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The unmissables are on artssspot art classics, which play an important role in the collective or in the art history. Or in the sense that it is currently socially relevant. It is unmissable to have a say in art!

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September 2017
CHF10

Qubibi

9 September 2017 - 28 January 2018
MuDa, Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Qubibi, also known as Kazumasa Teshigawara, is an artist and designer, born in 1977 in Tokyo.   +info

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October 2017
Free

Bernd and Hilla Becher

13 October - 22 December
Hauser & Wirth, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

14 Oct – 22 Dec 2017, Hauser & Wirth Zürich Opening: Friday 13 October 2017, 6 – 8 pm

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CHF16

Marguerite Humeau – RIDDLES (Final Beats)

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

The Museumhaus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd are very pleased to acknowledge this year's winner of the Zurich Art Prize with Marguerite Humeau and to announce an important innovation at the tenth edition of the internationally renowned prize: the previous sum of CHF 80,000 , which in each case flows into a single exhibition in the Museumhaus Konstruktiv, will receive a prize of CHF 20,000 from the award winner. Opening 25th October, 6pm.

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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…

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November 2017
CHF23

Praised and ridiculed French painting 1820 – 1880

10 November 2017 - 28 January 2018
Kunsthaus, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, ‘plein air’ painting, Impressionism – these are still the main stylistic labels attached in the German-speaking world to French painting of the 19th century. The artists working in those styles – figures such as Géricault, Delacroix, Corot, Daumier, Millet, Courbet, Manet, Sisley, Monet and Renoir – turned their backs on the officially sanctioned painting of the era, with its academic and neoclassicist style. Yet despite their revolutionary approaches, many of them still adhered to tradition. Highly controversial…

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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…

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December 2017

Willy Spiller – Street Life NY/LA 1977-1985

7 December 2017 - 27 January 2018
Bildhalle, Stauffacherquai 56, Zürich, 8004 Switzerland + Google Map

WILLY SPILLER - STREET LIFE New York / Los Angeles 1977-1985 VERNISSAGE 7 DECEMBER FROM 18H Guest speaker: Tobia Bezzola Exhibition until 27th January 2018 "Willy Spiller is one of Switzerland's leading living photographers. Throughout and all around a man of the métiers, he shows that photography often mines deeper when it takes the surface seriously and that grandioses sometimes arise out of modesty. Spiller is a photographer of people and their stories, his pictures decipher the comédie humaine, he…

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CHF12

Rob Pruitt: The Church

16 December 2017 - 13 May 2018
Kunsthalle Zürich, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Rob Pruitt is an American post-conceptual artist. Working primarily in painting, installation, and sculpture, he does not have a single style or medium. He considers his work to be intensely personal and biographical.

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March 2018
CHF12

Lena Henke

3 March 2018 - 13 May 2018
Kunsthalle Zürich, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich Schweiz + Google Map

Lena Henke (born 1982 in Warburg (GER)) lives and works in New York City and Frankfurt am Main. Henke has studied at the Städelschule under Professor Michael Krebber (2004-2010). Lena Henke has developed a diverse body of sculptural works, often arranged in comprehensive spatial installations. Henke’s work references urban planning, Land Art, human relationships, sexuality and fetishism, consistently infiltrating the patriarchal structure of art history with a very smart and humorous tone. Her formal language and use of materials often alludes to Minimal…

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CHF23

Visionäre Sachlichkeit

9 March 2018 - 8 July 2018
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 2018 - 15 July 2018
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 2018 - 18 November 2018
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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