From February 10 until June 16, 2019, the Art Museum of the Italian part of Switzerland is proud to hold at the LAC - Lugano Art & Culture centre an in-depth show on Surrealism,  investigating both the influence that this fundamental movement of the 20th century has had on Swiss art and the contribution made by Swiss artists in defining it.

The exhibition  presents a hundred of artworks and starts with a general overview on  the development of the surrealist movement and with two fundamental forerunners of it , Hans Arp and Paul Klee. The parcours continues  then with all main  Swiss artists who influenced Surrealism, both as actual members of the Parisian movement - Alberto Giacometti, Serge Brignoni, Gérard Vulliamy, Kurt Seligmann and Meret Oppenheim - and as representatives of the new art in Switzerland, such as Otto Abt, Max von Moos, Walter Johannes Moeschlin, Werner Schaad, Otto Tschumi and Walter Kurt Wiemken.

Venue: LAC, Piazza Bernardino Luini 6 6900 Lugano
Opening hours: Tu - Su 10 am- 6 pm. Th  10 am -8 pm
Ticket: CHF 20.- (free on the first Thursday of the month from 5 pm till 8 pm)