SWITZERLAND – TAASA Review March 2017


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The promise land: the moon, the sun, the stars, (detail), 2016, Rodel Tapaya acrylic on canvas Proposed acquisition 2017 Courtesy of A3 – Arndt Art Agency and the artist In partnerships with the Timor-Leste State Secretariat of Art and Culture, and Timor Aid, this exhibition presents both contemporary and historical sculptures from Ataúro Island, 30 kilometres north of Dili, Timor-Leste.

Ataúro Island is the home to a distinctive sculptural tradition that depicts ancestor figures, sea creatures such as mermaids, mermen, fish and crocodiles, as well as masks, shields and ceremonial spoons.

Short documentaries and a catalogue will accompany the exhibition. Indian Pahari Painting Museum Rietberg, Zürich 1 December 2016 – 7 May 2017 Presents 40 works of Indian Pahari painting from the magnificent Horst Metzger Collection...