• Jean-Frédéric Schnyder

    Galerie Walcheturm

    Jean-Frédéric Schnyder’s recent exhibition “I pittori somo cani” (Painters are dogs) included over one hundred, identically sized paintings in an array of styles, exploring seemingly exhausted genres: landscape, still life, portraiture, and abstraction. Schnyder arranged all his paintings, which he produced between 1983 and 1995, on a single wall in orderly, horizontal bands, creating a patchwork of miscellaneous styles and themes. On the gallery floor he placed a work entitled Hudel (Rag, 1983–), a carpet-like expanse formed out of used, meticulously-stitched-together painting rags. An ongoing

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