We have passed by this signal box, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, many times as we head in and out of Basel by train. Today was the first time to actually see it up close. Considering its fifteen years in an aggressive location it is aging quite nicely.
Schaulager. The special exhibition ‘Prayer Sheet with the Wound and the Nail’ by Matthew Barney. I understand his concept behind the Drawing Restraint series but that is about all that I understand. We first saw his work at the Guggenheim in New York. The Cremaster Cycle. Wow. This exhibition was nothing like that although there […]
ArtBasel 41. Clockwise from left to right; Dan Flavin, Ugo Rondinone, Tim Rollins & K.O.S. (one of my favorites) and Jack Pierson.
Billed as the world’s premier international art show, Art Basel did not disappoint. It was an amazing feast for the eyes and our eyes were exhausted by the end of the day. One day at this event is just not enough to fully take in all that is on view. The final attendance numbers for […]
A day trip to Basel. The sun was out but very cold. Every chance we had to take shelter we did. We were here once before, in the summer, back on day 46_august 30, 2008. We started out exploring the Gundeldingen area, purely by accident. It wasn’t very interesting so we hopped on one of […]
A day out with about 15 others on a chartered bus (not including the bus driver and his two girlfriends). This was a trip sponsored by EF and for employees and friends/family. First stop was the Feldschloesschen brew- ery for a tour and private tasting. Then on to the quaint town of Rheinfelden for lunch. […]