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Through the Gates of Hell into Paradise (2023)

63min  |   German   |   Directed by: Peter Reichenbach   |   Script: Sibylle Cazajus, Peter Reichenbach  |   Production: Peter Reichenbach (C-FILMS AG), Anne Walser (C-FILMS AG)   | Coproduction: SRF, SRG, ARTE G.E.I.E.

The History of the Kunsthaus Zürich

"Through the Gates of Hell into Paradise" tells the story of the Kunsthaus Zürich, from its opening in 1910 to the present day. Countless exciting, sometimes dramatic, sometimes amusing and bizarre episodes characterise the history of the Kunsthaus. Among them are repeated public socio-political disputes, such as the controversy surrounding the establishment of the Zurich Giacometti Foundation in the 1960s or, more recently, the debate about the Emil G. Bührle Collection. Legendary exhibitions have contributed to the international reputation of the museum, including the world's first museum exhibition of Picasso in 1932. 

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