Large-scale music machines

A museum was dedicated to the deceased Swiss artist Jean Tinguely precisely 20 years ago in Basel. Some of his sonorous sculptures are currently on display there. The large-scale machines produce noises, sounds and create music seemingly by chance – jingling, rattling, music-making art of timeless charm.

The “Music Machines/Machine Music” exhibition at the Museum Tinguely in Basel runs from 19 October 2016 to 22 January 2017.

 1, 3, 4, 5: © 2016, ProLitteris, Zurich; Photo: Museum Tinguely, Basel, Daniel Spehr

2: © 2016, ProLitteris, Zurich; Photo: mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

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