Worth listening to

Paul Klee played the violin and created a poetics of art based on questions of music theory. Claude Monet and Gerhard Richter painted to music. The Icelandic performance artist Ragnar Kjartansson has his own folk rock band. The relationships between music and visual art are diverse and have a long history. The Fondation Beyeler often involves musical connections in the programs accompanying the exhibitions. It shows the artists' personal relationships to music and invites you to concerts by well-known musicians, thus creating new, vital connections to the exhibitions and the works.

 

An intimate evening with Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett (*1950), renowned musician and composer, successful both as a member of British rock band Genesis and as a solo artist, will perform exclusively at the Fondation Beyeler with his acoustic trio on Thursday, 12 December 2019, at 7.30pm.