Image: (left) Angela Thomas. Photo: © Sim Canetty-Clarke; (right) Fabienne Eggelhöfer. Photo: © Monika Flückiger

Book Signing & Conversation at Zentrum Paul Klee: Max Bill

  • Thu 2 November 2023
  • 5 – 7 pm

To celebrate the release of ‘von konstruktiver klarheit. max bill und seine zeit 1940–1952’ please join us for a conversation and book signing with author Angela Thomas and curator Fabienne Eggelhöfer at Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern. 

Kindly RSVP to Please note that this conversation will be held in German. 

Zentrum Paul Klee  
Monument im Fruchtland 3 , Bern

About Angela Thomas
Angela Thomas was the co-founder and editor of ‘kassandra,’ the first German-language feminist magazine for the visual arts (Berlin and Zurich, 1977/78). She met Max Bill in 1974 and married him in 1991. For twenty years she kept notes on their shared conversations, experiences and travels, as well as the exhibitions they curated together. After Max Bill’s death, she founded the max bill georges vantongerloo foundation, which she still chairs as president. In 1998 Angela Thomas married the director Erich Schmid; they live together in Max Bill’s house and studio in Zumikon near Zurich and collaborated on the film ‘Max Bill—das absolute Augenmass’ (2008).

About Fabienne Eggelhöfer
Fabienne Eggelhöfer joined the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, in 2017 as Chief Curator of the Collection, Exhibitions, Research Department. From 2005 to 2017, she was curator of modern and contemporary art at the Zentrum Paul Klee, where she organized numerous collection and temporary exhibitions. In 2012, she completed a three-year research project on Paul Klee’s teaching at the Bauhaus with an online database and a dissertation on Klee’s theory of the creative (‘Lehre vom Schöpferischen’). In 2015 and 2016, she explored Paul Klee’s importance to the development of mid-20th-century American art at the Max Kade Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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