Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Zurich
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An art lover's dream come true, Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) houses one of the most significant art collections in Switzerland. Designed by architects Karl Moser and Robert Curjel, the museum opened in 1910. Today, the permanent collection boasts major works by Gauguin, van Gogh, Cezanne, and Monet. The museum also houses a comprehensive collection of works by Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti, including the trademark stick figures that catapulted this artist to world fame. Be sure to leave plenty of time for the galleries displaying classic photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, and Andre Kertesz. Before you set off on a self-guided tour of the collection, check the website for a downloadable museum map. To visit Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) on your holiday in Zurich, and find out what else Zurich has to offer, use our Zurich trip itinerary maker.
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  • Seen recently the exhibition dedicated to Alberto Giacometti. Wonderful scenography. Excellent introduction to the work of the sculptor in his Studio.
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  • Visit this great Museum is a must for those who love arts and is in Zurich. All the great masters have tables there: Manet, Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Courbet, Sirac, Miró, Munch and many more
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  • I don't know specifically about art, but I was wondering what is the Museum of Zurich in the spring. If you are interested in each and every City Museum of art, etc., which is kind of a once great place you have.
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