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Limmatstrasse 270
8005 Zürich
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Open Monday – Saturday

Monday – Friday, 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday 11 am – 5 pm

Please note: the gallery will be closed from Saturday 28 July until Sunday 12 August. Normal hours will resume on Monday 13 August.

T +41 44 446 8050

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Jean Dubuffet and the City

10 Jun – 1 Sep 2018, Zürich


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Anj Smith Portrait

May 8 2018

In Conversation: Anj Smith and Jo Applin, with readings by Sara Masters

Hauser & Wirth Zürich

On the occasion of  ‘Anj Smith. If Not, Winter’, please join us for a conversation between the artist and Jo Applin, specialist in Modern and Contemporary art and Professor at The Courtauld...

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Jun 9 2018

Opening reception: ‘Jean Dubuffet and the City’


Please join us for the opening reception of ‘Jean Dubuffet and the City’, an exhibition dedicated to the seminal post-war European painter and sculptor, and his lifelong fascination with urban...

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In 1992, Hauser & Wirth opened its first public space in the first-floor apartment of an Art Deco villa at Sonneggstrasse 84 in Zurich. The gallery’s first exhibitions were ‘Alexander Calder: Mobiles and Gouaches’ and ‘Joan Miró: Sculptures and Paintings’.

Hauser & Wirth then approached Nam June Paik to present an exhibition in an industrial space at Hardturmstrasse 127 in Zurich in 1993: ‘Jardin illuminé’. The following year, the gallery moved into the former space of Marc Jancou on Hardturmstrasse and presented the exhibition and publication ‘Egon Schiele: Works on Paper’, in collaboration with Serge Sabarsky.

In 1996, Hauser & Wirth Zürich was launched in the former Löwenbräu brewery building. Along with institutions including the Kunsthalle Zürich and the newly founded Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Hauser & Wirth was a founding member and tenant of what is now an arts complex housing POOL, Westbau and LUMA Foundation, amongst other contemporary art galleries. This was the first of the gallery’s architectural projects developed by Annabelle Selldorf. The first exhibitions in the Löwenbräu were ‘Malerei aus Deutschland’ including works by Hans Arp, Georg Baselitz, Max Beckmann and Blinky Palermo, ‘Joseph Cornell’ (in collaboration with the artist’s estate and C&M Arts) and a sculpture show including works by Dan Flavin, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Giacometti and Jeff Koons.


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