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Portraits of Ghosts

by Hugo Bonamin

Exhibition from 6 June to 26 October 2014

THE EXHIBITION IN PICTURES...  


Teaser of the exhibition to watch

From Byron to Ramuz, Turner to Courbet, countless artists have come to Chillon, and have been so impressed by their experience that they later represented the castle in their works.

To render them the same homage as they have to our monument, from 6 June to 26 October, Chillon will present “ghostly portraits” of these great figures created by Hugo Bonamin.

This young painter from Montreux, formerly Parisian and then Porteño because he lived many years in Buenos Aires, skillfully brings out the essence of people and captures them on canvas in a style that is all his own.

Practical information

Our Director

Ms Marta Dos Santos is at your disposal for all requests.

Chillon Castle Foundation
Av. de Chillon 21
CH - 1820 Veytaux / Montreux

Tel.:   021 966 89 10
Fax:  021 966 89 12

marta.dossantos@chillon.ch

Press review

For further information about the exhibition

 Exposition "Portraits fantômes" (135 KB)

Activity-tour

For children

A game is available at the ticket window in French, English and German.

It's free!

The exhibition's catalog

Hugo Bonamin "Portraits of Ghosts"

On sale at our Museum Shop:
CHF 20.00

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