Galleries Now!, a series of talks at Kunsthalle Zurich, continues in 2019.
#5 with Victor Gisler, Galerie Mai 36, Zurich
In the fifth edition of Galleries Now! Christina von Rotenhan and Laura Mahlstein will talk with Victor Gisler (Galerie Mai 36, Zurich) about his beginnings on the fringe, moving to Zurich and the pioneering spirit among Switzerland’s art scene at the threshold of the 1990s.
Victor Gisler opened Galerie Mai 36 together with Luigi Kurmann in 1988 at Maihofstrasse 36. With a focus on text-based art, new media and photography, the gallery showed in the early years of 1988/89 Lawrence Weiner, John Baldessari, General Idea, Thomas Ruff, Robert Mapplethorpe as well as Ian Anüll, Christoph Rütimann and Rémy Zaugg. With these artists, Mai 36 developed a profile that has distinguished itself since its inception through a critical examination of art, politics, society and the mass media.
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