The Kunsthalle Zürich is an exhibition institute in Zurich and part of the Löwenbräu Art Space. The Kunsthalle has specialized mainly in the mediation of international contemporary art. The institution is socially very interactive and offers many possibilities for participation, such as workshops, guided tours, symposia and discussions.
Opening: Friday, March 3, 2017 The exhibition Speak, Lokal focuses on how artists worldwide investigate and broach local conditions. All sorts of artistic practices come into play, from activism to “archivism”, from photography to graphic novels, from documentaries to performances and research based communal efforts. Paradoxically, the restricted and highly connoted territory of the Local is perceived as a place of autonomy and liberation. It is a space where precision makes a difference to uncover discrepancies, where clairvoyance turns into…Find out more »
Opening: Friday, May 19, 2017 German Artist Michael Riedel (*1972) has created a body of work that is readily misunderstood and can’t easily be compared with any other. Similar to a Doubling Charm, by which objects replicate by the slightest touch, starting a chain-reaction of reentries, Riedel’s artworks attest to an ongoing process of replication within the art system. His exhibition CV at Kunsthalle Zürich centers around the Curriculum Vitae or résumé, this obsessively stylized form of human measurement for…Find out more »
Opening: Friday, August 25, 2017 The exhibition at Kunsthalle Zürich will be the first comprehensive presentation of Cheryl Donegan’s work in Europe. In her films, works, and projects, Donegan investigates the idea of painting, at first seemingly backwards or amiss. If there is an ostensible and assumed lack of professionalism, it offers, in the context of painting, an alternative to marketable virtuosity, generic abstraction, and banal references. We face an oeuvre of “as if” exploring the challenging relationship between thinking…Find out more »
Opening: Friday, August 25, 2017 John Russell restages ideas of total hybridity of gender, nature, man and beast in his films, images, books, and installations ranging from real to virtual and fictional filtered through literature, theory, religion, and art. His fictions emerge in the middle of anarchy, vacuum, dystopia, where everything is possible and our lives mere networks. Satire meets historical painting meets science fiction, vision, and excess, and before we know it we come face to face with a…Find out more »
Artist John Russell will give a guided tour through his exhibition «DOGGO» at Kunsthalle Zürich. http://kunsthallezurich.ch/de/john-russell-doggoFind out more »
Party like a Patron! Celebrate with us the night of the nights and support the Kunsthalle Zürich! With Dj Evangelos and Adrian Ehrat The Night at Kunsthalle Zürich with concert, dance and DJs. The two artists, Albert Oehlen and Walter Pfeiffer, are honoring us as well as the two designated directors of the Schauspielhaus Zurich, Benjamin von Blomberg and Nicolas Stemann. The great Maja Hoffmann, the famous curator Bice Curiger and the off-space Taylor Macklin are guest and we are…Find out more »