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Zurich Art Prize 2017: Marguerite Humeau

26 October 2017 to 14 January 2018

Museum Haus Konstruktiv and Zurich Insurance Group Ltd are pleased to declare Marguerite Humeau the winner of this year’s Zurich Art Prize. In her show Marguerite Humeau (*1986) addresses a mythological figure: the sphinx. This French artist sees contemporary surveillance systems as direct descendents of this classical portentous human-animal hybrid.

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Marguerite Humeau

Julije Knifer

Museum Haus Konstruktiv is pleased to be able to realize a comprehensive exhibition of works by Croatian artist Julije Knifer (1924–2004). Alongside paintings and works on paper, this show, developed in close cooperation with the artist’s daughter, also presents a selection of Knifer’s diaries.

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Julije Knifer

Aurélie Nemours

Museum Haus Konstruktiv is devoting a solo exhibition to French artist Aurélie Nemours (1910–2005), which presents various periods in the oeuvre of this grande dame of geometric abstract art, thanks to loaned works from Swiss private collections.

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Aurelie Nemours

Alicja Kwade

8 February to 6 May 2018

Museum Haus Konstruktiv begins its 2018 annual program with a comprehensive solo exhibition by Alicja Kwade (b. 1979 in Katowice, Poland, lives in Berlin). This renowned sculptor and conceptual artist asks questions of the world. Her works have already featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions: in 2017, for instance, at the 57th Biennale di Venezia.

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Gerhard von Graevenitz

8 February to 6 May 2018

At the start of the 2018 exhibition year, Museum Haus Konstruktiv is honoring German artist Gerhard von Graevenitz (1934–1983) in a retrospective. Through his work, he provided important stimuli for kinetic art, op art and computer art, while promoting international networking of the constructivist-concrete movement.

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«Rockefeller Dining Room»

Fritz Glarner’s “Rockefeller Dining Room” revisited by Alfredo Häberli

Since 27 October permanent in the collection

The famous designer Alfredo Häberli was invited to conceive a new interior design for Fritz Glarner’s permanently exhibited Rockefeller Dining Room (1963/64), so as to make it possible to experience Glarner’s room-specific work in the context of a dining room once again.

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Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Foto: Peter Baracchi

Museum Haus Konstruktiv

Museum Haus Konstruktiv is located in the Heart of Zurich, in one of the finest industrial buildings: the former electrical substation Selnau. The museum is the leading institution for constructivist, concrete, and conceptual art in Switzerland, and is highly regarded internationally.

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