From Albrecht Dürer to Andy Warhol – MASI Lugano, Switzerland
10 Sep — 7 Jan 2024
Curated by Linda Schädler, Head of the Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich
Boasting more than 160,000 works dating from the fifteenth century to the present day, the Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich is one of the most important collections of prints and drawings in Switzerland.
The exhibition in MASI explores the key groups of works in the collection, presented together for the first time, including masterpieces by artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas van Leyden, Elisabetta Sirani, Hendrik Goltzius, Rembrandt van Rijn, Maria Sibylla Merian, Francisco de Goya, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Käthe Kollwitz, Louise Bourgeois, Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch, Miriam Cahn and many more.
As well as taking a fascinating tour of six centuries of art history, the exhibition offers an overview of the various engraving and drawing techniques that have been used and perfected by artists over the years.