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Haus Konstruktiv

Address: Selnaustrasse 25, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 44 2177080
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Ranked #48 of 96 Attractions in Zurich
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: The museum Haus Konstruktiv is the sole institution in Switzerland and one of the few in Europe...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The museum Haus Konstruktiv is the sole institution in Switzerland and one of the few in Europe dedicated to processing the content and history of concrete, constructive and conceptual art and focusing on bringing it into a lively dialogue with international tendencies of contemporary art.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

In contrast to some other modern art museums I have visited which tended to leave dark and depressing impressions, the Haus Konstruktiv has a more simple, abstract, and peaceful exhibit. I visited on a weekday afternoon, with probably only half-a-dozen other visitors in the 4-storey museum. Many times I was alone to explore both the paintings as well as installations.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

the structure of the museum is nice but the exposition is difficult to follow. I really did not undestand the beauty of it.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

i loved this, but I also love this type of art- it's minimalist, uncluttered, and plays around with space and shape. The exhibition "Room for Milk" was very thought provoking. Seemingly simple arrangements strongly affected how I felt in the room, and the balanced physics of how it worked were striking. Overall, I highly recommend it to people who know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

Haus Konstruktiv seems to have a very interesting and pertinent collection and temporary exhibitions. I totally fell in love with Jochem Hendricks' show "Visionary Collection, Vol. 18" and also enjoyed most of the other works exhibited. Friendly personnel, free lockers and nice documentation center at the last floor.

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New York City, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
59 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Very interesting collection of an art style that is essentially Zurich. The permanent collection contains a small diverse collection containing examples of constructive art. The central piece for me was the Rockefeller dining room designed by Fritz Glarner. It was moved here after the home of Nelson Rockefeller in New York was sold- worth seeing if you like modern/abstract art.... More 

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London
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163 reviews 163 reviews
47 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Out of an industrial building, a museum about constructivism was made. Architecture and surprises. Not o be missed

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