Skiplink Navigation

Main Features

Davos under siege Artistic dig at resort hosting World Economic Forum

A leading enfant terrible of the European art scene has taken a pop at Davos, the normally sedate Swiss mountain resort turned into a fortress ahead of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Thomas Hirschhorn, one of Switzerland’s most controversial artists, has portrayed the eastern ski destination as a village under siege in his exhibition, ‘The Economic landscape of Davos.’ He explains the significance of the work.


subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletter and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.