ZURICH, SWITZERLAND GALLERIES
Galerie Eva Presenhuber
Zahnradstraße 21 8005 Zurich Switzerland/ 4143.4447.050/ presenhuber.com
Galerie Eva Presenhuber is located in the Diagonal building at the former Maag Areal. Protected as a historical listed landmark, the typical 1900s industrial building Diagonal is situated next to the Prime Tower in Zurichs new urban area planned by Annette Gigon and Mike Guyer architects. The new spacious gallery - designed by Andreas Fuhrimann and Gabrielle Hächler architects - opened with a major exhibition by Austrian artist Franz West on April 14, 2011. Open: Tue–Fri, 10 am – 6 pm; Sat, 11 am – 5 pm. Or By Appointment
Neumarkt 6, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland/ 4144.5018.818/ www.kunstwarenhaus.ch
The Kunstwarenhaus exhibits a large selection of affordable original artworks from established and emerging international artists at consistently high standards. All artworks featured on Kunstwarenhaus website are currently on display at the Kunstwarenhaus, a spacious gallery in Zürich. Kunstwarenhaus international clientele includes first-time as well as established collectors, museums, museum curators, celebrities, designers, set decorators and global corporations. Kunstwarenhaus galleries can be found in two international art hotspots: Los Angeles | Artspace Warehouse & Zurich | Kunstwarenhaus.Open: Tue-Fri, 11 am - 6:30 pm ; Saturday 11-17.
Art Poster Gallery Zurich AG
Stadelhoferstrasse 28, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland/ 4144.2524.255/ artposter.ch
For over 30 years Art Poster Gallery has been offering their customers a unique selection of art motifs and framing possibilities in Zurich. For once escape the rush and visit the Art Poster Gallery to be inspired. The friendly Art Poster Gallery team is there to give everuone their full support. Open: Monday, 12 am - 7 pm; Tue - Fri, 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm.
Marktgasse 9, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4143.2680.330/ ch.lumas.com
In LUMAS, people can experience and acquire exceptional art photography. Over the years, the LUMAS Team has put together a diverse and exciting portfolio. Whhile doing this, it has always been important to us to present a mixture of extremely promising newcomers as well as established artists. LUMAS offers selected works by these artists as hand-signed original photographs. These limited editions usually range from 75 to 150 prints. Open: Mon-Fri, 10 am - 7 pm; Sat 10 am - 6 pm .
The Trace Gallery
Militärstrasse 76 8004 Zürich, Switzerland/ 4144.2400.060/ www.thetrace.ch
Founded in 2011 on the corner of Zurich’s Militärstrasse and Kanonengasse The Trace Gallery is run by Regina Gregory, Rio Kawaguchi, Reto Gehrig and Donovan Gregory. The founders have built a platform for a dynamic creative field: its name is The Trace Gallery. The Trace Gallery will show art that resists categorisation: it could be hot rod, tattoo art, design, low-brow, illustration, cartoons, graphic design, typography, photography, animé, technical drawing or all or none of these. The Trace Gallery will show art that is often informed by design and urban artefacts, becoming art when it takes a step further than is necessary, pushing boundaries and exploring new territories. Open: Mon-Fri, 11 am - 7 pm; Saturday, 11am - 5 pm & any time upon request.
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG
Restelbergstrasse 97, CH-8044 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4144.3605.160/ www.ammannfineart.com
Since the gallery was founded by the late Thomas Ammann and his sister Doris in 1977, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG has dealt with Impressionists, Modern Masters, and important representatives of the second part of the 20th century. In Europe, the gallery represents the following artists: Willem de Kooning, Brice Marden, Robert Ryman, and Cy Twombly. For over 35 years Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG has sold major paintings and sculptures to private collectors and museums and since 1988 the gallery has presented high quality solo and group shows accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog. Open: Mon-Fri, 10 am - 5 pm.
Paradeplatz 2, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4144.2267.070/ www.gmurzynska.com
Galerie Gmurzynska is an international art gallery with locations in Zurich, Zug and St. Moritz, Switzerland, that specializes in modern and contemporary art as well as Russian avant-garde. It was in this climate of a growing awareness of modern art and its history that Antonina Gmurzynska opened her gallery in Cologne in 1965, deciding initially to devote her attention to the European avant-gardes of France and Russia. Open: Mn-Fri, 10 am - 6 pm; Sat, 10 am - 4 pm.
Brauerstrasse 126 8004 Zürich, Switzerland/ starkart.org
Starkart is all about a open and lively concept for contemporary urban art. It stimulates imaginations and sensual experiences which promotes the joy of art. A large diverse audience is addressed to create a forum for professional and upcoming artists. They can work together in various projects and group exhibitions. Open: Thu-Fri, 5 pm - 8 pm; Saturday, 2 pm - 7 pm.
Galerie Mark Müller
Hafnerstrasse 44, Zürich,Switzerland/ 4144.2118.155/ www.markmueller.ch
The Gallery Mark Müller was founded in Zurich in 1990 and has since pursued a distinctive, continuous programme showing national and international positions in contemporary art. Typically, Gallery has shown artists that locate themselves in the abstract, conceptual and radical fields of contemporary painting, drawing and sculpture; or precisely in spaces of borders and tensions between the different techniques and approaches. Open: Tue-Fri, 12 am – 6 pm; Saturday,11 am – 4 pm.
Galerie Peter Kilchmann
Zahnradstrasse 21, Zurich, Switzerland/ 4144.2781.010/ www.peterkilchmann.com
The time was right: A new spirit of optimism prevailed in the Zurich art scene. In the Schoeller-Areal, former -industrial premises next to the Hardturm in the Western part of the city of Zurich, a young and internationally oriented art centre had been created. Besides the art and exhibition hall, there were artistic studios and a few consistently ambitious galleries. Although not all of them survived, the ones who still exist nowadays belong to the trend setters of the international art market. These young galleries have drawn the attention to themselves at an early stage: They founded the folder “Art in Zurich and Switzerland”. This trimestrial publication has meanwhile a printrun of 10,000 copies. Open: Tue – Fri 10 am – 6 pm; Sat, 11am – 5pm.
Seefeldstrasse 56, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland/ 4144.2525.566/ kollygallery.ch
Born in Fribourg in 1979, Julien Kolly can be described as one of the pioneers of the street art culture in Switzerland. Director of the communication agency vingtneuf degres, he opens, in September 2006, his first gallery, GT29, in collaboration with the Nuithonie theater in Villars-sur-Glâne.Two years later, he founded La Grille in Yverdon-les-Bains which, at a rate of one show per month, allowed him to build a network of national and international artists at the forefront of the graphic culture and the latest trends. Dare, Alëxone, Swet, Tilt, Flying Förtress, MadC, Smash137, Lenz, L’Atlas or Dave the Chimp are a few names that invaded the walls of the gallery.Eager for new challenges, he has now decided to promote the graffiti and street art universe in Zurich, cosmopolitan city known for its international artistic influence. Open: Tue-Fri, 12 am – 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm, or on appointment.