Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany, November 15, 2018 – February 17, 2019

 

 

In collaboration with the Kirchner Museum Davos in Switzerland the Art Centre Basel has curated an exhibition about Kirchner’s lifelong interest in foreign cultures. Although the artist never travelled much and spent the majority of his life in Germany and Switzerland, he was greatly influenced by non-European cultures and folk art. Seeking a lifestyle away from the establishment, Kirchner created exotic enclaves in his studios by richly decorating the walls in paint and textiles and carving his own furniture.

 

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