view of the KMD's new exhibition building, designed by swiss archit
ect jonathan banz, with an exhibition by german conceptual artist karin sander, may 14 to june 26, 2016. for more information go to exhibitions.


the
KMD is the world's “smallest” museum and shows “great” exhibitions of internationally renowned and emerging artists. KMD edition publishes hard-cover books (art theory, monographs, artists’ books, and exhibition catalogues) not only in its meanwhile famous miniature format but also in standard, larger formats.

the KMD is a member of verband schweizer museen/association des musées suisse/associazione dei musei svizzeri, and supported by fondation jan michalski, montricher, switzerland; le département de la formation, de la jeunesse et de la culture du canton de vaud, lausanne; stiftung erna und curt burgauer, zurich; migros kulturprozent, zurich; the law firm kellerhals carrard, lausanne; and late antoinette bachmann (1938–2009).


ongoing exhibition

zara idelson
(*1987, geneva, lives in geneva), what did the clouds look like (a quoi resemblaient les nuages), september 24 to november 13, 2016. for more information go to exhibitions.


upcoming exhibitions


tom hackney
(*1977, taunton, united kingdom, lives in london), corresponding squares: painting the chess games of marcel duchamp, november 19, 2016 to january 22, 2017
nicolas party (*1980, lausanne, lives in brussels), end of january to end of march 2017
niklaus troxler (*1948 willisau, lives in willisau), posters for jazz in willisau, during cully jazz, march 31 to april 8, 2017

book awards

stefan banz, eilshemius: peer of poet-painters is the winner of the 2016 peter c. rollins book award, and of the 2016 eric hoffer book award. the book was also shortlisted for the jan michalski prize 2016 in switzerland. eilshemius: peer of poet-painters is the first comprehensive publication on the eccentric american artist (with swiss and german roots) louis michel eilshemius (1864–1941), who was discovered by marcel duchamp on the occasion of the first annual exhibition of the society of independent artists at the grand central palace in new york in 1917. the book is published with jrp|ringier, zurich 2015, including collected documents, a novel of facts by and about louis m. eilshemius, and an extensive study of his influence on marcel duchamp, english, 768 pages, 479 color and 53 black an white illustrations, format 31 x 24 cm, hardcover, us 100, euro 80.00, chf 98; isbn 978-3-03764-435-5. for more information go to: publications.