kunsthalle marcel duchamp
the forestay museum of art
view of the KMD's new exhibition building, designed by swiss architect jonathan banz, with an exhibition by german conceptual artist karin sander, may 14 to june 26, 2016. for more information go to exhibitions.
the KMD is the world's “smallest” museum and shows “great” exhibitions of internationally renowned and emerging artists. KMD edition publishes hard-cover books (art theory, monographs, artists’ books, and exhibition catalogues) not only in its meanwhile famous miniature format but also in standard, larger formats.
florian domois – inside out
the new exhibition building of the KMD in the wind tunnel of the zhdk zurich
opening: july 2, from 6 to 8 pm | exhibition: july 3 to august 28, 2016
for more information go to exhibitions
dialogue with imaginary viewers – nin brudermann, stefan brüggemann, marcel duchamp, jérôme hentsch, cildo meireles, céline peruzzo, august 29 to september 21, 2016: français | english | deutsch
zara idelson (*1987, geneva, lives in geneva) – [paintings for the KMD], september 24 to november 13, 2016
tom hackney (*1977, taunton, united kingdom, lives in london) – corresponding squares: painting the chess games of marcel duchamp, november 19, 2016 to january 22, 2017
nicolas party (*1980, lausanne, lives in brussels), february to april 2017
recent book releases (for more information go to: publications):
didier semin, duchamp: le paradigme du dessin d'humour (duchamp: the paradigm of the cartoon | duchamp: das paradigma der humoristischen zeichnung); published with verlag für moderne kunst, vienna 2015: 116 pages, français, english, deutsch, 116 pages; 17 figures (13 in black and white, 4 in color), hardcover; 14 x 10.5 cm; euro 25.00; isbn 978-3-903004-56-6.
stefan banz, louis michel eilshemius und sein einfluss auf marcel duchamp; with a foreword by ugo rondinone; published with verlag für moderne kunst, vienna 2016: german; 288 pages; 22 x 16.5 cm; hardcover; with 161 illustrations (most of them in color); 35 euro; isbn 978-3-903131-12-5. note: this is a smaller german version (without the "collected documents," but with some new evidence) of the award winning comprehensive english publication:
stefan banz, eilshemius: peer of poet-painters – winner of the 2016 rollins book award, and of the 2016 eric hoffer book award (honorable mention in the category "art"). the first comprehensive publication on the eccentric american artist (with swiss and german roots) louis michel eilshemius (1864–1941), who was discovered by marcel duchamp on the occasion of the first annual exhibition of the society of independent artists at the grand central palace in new york in 1917. the book is published with jrp|ringier, zurich 2015, including collected documents, a novel of facts by and about louis m. eilshemius, and an extensive study of his influence on marcel duchamp, english, 768 pages, 479 color and 53 black an white illustrations, format 31 x 24 cm, hardcover, us 100, euro 80.00, chf 98; isbn 978-3-03764-435-5
the KMD is a member of verband schweizer museen/association des musées suisse/associazione dei musei svizzeri, and supported by le département de la formation, de la jeunesse et de la culture du canton de vaud, lausanne; stiftung erna und curt burgauer, zurich; migros kulturprozent, zurich; the law firm kellerhals carrard, lausanne; and late antoinette bachmann (1938–2009).