The new extension to the Kunstmuseum in Basel, Switzerland combines the use of many textured materials; marble, scraped plaster, galvanized steel and grey concrete.
For a recent exhibition; Sculpture on the move 1946 – 2016, the use of galvanizing was expanded to create a startling relief for the backdrop to the entrance of the galleries.
Architect: Christ & Gantenbein
Image: Kunstmuseum Basel, Peter Schnetz
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