Must-See Art Guide: Zurich

Explore Zurich's exhibitions, from Baselitz to Niki de Saint-Phalle.

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Enoc Perez, Nude (2013). Courtesy of the Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG.
Wolfgang Weingart, Q (1995). Courtesy of the Museum Gestaltung.
Ana Pais Oliveira, Desired Shelter #410 (2011). Courtesy of Art Forum Ute Barth.
Georg Baselitz, Adler, 1, III, 79 (1979). Courtesy of Fabian und Claude Walter Galerie.
Adán Vallecillo, Honduras (2014). Courtesy of Christinger de Mayo.
William Kentridge, Hair of Charcoal Drawings (2001–2002). Courtesy of Galerie Römerapotheke.
Kazumasa Mizokami, Fiore sul Fiore (2014). Courtesy of Galerie Proarta.
Martin Disler, Untitled (1983). Courtesy of Freymond Guth.
Franziska Furter, Spell / Hibil (2014). Courtesy of Lullin + Ferrari.
Sam Francis, Untitled ‘Bonner Graphik’ (1992). Courtesy of Galerie Wild.
Albrecht Schnider, Untitled (2001). Courtesy of Galerie Bob van Orsouw.

Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland and one of the world’s biggest financial centers, is home to a number of museums, including the Le Corbusier Center, as well as art galleries offering a wide range of artworks for every kind of art enthusiast. Typography lovers should pay a visit to the “Weingart Typography” exhibition at the Museum Gestaltung, which marks the debut show for Wolfgang Weingart in Switzerland. Or, take some time to enjoy artworks by Enoc Perez, whose show “New Paintings and Sculpture” is featured at Thomas Ammann Fine Art, and Ana Pais Oliveira, with “Architektur und Farbe” at Art Forum Ute Barth. You can also wander between Limmatstraße and Ankerstraße to discover photographs by Adán Vallecillo at Christinger de Mayo, Abstract paintings by Martin Disler at Freymond-Guth Fine Arts, and Franziska Furter at Lullin+Ferrari.

If group shows are more your style, stop by Galerie Wild, presenting exciting works by Sam Francis and Niki de Saint Phalle, while the Helmhaus Zurich, a museum dedicated to Contemporary Swiss artists, will exhibit artworks by Albrecht Schnider and Giacomo Santiago Rogado. Many of the group shows taking place in the city coincide with the Zurich Galleries Season Opening, with selected works by Georg Baselitz and Thomas Ritz, among others, at the Fabian und Claude Walter Galerie, and “OPTIMA MIHI IN CHARTIS” at the Galerie Römerapotheke focusing on works on paper, as well as Galerie Proarta, which is celebrating the end of summer with colorful artworks by artists including Kazumasa Mizokami, Ritums Ivanovs, and Sabine Tress. Whether you’re an art professional or an art lover, Zurich is the place to be this fall season.


Exhibition: “Enoc Perez: New Paintings and Sculpture”

When: June 6–September 26, 2014

Where: Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Resterlbergstraße 97, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Weingart Typography”

When: May 7–September 28, 2014

Where: Museum Gestaltung, Ausstellungsstraße 60, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Ana Pais Oliveira: Architektur und Farbe

When: August 28–September 27, 2014

Where: Art Forum Ute Barth, Kartausstraße 8, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “The Zurich Galleries Season Opening–Selected works on paper by Georg Baselitz, Thomas Ritz, and others”

When: August 28–September 27, 2014

Where: Fabian und Claude Walter Galerie, Rämistraße 18, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Chocobanana Game–Adán Vallecillo”

When: August 28–September 27, 2014

Where: Christinger de Mayo, Ankerstraße 24, Zurich, Switzerland



When: August 28–September 27, 2014

Where: Galerie Römerapotheke, Rämistraße 18, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Groupshow”

When: August 28–September 30, 2014

Where: Galerie Proarta, Bleicherweg 20, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Martin Disler”

When:  August 30–September 27, 2014

Where: Freymond Guth, Limmatstraße 270, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Franziska Furter: Shapes, Traps and Spells

When: August 29–September 30, 2014

Where: Lullin + Ferrari, Limmatstraße 214, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Sam Francis + Niki de Saint Phalle”

When:  September 9–September 30, 2014

Where: Galerie Wild, Heinrichstraße 215, Zurich, Switzerland


Exhibition: “Albrecht Schnider and Giacomo Santiago Rogado”

When:  September 26–November 16, 2014

Where: Helmhaus Zurich, Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland

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