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Jean Tinguely: Rotozaza II at Museum Tinguely, Basel

November 30, 2010

On the occasion of the exhibition “Under Destruction“, the Museum Tinguely in Basel presents Jean Tinguely’s kinetic art machine “Rotozaza II”, a device to destroy bottles. “Rotozaza II” was created in 1967 by Jean Tinguely on the occasion of the Congress “Vison 67: Survival and growth. Second World Congress on Communication in a Changing World” at the Loeb Student Center of the University of New York. The Museum Tinguely reactivated “Rotozaza II” for the exhibition “Under Destruction” and in addition presents various films and documents about Jean Tinguely’s further destructive works: “Homage to New York” (1960), “Etude pour une fin du monde” (1961) and ”Study for an End of the World” 1962.

“Rotozaza II” is in operation until Jan. 23: Monday – Friday: 11:30 am and 3:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 11:30 am, 1:00, 14:30, 16:00 pm.

Jean Tinguely: Rotozaza II at Museum Tinguely, Basel. Presentation, November 16, 2010.

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