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The new Kunsthaus Zürich : museum for art and public

The new Kunsthaus Zürich : museum for art and public

Author: Thomas Skelton-RobinsonChristoph BeckerNike DreyerRahel FiechterPeter HaerleAll authors
Publisher: Zürich : Scheidegger & Spiess, [2020] ©2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. AuflageView all editions and formats
The completion of David Chipperfield?s distinctive new building for Kunsthaus Zürich in December 2020 has nearly doubled the museum?s overall space. In combination with the preceding refurbishments of the earlier buildings, this has made it fit to meet the demands of an art museum in the 21st century.00A sequel to The Architectural History of the Kunsthaus Zürich 1910?2020, this book comprehensively introduces the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Skelton-Robinson; Christoph Becker; Nike Dreyer; Rahel Fiechter; Peter Haerle; Thomas Kessler; Walter B Kielholz; Corine Mauch; André Odermatt; Björn Quellenberg; Wiebke Rösler Häfliger; Anna Schindler; Christina Schumacher; Mirjam Varadinis
ISBN: 9783858818751 3858818755 9783858816962 3858816965 9783858818768 3858818763
OCLC Number: 1178639010
Notes: Published on the occasion of the opening of the Kunsthaus Zürich's new extension building in autumn of 2021.
Description: 51 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: What took place behind the scenes? --What is new? --
Twenty designs for an art museum, one for Zurich --
Project management also requires teamwork --
2000 what? --
Tactile lights --
The new Kunsthaus and the city of Zurich --
Free space for Zurich --
Chronology 2001 to 2020 --
A house for the public --
Donators to the Kunsthaus extension.
Responsibility: with texts by Christoph Becker, Nike Dreyer, Rahel Fiechter, Peter Haerle, Thomas Kessler, Walter B. Kielholz, Corine Mauch, André Odermatt, Björn Quellenberg, Wiebke Rösler Häfliger, Anna Schindler, Christina Schumacher, Mirjam Varadinis ; translations into English, Thomas Skelton-Robinson.


An introduction to the new Kunsthaus Zurich as an art museum for the 21st century, published to coincide with the completion and opening to the public of David Chipperfield's distinctive new  Read more...


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