The Schaulager is a museum in Newmünchenstein, a sub-district of Münchenstein in the canton of Basel-Country, Switzerland.Built in 2002/2003 under commission of the Laurenz Foundation, it was designed by the renowned architectural office of Herzog & de Meuron, the Schaulager opened in 2003. The Schaulager was conceived as an open warehouse that provides the optimal spatial and climatic conditions for the preservation of works of art.The institution functions as a mix between public museum, art storage facility and art research institute. It is primarily directed at a specialist audience but is also open to the general public for special events and the annual exhibitions.The special annual exhibitions to date are: 2003: Roth-Zeit. A retrospective on Dieter Roth 2004: Herzog & de Meuron. Number 250. An exposition 2005: Jeff Wall. Photographs from 1978–2004 2006: Tacita Dean. Analogue: Films, Photographs, Drawings 1991–2006 and Francis Alÿs. "The Sign Painting Project (1993–97)": A revision» 2007: Robert Gober. Work 1976–2007 2008: Andrea Zittel, Monika Sosnowska. 1:1 2009: Holbein to Tillmans. Prominent guests from the Kunstmuseum Basel 2010: Matthew Barney. Prayer Sheet with the Wound and the Nail 2011: Francis Alÿs. Fabiol 2013: Steve McQueen. 2014: Paul Chan. Selected Works The collection from the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation forms the main core of the Schaulager exhibits. This collection was founded in 1933 by Maja Hoffmann-Stehlin (* 7. August 1896; † 8. August 1989), later known as Maja Sacher, wife of Paul Sacher (* 28 April 1906 – † 26 May 1999).Put Schaulager and other Basel attractions into our Basel itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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Manchmal ist das Schaulager wieder ein paar Monate geschlossen, dann plötzlich: eine neue Ausstellung, aber fast immer mit einer unkonventionellen Note. Hingehen! more »Sometimes, the Schaulager is closed, then suddenly again a couple of months: a new exhibition, but almost always with a Bohemian touch. Go!
unbedingt wenn kunstbegeistert vorbeigehen ein Museum der höheren Klasse das ich weltweit in dieser Art nicht wieder gefunden habe more »absolutely if kunstbegeistert, a Museum of the higher class I world not found in this way to pass
Struttura splendida da visitare per chi si occupa di architettura. Esperienza straordinaria. Unica pecca, caffetteria nonostante sia stata avvisata giorni prima dell'arrivo di 20 persone sprovvista di... more »All beautiful to visit for anyone involved in architecture. Amazing experience. The only flaw, despite being advised cafeteria days before arrival of 20 people deprived of everything dear. Forbidden to photograph the Interior
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