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    The February Five: Art Exhibitions in Basel, Amsterdam, Madrid, Zurich and Brussels

    by  • January 22, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, Basel, Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Zurich

    From Gauguin to Chagall, Europe’s cities uncover some artistic gems from February 2015. Fancy a city break with a cultural twist? As we all know, Europe is chock full of artistic masterpieces, be it the Hermitage in St Petersburg, the Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris or the Uffizi in Florence. And yet...

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    Uncover Gustave Courbet in Basel and Geneva

    by  • September 7, 2014 • Art, Basel, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Geneva

    Incorporate Courbet into your Swiss city break I’ve written about many European exhibitions and artists in my blogging history, yet never before has one been dedicated to the 19th-century French painter, Gustave Courbet, one of the forerunners of the classic modernist genre. Opening today (September 7th) at the Fondation Beyeler just outside Basel is...

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    Picasso across Europe

    by  • June 9, 2013 • Art, Barcelona, Basel, Berlin, City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Exhibitions, Malaga, Paris • 0 Comments

    This weekend sees the grand reopening of Berlin’s Berggruen Museum, whose newly extended collection contains some of the finest examples of classic modern art featuring works by modernist masters including Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti and Paul Klee. Pride of place however goes to Picasso and some 100 of his works are on display here....

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