen Marten (b. 1985, Macclesfield, UK) could not have wished for a more prestigious venue for her first institutional exhibition than the freshly refurbished galleries of the Kunsthalle Zurich.
Show after show, including this solo presentation of works by Ger van Elk, confirms the ongoing relevance of the artists Szeemann selected for the exhibition "Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form" (Kunsthalle Bern, 1969).
A Turkish artist with links to the Surrealist movement, Yüksel Arslan (born in 1933 in Istanbul) has lived in Paris since 1962. For the last 60 years he has been producing artworks based on his studies of Eastern and Western writings on history,...
Cevdet Erek breaks time—and thus our experience of life—into units. Based in Istanbul, the young Turkish artist studied architecture, has a PhD in music and plays drums in an experimental rock band. His temporal dissection at the Kunsthalle Basel...
Two 35mm films were projected side by side in a darkened room. On the left appeared a statue of a bronze Prometheus with a torch in his raised hand, a gift of fire to emancipate man; on the right, a comical carved-wood hermaphrodite holding a clock...
Kaspar Müller’s work is as difficult to pin down as mercury. This exhibition, “I was in Trinidad and learned a lot,” opened with a series of stills from his 2010 film Colmar & Strasbourg, made for his Manor Art Prize show at the Museum zu...