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Sculpture   Giacometti’s lost works reappear at Paris show 

Famed Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti destroyed many of his works but some are now being reconstructed.

Covid-19 Swiss artists keep up morale despite devastating pandemic

Four leading names of the Swiss cultural scene explain the impact of coronavirus on the institutions they run and on social life in general.

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Swiss photography René Burri – Explosions of Sight

An exhibition of René Burri's more explorative work showcases the Swiss photojournalist’s obsession with pushing the boundaries of photography.

Pop culture For Eurovision, Swiss enter first French song in a decade

Switzerland has selected Fribourg singer Gjon’s Tears to perform “Répondez-moi” [Answer me] at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC).

This content was published on March 4, 2020 4:43 PM

Coronavirus Hundreds gather for Basel carnival despite ban

Though the Swiss government has banned major events because of the coronavirus, several hundred people met in Basel on Monday morning.

This content was published on March 2, 2020 8:46 AM

Peter Dammann Pictures of youth define Swiss photographer's legacy

Photos of Russian cadets brought Swiss photographer Peter Dammann acclaim in 1998. Now, a book and an exhibition in Switzerland look back at ...

‘Prayer pitstop’ Herzog & de Meuron design first Swiss motorway church

Drivers on the A13 in eastern Switzerland will be able to pull off and visit the “petrol station for the soul”.

This content was published on February 24, 2020 3:57 PM

Baobab Books Children’s publisher turns the page on cultural stereotypes

No Red Indians here! A Swiss publisher is promoting cultural diversity in books for children and young adults.

Surtitles at the Schauspielhaus Non-German speakers can finally go to the theatre in Zurich

Zurich’s playhouse has recently introduced English translations for all its plays, hoping to cater to the big potential audience of expatriates.

Photo gallery Yemen – a journey back in time 

Swiss photojournalist Monique Jacot went to Yemen frequently in the 1980s. Her work on Yemen can be seen in an exhibition until March 1. 

Sports safety Sledging study reports lots of head injuries and few helmets

More than 6,500 sledging injuries are recorded each year in Switzerland, with every sixth injury being to the head. 

This content was published on February 11, 2020 11:51 AM

'Congo as Fiction' Congo’s past and present interact at Zurich exhibition

The Rietberg Museum in Zurich is devoting an exhibition to artists from the 'diverse' and 'creative' Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Art world Art Basel Hong Kong cancelled over coronavirus

The high-profile annual Art Basel Hong Kong has been cancelled as the city grapples with the coronavirus outbreak.

This content was published on February 7, 2020 8:54 AM