At the Kunsthaus Zürich art lovers can admire fascinating temporary exhibitions of international scope and one of the greatest art collections in Switzerland, featuring art from the 13th century to the present. Highlights include not only the largest collection of Munch paintings outside of Norway and the most comprehensive collection of works by Alberto Giacometti but also Impressionist and classic Modernist paintings – from Monet, Picasso and Chagall to Kokoschka, Beckmann and Corinth. Alongside Pop Art works by both Warhol and Hamilton are works by artists including Rothko, Twombly, Beuys and Baselitz. Video installations and photographs by Fischli/Weiss, Pipilotti Rist and others continue the narrative into the 21st century.
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Europe – The Future History
Europe – The Future History is an exhibition that wonders about the question: What image represents...
12 Jun 2015 - 06 Sep 2015
Sense Uncertainty. A Private Collection
In the 20th and 21st centuries, human beings have thought more profoundly about their relationship to...
19 Jun 2015 - 04 Oct 2015
John Waters: How Much Can You Take?
John Waters (b. 1946), the style icon and ‘enfant terrible’ of American cinema, has influenced the...
14 Aug 2015 - 01 Nov 2015
Sense Uncertainty: A Private Collection
The Kunsthaus Zürich is staging the first exhibition of a private collection that focuses especially...
19 Jun 2015 - 04 Oct 2015
Tomi Ungerer: Incognito
Tomi Ungerer is often said to have influenced everyone – as illustrator, storyteller, author, sculptor,...
30 Oct 2015 - 07 Feb 2016
Picture Ballot: Me/Not Me
The Kunsthaus Zürich presents an exhibition of self-portraits entitled “Me/Not Me“. The...
27 Nov 2015 - 28 Feb 2016
Joan Mirò: Wall, Frieze, Mural
The art of Joan Miró (1893 –1983) is informed by an almost literal directness, which invariably foregrounds...
02 Oct 2015 - 24 Jan 2016
The Kunsthaus Zürich is reconstructing ‘Dadaglobe’ – Tristan Tzara’s unpublished anthology with...
05 Feb 2016 - 01 May 2016
Pipilotti Rist: retrospective and new works
Pipilotti Rist (b. 1962) is a pioneering figure in video art and has achieved international fame for...
26 Feb 2016 - 08 May 2016
Francis Picabia – Eine Retrospektive
This ground-breaking exhibition is part of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the Dada movement,...
03 Jun 2016 - 25 Sep 2016
Akram Zaatari’s contribution to contemporary art could hardly be more topical. In his photographs,...
20 May 2016 - 31 Jul 2016
Peter Wechsler: Drawings
Peter Wechsler (b. 1951) grew up in Zurich and now lives in Vienna. He is one of a generation of non-figurative...
11 Nov 2016 - 22 Jan 2017
Alberto Giacometti: Beyond Bronze
Fifty years on from the death of Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), the major temporary exhibition “Alberto...
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
Picture Ballot! Images of architecture
The theme of this year’s ‘Picture Ballot’ is architecture as a subject for art. It looks at the...
23 Sep 2016 - 11 Dec 2016
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature
Kunsthaus Zurich showcases a great exhibition by the renowned master of Expressionism Ernst Ludwig Kirchner,...
10 Feb 2017 - 21 May 2017
Mexican Graphic Art
Kunsthaus Zürich presents a group show displaying the development of Mexican Graphic Art in the last...
19 May 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
Fashion Drive. Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts
More than 230 works – including everything from slashed clothing and codpieces to haute couture and...
20 Apr 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
Fly me to the Moon
On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, Kunsthaus Zürich presents a journey through...
05 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
Hour Zero. Resignation and renewal in art
How did artists respond in their work to the historical rift created by Fascism and the Second World...
07 Jun 2019 - 22 Sep 2019