The perfect symbiosis of precision, talent and creativity – this perfectly describes Franz Gertsch’s art. For 12 years his most famous paintings and woodcuts have been presented within a breath-taking architectural masterpiece of a building. The Museum Franz Gertsch in Burgdorf in the region of Bern, Switzerland, opened its doors in autumn 2002, dedicating the impressive building to the internationally known homonymous artist. The Museum Franz Gertsch in Burgdorf in the region of Bern, Switzerland, opened its doors in autumn 2002, dedicating the impressive building to the internationally known homonymous artist. With a notable range of large-sized paintings, but also different-sized woodcuts since 1986, the museum is able to call itself the biggest collection of Gertsch works. The exhibition also includes the painting Johanna I 1983/1984, which signalised the transition from photo-realistic to conceptual painting.