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Switzerlart – A Collection of Swiss Art in Five Chapters
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  Switzerlart A Collection of Swiss Art in Five Chapters
Edited by Raffaele Züger.
Text by Kathleen Bühler.
published in January 2011
trilingual edition (English / German / Italian)
14 x 18,5 cm (hardcover)
380 pages (91 color ill.)
€19.00
ISBN: 978-3-03764-164-4
EAN: 9783037641644
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Swiss art.
A book built upon the collection of the BSI (rich of almost 1'000 works) and focusing on Swiss artists. It demonstrates the diversity and inventiveness of artists of their region.
The book is published by the commissioner, BSI (Banca della Svizzera Italiana), as part of their Art Program, relaunched in 2005 by the Italian curator and critic Luca Cerizza. Stemming from a program of site-specific commissions for the bank, the books in this series are conceived as individual monographs and catalogues on each artist's contribution. Gathering preparatory material, documentation on the works, and essays by critics or the artists themselves, these volumes contribute to the discussion around commissioning, the notions of public vs. private collection, and the relationship between artists and patrons (in the same series: John Armleder, Robert Barry, Daniel Buren, Tony Cragg, Liam Gillick, Alex Katz, Daniel Roth, Maps and Legends, Free Zone: China, Ils sont peintres).