The Hubert Looser Collection at Kunsthaus Zurich PDF ePub eBook

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The Hubert Looser Collection at Kunsthaus Zurich free pdf Hubert Looser, entrepreneur and patron of the arts, has put together an outstanding collection of modern and contemporary art. The focus of Looser's interest is Abstract Expressionism, Minimal Art, and Arte Povera. The collection also includes classical modernists, as well as Asian and African sculpture. The Hubert Looser collection will be given to Kunsthaus Zurich as a long-term loan in 2017. This book is published to coincide with the first exhibition of key works from this highly significant Swiss collection at Kunsthaus Zurich in summer 2013. It features paintings and sculptures by artists such as John Chamberlain, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Elsworth Kelly- Anselm Kiefer, Yves Klein, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Brice Marden, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Sean Scully, Louis Soutter, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, and others. It also offers an insight into Looser's private space, his home and garden, as a setting for masterpieces of 20th and 21st-century art.

About Philippe Buttner

Philippe Buttner, born 1961 in Basel, is art historian and curator of the permanent collection at Kunsthaus Zurich since 2011. He worked as a research assistant between 2000-2003, and then as curator between 2003-2011, at Fondation Beyeler in Riehen near Basel.

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Author : Philippe Buttner
Publisher : Scheidegger und Spiess AG, Verlag
Data Published : 29 January 2014
ISBN : 3858813982
EAN : 9783858813985
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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