The Sound Collector
Stephan Crasneanscki, the enigmatic sound collector, is a tireless traveller, perpetually pursuing intriguing sounds and noises across the globe. He artfully weaves these auditory treasures into his creative endeavours, spanning soundscapes, literature, and visual art. Despite his recent prominent ...
Artists in gallery spaces in Saanen and Pays d'Enhaut
LARGE SCALE PORTRAITS OF NATURE by Armin Grässl at the Arthanagr in Saanen. Ever charming and enchanting creations by skilled local artist Nathalie Rosat in her studio in Moulins. Juxtaposed Chris Calvet ancient vs contemporary at Hotel de Rougemont.
An (updated) tale of Gstaad, as it was back then
Anton Ruesch recalls the Gstaad village from his youth.
The first cycle of change
Music on its own might not change the world, but it can definitely contribute to it said Artistic Director Christoph Müller on launching the ambitious program cycle called CHANGE. As the echoes of the last notes from this year’s Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy fade away, he offers his ...
A personal connection at Naegeli
Studio Naegeli in Gstaad has carved a distinctive niche in the world of art galleries. Renowned for its intimate and personal approach to contemporary art, the latest exhibition, “Perfect Vision,” showcases artist Stephan Crasneanscki's remarkable work and exemplifies the relationships ...
Country Road - Country Night comes to Gstaad
Country music originated in the folk sound of rural southern and western United States. Characterised by twangy guitars, fiddles, banjos, simple melodies and melancholy ballads, it’s growing in popularity the world over. And for 34 years, this country road has also led to Gstaad.
Get Your Country On at Country Night Gstaad
Get ready to dust off those cowboy boots and don your best plaid shirts because in Gstaad, the Country Night is just around the corner!
"Perfect Vision" seamlessly blends simplicity with profound meaning!
REVIEW: Studio Naegeli’s newest exhibition and the artist behind this compelling showcase is none other than Stephan Crasneanscki, a visionary who not only stands as the founder and member of Soundwalk Collective, an international hub for experimental sound art but also as an individual who ...
You would not expect to see tranquillity and natural wonder in the ArtHangar in Saanen, where Armin Grässl's latest photography project, "Transforming Spaces," is currently on display.
My Morning in the Salt Mines
Captivating the Essence of Transience: A Review of Olympia Scarry's "Sound Travels Faster Under Water" Exhibition at Tarmak22 Gallery, Gstaad Airport.
As I stepped up into the hallowed space of Tarmak22 Gallery (at Gstaad Airport) this Saturday morning, I felt I was being transported into ...
From Orient to Occident: Countess Setsuko Klossowska de Rola
What the artist is always looking for is the mode of existence in which soul and body are one and indivisible: in which the outward is expressive of the inward: in which form reveals.
Echoes of life - Interview with Alice Sara Ott
Two years after its planned premiere in Gstaad, pianist Alice Sara Ott finally brings her ‘Echoes of Life’ project to the Gstaad Menuhin Festival. GstaadLife spoke with Alice ahead of her concert in the Festival Tent on Sunday 13 August.
GstaadLife No 5 | Editorial
In this issue, we are honoured to feature two remarkable women who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of artistic excellence: pianist Alice Sara Ott and painter/sculptor Setsuko. Both have roots in Japan but have also embraced the influences of other cultures and traditions. Both have ...
A diverse array of offerings catered to all tastes and budgets at this year's Brocante market in Saanen. The camera captured the charming atmosphere of live music, exquisite antiques, cherished preloved treasures, and delectable artisanal treats, altogether making it an irresistible feast for ...
Ailyos 2023: Art and Nature in Harmony
The AILYOS Art & Nature exhibition is back for its 6th edition, and this year the exhibition expands its territory to include the Pays-d’Enhaut, with the villages of Rossinière, Château d’Oex and Rougemont joining the existing route of Aigle, Yvorne, Col des Mosses, Les Diablerets and Leysin.
Editor’s Pick – Ironman Artboy Attitude
When reading through the initial interview with Cooper, exhibiting at Maddox Gallery this summer, I was strangely fascinated by this young artist; his artwork was fun and fresh, but his work ethic was the real reason for my fascination. Tomorrow's his last day; go say hi and goodbye!
Discover the enigmatic allure of yellow diamonds
Step into a world of exclusivity and mystery as Graff, the renowned purveyor of exceptional diamonds, unveiled a mesmerising exhibition at its flagship boutique on Rue Saint-Honoré during Haute Couture Week in Paris. Aptly titled “Sunrise: A Celebration of Graff Yellow Diamonds,” this ...
Gallery Summer Tips
Embrace the vivid connections between exhibitions this summer as colours take centre stage. I welcome the vibrant palette that fills the air with pure joy. This season celebrates expressive art, and I, for one, am absolutely loving it!
The Maddox Gallery in Gstaad opened a thrilling and vivid exhibition by American visual artist Cooper yesterday. Cooper will work from a pop-up studio in the gallery, providing visitors with a unique and immersive experience. GstaadLife caught up with him to talk art, inspiration and fondue.
How can the current situation not preoccupy us?
Insights from violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja