‘Hippie-Before-Hippies’ Ascona Celebrates Its Legacy

An exhibition at the Musei Comunali d'Arte in Ascona explores the relationship between the work of Marianne Werefkin and Willy Fries to celebrate the cultural identity and heritage of the Swiss city. Fondazione Marianne Werefkin

In the Swiss town, idealists and revolutionaries founded a vegetarian community of intellectuals who liked to walk around naked.