Art History, History of Architecture

Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana (MASILugano)

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MASI is entrusted with the unified management of all the works belonging to both the Canton’s and the City of Lugano’s collections.

Swiss National Museum - Online collection

The online collection is a presentation platform of the collections of the Swiss National Museum.

Descriptions of the collection areas as well as images of numerous collection highlights and additional collection objects are available online.

Museum of Art Lucerne - Collection Online

The Art Museum of Lucerne makes its collection accessible via an online databas. There are several ways to search the database:

  • Highlights: Timeline thourgh the collection
  • Works of the Artists including description and image
  • Artists with short biography
  • Collection Tours about the individual topics and the main focuses of the collection

Cantonal Fine Arts Museum - Lausanne

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The Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts has approximately 8'900 works of art.

Musée Jenisch Vevey

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The second-largest art museum in the canton of Vaud, the Musée Jenisch Vevey has over the years acquired major collections of works on paper – prints and drawings from every period – which today account for more than 95% of its holdings. Specifically, there are 9'500 drawings, 35,000 prints and 1,300 paintings.

The temporary and semi-permanent exhibitions are thus devoted primarily to prints and drawings.

Bellinzona UNESCO World Heritage

Bellinzona's castles are considered amongst the finest examples of medieval fortification architecture in Switzerland. The website "Bellinzona UNESCO World Heritage" offers a detailed description of the history as well as the castles and walls of Bellinzona.
In addition to that, scenes of medieval Bellinzona, executed by Bardo Carugo and based on reconstructions of the engineer Guiseppe Weith, are presented and described.

Swiss Heritage Society

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The Swiss Heritage Society is dedicated to the advancement of Switzerland’s architectural heritage. Its focus is on the preservation of important landmarks, the development of the structural environment, and the promotion of good architectural design.

iconicarchive - Photographic Online Archive of Othmar Jaeggi

iconicarchive is a private project which aims at providing photos of private archives online. The thematic focus lies on archaeology with photos of archaeological sites, travels and objects within museums.

Collection de l'Art Brut - Lausanne

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An index of authors with biographical information is available online as well as an inventory, Muséris (legacy databases of Romandie institutions, museums, archives and media).

The Collection de l'Art Brut offers exhibitions.

Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel (CDN)

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The CDN presents a permanent exhibition devoted to Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s artistic oeuvre. Regularly, it mounts temporary exhibitions that tie in with the subjects that interested him as a writer and artist and organises colloquiums, roundtable discussions, lectures, encounters and other events.

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