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Swiss Institute for Art Research

The Swiss Institute for Art Research (SIK-ISEA), founded in 1951, is a competence centre for art scholarship and art technology with both a national and an international focus. Its primary activities are research, documentation, dissemination of knowledge and services in the field of fine art. Its core speciality is the production of art in Switzerland from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Zollikerstrasse 32
PO Box 1124
CH-8032 Zurich
+41 (0)44 388 51 51

Database: SIKART

SIKART Lexicon on art in Switzerland is SIK-ISEA's online information system on historical and contemporary art in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. Richly illustrated, it is edited and updated on a daily basis. SIKART offers combined query facilities on artists, works, exhibitions, literature and awards, and now features 16,000 entries on current and historical artists, as well as 1,600 in-depth biographical articles.
SIKART's team of scholarly editors regularly produces new articles based on the rich documentation material of the Swiss Art Archives (such as press clippings, invitation cards, and correspondences) and of the stock of the library of SIK-ISEA.
Records: 22360
Swiss Institute for Art Research