06 FEBRUARY 2015 / Paul Gauguin exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel (Switzerland)
Fondation Beyeler im Herbst 2010, Foto: Mark Niedermann
Paul Gauguin, Parau api, 1892, Oil on canvas, 67 x 92 cm, Galerie Neue Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Paul Gauguin, Contes Barbares, 1902, Oil on canvas, 131,5 x 90,5 cm, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Photo: © Museum Folkwang, Essen
As one of the great European cultural highlights in the year 2015, the Paul Gauguin exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler brings together some fifty masterpieces by Gauguin from leading international museums and private collections.
Gauguin’s ground-breaking paintings have become icons of modern art and are some of the most significant and valuable cultural treasures in the world. This exhibition will be on show until 28th June 2015 and will be a unique opportunity for the general public to experience Gauguin’s world-famous and rarely exhibited key works. The SNF is supporting this exhibition.
The Fondation Beyeler houses a collection of over 250 Post-Impressionists, Classical Modernist and contemporary paintings and drawings as well as ethnographical art objects from Africa and Oceania.