Navigation

Contemporary art in history museum

A visitor admires works by artist Bernard Garo at Prangins Keystone

For the first time the Swiss national museum at Prangins in Canton Vaud is staging an exhibition of contemporary art. Entitled "Net Art" it features tapestries by eight painters and sculptors.

This content was published on June 30, 2000 - 10:37

Each of the artists - from France, Spain, Greece and Switzerland’s three main linguistic regions - is presenting a textile creation in parallel with recent works in their own particular artistic field of expression.

For some of them it is their first experience of tapestry art.

The exhibition has been organised by the Aubusson Association, an organisation which is seeking to show the public how tapestry is a living art and an integral part of contemporary means of expression.

It ends on September 10.

swissinfo with agencies

This article was automatically imported from our old content management system. If you see any display errors, please let us know: community-feedback@swissinfo.ch

In compliance with the JTI standards

In compliance with the JTI standards

More: SWI swissinfo.ch certified by the Journalism Trust Initiative

Contributions under this article have been turned off. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us!

If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at english@swissinfo.ch.

Share this story

Change your password

Do you really want to delete your profile?