Art Archives

The documentation: artists’ biographies, press articles, invitations to previews

The Swiss Art Archives collect and make available documents about more than 19,000 artists and institutions with links to Switzerland. These include newspaper articles, invitations to art exhibitions, speeches given at previews, sales lists, press releases, biographies and bibliographies. The Swiss Art Archives record the activities of all Swiss artists noted for regular shows and listed in the online artists’ lexicon SIKART published by SIK-ISEA.
The collections can be consulted by prior arrangement. Advance notice is essential.

Contacts in Zurich

Elena Eichenberger and Meredith Stadler
Staff of the Swiss Art Archives
T +41 44 388 51 04
dokumentation@sik-isea.ch


Contact in Lausanne

Caroline Anderes
Research staff
T +41 21 692 30 96

documentation@sik-isea.ch

Contact in Italian Switzerland

Patricia Cavadini
Research staff
T +41 58 481 30 62
documentazione@sik-isea.ch