Exhibitions 2022 Exhibition Archive

Ausstellungsansicht «Raumfahrt VI» mit einem Werk der Kunstschaffenden Badel/Sarbach mit dem Titel «Planty of Love» aus dem Jahr 2020. 18 Skulpturen aus Plastiform, Gips, Glas, Lollipop. (Foto: Severin Bigler)

Raumfahrt VI – Badel/Sarbach, Val Minnig, Joaquim Cantor Miranda More

In the cellar of the Langmatt, young Swiss artists are once again given a platform for their current work. For the sixth time, «Raumfahrt» (Space Travel) takes the pulse of the young generation and provides surprising insights into new developments. At first glance, museums and insects would not appear to have a great deal in common. Spiders and woodlice are frequent but unwelcome guests in (in particular) the Langmatt’s cellar spaces, where exhibitions in the «Raumfahrt» series take place. The next instalment of «Raumfahrt» will take a look at these uninvited guests from an artistic perspective. We generally do not anthropomorphise insects, spiders and lice or show them affection, instead reacting to them with distaste and revulsion.


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Mark Wallinger More

Mark Wallinger (* 1959 in Chigwell, lives in London) is considered one of the most significant present-day British artists. In the 1990s, he was one of the “Young British Artists” (with Tracy Emin, Damien Hirst, and others) who shattered conventions with wild stunts, rejuvenation the concept of art. The Museum Langmatt exhibition will be the first time that Mark Wallinger’s large-format Action Painting-like artworks: gestural images reduced to black-and-white.


Peter Mieg, Musikabend in der Langmatt, 1961, Aquarell über Bleistift auf Papier, 28 x 36 cm, Museum Langmatt

Display Window Archive – The Langmatt as a musical meeting place More

In 2021, for the first time, the «Display Window Archive» (Schaufenster Archiv) received its own presentation room on the first floor. Since 2019, the format has presented selected archival items from the extensive holdings of the museum archive on a theme that changes twice a year. In 2022, the focus will be on the historic postcard greetings and the Langmatt as a musical meeting place.