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Drawings follow the strong tradition of graphics in Zurich and Switzerland. The ETH Zurich graphic collection makes its large collection accessible to the public, and the Kunsthaus Zürich also has a collection of drawings in which the sketch is given a prominent position.

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May 2017
Free

Reaper. Richard Hamilton and Sigfried Giedion

3 May - 25 June
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

2017 will mark not only the 150th anniversary of the Collection of Prints and Drawings. The Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta) of the ETH Zürich will also be celebrating its 50th anniversary, and this has prompted a cooperation. The starting point of the exhibition is the print series “Reaper”(1949) by the famous English Pop Art artist Richard Hamilton. It was produced as a reaction to Sigfried Giedion’s book “Mechanization Takes Command” of 1948, in which the…

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12CHF

Troxler to the Power of Three

5 May - 25 June
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

In the entrance hall of the Toni-Areal a 140 m2 wall is reserved for Museum's presentations. Niklaus Troxler is among the most versatile poster designers of the present day. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, the museum honors him with a presentation of selected works, accompanied by posters by his daughters Annik and Paula Troxler.

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Such a theater – Rosina Kuhn

13 May - 22 July
Counter Space, Röschibachstrasse 24, 8037 Zurich Schweiz + Google Map

Rosina Kuhn spends her life with and in the midst of pictures. The exhibition theater drawings. One ear after another shows a hitherto unknown part of this picture cosmos. There is a selection of theater drawings, which Rosina Kuhn commissioned in the 70s and 80s. The selected originals are supplemented by reproductions of the time articles.

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23CHF

Mexican Graphic Art

19 May - 27 August
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Who said the Kunsthaus only holds Swiss art? A collection of Mexican graphic art donated to the Kunsthaus Zürich by the Swiss photographer Armin Haab comprises works by 65 artists who were born or lived in Mexico. Now, an exhibition presents selected pieces from this collection, centring on important prints produced in a variety of techniques from the late 19th century to the 1970s. Many of these works on paper are being shown for the first time in Switzerland. They…

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June 2017

Standby – Duvier del Dago

15 June - 8 July
ArteMorfosis – Kubanische Kunst in Zürich, Rämistrasse 31, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Duvier del Dago (* 1976 in Zulueta, Cuba) has made a name for itself in the contemporary Cuban art scene. The artist has succeeded in developing an independent and argumentative visual language in a short time. Both the experienced viewer and the occasional audience have access to this. The effect of his work is based on artistic concepts that del Dago has continuously developed since his studies at the Instituto Superior de Arte (1996-2001). The artist lives and works in…

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Moreno Tuttobene

17 June - 8 July
Die blaue Ampel, Stauffacherstrasse 119, Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

In occasion of the TAG der Zürcher/innen 2017, Die blaue Ampel, Cento Passi and MigrationsMuseum Zürich will celebrate creativity and migration with an exhibition from Moreno Tuttobene. With irony and meticoulos designs, Tuttobene shows us new possibilities of interpretation and develops tools to make us rethink about environment and history. Die blaue Ampel Stauffacherstrasse 119 8004 Zürich Opening times Tues-Fri 12 - 18h

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10CHF

Max Grüter, SUBversive Summer Print Activity

24 June
Garage, Eichstrasse 24 (hinterhof), Zürich, 8045 Switzerland + Google Map

For FR. 10, prints are applied by means of silk screen printing and signed

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August 2017
23CHF

Cantastorie

25 August - 8 October
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The precious ‘Cantastorie’, a fascinating and unknown accumulation of images and image cycles, were handed down from one generation to the next in two families of minstrels and puppeteers from Naples and Foggia who used them to place great cultural issues literally before an audience. In a way they were the first comics, full of beautiful princesses, valiant knights, chaotic battles, gruesome tales and voracious monsters. Some 100 magnificently colourful masterpieces of folk art created in the first decades of…

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October 2017
12CHF

The Happy Show – Stefan Sagmeister

28 October 2017 - 11 March 2018
Museum für Gestaltung, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

What is happiness, who can find it, and what can we do for our personal luck? New York-based graphic designer and typographer Stefan Sagmeister has intensively investigated these big questions. “The Happy Show” presents the results of his personal research into happiness. Highly emotional information graphics, video documents of his individual experiments, or installations that visitors can participate in: the Austrian designer’s sensual image worlds encourage the public to increase their own feeling of happiness. With handwritten comments left on…

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November 2017
Free

Learning to Draw – From Artist’s Training to Aesthetic Education since 1500

8 November - 23 December
Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

In the final exhibition during the jubilee year to mark the 150th anniversary of the Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich, the collection is being made available to a group of students from Zurich University, who will create an exhibition and exhibition catalogue on the subject of “Drawing Lessons – From Artist’s Training to Aesthetic Education since 1500”. The historical angle, which focuses on the teaching of drawing until about 1800, is contrasted with current methods at the ETH Zürich. This will…

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