kunst museum basel

This morning we made a trip to the Kunst Museum in Basel to visit our friends:
Cezanne, Manet, Klee, Picasso, Van Gogh, Degas … i could name drop for hours. I definitely recommend a trip if you are in Basel.
My new favorite is the artist who did the above image –  Gerhard Richter.  
We even bought a print for home.  

the entrance

“the true artist helps the world by revealing mystic truths”

a gabriel orozco car

risk taking

and then we lunched at the museums cafe

more please.

i was bad. i had a coke.

white and green asparagus drenched in hollandaise. delish.

exactly how one should pose in front of a Rodin sculpture. (:


When JB and I first started dating we would go to art museums.  He would let me look for hours … while he would sit patiently waiting.  I’m so proud of him because today he was genuinely interested in art.  He took more time with the exhibits than even I did!  So ladies … sometimes men do change.  when it comes to art anyway- i have concrete evidence (:

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  • Reply Kendall Bennett

    love Richter – i bet you see a lot of him over there. I have started looking up artists that will be at Art Basel! Pierre Huyghe will have a few works – might have you scope them out for me!!! xoxo miss you stateside.

    May 27, 2010 at 4:25 pm
  • Reply Sist and Sist

    i am in love with this post and i knew that kendall would be the first to post a comment about this!!! love that first one you bought a print of. divine!

    May 27, 2010 at 7:24 pm
  • Reply Rhiannon Dean

    if and when you return to paris, you have to go to pompidu. if you loved this one in basel, you will never leave paris! it actually closed before i was ready to leave!

    May 28, 2010 at 2:38 pm
  • Reply Sarah Gaila Tucker

    I will check out all the Huyghe your heart desires ken!! Rhiannon- thanks for the tip! I hope I can check it out soon.

    May 28, 2010 at 9:31 pm
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