Zurich - 30 August 2014 - 25 October 2014

Gerold Miller - new works

Lange + Pult

Limmatstrasse 291
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 26 August 2014

Die Ausstellung "new works" in der Galerie Lange + Pult zeigt die neuesten Arbeiten des deutschen Künstlers Gerold Miller. Im Mittelpunkt steht die aktuelle Serie "Monoform", die zusammen mit Arbeiten der Werkreihe "set" in den Räumen der Galerie präsentiert wird. Der in Berlin lebende Künstler verfolgt ein künstlerisches Konzept, das seine plastischen Wandobjekte im Kontext von Architektur, Malerei und Skulptur verorten lässt und Dialoge zwischen den Gattungen eröffnet. Read more...

Biel - 31 August 2014 - 2 November 2014

Mouvement III - The City Performed

CentrePasquArt

Kunsthaus Centre d'art
Seevorstadt 71-75 Faubourg du Lac
2502 Biel / Bienne
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Vito Acconci, Francis Alÿs, Pablo Bronstein, Stanley Brouwn, Trisha Brown, Paulo Bruscky, Martin Creed, Felipe Ehrenberg, VALIE EXPORT, Dara Friedman, Gelitin, Tomislav Gotovac, Alberto Greco, Anna Halprin, Maria Hassabi, Noritoshi Hirakawa, Sanja Iveković, Christian Jankowski, Jiří Kovanda, Liz Magic Laser, Klara Lidén, Marko Lulić, Babette Mangolte, Rachel Mason, Dave McKenzie, Dieter Meier, Ocaña, Neša Paripović, Ewa Partum, Alexandra Pirici, Miervaldis Polis, Kim Sooja, Mladen Stilinović, Beat Streuli, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Ulla von Brandenburg, Ai Weiwei

The 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, entitled "Le Mouvement", challenges the very definition of public art by creating no sculpture at all. Read more...

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Zurich - 30 August 2014 - 1 November 2014

Nedko Solakov - Mixed Media (in at least four directions and one center)

Galerie Bob van Orsouw

Limmatstrasse 270
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

The things we like (shall I say, the good things) invariably drive us to reflect on ourselves. [...] In this sense, liking is an egocentric feeling, pulling the world (the artwork) towards oneself. All of this can of course be articulated using another, more elevated style. Now it suffices to say that Nedko Solakov's works urge me to reflect on myself, my fears, and my pleasures. (Georgi Gospodinov) Read more...

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Zurich - 30 August 2014 - 8 November 2014

Matthew Day Jackson - Family

Galerie Hauser & Wirth Zürich

Limmatstrasse 270
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Hauser & Wirth is excited to announce Matthew Day Jackson's first solo exhibition in Zurich, 'Family', comprising over a dozen new works in the media of sculpture, painting, photography and work on paper. Matthew Day Jackson's interdisciplinary practice investigates the outermost limits of human experience. Read more...

Zurich - 30 August 2014 - 8 November 2014

Philippe Vandenberg - Dog Day - Curated by Harald Falckenberg

Galerie Hauser & Wirth Zürich

Limmatstrasse 270
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present the work of the Belgian artist Philippe Vandenberg for the first time in Switzerland. Curated by Harald Falckenberg, 'Philippe Vandenberg. Dog Day' comprises oil paintings that were predominantly created in the decade before Vandenberg's death in 2009. His works testify to his quarrels with himself and the world, as well as an obsession that expresses itself through an enormous creative drive. Read more...

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Zurich - 28 August 2014 - 27 September 2014

Adán Vallecillo - Chocobanana Game

Christinger De Mayo

Ankerstrasse 24
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

The cocoa bean is a phenomenon, for nowhere else has nature concentrated such a wealth of valuable nourishment in so small a space. (Alexander von Humboldt)

Adán Vallecillo's first solo exhibition with Christinger De Mayo broaches the issue of the history of chocolate and its hidden connections between Mesoamerican history, colonization and lucky Switzerland. Read more...

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Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 20 December 2014

Cornucopia - Artists' Collaborations from 30 Years in one Room

PARKETT Space Zurich

Löwenbräu
Limmatstrasse 268
8005 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Presented by Jacqueline Burckhardt, Bice Curiger, and Dieter von Graffenried.

The new exhibition "Cornucopia" at Parkett's Space in Zurich presents the editions made by artists for Parkett since its founding thirty years ago - together in one room for the first time. On view are over 200 works, ranging from photographs, prints, and sculptures to video, installations, paintings, and books. Read more...

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Zurich - 27 August 2014 - 26 November 2014

Bart Julius Peters - The Sunday Inventory Collection of Photography by Bart Julius Peters (1994-2014)

Sunday Inventory

Zwinglistrasse 30
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

As part of the opening season, Sunday Inventory presents the first Swiss solo show of Dutch artist Bart Julius Peters and is pleased to introduce his work with a text by Lorne Darnell and a text by Alexandra Stock, who both have been following Peters progression over the last decades. Read more...

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Eschlikon - 30 August 2014 - 11 October 2014

Aus gutem Grund

widmertheodoridis

Fallackerstrasse 6
8360 Eschlikon
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Stefan Gort, Remus Grecu, Gian Michelle Grob, Gian Häne, Sebastian Herzau, Gerhard Hintermann, Ruth Hommelsheim, Elisabeth Nembrini, Lisa Sartorio, Elisabeth Sonneck, Ernst Stark, Clemens Tremmel, Nicolas Vionnet, Werner Widmer, Lydia Wilhelm

widmertheodoridis presents after the summer break the second exhibition at the new domicile in Eschlikon. Concurrently with 'Aus gutem Grund' (For a Good Reason) a new show room in the adjacent building will be inaugurated. In the future the former cowshed and barn will highlight installations and video projections on two levels. Read more...

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Luzern - 30 August 2014 - 27 September 2014

The Artist As Producer 2

Alpineum Produzentengalerie

Hirschmattstrasse 30a
6003 Luzern
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Michiel Coppens (B), Koen Delaere (NL), Peggy Franck (NL), Gerlach en Koop (NL), Bas van den Hurk (NL), Giacomo Santiago Rogado (CH), Maarten Spons (NL), Jamie Sneider (USA), Lorelinde Verhees (NL)

Inspiriert von der Ansprache "Der Autor als Produzent" von Walter Benjamin, gehalten im "Institut zum Studium des Faschismus" 1934 in Paris, in welchem er den Textautoren seiner Generation eine untragbare Anbiederung an das System unterstellte - fordert whatspace von den Künstler/innen einen kritischen Umgang mit den Produktionsbedingungen in den Zeiten des überhitzten Kunstmarktes ein. Read more...

Zurich - 28 August 2014 - 11 October 2014

David Chieppo - Chock-full of Freedom

Galerie Brigitte Weiss

Müllerstrasse 67
8004 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 25 August 2014

Zur Saisoneröffnung zeigt die Galerie Brigitte Weiss Werke - Malerei und Arbeiten auf Papier - des Künstlers David Chieppo (*1973 in New Haven, Connecticut USA); parallel zu seiner Ausstellung im Kunstmuseum Solothurn (bis 19.10.2014), zu der ein umfangreicher Katalog erschienen ist. Read more...

Wettingen - 31 August 2014 - 12 October 2014

Daniel Glaser und Magdalena Kunz - Kopfkino

Galerie im Gluri Suter Huus

Bifangstrasse 1
5430 Wettingen
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

Daniel Glaser und Magdalena Kunz befragen seit bald 15 Jahren mit Installationen, Videoarbeiten und Zeichnungen die Lebensbedingungen und -hoffnungen des modernen, "aufgeklärten" Menschen, welcher jedoch den Quellen von Realität - Raum und Zeit -, ausgeliefert bleibt. Bekanntgeworden sind Daniel Glaser und Magdalena Kunz mit den seit 2007 entwickelten "kinematografischen Skulpturen". Read more...

Wettingen - 31 August 2014 - 12 October 2014

Bettina Carl - Ganze Teile

Galerie im Gluri Suter Huus

Bifangstrasse 1
5430 Wettingen
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

Bettina Carl arbeitet vor allem auf Papier. Mit malerischen und zeichnerischen Mitteln werden auch hier Grenzen der Realität aufgelöst, so dass neue, autonome Identitätssysteme mit narrativen Ansätzen entstehen. Der bindenden Logik der Welt - dem "Ganzen" - stellt Bettina Carl "in Teilen" die künstlerische Logik als Erkenntnisinstrument gegenüber. Read more...

Emmenbrücke LU - 30 August 2014 - 27 September 2014

Tanja Boukal - Was tun, wenn's brennt / Mina Nasr - Movement

AB Gallery Switzerland

Arealstrasse 6
6020 Luzern-Emmenbrücke
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

AB Gallery is pleased to open the new season with two exceptional solo exhibitions. We show current works by the renowned Austrian artist Tanja Boukal (*1976, Vienna) in "Was tun, wenn's brennt" from the past exhibition "Political Correctness" in the Museum der Moderne Salzburg. The second solo exhibition is dedicated to the young Egyptian artist Mina Nasr (*1938, Cairo). In "Movement" we show a selection of Nasr's new, two meter-high black and white drawings. Read more...

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Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 10 October 2014

Francesco Bonanno - Cow-Boy

Jedlitschka Gallery

Seefeldstrasse 52
8008 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

Die Kuh schaut stoisch, egal auf welch unwegsames Gelände Francesco Bonanno sie treibt. Sie lässt sich auf allem nieder, was den St. Galler Künstler fasziniert und schreitet unbeirrt über Stickereien, Schieferplatten und Endlos-Computerpapier. Die Kuh ist Bonannos alter Ego. Read more...

Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 4 October 2014

Colin Guillemet - Half Full. Half Empty.

Dienstgebäude

Töpferstrasse 26
8045 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

In an age when painting was dominant and sculpture readily scorned, Ad Reinhardt described sculpture as 'something you bump into when you back up to look at a painting'. Colin Guillemet's sculpture 'Flamingo in a paper bag' (2013) is more likely to back into you, its eyes being directed at its claws and the ceiling against which they are wedged. Read more...

Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 4 October 2014

David Casini - Light, measured. One soon gets used to it.

Galerie Plutschow & Felchlin

Waldmannstrasse 6
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

Galerie Plutschow & Felchlin presents "Light, measured. One soon gets used to it.", the first solo show in Zurich of Italian artist David Casini. The works by David Casini are reinterpretations of a synthesized and regenerated reality which includes new spatial dimensions and symbols. They present a plainly elastic perception of time that appears primed for unexpected backward and forward leaps. Read more...

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Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 25 October 2014

Peter Hujar - Works 1966 - 1985

Mai 36 Galerie

Rämistrasse 37
8001 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

The work of Peter Hujar (born 1934 in Trenton, New Jersey; died 1987) has been the subject of many major exhibitions since the 1980s. The first in Switzerland was at Kunsthalle Basel in 1982. In 1994 he had a show at the Fotomuseum Winterthur and at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and in 2007 at the ICA London. In 2011, Mai 36 Galerie included Hujar's series of images "Thek's Studio 1967" in the exhibition "Paul Thek - cityscapes and other ideas". Read more...

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Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 27 September 2014

Ana Pais Oliveira - Preisträgerin 2014 - Biannual Young Art Award <33

Galerie Art Forum Ute Barth

Kartausstrasse 8
8008 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 24 August 2014

Internationaler Kunstpreis für KünstlerInnen unter 33 Jahren. Der Preis geht in diesem Jahr nach Portugal. Zur Saisoneröffnung der Zürcher Galerien der Innenstadt präsentiert die Galerie Art Forum Ute Barth eine Solo Show der jungen Künstlerin Ana Pais Oliveira. Die 1982 geborene portugiesische Malerin und Bildhauerin ist die Preisträgerin des internationalen Young Art Award für Künstler unter 33 Jahren, 2013/14. Read more...

Zurich - 29 August 2014 - 27 September 2014

Pascal Kohtz - Nightmare on the Second Floor

sam scherrer contemporary

Kleinstrasse 16
8008 Zurich
Exhibition
Online since 23 August 2014

Pascal Kohtz befasst sich schon seit längerer Zeit mit der Spielkultur der heutigen Jugend. Seine Raum füllende Installation "Nightmare on the Second Floor" ist die Inszenierung eines apokalyptischen Kinderzimmers, das aus allen Fugen geraten ist. Read more...