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Art Basel, Europe’s largest and most influential art fair opened its gates again. La Bonne Vivante joined Ruinart at the collectors lounge for a sneak prereview of Art Basel’s 47th edition. Established in 1729, Ruinart is the world’s oldest champage house. Its wine cellars underneath the city of Reims have been listed a Unesco, Read More

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John Waters is an American film director and screenwriter best known for the movie “Hairspray”. Fewer people will know him for his artwork however multi- talent Waters has been creative in the field of art since 1990. Strongly influenced by the film business, his work often ridicules Hollywood’s superficiality and its yearning for endless, Read More

Kunsthaus currently features an art exhibit of the Austrian Painter Egon Schiele and Jenny Saville. It is one of the recent encounters which Kunsthaus has designed to create a dialogue between classic, established and contemporary artists.  The exhibition confronts 35 paintings by Schiele with 16 large-format works by Jenny Saville. Egon Schiele’s raw and dark paintings are somewhat disturbing, Read More

What better way to spend a post-brunch lazy Sunday afternoon than by exploring some of the interesting art exhibits that are currently on. The Kunstmuseum Winterthur features an exhibition of Édouard Vuillard who was part of Les Nabis, a group of post-impressionist painters. The Nabis art was influenced by art nouveau and symbolism and their subjects were often, Read More

“Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren’t meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot as ugly or goofy or silly as possible.” – Cindy Sherman   The Kunsthaus features Cindy Sherman’s first exclusive exhibition in Zurich. Her works date, Read More

  The Art Basel is the world’s most important art fair. Established in 1970 it can well be described as the granny of all art fairs. Yes, there is the Frieze Art Fair, the Biennale or Art Miami – Basel Art’s American offshoot however it is Art Basel which stands for tradition in the, Read More

For the 2nd time Kunstmuseum Winterthur hosts an impressive exhibition of Gerhard Richter. In 1999 it organized a retrospective of Gerhard Richter’s drawings and watercolors. The current exhibition showcases works from more than 5 decades. At the entrance it features some of Richter’s earlier watercolors. The second part of Richter’s works is located in, Read More

Romeo and Juliet at Maag Halle Maag Halle presented the ballet for the second time. The modern and colorful interpretation of this tragic lovestory was extremely well performed. It included classical  as well as contemporary music from artists such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, David Guetta and Jay Z.  and the mix made it, Read More

From Matisse to the Blue Rider – Expressionism in Germany and France The colorful exhibition includes paintings by van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin and Paul Klee amongst many others.What better way to escape a grey winter day! Venture through a journey of the different art movements related to expressionism. The exhibition includes paintings related to, Read More

  Tschaikovsky’s Swanlake premièred in 1877. It tells the story of Prince Siegfried and Odette, who was turned into a Swan by the evil Van Rothborth. Siegfried falls in love with her. At a ball, Siegfried then meets Odette’s evil alter ego Odile, the black Swan. He confuses her with Odette and, captivated by, Read More