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Curator Art History Department

Dr. Sabine Söll-Tauchert

[Translate to EN:] Kuratorin Kunsthistorische Abteilung: Dr. Sabine Soell-Tauchert

BIOGRAPHY

After studying art history, French and Spanish in Marburg, Montpellier and Bonn, Sabine Söll-Tauchert worked as an exhibition project manager and as an assistant in the education department of the Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf. Starting in 2007, she worked intensively on the remodelling of Basel Historical Museum’s permanent exhibition, “Understanding the World,” in the basement of the Barfüsserkirche. As head of the art history department, she is responsible for paintings, prints and drawings, sculpture, goldsmithing, stained glass, furniture and panelling. She has worked on several publications on the collection and has co-curated various exhibitions both temporary and permanent, including Eine Welt im Kleinen – Die grosse Kunstkammer, Scheich Ibrahims Traum, Sag mir, wie Du wohnst…, Silber & Gold and Glaubenswelten des Mittelalters. She is currently preparing Gold & Ruhm. Geschenke für die Ewigkeit (Gold & Glory. Gifts for Eternity), a major show to mark the cathedral millennium.

PUBLICATIONS

“‘ein ansehenlicher Schatz von allerley alten Müntzen, Kunst vnd Rariteten’. Das Amerbach-Kabinett,” in Die grosse Kunstkammer. Bürgerliche Sammler und Sammlungen in Basel, edited by the Historisches Museum Basel, Basel 2011, pp. 41–58, as well as numerous catalogue entries.

“Der Narrenkopfbecher. Eine Basler Kuriosität aus Kokosnuss” (Basler Kostbarkeiten, Vol. 32), Basel 2011

“Goldschmiedekunst in frühen Basler Sammlungen,” in Ulrich Barth and Christian Hörack, Basler Goldschmiedekunst, Band 2: Katalog der Werke, edited by the Historisches Museum Basel, Basel 2014, pp. 13–35.

“Die Erasmus-Truhe. Ein Möbel als Denkmal,” (Basler Kostbarkeiten 37, edited by Baumann & Cie, Banquiers), Basel 2016.

“Die heilige Ursula im Wandel des Lichtes: ein neuer Blick auf das Büstenreliquiar aus dem Basler Münsterschatz,” in Henriette Hofmann, Caroline Schärli and Sophie Schweinfurth (eds.), Inszenierungen von Sichtbarkeit in mittelalterlichen Bildkulturen. Festschrift für Prof. Dr. Barbara Schellewald zum 65. Geburtstag, Berlin 2018, pp. 133–161.

 
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Message: +41 61 205 86 02
historisches.museum(at)bs.ch

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