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The Centre does focus on Dürrenmatt's graphical artwork. This is where he lived. Mario Botta's architecture basically is next and below the old family home. I did not know about Dürrenmatt's artwirk and I loved almost all of the paintings. Was definitely worth the trip....More
You have to climbe the mountain from the center of the city. So you will find the house of Duerrenmatt, who was living there. They added a modern construction of the famous Swiss architect Mario Botta , where you can find contemporary expositions. Don't miss...More
Once you have visited here you will see some of the reality of the opening stage direction to "The Physicists". The villa has, however, been replaced by the centre building. The exhiition I visited highlighted the parallels between Duerrenmatt and Ionescu's art, in particular their...More
I love the plays Durrenmatt wrote, but I did not know that he was also a gifted painter. The Centre Durrenmatt, is pretty difficult to find, but it is worth searching for it. The location (his former home) is splendid, the view overlooking the lake...More
Another attraction not to miss when visiting Neuchâtel is the Durrenmatt Centre up hill in a nice side valley. It was the writer's refuge for many years and was extended by Mario Botta into a remarkable memorial. Durrenmatt had lived and worked in Neuchâtel for...More