Joann Sfar in Basel

The museum presents the artist Joann Sfar (1971) in a large-scale overview exhibition with over 200 original drawings, watercolours, paintings and film clips, while focusing on his latest works. Today, his oeuvre includes over 160 publications in the French-speaking world alone. His books revolve around Judaism, touch on issues pertaining to spirituality, faith and philosophy, respond to political and societal events, or address love, sexuality and his own life. The series “The Rabbi’s Cat”, which began in 2001, currently encompasses eight volumes and is keenly followed by hundreds of thousands of readers.