Past exhibitions

Babi Badalov. Xenopoetri

MCBA is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition in Switzerland devoted to the work of Babi Badalov. Both writing and drawing, the artist’s visual poetry explores the political and poetic possibilities of language.

The Origins: 1949-1969

With fourteen immersive environments by a range of artists, from Lucio Fontana to Judy Chicago, Immersion. The Origins: 1949-1969 is the first exhibition to look at an emerging practice that was to become one of the major forms of expression starting in the 1990s.

Magdalena Abakanowicz. Textile Territories

For its first major show at the Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts at the museum’s Plateforme 10 address, the Fondation Toms Pauli invites visitors to rediscover the startling work of Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930 – 2017), a pioneer of textile art and a major artist of 20th-century sculpture.

Jardin d’Hiver #2
Poems of Change

Curated by Simon Würsten Marin, the second iteration of Jardin d’Hiver (Winter Garden), the biennial show devoted to the region’s contemporary art scene, will explore questions of change, instability, and vulnerability, while showcasing the variety seen throughout the artists’ modes of expression.