Artvera’s Gallery: Modern Masters, Lyrical Abstraction, and Contemporary Art

Artvera’s Gallery: Modern Masters, Lyrical Abstraction, and Contemporary Art

Danièle Akmen, The Countess of Ségur (1993), acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of Artvera’s

Gstaad – Artvera’s Gallery will present an exhibition of 20 works by Modern and contemporary artists at The Alpina Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland. Curated by Artvera’s director Sofia Komarova, the exhibition is drawn from the gallery’s extensive collection of Modern art and includes works by Pierre Bonnard, Gustave Cariot, André Derain, Raoul Dufy, Friedrich Karl Gotsch, Edvard Munch, Camille Pissarro, and Maurice de Vlaminck as well as paintings by Gérard Schneider and Danièle Akmen.

«Artvera’s is proud to present an outstanding selection of art works, reflective of the gallery’s mission to both foster a deeper understanding of Modern art and showcase works by significant contemporary artists, posed to become the new classics.» said Komarova.

Exclusive opportunity to see rarely exhibited works
Modern Masters, Lyrical Abstraction, and Contemporary Art offers an exclusive opportunity to see rarely exhibited works by some of the most celebrated Modern artists. Among the exhibition highlights is a still life by Pierre Bonnard, Le Compotier (1914). Depicting a bowl of fruit painted in a luxurious palette of light yellows, oranges, blues, greens, and violets, Le Compotier exemplifies Bonnard’s new style in the first decade of the 20th century. Also on view is André Derain’s La Musique (c. 1904-1905), formerly in the collection of John Quinn, a leading player in the Modernist movement, and Camille Pissarro’s Vue sur le village d’Osny (1883). In addition to Modern masterpieces, the exhibition showcases works by a Swiss-born lyrical abstractionist Gérard Schneider and five paintings by a contemporary French artist, Danièle Akmen. (Artvera/mc/hfu)

is a Geneva-based art gallery specializing in European and Russian masters of modern art. Since opening its doors in 2007, Artvera’s has offered museum-quality exhibitions and promoted the discovery and rediscovery of prominent artists, sometimes overlooked by art historians and scholars. The 5,400 square-foot gallery occupies a lovingly restored medieval building in the heart of Geneva’s old town. The gallery has presented individual and group exhibitions, including “Der Blauer Reiter, Die Bruecke, The Knave of Diamond” (2008-2009), “Serge Charchoune: Retrospective” (2009-2010), “Pointillism” (2011), “Friedrich Karl Gotsch” (2011-2012), “Gérard Schneider” (2012-2013), and “René Rimbert” (2013-2014). Artvera’s collaborates closely with museums, and regularly lends artworks to prestigious exhibitions worldwide. The gallery is led by director Sofia Komarova. Schooled in St. Petersburg and Geneva, Komarova possesses a vast wealth of knowledge and a wide range of expertise in acquisition and appraisal.

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