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The Absolute Presence of Place as Subject

The Absolute Presence of Place as Subject

From June 12 to September 30, the second edition of the Sculpture Garden takes place, a Biennale organized by artgenève this year under the curatorship of Balthazar Lovay, former director of Fri Art Kunsthalle in Fribourg.  I spent a Monday morning with Balthazar...

Urs Fischer’s Fairy-Tale World at Gagosian

Urs Fischer’s Fairy-Tale World at Gagosian

Gagosian Geneva has opened its latest exhibit with works by 46-year old Swiss artist Urs Fischer who was born in Zurich and now lives and works in New York. Fischer’s pieces are exhibited and collected by the most well-known contemporary art-lovers, including Peter...

Olivier Mosset: A Classic Radical

Olivier Mosset: A Classic Radical

In order to understand Olivier Mosset’s work it is important to mentally travel back to the heady 1960’s, when there was a radical re-thinking of societal norms in the art world and beyond.  Swiss-born Mosset moved to Paris in 1964, where he immersed himself in...

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A curated selection of up and coming artists in Switzerland—most of whom do not yet have gallery representation—to allow them a place to show their work and connect with potential collectors.  

Guest Curator: Laurence Favez Jeandin