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2018

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Stephan Melzl. Air Show

Stephan Melzl’s fine, rather small-format oil paintings already fascinate the viewer from a distance, drawing... more

2017

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Anja Ganster. Tidal friction (constellation 6)

Anja Ganster has worked largely as a painter, however, she has recently also been active in the fields of sculpture,... more

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Varlin. Perspectives

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his death, the Museum Franz Gertsch is showing an exhibition of works... more

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Franz Gertsch. Summer

The artist’s recently completed painting “Meer 2017” [Sea 2017] (2016/17) will continue to attract... more

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Franz Gertsch. New and Unknown

After Franz Gertsch made the whole basement level of the museum available during the past exhibition season for... more

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Herbert Brandl. Hyänenpause

Herbert Brandl is known for his mostly large-format individual paintings. His powerful and dynamic, often abstract... more

2016

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Patrick Lo Giudice. Landscapes

The works of the Italo-Swiss artist Patrick Lo Giudice are highly memorable. Enclosed in deep heavy iron frames,... more

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Pascal Danz. Highlights

Pascal Danz’s paintings, which are often based on photographs or other media images, are characterized by... more

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Works by Franz Gertsch

The work of our museum’s namesake will very naturally also be represented in the coming exhibition period.... more

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The Righteous. An ensemble of sculptures by Werner Neuhaus

From August on, sculptures will be on view outside the Museum Franz Gertsch that have been selected from the “Righteous”... more

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Claas Gutsche. Cracks in Concrete

Claas Gutsche occupies himself with traces of the German-German past in his partly very large linocuts on fine... more

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Valérie Favre. Moving

Valérie Favre is an artist who is primarily concerned with painting. She explores it in series of works,... more

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Béatrice Gysin. Archive of Presumptions

Béatrice Gysin’s drawings are mostly shaped by a fine linear structure that recalls the patterns of... more

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Works by Franz Gertsch

Parallel to Valérie Favre’s exhibition, paintings and woodcuts by Franz Gertsch will be on show in... more

2015

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Franz Gertsch. Early Woodcuts

Having already devoted the large-scale exhibition “Cut in Wood—Franz Gertsch. The Donation” to... more

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Franz Gertsch. Johanna & Co. feat. Andy Warhol

The large temporary exhibition in the fall of 2015 is devoted largely to the work of Franz Gertsch. The exhibition... more

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Andrea Heller. Paradox of the Heap

The Museum Franz Gertsch is continuing its series of contemporary art exhibitions in the Print Room with a solo... more

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Gabi Hamm. Two

In the Print Room, the Museum Franz Gertsch will be exhibiting a concentrated selection of small-format oil paintings... more

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Brigitta Weber & Johannes Hüppi. Nightshade

It is time that a museum exhibition again devotes itself to the fine and extraordinary painter Brigitta Weber (1939–1996),... more

2014

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Cut in Wood. Franz Gertsch. The Donation

On the occasion of the artist’s generous donation, the Museum Franz Gertsch is exhibiting virtually all of... more

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Hiroshige & Kunisada. Fascinating Colour Woodcuts

The exhibition in the Print Room consists of three complementary sections, beginning with a selection of prints... more

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Franz Gertsch im Museum les Abattoirs in Toulouse (F)

Am 23. Mai 2014 wird nun eine weitere Ausstellung von Franz Gertsch im Ausland eröffnet. Das Musée... more

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Zilla Leutenegger. Fairlady Z

Drawing is the fundamental media for the artist Zilla Leutenegger (b. 1968 in Zurich). Digitally reworked videos... more

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Thomas Ritz. The Elusive Horizon

Current works by Thomas Ritz (b. 1966) will be shown in the print room. The space’s tranquil, concentrated... more

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Woodcuts by Franz Gertsch

Parallel to the current temporary exhibitions, a new woodcut by Franz Gertsch (b. 1930) will have its premiere... more

2013

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Elective Affinities. Recent Painting and Drawing from the Museum Frieder Burda

At the same time as paintings and woodcuts by Franz Gertsch are being shown at the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden,... more

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Irene Bisang. Magic Onion

Irene Bisang’s art draws on her imagination as well as the abundance of pictorial material that surrounds... more

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Justine Otto. Half Board

The world of Justine Otto (born 1974) is inhabited by girls, women and animals. The painterly handwriting is merciless,... more

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Works by Franz Gertsch

Tireless in his creative urge, Franz Gertsch (born 1930) turned his attention to a new group of works after completing... more

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Heinz Egger. My Noiseless Gear

Every morning, when Heinz Egger (born 1937) enters his studio, he turns to his diary. He stamps the date and jots... more

2012

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Franz Gertsch. Snap-shot

Franz Gertsch (born 1930) is one of Switzerland’s preeminent contemporary artists. After Romantic painterly... more

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Cécile Hummel. To Plunge and Emerge

The exhibition series featuring contemporary art will be continued in the cabinet. Installative arrangements consisting... more

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Cornelia Schleime. The Colour, the Body, the Face, the Eyes

Cornelia Schleime is among the most important painters of the present day. This is her first major ex-hibition... more

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Franz Gertsch. The Four Seasons

In 2007, the then 77-year-old Franz Gertsch began working on a cycle devoted to the four seasons, well aware of... more

2011

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Franz Gertsch. Early Works

In the course of his 2005 retrospective, Franz Gertsch (born 1930) defined 1969 as the start of his artist career.... more

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Anna Lea Hucht. Watercolors and drawings

In the Cabinet, Anna Lea Hucht (born 1980) presents watercolors and drawings from the past five years to her most... more

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Franz Gertsch. The Four Seasons

In 2007, the then 77-year-old Franz Gertsch began working on a cycle devoted to the four seasons, well aware of... more

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Franz Gertsch, Das grosse Gras

During this exhibition period, a room is again being devoted for the first time in a long while to Franz Gertsch’s... more

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Cuts into the Heart and Eyes. Christiane Baumgartner. Philipp Hennevogl

In this exhibition, the works by Franz Gertsch (exhibition spaces number 1 and 2) meet up with younger artistic... more

2010

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Pro Infirmis. mehrlebenswert

Ein Initial-Projekt von Pro Infirmis Kanton Bern zum Thema "Integration und Kultur" Ausstellung im Kabinett... more

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Claudia & Julia Müller

From September 25th, 2010 to March 6th, 2011 the museum franz gertsch presents a solo show of the Swiss artists... more

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Red & Blue. Franz Gertsch and Max von Mühlenen

The exhibition year in the museum franz gertsch begins with a homage by Franz Gertsch (born 1930) to his teacher... more

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Marcel Gähler. Works on Paper

Large-format watercolours and fine pencil drawings by Zurich artist Marcel Gähler (born 1969) dating from... more

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Franz Gertsch. Three paintings from the cycle of the Four Seasons

Franz Gertsch (born 1930) is currently working on the completion of his cycle of the Four Seasons with the painting... more

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Franz Gertsch. 1950 and 1960: Sketches and drawings relating to "Tristan Bärmann"

An exhibition curated by Rainer Michael Mason in the museum's cabinet with ball point pen sketches and pen... more

2009

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Wolfgang Straub - Enchanted Gardens

Exhibition at the projektraum im park Wolfgang Straub - Enchanted Gardens Wolfgang Straub was born in 1969. Both... more

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Windowzoo.com: Can't fake freedom

“windowzoo.com” is an internationally active and networked multimedia art project. Since 2005, birds have... more

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Franz Gertsch. 1950 and 1960: Sketches and drawings relating to "Tristan Bärmann"

An exhibition curated by Rainer Michael Mason in the museum's cabinet with ball point pen sketches and pen... more

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Franz Gertsch. The new seasons

Franz Gertsch (born 1930) paints the four seasons – the idea for this cycle of paintings developed when the... more

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“gertschish” – a dialogue

Franz Gertsch inspires pupils from the Grammar School Burgdorf Together with five art teachers, pupils explore... more

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Leonardo Bezzola. Photographs

In the museum's cabinet, from May 9th to August 2nd 2009, we will be showing selected works by the Berne photographer... more

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Peter Iseli. Bleiblech

Ausstellung im projektraum im park Peter Iseli. Bleiblech 26 Ansichten Tintendruck Peter Iseli verformt für... more

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Gert & Uwe Tobias

From March 14 to August 28, 2009, the museum franz gertsch is presenting the first Swiss solo exhibition of the... more

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The Autonomous Existence of Colors | Color Proofs for the Prints of Franz Gertsch

The wonderful, often large colored prints by Franz Gertsch are the result of long preparations. These include the... more

2008

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Zwischenlandung

Works from the Nationale Suisse Collection Curated by Claudio Moser Room interventions by Karim Noureldin and Luc... more

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Franz Gertsch. Herbst

Since October last year, the museum franz gertsch has presented the artist’s most recent monumental painting.... more

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Dirk Skreber Blutgeschwindigkeit Blood Speed

Whether car crashes, aeroplane disasters, tornados or other catastrophes – Dirk Skreber’s painting... more

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Franz Gertsch | Works on paper

From early on, Franz Gertsch (born 1930) possessed true talent and fine expressive potentials. That he could draw,... more

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Gregor Schneider. Doublings

A special highlight were the elaborate spatial installations that Gregor Schneider set up on the lower floor of... more

2007

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Songlines Balthasar Burkhard

Burkhard has had the intention for some time now of working with the female nude. The idea for Songlines emerged... more

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freshly painted - works from the willy michel collection. paintings

freshly painted is the second part of the Willy Michel collection devoted entirely to contemporary painting with... more

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Max Roth - Monolithic Sculptures

The Shape of Emptiness | Monolithic Sculptures by Max Roth When viewing the more recent wood sculptures by Max... more

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Under the Starry Sky. Works from the Willy Michel Collection. Photography Franz Gertsch - Scottish Water Paintings

The museum franz gertsch is showing a selection of contemporary photographs and works on paper from the Willy Michel... more

2006

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Back to the Figure. Contemporary Painting

Figurative painting has been booming the last ten years. The demand on the international art market is unflagging,... more

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franz gertsch - woodcuts

During the summer months, we will again present works from our Franz Gertsch collection in our spacious museum... more

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li trieb - archiving the moment

The experience of time is a central topic in Li Trieb’s artistic work. She examines different aspects and... more

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The Sublime is Now!

The sublime includes all that is only accessible through extraordinary sensitivity. As an aesthetic category, it... more

2005

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Last days: Franz Gertsch - the Retrospective

For the occasion of Franz Gertsch’s 75th birthday, the museum franz gertsch is compiling a truly comprehensive... more

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„ein Ring von unschätzbarem Wert“. Preisträger des Kaiserrings Goslar

The Kaiserring, awarded annually by the city of Goslar (D), is one of the most renowned art prizes in the world.... more

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M+M – Der Johanna-Zyklus

The film installation "Johanna cycle" by the artist duo from Munich M+M M+M (Marc Weis und Martin De... more

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Franz Gertsch – works from the collection foundation Willy Michel

During the summer months, we will again present works form the museum franz gertsch's collection in our spacious... more

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gerhard richter – without color

What is painting? What is a picture? How do we perceive pictures? With each of his paintings, Gerhard Richter,... more

2004

Exhibition

east wind

xu bing (china) – fang lijun (china) – yoshihiro suda (japan) "East wind" is the title of... more

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marcel van eeden

marcel van eeden (*1965, lives and works inthe Hague) basically concentrates on one majorproject. Through the medium... more

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franz gertsch – works from the collection (willy michel foundation)

franz gertsch – works from the collection (willy michel foundation) During the summermonths, we will again... more

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magdalena abakanowicz

magdalena abakanowicz – sculptures Magdalena abakanowicz (*1930, lives andworks in Warsaw) is the most renowned... more

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lucio fontana

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) was one of the most significant personalities in European post-war art but also one of... more

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true lies

lies and other truths in contemporary photography Since its invention 150 years ago, photography had always been... more

2003

Exhibition

wasa marjanov - theatre boxes

Wasa Marjanov (born in 1947 in Pancevo, ex-Yugoslavia) balances on the borderline between reality and utopia, between... more

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franz gertsch - patti smith

„It was her face which first fascinated me,“ says Franz Gertsch about rock legend Patti Smith. After... more

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horizons

franz gertsch in dialogue with thomas demand, on kawara, yves klein, wolfgang laib, roman opalka, gerhard richter,... more