Kesselhaus Josephsohn
Galerie Felix Lehner AG
Kesselhaus Josephsohn
Galerie Felix Lehner AG

Josephsohn-Tagung an der Universität Zürich und im Kesselhaus Josephsohn

Das Kunsthistorische Institut und das Deutsche Seminar der Universität Zürich richten zum Anlass des bevorstehenden 100. Geburtstags von Hans Josephsohn (1920-2012) eine Tagung mit ...

November 21, 2019 to November 23, 2019

Josephsohn in Rome
Kairos e Kronos, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti

Kairos and Chronos, a conceptual pair from antiquity, denote two different understandings of time. “Chronos” refers to the regularly flowing, measurable passage of time, which is also ...

July 18, 2019 to November 03, 2019

Josephsohn Exhibition at the ICA Milano

For Hans Josephsohn, Italy was a country of inspiration, which regularly drew him to Assisi, Arezzo, or Tarquinia. He marveled at the reclining figures on the cover panels of Etruscan ...

March 23, 2019 to June 02, 2019

Josephsohn in Bergamo

In the fall, the Galeria d’arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo GAMeC is opening the group exhibition Black Hole—Art and Materiality, from Informal to Invisible. The ...

October 05, 2018 to January 06, 2019

Hommage à Josephsohn (V) im Museum La Congiunta in Giornico

La Congiunta, Haus für Reliefs und Halbfiguren von Josephsohn
Giornico, TI

Seit der Uraufführung 2012 im Kesselhaus Josephsohn wird im Josephsohn-Museum La ...

September 01, 2018 Event date: 16.00

Josephsohn Exhibition at the Museum Folkwang in Essen

The Folkwang Museum in Essen is presenting the up to now biggest Josephsohn retrospective—over fifty sculptures and reliefs, including larger groups of sculptural relief sketches and ...

March 30, 2018 to June 24, 2018

Two Works by Josephsohn at Lago Maggiore

In the summer months of 2018, one relief and one half-figure by Hans Josephsohn will be presented in the historical center of the village of Vira Gambarogno in Ticino. The two works ...

June 17, 2018 to September 09, 2018

Kunsthaus Aarau: Josephsohns Halbfigur – Objekt des Monats Mai 2018

In monatlichem Turnus stellt das Kunsthaus Aarau ein ausgewähltes Werk aus seiner Sammlung in den Mittelpunkt. Wöchentlich findet dazu eine öffentliche Mittagsführung statt, welche ...

Josephsohn at Westbund Art & Design in Shanghai

In the outdoor area of the entrance to the Westbund Art & Design art fair in Shanghai, it will be possible to see a group of large half-figures and reclining ...

November 10, 2017 to November 12, 2017

Hauser & Wirth Somerset:
«Josephsohn / Märkli - A Conjunction»

The exhibition curated by Niall Hobhouse at the Hauser & Wirth site in Bruton, Somerset (UK), is dedicated to the link between the architect Peter Märkli and the sculptor Hans ...

September 30, 2017 to January 01, 2018

Josephsohn at Kloster Schönthal

During the summer of 2017 it is possible to see a larger group of works by Josephsohn on the grounds of the Romanesque monastery of Schönthal near Langenbruck, which was ...

May 07, 2017 to November 05, 2017


«Hans Josephsohn, Sculptures – Photographs by Jürg Hassler»

At the beginning of March 2017, the book «Hans Josephsohn, Sculptures—Photographs by Jürg Hassler» was published by Scheidegger & Spiess.  Edited by the Kesselhaus ...

Lokremise St. Gallen – Hans Josephsohn and Franz West

Works by Hans Josephsohn and Franz West (1947–2012) are being shown together for the first time in the exhibition space of the ...

February 04, 2017 to June 25, 2017

Solothurn Film Days 2017: «Josephsohn—Stein des Anstosses» (1977) by Jürg Hassler

Forty years after its premiere, the Solothurn Film Days and the Swiss TV SRF are presenting Jürg Hassler’s documentary film about Josephsohn in a newly restored original version. ...

January 22, 2017 Event date: 05.15 Film Screening

The Sitterwerk is one of the most beautiful Swiss Museums

In the second edition of Die Schönsten Museen der Schweiz (The Most Beautiful Swiss Museums), the Swiss Heritage Society presents fifty sculpture parks and various small, fine ...

January 17, 2020

Kunstmuseum Bern—Sculptural Accents in the Lucchini Exhibition

with works by Giacometti, de Bruyckere, Josephsohn, and others

September 23, 2016 to January 08, 2017

«Hommage à Josephsohn» Version IV at the Museum La Congiunta in Giornico

Every two years, the ensemble für neue musik zürich performs a new version of the «Hommage à Josephsohn» at the Josephsohn museum, La Congiunta, in Giornico, Ticino, in memory of Hans ...

September 10, 2016 Event date: 16.00 Giornico, TI

Josephsohn at the Art Parcours

A group of works by Hans Josephsohn can be seen this week on the Münsterplatz in Basel. The occasion is the Art Parcours, which takes place in public spaces in Basel during Art Basel. ...

June 13, 2016 to June 19, 2016

Foto: Jürg Hassler. Photographic Views of Josephsohn’s Sculptures I—Start of a New Exhibition Series in the Sitterwerk

Wednesday, June 22, 7 pm: Screening of the film Josephsohn — Stein des Anstosses (1977) by Jürg Hassler

The photographer ...

April 24, 2016 to June 26, 2016

«La Règle et l’Intuition» — Josephsohn in a Group Exhibition in Arles

Gérard Traquandi, a painter from Marseille, was given carte blanche by the French Centre des monuments nationaux for an exhibition in the former Montmajour Abbey near Arles in ...

April 03, 2016 to September 18, 2016

A Group Exhibition with Josephsohn at the Kunstmuseum Lucerne

At the Kunstmuseum Luzern, a group exhibition curated by Fanni Fetzer with Hans Josephsohn, Katinka Bock (*1976), and Fabian Marti (*1979) was opened on February 26, 2016. What the ...

February 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016

Group Exhibition at the Hamburger Bahnhof with a Half-Figure by Hans Josephsohn

Between 2008 and 2014, the collector Friedrich Christian Flick donated over 260 works of contemporary art to the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. They comprise photographs, videos, ...

November 28, 2015 to March 13, 2016

Large Half-Figures by Josephsohn at
Hauser & Wirth in Zurich

This fall, Hauser & Wirth is hosting a solo presentation of Hans Josephsohn focusing on his large half-figures at the Löwenbräu in Zurich. Several half-figures created starting in ...

August 28, 2015 to October 30, 2015

Group Exhibition with Josephsohn at the Laurent Godin Gallery, Paris

In early summer this year, the Parisian gallerist Laurent Godin is presenting a group exhibition with the title Substance including eight artistic positions whose works develop ...

May 28, 2015 to July 25, 2015

Works by Hans Josephsohn at the ArtZuid Sculpture Exhibition in Amsterdam

Over the summer months, it will be possible to see four works by Hans Josephsohn in the public space in Amsterdam. They are part of the

May 22, 2015 to September 22, 2015

Du—The Culture Magazine: May Issue on Hans Josephsohn

Du magazine, which was founded by the journalist Arnold Kübler in 1941, is considered to be the most important culture magazine in Switzerland. Since the beginning, thematic ...

Solo Exhibition of Hans Josephsohn at the Kunstparterre in Munich

The «Kunstparterre» in Munich is the private initiative of some passionate art collectors: the ground floor of the residential building at Nördliche Auffahrtsallee 29, where two ...

April 25, 2015 to June 06, 2015

Two Half-Figures by Josephsohn in the Fachhochschule St. Gallen

Two works by Josephsohn from the work group of large half-figures have been on exhibit in the foyer of the Fachhochschule St.Gallen since the end of February 2015 and are expected to ...

Three large half-figures of Hans Josephsohn in the Kunstmuseum St.Gallen

In conjunction with its merger with the municipality of St.Gallen, this year, the municipality of Straubenzell donated a work from Josephsohn’s work group of large half-figures to the ...

December 11, 2014 to February 15, 2015

Josephsohn at the Shanghai Westbund
Art & Design Fair

This fall the Westbund Art & Design Fair is being held for the first time on a former industrial site in Shanghai. At the art fair, which takes place from September 25 to 29, 2014, ...

September 25, 2014 to October 26, 2014

汉斯·约瑟夫松 (1920生于柯尼斯堡,2012逝于苏黎世)

约瑟夫松和贾科梅蒂(Giacometti)被认为是20世纪瑞士最重要 的两位雕塑大师。和英国雕塑家亨利·摩尔(Henry Moore)一样,两 人均经过古典雕塑艺术的教育和训练。与其他二人相比,汉斯·约瑟夫 松的创作具有强烈的现代感,深受众多策展人、艺术家及收藏家的重视 和赞赏。在2013年的威尼斯双年展上,总策展人马西米利亚诺·吉奥尼 (Massimiliano ...

September 25, 2014 to October 26, 2014

“Hommage à Josephsohn”, Version III 

Performance at the La Congiunta Museum, Giornico

The composition “Hommage à Josephsohn” (Version III) by Hans-Peter Frehner will be performed at the La Congiunta museum this September. Version II of the composition, which was ...

September 20, 2014 Event date: 16.00

Peter Märkli and Hans Josephsohn at the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel

In conjunction with the thirty-year anniversary of the Architecture Museum in Basel, the current director Hubertus Adam invited his predecessor Ulrike Jehle-Schulte Strathaus to curate ...

September 06, 2014 to October 19, 2014

Architectural Drawings by Peter Märkli at Betts Project London – With Three Relief Sketches by Josephsohn

As its inaugural exhibition, the Betts Project architecture gallery of Marie Coulon, which just opened in London, is presenting drawings by the Zurich architect

May 16, 2014 to June 28, 2014

Josephsohn Exhibition at the Ernst Barlach Haus in Hamburg

In an impressively clear museum building by Werner Kallmorgen, the Ernst ...

February 16, 2014 to June 15, 2014

Josephsohn in New York at Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth
32 East 69th Street, between Madison and Park Avenue
New York NY 10021

Josephsohn's work has already received some attention in NY in ...

January 15, 2014 to February 22, 2014

Venice Biennale 2013
Josephsohn in the Arsenal

June 01, 2013 to November 24, 2013

Josephsohn Exhibition at
 Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Opening May 10, 2013

May 11, 2013 to April 27, 2014

Josephsohn in the Carré d’Art, Nîmes

For the twenty-year anniversary of the Carré d’Art in Nîmes, its architect Norman Foster was invited to curate a jubilee exhibition. Under the title “Moving”, he has brought together ...

May 03, 2013 to September 15, 2013


The first institutional solo exhibition of Josephsohn’s works will open in Oxford, England in February. The exhibition spaces in the art gallery

February 23, 2013 to April 14, 2013

Josephsohn at Hauser & Wirth in London

Opening on November 21, 2012, 6 pm–8 pm

In remembrance of Hans Josephsohn, who passed away in August 2012 at the age of 92, Galerie Hauser & Wirth is presenting an ...

November 22, 2012 to January 19, 2013

London, Regent’s Park: Josephsohn in the Frieze Art Fair Sculpture Park

The sculpture park set up in the «English Gardens» of Regent's Park for the length of the Frieze Art Fair gives the public unrestricted access. Clare Lilley, the program director for ...

October 11, 2012 to October 14, 2012

«Hommage à Josephsohn» – Premiere of

Version II in the Museum La Congiunta

Hans Peter Frehner has created a new arrangement of his composition «Hommage à Josephsohn», which was already performed in May 2011 in the ...

September 29, 2012 Event date: 17.00

Venice: Märkli shows Josephsohn and Giacometti at the Biennale Architettura

In his contribution to the Biennale Architettura in Venice, Peter Märkli examines two central elements in the history of architecture: the standing human figure as sculpture in ...

August 27, 2012 to November 25, 2012

Josephsohn in the «Art and the City» Group Exhibition in Zurich West

Within the framework of the «Art and the City» exhibition project this summer, ...

June 09, 2012 to September 23, 2012

Josephsohn in Lismore Castle

Castle Lismore in Southern Ireland, which was founded in 1170, today provides premium accommodations for private events. During the summer months, the west wing is open to the public: ...

May 12, 2012 to September 30, 2012

Art-Public Chur
Group Exhibition with Josephsohn in
Fontana Park

Fontana Park in the heart of the city of Chur, which was laid out as a garden for one of the most magnificent stately homes in Graubünden in the eighteenth century, has long been a ...

May 06, 2012 to October 28, 2012

Gladstone Gallery, New York: Rondinone Shows Josephsohn in a Group Exhibition

Ugo Rondinone took the title of the exhibition – «The Spirit Level» – from a book of poetry by the Irish writer Seamus Heaney. This in turn makes reference to the water level, which ...

March 24, 2012 to April 21, 2012

Josephsohn at Art Basel Miami Beach 2011

Three large half-figures by Hans Josephsohn can be seen at the stand of Gavin Brown's Enterprise from December 1 to December 4, 2011 in Miami. The presentation was ...

New Presentation of Josephsohn's Work in the Aargauer Kunsthaus

The museum in Aarau has played a quite significant role in the reception of Josephsohn's work in the last two decades. An extensive, retrospective exhibition of some 150 works from the ...

Hommage à Josephsohn
A Sound Installation by Hans-Peter Frehner

ensemble für neue musik zürich
Kesselhaus Josephsohn, St.Gallen

May 29, 2011 Event date: 15.00

Josephsohn Exhibitions in Japan

With this exhibition of several large half-figures, one large reclining figure, and various smaller works in the Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo, Josephsohn's work is presented to ...

March 26, 2011 to August 07, 2011

Kesselhaus Josephsohn – New Rooms

Since the beginning of November 2010, the expanded rooms in the old annex building of the Kesselhaus have also been opened up for the work of Josephsohn as exhibition and storage space ...

Josephsohn on the terrace of the
Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin

Between the epochal works of Moore, Serra, Calder and Chillida, a half-figure by Hans Josephsohn also recently found its permanent location in front of the Neue Nationalgalerie in ...

Löwenbräu Zurich:

An exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, curated by Peter Märkli

March 27, 2010 to May 29, 2010

Limerick, Ireland
Josephsohn in the EV+A Group Exhibition

The ev+a exhibition that takes place annually in Limerick is considered in Ireland to be the most important event in the field of contemporary art: A guest curator of international ...

March 13, 2010 to May 23, 2010

Josephsohn at Parasol Unit, foundation for contemporary art, London

«Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real»
Group exhibition with Cecily Brown, Hans Josephsohn, Shaun McDowell, Katy Moran and Maaike Schoorel.

November 25, 2009 to February 07, 2010

Jackie Wullschlager presents Josephsohn in the exhibition «The Discerning Eye»

The exhibition «The Discerning Eye» has taken place annually each November since 1990 in the Mall Galleries on Trafalgar Square in London. With this group exhibition, the organizers ...

November 12, 2009 to November 22, 2009

Josephsohn – Southwood Garden, London: Outdoor Sculpture I

Hauser & Wirth has initiated an outdoor sculpture project consisting of a series of exhibitions of sculptural positions in Southwood Garden, a charming, slightly neglected park ...

September 28, 2009 to February 27, 2010

Art Basel 09

Ian Wallace's Homage to Hans Josephsohn

Josephsohn at the Armory Show in New York

Positive response to the solo-presentation by Hauser & Wirth

March 05, 2009 to March 08, 2009

Hauser & Wirth London Piccadilly

Josephsohn exhibition in London

May 28, 2008 to July 26, 2008

Volume of photographs «Kesselhaus Josephsohn»

Book presentation and exhibition of hand proofs of the photographs by Katalin Deér

February 24, 2008 to April 05, 2008

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt/Main

«Josephsohn Bildhauer»

February 08, 2008 to April 06, 2008

Sculpture at Schoenthal

Josephsohn in the context of the former Schoenthal Monastery

November 03, 2007 to April 27, 2008

Palais de Tokyo, Paris: Rondinone Shows Josephsohn in a Group Exhibition

In the fall of 2007, Ugo Rondinone as guest-artist-curator in the Palais de Tokyo in Paris presented a group exhibition with the title «the third mind» with larger work groups by ...

September 27, 2007 to January 03, 2008

Museum Strauhof, Zurich

Der gestillte Blick - Klaus Merz and the images

September 19, 2007 to November 25, 2007

Kolumba – in the new Art Museum of the Archbishopric of Cologne

Peter Zumthor integrated a large reclining figure by Josephsohn into the new building.

September 15, 2007

«Josephsohn Bildhauer»

A documentary film by Matthias Kälin and Laurin Merz

May 01, 2007