British art at the Kunsthalle & Zurich Art at Helmhaus

With the International Art Festival starting in Zurich next Friday and the art theme in mind, you might be interested to know that British artist Helen Marten has an exhibition at the Kunshthalle Zurich entitled “Almost the Exact Shape of Florida” which runs until the 4th November. Marten has created a group of works interweaving diverse forms of media – from sculptures to wall pieces and floor works – all in a comprehensive exhibition. Marten pokes fun at the idea of ownership and dishonesty in materials, the relationship of object to artefact and of package to product.

TUE/WE/FRI 12–6 PM, THUR 12–8 PM, SAT/SUN 11 AM–5 PM, MO CLOSED Further information and images available on request by telephone 0041 44 272 15 15 or e-mail presse@kunsthallezurich.chAnd at the Helmhaus exhibition in Zurich entitled X-Malerei there are 150 works encompassing various aspects of Zurich painting. Some pieces are old, some new, some familiar and others forgotten. The X in the title represents the power of seeing things from different perspectives. The exhibition features the work of the following artists:

Tina Braegger, Florian Bühler, Prafull Davé, El Frauenfelder, Clare Goodwin, Bettina Graf, Dieter Hall, Christoph Hänsli, Valentin Hauri, Jahanguir, Vera Ida Müller, Ann Nelson, Giampaolo Russo. For more information (in German) click here. Helmhaus is situated at Limmatquai 31, 8001 Zurich and the exhibition is open Tuesday – Sunday from 10am – 6pm and on Thursday from 10am till 8pm. Closed on Mondays. Entrance free.


14th International Art Festival in Zurich 12th – 14th October

If you love art, photography, graphic design, sculpture and more this is the event for you! Starting on the 12th October you have the chance to visit the International Art Festival which is taking place at the Kongresshaus in Zurich.

This annual Art Show creates an amazing exhibition space and becomes an interactive venue for artists, gallery owners, collectors and all those interested in art. There is a huge variety of art on display including a vast array of modern and contemporary art  –  something for every taste. If you live in Zurich or are just passing through do take the opportunity to visit!

The opening hours are as follows:

  • Friday 12 October: 11:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 13 October: 11:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 14 October: 11:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m.
  • Vernissage/Opening: Thursday 11 October, 18:00 p.m. – 22:00 p.m.

Entrance prices

  • Day ticket: CHF 16.00
  • Day ticket reduced: CHF 10.00 (pupils, students, pensioners)
  • Wheelchair user: CHF 10.00 / 1 escort person: CHF 10.00
  • Season ticket CHF 55.00 / reduced: CHF 35.00
  • Vernissage: CHF 25.00 (no reduction)
  • Children up to 16: free
  • Photos: Art International