Zurich Travel Guide

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Haus Konstruktiv (Museum of Constructivist Art)

  • Selnaustr. 25 Map It
  • Kreis 1

Published 04/20/2014

Fodor's Review

Housed in a former electrical substation set by the River Sihl—an impressive 1930s modernist architectural statement in its own right—this collection traces the history of constructivist art, which became one of the vogues of the 1930s and ’40s and had a big following in Switzerland (especially among its trailblazing graphic-art designers). The showpiece is the Rockefeller Dining Room, a 1963 salon designed by Swiss artist Fritz Glarner and looking very much like a pop-up Mondrian painting. Over the years the collection has broadened to include minimal art, concept art, and neo geo work. During the year there are several temporary shows.

Sight Information

Address:

Selnaustr. 25, Zürich, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland

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Phone:

044-2177080

Sight Details:

  • 16 SF
  • Closed Mon.

Published 04/20/2014

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