• “Skulptur Im 20. Jahrhundert”

    Merian Park

    This unique exhibition—a private initiative, with the Basel art dealer Ernst Beyeler and art historians Reinhold Hohl and Martin Schwander the organizers—offered no more and no less than a survey of the 20th-century history of sculpture and of the art’s contemporary status. It complemented an earlier, equally ambitious project, organized in 1980 by the same group and sited in another of Basel’s parks. The previous excursion began with the late 19th century; “Skulptur im 20. jahrhundert” (Sculpture in the 20th century) started with André Derain and Pablo Picasso, thus reflecting at its outset a

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