"Painting is a language in itself. It’s the language I use, and it’s untranslatable."


September 2, 2018 – January 1, 2019

Balthus (1908–2001) is viewed as one of the last great masters in twentieth-century art. The planned retrospective at the Fondation Beyeler will bring together a wide range of important paintings from every phase of the oeuvre of this legendary artist, reflecting the multiple ambiguities in the staging of his remarkable images.

FEBRUARY 3 – MAY 26, 2019

The early PICASSO. Blue and Rose Period

This exhibition, the most ambitious ever staged by the Fondation Beyeler, is devoted to the paintings and sculptures of the young Pablo Picasso from the so-called Blue and Rose periods, between 1901 and 1906. 

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