Art History, History of Architecture

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst


The Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst presents temporary exhibitions and owns a collection with a core inventory of around 500 works concentrating on Minimal Art, German painting, Swiss Art, contemporary art (e.g.

Swiss National Museum - Virtual Transfer

The Virtual Transfer is a site for interactive stories about the objects of the Swiss National Museum. Historical and fictional witnesses present their views and paint a lively portrait of Swiss history.

Swiss National Museum


The permanent exhibitions present Swiss cultural history from its beginnings to the present, and give an insight into Swiss identity and the rich tapestry of Swiss history and culture. Temporary exhibitions on current topics add to the experience.

Foundation E.G. Bührle Collection - Works

Descriptions and pictures of numerous works of the E.G. Bührle Collection are available online.

The works can be investigated by a list of artists, liste of styles or by a search engine.

Foundation E.G. Bührle Collection


The art collection of Emil Georg Bührle (1890-1956), a Zurich industrialist, is among the most important private collections of European art from the 20th century. French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism constitute the core of the collection. Around these works is an ensemble of 19th century French art that paved the way for Impressionism or that developed alongside it. The core collection focuses on the Nabis, Fauves, Cubists and other representatives of the French avant-garde after 1900.

Museum of Design Zurich


The Museum of Design Zurich is a museum for design and visual communication, covering fields including design, furniture, textiles, fashion, jewellery, applied arts, graphics, typography, photography, new media, book art, posters, film and design in intermediate areas, but also architecture, stage design, interior design and public spaces.

The museum shows objects of the following collections in temporary exhibitions:

Library of the Kunsthaus Zurich - Online Catalogue

The online catalog of the Library of the Kunsthaus Zurich contains all media acquired since 1997. In addition the following stocks are included completely in the online catalog:

Library of the Kunsthaus Zurich


The Library of the Kunsthaus Zurich is a special library for modern art. The collection profile is focused on publications about art from the 19th to the 21st century.

The library contains the following special collections:

Kunsthaus Zürich


The Kunsthaus presents one of the most important art collections of Switzerland (of the 15th century to the present) and organises temporary exhibitions.

Haus Konstruktiv


The Haus Konstruktiv shows constructive, concrete and conceptual art and its historical background in temporary exhibitions.

The "Rockefeller Dining Room", one of the central works of the collection, is on permanent display.

In parallel to the exhibitions, the museum regularly organises lectures and artist talks. Besides, it maintains a library with publications on the constructive art.


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