Art in Public Places 
Sculptures, art installations and monuments in Zurich

Art in Public Places in Zurich

Curious minds discover over 1,300 works of art in public spaces on a stroll through Zurich. These works shape the cityscape and stimulate public discourse.

Art belongs to everyday cultural life in Zurich’s public spaces. The city is a stage for installations that delight and initiate conversation. The city of Zurich actively promotes free "public art" for everyone. On a short tour through Zurich, art lovers, city explorers, as well as amateur and professional photographers may admire the following works.

 

Jean Tinguely’s first public work stands on the shore of Lake Zurich and still works perfectly today.

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The granite sculpture by Max Bill stands in the middle of the bustling Bahnhofstrasse.

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The gigantic “Nana” watches over travelers as they pass through the concourse at Zurich Main Station.

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Thanks to Augusto Giacometti, probably the most beautiful police station entrance hall is in Zurich.

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Europaplatz is home to a memorial that honors the “Father of the S-Bahn” in an abstract manner.

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In Hardau Park in Zürich-West, the installation, “Y”, invites people to ponder, but also to swing.

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An important artwork by the Zurich artist duo, Fischli/Weiss, can be seen in Zürich-Oerlikon.

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A homage to the former industrial quarter of Zürich-West can be found at Escher-Wyss-Platz.

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The chrome steel sculpture, “Anne-Sophie”, by Alex Hanimann shines and reflects in Zürich-West.

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Multifaceted Zurich

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