The ETH Zürich’s Collection of Prints and Drawings includes some 160,000 fine artworks on paper from the 16th century to the present day. It continues to develop – also in the field of contemporary art, where it acts as a for the latest developments by acquiring contemporary works. The exhibition “Eternal Present” marking its150th anniversary focuses on prints, photographs and drawings which have been produced during the past twenty years and which have been absorbed into the collection. In close collaboration, the head of the Graphische Sammlung ETH Zürich and the head of the Helmhaus Zürich have focused intensively on this part of the collection. Their selection includes works by Albrecht Schnider and by almost 40 more artists; some of them have already achieved recognition while others are still at the very beginning of their careers.