tagged: zurich art scene

The Best Non-Profit Art Spaces in Zurich

by Olga Stefan
New York City, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Miami, and the UAE.   Zurich, Switzerland, is known for finance, a manicured old town, and breathtaking lakeside views. But underneath the polished image of a rich and flourishing city—reinforced by 2016’s concomitant citywide art events set to attract innumerable tourists and generous public and private funds, namely Manifesta 11 and the 100-year-anniversary celebration of Dada—the reality of Zurich’s independent art spaces is not quite as... [more]
Posted by Olga Stefan on 12/17/15

Why Haven’t I Given Up on the Art World?

by Erik Wenzel
It’s a cold rainy day in what has been an unusually cold and rainy summer in Switzerland. My face is melting in the most pleasant way as I lean my head against the windowpane. I’m feeling the air pressure rise and fall as the train zips in and out of tunnels through open fields. The landscape is beyond real. Electric green grass, rolling hills that lead to deep navy blue mountains capped in snow, and clouds that look exactly the way Plato would imagine clouds. I’m making a daytrip to Basel to... [more]
Posted by Erik Wenzel on 10/8/14
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