Work Hard: Selections by Valentin Carron




Swiss artist Valentin Carron describes Work Hard as “a self portrait using the art of others.” Stemming from his celebration of the vernacular sublime and guided by an idiosyncratic take on history. Carron brings together an exceptional group of artworks by homegrown influences and inspiring contemporaries spanning a century, developing a creative discourse on identity, labor, and the national narrative.

Artists: Edmond Bille, Vittorio Brodmann, Marguerite Burnat-Provins, Luciano Castelli, Claudia Comte, Sylvain Croci Torti, Latifa Echakhch, Frédéric Gabioud, Mathis Gasser, Fabrice Gygi, Andreas Hochuli, Trix and Robert Haussmann, David Hominal, Bernhard Luginbühl, Urs Lüthi, Fabian Marti, Méret Oppenheim, Simon Paccaud, Mai-Thu Perret, Ugo Rondinone, Denis Savary, Daniel Spoerri, and Jean Tinguely.

Contributors: Valentin Carron, Elena Filipovic, Boris Groys, Balthazar Lovay and Mai-Thu Perret