Cuno Amiet (*28.3.1868 Solothurn, 6.7.1961 Oschwand) is one of Switzerlands most important artists up to the present day.
With his paintings he captured not only the hearts of the Swiss people but also inspired many international artists, critics and collectors. Already during his lifetime until today, many exhibitions have been dedicated to his unique oeuvre and have pursued the goal to position him as a pioneer and a main figure in the European modern art movement.
With a retrospective exhibition commemorating his 150th anniversary, bromer kunst also wants to contribute to the recognition of this exceptional artist. More than 200 paintings, drawings, graphics and sculptures portraying his remarkable eight decades encompassing artistic work, are shown throughout the galleries 1600 m2 of exhibition space. Amiets oeuvre includes a large number of subjects and a rich variety of artistic styles, all of which are represented in this show. From portraits, landscapes and still lifes to his recurrent themes such as harvest, laundry or paradise are on display along ten thematically curated spaces.
In collaboration with the Fondation Cuno Amiet, the Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA) and a group of highly esteemed private collectors, bromer kunst wishes to celebrate the artist, – his creativity, his joy of living and his artistic transcendence.