Zurich - 6 February 2015 - 13 March 2015

Angelika Loderer - Wasted on a memory

Galerie Clemens Gunzer

Hottingerstrasse 44
8032 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 4 February 2015

The driving forces behind Angelika Loderer's sculptures are the curiosity for plain materials and simple shapes, as well as the levels of qualities these materials develop in interaction with each other. The Gallery Clemens Gunzer dedicates a solo exhibition to the Austrian artist. Read more...

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Glarus - 8 February 2015 - 3 May 2015

Fit for Purpose

Kunsthaus Glarus

Im Volksgarten
8750 Glarus
Exhibition
Online since 3 February 2015

Ruth Buchanan, Adam Cruces, Simon Dybbroe Møller, Gina Folly, Karin Hueber, Marlie Mul, Magali Reus, Valentina Stieger, Haegue Yang

Design is increasingly becoming contemporary culture's primary discipline. Perfect, computer-generated and often de-personalized surfaces determine the perception of virtually all areas of life. "Fit for Purpose" alludes to the sobering expediency of today's design, which is rooted in the legacy of modernism and the Bauhaus, and which seeks to communicate a sense of well-being and authority with an at times almost ascetic veneer. Read more...

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Zurich - 5 February 2015 - 10 May 2015

Vera Molnar - (Un)Ordnung. (Dés)Ordre.

Haus Konstruktiv

Selnaustrasse 25
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 2 February 2015

As a pioneer of computer art, the Hungarian artist Vera Molnar (b. 1924 in Budapest, has lived in Paris since 1947) has a prominent position in the field of constructivist-concrete art. In cooperation with the artist and the Museum of Concrete Art in Ingolstadt, Museum Haus Konstruktiv has put together a comprehensive retrospective solo show. Curated by Sabine Schaschl and Evelyne Bucher. Read more...

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Zurich - 5 February 2015 - 10 May 2015

Quantum of Disorder

Haus Konstruktiv

Selnaustrasse 25
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 2 February 2015

The exhibition "Quantum of Disorder" and its supporting program are a result of the eponymous cooperation project between the ICS/ZHdK artists-in-labs program and Museum Haus Konstruktiv. With works by Thomas Baumann, Cod.Act, Attila Csörgő, Alexandre Joly, Peter Kogler, Pe Lang, Carsten Nicolai, Semiconductor, Troika. Curated by Sabine Schaschl and Irène Hediger. Read more...

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Luzern - 7 February 2015 - 14 March 2015

Andri Stadler - Shade

Alpineum Produzentengalerie

Hirschmattstrasse 30a
6003 Luzern
Exhibition
Online since 1 February 2015

Andri Stadler zeigt eine vollständig neue Serie von Bildern, welche im Studio in direkter Einwirkung auf den Bildsensor entstanden sind. Objektivlose Fotografien, die nicht den dreidimensionalen Raum darstellen, sondern nur die Schatten festhalten, welche auf die Bildebene fallen. Read more...

Birsfelden - 1 February 2015 - 13 March 2015

Gina Folly & Mandla Reuter - Ströme

SALTS

Hauptstrasse 12
4127 Birsfelden BL
Exhibition
Online since 31 January 2015

SALTS is pleased to present for the exhibtion "Ströme" new works by Gina Folly and Mandla Reuter. The exhibition is brings together two artistic positions which share a common interest in nature as well as the urban, but also the exotic and the creation of an artifical naturalness. The title of the exhibition acts as topic and programme and thematically sets the ground of this collaboration. Read more...

Birsfelden - 1 February 2015 - 13 March 2015

Tyra Tingleff - Closer Scrub

SALTS

Hauptstrasse 12
4127 Birsfelden BL
Exhibition
Online since 31 January 2015

Many would agree that contemporary art does not appreciate references to the past. A historical mention or any allusion to time, puts a gesture at the risk of obsolescence. To hell with status quo! This text is dedicated to timelessness. Tyra Tingleff's paintings suggest radical close-ups of impressionist masterworks. Read more...

Zurich - 6 February 2015 - 14 March 2015

Alicja Kwade / Silva Agostini

Grieder Contemporary

Limmatstrasse 256
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 29 January 2015

Grieder Contemporary is delighted to be presenting Alicja Kwade and Silva Agostini, two artists seeking to shift the perceptions of their audiences and engage them to consider concepts and phenomena - of which time is one - that we take for granted in normal life, but which cannot really be grasped and which, to this day, have never been fully explained in many scientific disciplines. Read more...

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Brussels - 30 January 2015 - 14 March 2015

Elodie Antoine - Deliquescence

aeroplastics contemporary

32 rue Blanche
1060 Brussels
Exhibition
Online since 28 January 2015

Elodie Antoine's exhibition at Aeroplastics, is first of all the meeting between the space and her works. Assembled in a central space are sculptures shown for the first time, and this constitutes the heart of the exhibition as much from a visual as from a metaphorical point of view. Read more...

Zurich - 30 January 2015 - 14 March 2015

Gal Weinstein - LightHoles

Plutschow Gallery

Waldmannstrasse 6
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 27 January 2015

The Plutschow Gallery is proud to announce the opening of Gal Weinstein's solo exhibition, "LightHoles". Gal Weinstein is one of the most progressive creative present day thinkers. Though his work is often understood in the context of the reductivist logic and industrial aesthetic of Minimalism, what is of particular interest is his method of using mechanical arrangement, subject only to articulate his awareness in the age of the Anthropocene. Read more...

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Zurich - 30 January 2015 - 21 March 2015

San Keller - Deleted Scenes

Galerie Brigitte Weiss

Müllerstrasse 67
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 27 January 2015

Ausgangspunkt für den vom Kunstmuseum Olten produzierten Film-Erstling "The L-Word - No Mas Metales" von San Keller (*1971) war die 2013 vom Museum an den Schweizer Konzeptkünstler gerichtete Einladung (Carte Blanche), sich im Rahmen des Ausstellungsformats "Disteli-Dialog" mit dem Werk des politischen Zeichners und Karikaturisten Martin Distelis (1802-1844) auseinanderzusetzen. Read more...

Biel - 1 February 2015 - 5 April 2015

Rannva Kunoy

CentrePasquArt

Kunsthaus Centre d'art
Seevorstadt 71-75 Faubourg du Lac
2502 Biel / Bienne
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

The paintings of Rannva Kunoy (b. 1975, Faroe Islands) appear on first sight to consist of a simple, monochromatic surface disrupted by scratch marks that engage with the ghost traces of the frame. Yet on closer inspection the works have a three-dimensional, almost holographic quality. Read more...

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Biel - 1 February 2015 - 5 April 2015

Roger Hiorns

CentrePasquArt

Kunsthaus Centre d'art
Seevorstadt 71-75 Faubourg du Lac
2502 Biel / Bienne
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

Roger Hiorns (born 1975, Birmingham, GB) is a leading artist of his generation. In 2009 he was nominated for the renowned Turner Prize for his celebrated work "Seizure", a huge cristallization in an empty London apartment. The exhibition at Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt, which will subsequently be presented at Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, is his most comprehensive solo show to date. Read more...

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Zurich - 31 January 2015 - 14 March 2015

Chris Bünter - 2 Anrufe

Counter Space

Röschibachstrasse 24
8037 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

In its first exhibit at the new location close to Escher-Wyss-Platz, Zurich, Counter Space presents the acoustic installation "2 Anrufe (Two Calls)" by Chris Bünter. Since the late 80s, Bünter's artistic practice commits itself to an examination of writing: handwriting, transcription, ruling. In a parallel course, an archive grows, as part of his practice. Read more...

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Emmenbrücke LU - 1 February 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mina Nasr - Beauty From Egypt

AB Gallery Switzerland

Arealstrasse 6
6020 Luzern-Emmenbrücke
Exhibition
Online since 26 January 2015

The upcoming exhibition "Cairo" at the AB Gallery Lucerne includes several new and spectacular art works by the Egyptian artist Mina Nasr (*1983, Cairo). In "Beauty from Egypt" (2014), a series of three paper works, he deals with the serious topic of lost and stolen Egyptian artefacts. Read more...

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Emmenbrücke LU - 1 February 2015 - 28 March 2015

Mohamed Abouelnaga, Ahmed Badry, Sabah Naim, Mina Nasr, Alexandra Wey - Cairo

AB Gallery Switzerland

Arealstrasse 6
6020 Luzern-Emmenbrücke
Exhibition
Online since 25 January 2015

Pyramids, papyrus and pharaohs - mummies, mausoleums and mosques. Most likely, these are the first associations a visitor of Cairo comes up with. However, apart from that the Egyptian metropolis has a very lively and remarkable contemporary art scene to offer. Especially after the political downfall of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011, there has been a recovery of the cultural life in Cairo. Read more...

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Zurich - 31 January 2015 - 21 March 2015

Georg Aerni - Partitions

Galerie Bob Gysin

Ausstellungsstrasse 24
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 23 January 2015

"Partitions" is Georg Aerni's fifth solo exhibition at Galerie Bob Gysin. The new series emerged from his visits in 2011 and 2013 to China's economic power-house, the city of Shanghai. Interested in spatial relationships and how they affect the mood of a city, Aerni investigates the visual aesthetic qualities of commonplace features. Read more...

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London - 28 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Rashid Johnson - Smile

Hauser & Wirth London

23 Savile Row
W1S 2ET London
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings and sculptures by Rashid Johnson. This will be Johnson's first solo show with the gallery in London and introduces several new bodies of work. The exhibition's title, 'Smile', takes inspiration from a celebrated image by French-American photographer Elliott Erwitt; a young black boy grins broadly while holding a gun to his head. Hundreds of copies of this same image paper the walls of the main gallery, surrounding the viewer. Read more...

London - 28 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Mira Schendel - Monotypes

Hauser & Wirth London

23 Savile Row
W1S 2ET London
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

Curated by Taisa Palhares and organised with Olivier Renaud-Clément, Hauser & Wirth London is pleased to present an exhibition of Mira Schendel's Monotypes. This focused presentation examines a body of work that formed an essential and enduring part of Schendel's wider practice. Read more...

Zurich - 24 January 2015 - 7 March 2015

Ante Timmermans - ICHTS

Barbara Seiler Galerie

Anwandstrasse 67
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 20 January 2015

In his third solo exhibition at Barbara Seiler Belgian/Swiss artist Ante Timmermans presents his latest drawings on wood panels. They follow up on his performative installation )pause( presented at Frieze London 2014, which reflected upon the absurdity, the tragedy and comedy of progressive movement during a ceaseless standstill. Read more...