This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition, 12 March – 28 August 2011, of Francis Alÿs: Fabiola, organised by Schaulager at Haus zum Kirschgarten, an extravagant Basel museum of domestic life. For the exhibition, Francis Alÿs, born 1959 in Belgium, has installed his collection of over 370 amateur paintings and images of Saint Fabiola, found in flea markets and antique shops.
Essays by the exhibition’s curator, Lynne Cooke (New York/Madrid) and Dario Gamboni (Geneva), a renowned expert on Francis Alÿs’ work, describe the nature of the installation at Haus zum Kirschgarten and discuss Alÿs’ creative strategy. The catalogue also includes a comprehensive bibliography and also is available in German.
|Format||21 x 30 cm|