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The Kunsthaus Zürich is the art museum of the city of Zurich. In addition to a large collection, the Kunsthaus Zürich has a library. The library of the Kunsthaus Zürich is a scientific special library for modern art. Parts of the collection are open and accessible online at registration. With pleasure.

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February 2018
CHF23

Abraham Cruzvillegas

16 February - 25 March
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

After the works of Abraham Cruzvillegas (* 1968) were shown in 2015/16 at a grand appearance in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern and in comprehensive individual exhibitions in the USA, France and Germany, the Kunsthaus Zurich is now exhibiting for the first time in Switzerland Exhibition of the Mexican artist. In his sculptures and spatial installations he examines architecture as an expression of social relations. Cruzvillegas grew up in Ajusco, a volcanic landscape south of the Mexican capital.…

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Concert: The Pussywarmers & Réka, Elektronische Abteilung Trio

22 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Music plays a key role in the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas. He began writing song lyrics as an aside from sculpting in 2007 and has now composed over 50. Some have been set to music specially for the exhibition by Swiss bands and will be performed live on Thursdays. The first band is the electronic department of The Pussywarmers & Réka with forgotten synths, analogue filters and hypnotic samples. The bands have been selected and concerts organized in association with…

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Antiquarian Book Fair Zurich 2018

23 February - 25 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The 23rd edition of the Antiquariats-Messe Zürich will take place from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25,2018 in the large lecture hall, Kunsthaus Zürich. Opening hours: Friday: 15 - 20 o' clock Saturday: 10 - 18 o' clock Sunday: 10 - 18 o' clock Among the participants are..: Forum Rare Books, Biblion Antiquariat, Peter Bichsel Fine Books, EOS Buchantiquariat Benz, Erasmushaus, Illi Raymond et Alexandre, Buch + Kunst + Hommagerie Sabine Koitka, August Laube, Raphaël Lévy Marchand d' art…

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Abendschule Import meets Kunsthaus Zürich

24 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Abendschule Import meets Kunsthaus Zürich – Refugees share their knowledge 2 / 3 / 4 p.m.: lessons 5 p.m.–6 p.m.: drinks reception 2 p.m. Lesson in German on Language: Arabic conversation for beginners with mit Mustafa Yassin 3 p.m. Lesson in German on Society: Fashion in Senegal with Antoinette Mendy 4 p.m. Lesson in English on Literature: Fairy-tale of Art, Emergence of Ineffable. Reading the “Emperor’s New Clothes” as story about art with Sreten Ugričić The idea of knowledge transfer…

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Food-Happening: Immer wieder Sonntags

25 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

‘Immer wieder sonntags’ by and with Sandra Knecht Sandra Knecht’s Immer wieder sonntags takes place on one Sunday a month at the Chnächt barn in Basel. It’s a dining and cookery format for 30 people with five courses and one schnapps, and costs CHF 100. Each dinner is devoted to one animal, plant or method of preparation. The dishes have never been prepared the same way before and never will be again. For once, Sandra Knecht is bringing her exclusive…

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Cinema: Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur program

28 February
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Program by Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur Inspired by Werner Herzog’s film ‘The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner’, John Canciani, artistic director of the Winterthur International Short Film Festival, has put together a programme of explorations on the theme of mountains, from the somnambulistic and hallucinatory to the abstract and surreal. 6 p.m. Orogenesis (F/E, 2016) 7 min 52 sec Director: Boris Labbé Music: Daniele Ghis An excursion into abstraction and a hypothesis about how mountains came to exist. E.B.C. 5300m, (CH,…

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March 2018

Concert: Pfffff

1 March
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Concert: Pfffff Music plays a key role in the work of Abraham Cruzvillegas. He began writing song lyrics as an aside from sculpting in 2007 and has now composed over 50. Some have been set to music specially for the exhibition by Swiss bands and will be performed live on Thursdays. On March 1, is Pfffff/Lara Stoll with punk from Zurichis on the agenda The bands have been selected and concerts organized in association with Ivo Schäppi/Bar 3000. Admission to…

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Abendschule Import meets Kunsthaus Zürich

3 March
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Abendschule Import meets Kunsthaus Zürich – Refugees share their knowledge 2 / 3 / 4 p.m.: lessons 5 p.m.–6 p.m.: drinks reception 2 p.m. Lesson in German on Medicine: Obstetrics in the war zone of Afghanistan with Nafissa Saya 3 p.m. Lesson in German on Philosophy: The War Machine – A discourse about nomadology by Gilles Deleuze with Yasemin Acer 4 p.m. Lesson in German on Art: Storytelling in photography with Milad Ahmadvand The idea of knowledge transfer is central…

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Skateboarding in the museum!

7 March
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Drawing on the idea of the skatepark, Abraham Cruzvillegas describes his exhibition at the Kunsthaus as a sculpture park in which visitors are expected to touch and energize the objects. On three Wednesday afternoons between 2 and 6 p.m., the exhibition actually becomes a skatepark, open to everyone from practised and experienced skateboarders to those keen to learn. In a series of workshops organized in conjunction with Freestyle Halle Zürich and the Gorilla Association, instructors will be on hand to…

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Cinema: Bewogen Koper/Brass Unbound (NL, 1993)

7 March @ 18:00 - 21:00
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

Bewogen Koper/Brass Unbound (NL, 1993) 106 min English, Subtitles in English Director and Screenplay: Johan van der Keuken Montage: Jan Dop and Johan van der Keuken Sound: Nosh Van der Lely Brass Unbound is the fruit of an interaction between the filmmaker and anthropologist Rob Boonzajer Flaes. It tells the tale of brass instruments – a symbol of the cultural yoke imposed by colonial forces from Indonesia to Nepal, from Ghana to Surinam – and their appropriation by colonized populations.…

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CHF23

Visionäre Sachlichkeit

9 March - 8 July
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

The development of abstract art was a central process of modern art. But also artists and artists, who oriented themselves on the stylistic means of the representational art, significantly influenced modernity. This is shown by masterpieces - and sometimes rarely - by the collection.

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April 2018
CHF23

Fashion Drive

20 April - 15 July
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Fashion drive? Fashion is both drive and dilemma at the same time, but above all an indicator of the change in its time. This exhibition bends over 500 years of fashion history in the mirror of art: How did artists react to extreme phenomena such as slitmode, shame caps, crinolines or tuxedos? Georg Simmel describes it in "philosophy of fashion" as follows: "Life according to fashion is a mixture of destroying and building." Fashion is both an economic factor and…

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August 2018
CHF23

Robert Delaunay und Paris

31 August - 18 November
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Robert Delaunay (1885 - 1941), one of the most important pioneers in the art of the early 20th century, is honored with this most extensive presentation in Switzerland. The exhibition highlights two important paintings from the Kunsthaus Zürich collection, namely "Formes circulaires". Soleil, lune ", 1913 - 1931, as well as the monumental image of" Formes circulaires "from 1930. The visually extremely attractive exhibition gives the audience an opportunity to experience the broad spectrum and the prognostic nature of Delaunay's…

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December 2018
CHF23

Oskar Kokoschka

14 December 2018 - 10 March 2019
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Oskar Kokoschka (1886 - 1980) is today one of the most important artists of the 20th century. His lasting legacy for the art production of the post-war period up to the present is undisputed and yet enigmatic: in Europe, which had been shattered by two world wars, and where realistic art had fallen into disrepute, Kokoschka remained intrepidly committed to the recognition of figurative art. He adhered to the integral force of an art beyond state propaganda, which is reflected…

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