artnet News Interviews 105-Year-Old Hans Erni

August 7, 2014 4:55 PM

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Born in Lucerne in 1909, Swiss artist Hans Erni’s multi-dimensional art career spans seven decades!

Between 1927 and 1928, Erni attended the School of Arts and Crafts before traveling to Europe meeting the likes of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. You can notice influence of Picasso and Braque’s Cubist experiments throughout Erni’s oeuvre. Returning to Switzerland in 1937, Erni co-founded a group...

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