de | en
Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events › Recommended

The recommended art exhibitions and activities are selected by Artsspot, which we would like to show specifically to the art audience in Zurich.

Events List Navigation

July 2017

Three stories from Zurich

11 July - 23 December
Musée Visionnaire, Predigerpl. 10, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

We cordially invite you to the vernissage of the new exhibition "Three Stories from Zurich" in the Musée Visionnaire. Short introduction: 18.30 clock This exhibition is devoted to three urban origins, which are closely linked to Zurich and have been artistically active for many years. The Musée Visionnaire shows some of Hans Krüsi's works, which have never been seen before, from the estate in the Kunstmuseum Thurgau in Ittingen, fairy tales and comics by Emil Medardus Hagner and geometric color…

Find out more »
August 2017

Coffee from Helvécia

29 August 2017 - 28 January 2018
Johann Jacobs Museum, Seefeldquai 17, 8034 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

African Brazil, St. Galler embroidery and a modernist utopia One of the largest coffee plants of the 19th century, located in the Brazilian north-east, was firmly established in Swiss hands. However, what exactly took place there is largely unknown. Today's state of Helvécia hardly reveals the voluntary and involuntary forms of work and life that have developed between European immigrants and African slaves and their free offspring. A century later, another coffee plantation will be the scene of a social…

Find out more »
September 2017

Santhori Bilder & Objekte

16 September - 4 November
Jedlitschka Gallery, Seefeldstrasse 52, Zürich, 8008 Switzerland + Google Map

Opening hours: Saturday 16 September 11-18 h. We present SANTHORI, with works from the new series, Dontmissingakiss, I spy with my bold eye, inspiration Honoré Daumier.

Find out more »
Free

Akryl, Corso Bertozzi & MzansiArtist – Urban X 5

22 September - 22 October
Buro Discount by Buro Destruct, Zurlindenstrasse 226, Zürich, 8003 Switzerland + Google Map

"Urban X 5", an exhibition in the "Galerie Büro Discount" with current works from the urban art scene. From 22 September, the "Discount Gallery" in the "Büro Discount", shop and gallery of the graphic design collective "Büro Destruct" will present current works from the urban art scene. The focus is on three Zurich artists Akryl, Corso Bertozzi and MzansiArtist. An exhibition that fans of urban art should not miss! In addition, there are works by many other artists from the…

Find out more »

Phantom Theory

28 September - 20 December
ETH Hönggerberg, Stefano- Franscini-Platz 5, 8049 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Exhibition “Phantom Theory” 29 September – 20 December 2017 Opening 28 September 2017, 5.30 pm gta exhibitions, HIL, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg Introduction by Sylvia Claus Using projects, manuscripts, lecture drafts, models, exhibition concepts and images from the gta Archives, the exhibition presents the rich spectrum of questions and differing narrations with which the institute has been preoccupied over the course of half a century and that have productively shaped architectural praxis. The aspect that connects all of the researchers at…

Find out more »

Jill Freedman

28 September - 27 October
Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Rämistrasse 18, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie is pleased to present a selection of works by the internationally re-nowned street and documentary photographer Jill Freedman in a cabinet exhibition. Vintage photo-graphs from various phases of the New Yorker's creative life are shown. Jill Freedman, who born in New York in 1939, worked as a nightclub musician and copywriter before en-gaging autodidactically with photography and consequently carrying out her first photographic project Old News: Resurrection City (1971). Appalled by the murder of…

Find out more »

Subsurface scattering

29 September - 25 October
Art Container, Park Pfingstweid, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Event Duration: 29.09.2017 - 25.10.2017 by Thomas Knüsel and Lukas Geisseler Opening on 29 September, 7 pm In his works Lukas Geisseler deals with sociopolitical and economic questions. From his research, drawings are created which soberly link structures of global and local contexts. For example, in the series "displaced", he traces the lines of waffle exports from Switzerland and asylum applications to Switzerland for several years. Thomas Knüsel questions questions about the relationship between subjective perception and scientific certainty. From…

Find out more »
October 2017
Free

3. Fiona Banner & Peter Voss-Knude Side Step: Pio Abad

7 October - 2 December
Last Tango, Röntgenstrasse 6, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

3. FIONA BANNER & PETER VOSS-KNUDE SIDE STEP: PIO ABAD 07.10.17 – 02.12.17 Opening 07.10.17 from 17:30 An affinity for the semiotics of conflict becomes immediately apparent in Last Tango’s fourth exhibition: Fiona Banner with her longstanding use of found and transformed military aircraft to examine the ways in which conflict is mythologised through popular culture and Peter Voss-Knude with his work that musically relates to the life of the soldier. The material and the human aspects of conflict are…

Find out more »
Free

ILK – catwalk

12 October - 11 November
Kolly Gallery, Seefeldstrasse 56, 8008 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

"Decoration, interior design and fashion inspire the visions of for my paintings." - Ilk, 2017. Being torn between geek and street culture as well as growing up in the Parisian suburbs and therefore glimpsing various traditions, was a rewarding experience for Ilk. The exhibition entitled Catwalk gives an insight in a multifaceted body of work, which contains canvases as well as ceramics. Kolly Gallery is proud to present Ilk’s first solo show in Zurich from October 12 to November 11,…

Find out more »
Free

El Planeta de los Toros – Miquel Barceló

13 October 2017 - 2 February 2018
TOBIAS MUELLER MODERN ART, Waldmannstrasse, 8, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

13 October 2017 - 2 February 2018 The exhibition "El Planeta de los Toros" will exclusively present a new series of works by Miquel Barceló featuring the bullfight theme. It will be accompanied by a fully illustrated book with photographs by François Halard.

Find out more »
Free

Leila Peacock

19 October - 18 November
Binz39 Foundation, Sihlquai 133, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

A Charlatan’s Progress or the Virtues of a Lie Well Told. A Comic Tale Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind. To Which Are Added Many Curious Half-Remembered Facts and Other Evidence. Related by Herself in Two Volumes. Opening: Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 6 pm Exhibition: 20 October to 18 November 2017 Finissage and artist talk: Saturday, 18 November, 5 pm

Find out more »

René Groebli – The magical eye

26 October - 2 December
Bildhalle, Stauffacherquai 56, 8004 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

René Groebli is celebrating his 90th birthday this October, which will take the picture hall as an opportunity to honor this exceptional Swiss photographer with a comprehensive individual exhibition. The exhibition, curated in collaboration with Daniel Blochwitz, will present works from all creative periods René Groeblis. In addition to his legendary early works, such as "The Eye of Love" or "Magic of the Rail", his experimental and groundbreaking images of movement, color or fading, as well as more unknown or…

Find out more »
CHF16

Aurélie Nemours

26 October 2017 - 14 January 2018
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The Museumhaus Konstruktiv is dedicated to the French artist Aurélie Nemours (1910-2005), who will present the different creative phases of this Grande Dame of geometric-abstract art, thanks to collections from private collections.

Find out more »
CHF16

Julije Knifer

26 October 2017 - 14 January 2018
Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Selnaustrasse 25, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

The Museumhaus Konstruktiv is pleased to be able to realize a comprehensive exhibition of works by the Croatian artist Julije Knifer (1924-2004). The exhibition, which was developed in close collaboration with the artist's daughter, presents a selection of Knifers' day books in addition to paintings and works on paper.

Find out more »
Free

Banz & Bowinkel – BIOS

26 October - 22 December
Roehrs & Boetsch, Bachstrasse 9, Zürich 8038 Schweiz + Google Map

Giulia Bowinkel & Friedemann Banz generate scenarios of the juxtaposition of nature, texture, body and space, mass, form and substance. The artist duo generates reflective moments that shift between moving images, virtual scupltures and snapshots.

Find out more »

Workshow Grafik17

27 October - 29 October
grafik-schweiz.ch, Veranstaltungsort: Halle 622, Therese-Giehse-Strasse 10 8050 + Google Map

Grafik is the largest and most important workplace for graphics and visual expressions in Switzerland. Every year more than 130 Swiss exhibitors show their current work. Every year the graphic provides a representative overview of the graphic work in Switzerland and is very popular. Nearly 10,000 visitors came to grafik 16 in 2016. Werkschauschau grafik 17 wants to record and show current trends and tendencies. She wants to be the mirror and the impetus for the industry. In Classic &…

Find out more »

Between two seas – Sandra Senn

27 October - 18 November
Galerie sam scherrer contemporary, Kleinstrasse 16, Zürich 8008 Schweiz + Google Map

http://www.samscherrer.ch Exhibition opening Between two seas of Sandra Senn "I prefer to stroll or drift, like wet wood, whose fleeting home the river determines." With the lyrically, figuratively placed text on large-format paper, Sandra Senn, as a self-employed agency, describes the process of her painterly acting images, which sometimes appear to be supposed to be photographic images. They show chimerical objects and sculptures in the midst of seemingly natural landscapes. The predominantly brittle, archaic-looking stone figures, such as this, could…

Find out more »

O3EPO – Even in Siberia there is happiness

27 October - 2 November
The Trace Gallery, Militärstrasse 76, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

Opening Reception: Friday 27. October 2017 7pm

Find out more »
CHF12

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…

Find out more »
CHF12

MyCollection – Stefan Sagmeister

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

The Museum für Gestaltung has amassed over 500,000 objects in its collections. This immense repertoire serves as a basis for the project series MyCollection, a new version of which is now presented by Stefan Sagmeister. The Austrian graphic designer is currently examining the theme of “Beauty”. Having taken a thorough look in the archive, he presents his personal selection of objects from the collection and comments on them. They include pieces that are generally regarded as well-designed and beautiful. Sagmeister…

Find out more »
November 2017
Free

Armen Eloyan

3 November - 23 December
Galerie Nicola von Senger, Limmatstrasse 275, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Press release Armen Eloyan The gallery Nicola von Senger is pleased to present the Armenian artist Armen Eloyan, in his first solo exhibition at the gallery. Armen Eloyan’s physical appearance is one to be remembered. It brings to mind an Egyptian prince mixed with a Japanese Yakuza and an American gang member, who tattooed his affiliation and origin on his body. Eloyan’s body can be read as well. Numerous motives adorn it, some of which appear in his paintings too.…

Find out more »
Free

Movement – Nicolas Sperisen & Yolane Rais

4 November - 27 December
We Show Off, Usteristrasse 14, Zürich, 8001 Switzerland + Google Map

We are moving through space and time. We get lost in our thoughts and create moments by moving our body or our mind. The two photographers Nicolas Sperisen and Yolane Rais capture these moments by putting them on film. Nicolas Sperisen captures movement by finding the moment, the one moment of everyday life that is filled with melanchony. Yolane Rais finds them through moving her body over the swiss mountains, capturing those gloomy moments that every wanderer knows and enjoys.…

Find out more »
Free

Extra Bodies

17 November 2017 - 4 February 2018
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Limmatstrasse 270, Zürich, 8005 Switzerland + Google Map

Extra Bodies – The Use of the ‹Other Body› in Contemporary Art Ai Weiwei, Vanessa Beecroft, Guy Ben-Ner, Oscar Bony, Christoph Büchel, Clegg & Guttmann, Gino de Dominicis, Maria Eichhorn, Jens Haaning, Yves Klein, Yoshua Okón, Yuri Pattison, L.A. Raeven, Edwin Sánchez, Christoph Schlingensief, Santiago Sierra, Jonas Staal, Teresa Margolles, Stephen Willats, Carey Young, Artur Żmijewski The exhibition sheds light on a phenomenon in art that first rises to prominence in the 1990s and then explodes in the early years…

Find out more »
+ Export Events