Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston seemed destined to become a travel writer and author: he is an Irishman born in Nigeria and raised in Switzerland, who has lived in Britain and China.

Metamatic No 10 in the Tinguely Museum.

The museum for people who think art is boring

Art by a 20th century genius sculptor that clinks, clangs and whooshes is housed in a Basel landmark. If you think art is boring, or have kids, or just want to find out more about one of the 20th century's most eccentric artists – and Switzerland's most celebrated, after Alberto Giacometti – then don't miss a visit.

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