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Das Migros Museum in Zürich ist Teil des Kunstareals Löwenbräu. Internationale Gegenwartskunst steht in Fokus der Ausstellungen. Das Museum des Schweizerischen Detailhändlers Migros zeigt sich verspielt und setzt auf nicht bereits Bewährtes.

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February 2017
CHF12

You you you – Liz Magor

18 February - 7 May
Migros Museum, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: Friday, 17 February 2017 In her native Canada and beyond, the artist Liz Magor (b. 1948) is regarded as one of the most influential contemporary sculptors; the oeuvre she has built since the 1970s has guided an entire generation of younger artists. Her art investigates the culture of production and value and the associated ambivalent relationship humans have with consumer goods. The retrospective focuses on sculptures and installations the artist created in her studio in Vancouver over the past…

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March 2017
Free

Artist’s Talk: Christian Philipp Müller

16 March @ 18:30 - 20:30
Migros Museum, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

in cooperation with DON18, ETH Zürich. Christian Philipp Müller is a Berlin-based Swiss conceptual artist whose practice examines a range of issues from social and aesthetic concerns to design, national histories, and the institutional framing of culture. His projects are usually collaborative, interdisciplinary, and site-specific. He is a leading figure in institutional critique and socially engaged art practices. His work has 2016 been exhibited at the Nidwaldner Museum in Stans, Switzerland. In 2012, on the 75th anniversary of the opening…

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May 2017
Free

Künstlergespräch: Liz Magor

4 May
Migros Museum, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

moderiert von Heike Munder (Leiterin Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst und Kuratorin der Ausstellung) in englischer Sprache, Eintritt frei, mit anschliessendem Apéro Die kanadische Künstlerin Liz Magor (*1948) lebt und arbeitet in Vancouver. Ihre Arbeiten handeln von der Produktions- und Wertschöpfungskultur sowie den damit verknüpften ambivalenten Beziehungen des Menschen zu Konsumgütern. Ihre Skulpturen und Installationen sind allegorische Bildwelten aus gefundenen und in Brockenhäusern gesammelten Alltagsobjekten, die die idealisierten Naturvorstellungen der modernen Gesellschaft hinterfragen und die Mechanismen von Begehren und Sucht zeigen.…

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Maja Bajevic

20 May - 13 August

Opening: Friday, 19 May 2017 In a large overview exhibition, the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst presents the oeuvre of French-Bosnian artist Maja Bajevic (b. 1967 in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina). This exhibition concentrates on works from the last ten years, supplemented by newly produced pieces. Since the mid-1990s, Bajevic has worked on a very wide range of different issues, encompassing globalisation, inclusion/exclusion, exploitation, neo-liberalism and their reciprocal effects. At the same time, Bajevic also repeatedly raises the issue of personal identity and…

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August 2017
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God’s Children, God’s Poem – Jimmie Durham

26 August - 5 November
Migros Museum, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Opening: Friday, 25 August 2017 In the work of Jimmie Durham (b. 1940 in Washington, Arkansas), the examination of societal and political topics, but also the issue of the representation of civilising values, historicity and societal identity, are of central importance. His installations and sculptures reflect on the status of the object between civilizing fetish and artwork, and are metaphors for the sometimes complex and problematic encounters between the human being, technology and nature, from different cultural perspectives. Durham became…

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