Urban Zellweger, “Boards”

16 Nov 2018 - 19 Jan 2019


Thursday, 15 November 2018 from 6.30 pm


Monday – Friday 10.30 am - 5.30 pm | Saturday 2 - 6 pm

Located to:

Via del Vecchio Politecnico 3, 20121 Milano – Italy

Press Release

Istituto Svizzero is pleased to present “Boards”, a solo presentation by Urban Zellweger in Italy.


For his exhibition in Milan, Urban Zellweger presents a series of new works. In the spaces of Istituto Svizzero, the young Swiss artist investigates his current research. Among other works, it includes recent small paintings on wood.


With the participation of Bernhard Hegglin.

Urban Zellweger (b. 1991 in Zurich, Switzerland) lives and works in Zurich.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Grass Glue, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg (2018); Guests, HardHat, Geneva (2018); Moves, Weiss Falk, Basel (2017); Throb, Pilar Corrias, London (2017); Where am I Reptile, Karma International, Los Angeles (2016); Tables and Landscapes, Shoot the Lobster, New York, USA (2016); Plymidae, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, Switzerland (2015); Karma International, Zürich, Switzerland (2015).

Recent group exhibitions include: Belgrade Biennale, Belgrade (2018); Geist Genf, Kunsthalle Palazzo Liestal, Basel (2018); Zum Jülichstübli, Jan Kaps, Cologne (2017); Americans 17, Luma Westbau, Zürich (2017); La Velocita delle Immagini, Istituto Svizzero, Rome (2016); 3 am eternal, Take That, Dallas (2016); 89plus: “Filter Bubble”, LUMA Westbau, Zürich (2016); SURREAL, Galerie König, Berlin, Germany (2016); Of Fauna and Flora, Tomorrow Gallery, New York, USA (2016); Apres Ski, Karma International, Los Angeles, USA (2016); Europe Europe, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway (2015); A Form is a Social Gatherer, Plymouth Rock, Zürich, Switzerland (2015); “+”, 1857, Oslo, Norway (2015); Barricades of Life, a Pool Outside, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Germany (2014); How do you solve a problem like Maria?, Nordstrasse 276, Zürich, Switzerland (2014); 50/50, Ok?, Kunsthof, Zürich, Switzerland (2014).