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Special

Cartoonmuseum Basel

Three perspectives: feminism and illustration

18 October 2022 | 7.00 PM

Gabriella Giandelli (b. 1963), the Italian artist currently exhibited at Cartoonmuseum Basel, joins Switzerland’s Lika Nüssli (b. 1973) and Milva Stutz (b. 1985) to talk about political drawing, about feminism at the interface between art and comics, and about their own artistic positions. All three work with multiple forms of drawing and together they cover a broad domain between tradition and experimentation. On the occasion of the art fair ART Basel, this talk at Literaturhaus Basel takes the opportunity to explore points of contact, commonalities and differences between narrative and free art (moderated by Anette Gehrig, director/curator of Cartoonmuseum Basel).
Talk in English

Location:
Literaturhaus Basel


© Gabriella Giandelli, «Ohne Titel», 2016
Museum

Cartoonmuseum Basel

Opening Hours

Mo Closed  |  Tu 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  We 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Fr 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Sa 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Christmas/New Year 2022/2023

24 December 2022: Closed

25 December 2022: Closed

26 December 2022: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

31 December 2022: Closed

01 January 2023: Closed


Carnival 2023

27 February 2023: Closed

28 February 2023: Closed

01 March 2023: Closed


Easter 2023

07 April 2023: Closed

08 April 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

09 April 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

10 April 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


May Day 2023

01 May 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Ascension Day 2023

18 May 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Whitsun 2023

28 May 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

29 May 2023: Closed


Art Basel 2023

12 June 2023: Closed

13 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

14 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

15 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

16 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

17 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM

18 June 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Swiss National Holiday 2023

01 August 2023: 11.00 AM - 5.00 PM


Institution

The Cartoonmuseum Basel is the only museum of its kind devoted exclusively to satirical art – from the caricature to the comic. The Late Gothic building on its historic site also includes an unexpected new building by Herzog & de Meuron. Varying, attractively designed exhibitions on political and social themes show the considerable scope of the humorous drawing and the great diversity of artistic techniques. Equal attention is paid to both classical works, some from the museum’s own stocks, and contemporary works.

Admission

Sfr. 12.— Adults
Sfr. 7.— Disabled persons and students up to 25 years
Children up to ten years free

colourkey Free admission

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass Free admission

Access

tram 1/2/15 > Kunstmuseum
Exhibition
Exhibition

Cartoonmuseum Basel

Cosey

12 November 2022 - 26 February 2023

With his realistic, wonderfully confident line work in the internationally renowned comic series Jonathan, comics artist Cosey from Western Switzerland takes us on journeys – through the breathtaking expanses of Asian, North American and European landscapes, and into his ...
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Guided Tour

Cartoonmuseum Basel

Sunday guided tour

11 December 2022 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Get to know the work of Cosey, creator of “Jonathan”. This comic strip, developed over 17 albums, revolves around Cosey’s central motif: travel. For decades, the artist’s alter ego has been travelling all over Asia – searching for himself. Against this epic backdrop, a ...
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Workshop Children

Cartoonmuseum Basel

Cartoon Sunday: On the way to a story

08 January 2023 | 2.00 PM - 4.00 PM

The artist Cosey gets inspired by his travels. From memories, notes and photographs, he makes stories that are always a glimpse into his own self at the same time. In this workshop, you can do it too and create an exciting short story from your experiences: Bring your photos ...
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