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Wild at Heart. Romanticism in Switzerland.

Until Sun, 14/02/2021
Kunsthaus Zürich
Arnold Böcklin, Wettertannen, 1849, Kunstmuseum Basel, Vermächtnis Clara Böcklin 1923
Johann Heinrich Füssli Einsamkeit im Morgenzwielicht, 1794–1796, Kunsthaus Zürich, 1941
Alexandre Calame, Le Grand Eiger au soleil levant (Le Matin, vue du Grand Eiger), 1844 (Detail), Depositum der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft, Bundesamt für Kultur, Gottfried Keller-Stiftung

From scenes of untamed nature amid the Alpine peaks to dramatic turning points in Swiss history and harrowing shipwrecks: this exhibition on Swiss Romanticism transforms the Kunsthaus Zürich into a panorama of grand emotions.

With over 150 works it spans the arc from Henry Fuseli to Alexandre Calame and the early Arnold Böcklin. It reveals the considerable contribution made by Swiss artists to the development of European landscape painting and vividly showcases their awestruck contemplation of the eternal glacier ice and the sublime world of the mountains.

Kunsthaus Zürich

Heimplatz 1
8001 Zürich

+41 44 253 84 84

Tram 3/5/9, Bus 31: Kunsthaus

Photography allowed

Opening Times

Tuesday: 10–18
Wednesday: 10–20
Thursday: 10–20
Friday: 10–18
Saturday: 10–18
Sunday: 10–18

Until Sun, 14/02/2021

Public holidays: 10am–6pm
Closed on December 25

Mon–Fri: 1–6pm


Exhibitions: CHF 23/18*

Collection: CHF 16/11*

Combined ticket: CHF 26/19*


Free admission for children up to the age of 16 and for members

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