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AV Modern & Contemporary

Modern and contemporary art in the heart of Geneva since 2007.
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AV Modern & Contemporary is distinguished for its expertise in modern, post-war and contemporary art.

Since opening its doors in 2007, the gallery has been known for organizing exceptional exhibitions including works by some of the most celebrated artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Exhibitions are accompanied by meticulously researched and thoroughly illustrated catalogues, in collaboration with leading art scholars and experts. Among exhibited artists are Boris Anisfeld, Pierre Bonnard, André Derain, Natalia Goncharova, Alexej von Jawlensky, Max Pechstein, Paul Signac, Maurice de Vlaminck, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall and Kees Van Dongen.

Since 2014, the gallery expanded its activity to include noteworthy international contemporary artists with a special focus on the South-Korean art scene. The gallery represents Choi Sangchul, Roger Pfund and Gérard Schneider.

The gallery is led by director Sofia Komarova. Schooled in St. Petersburg and Geneva, Komarova possesses a vast knowledge in acquisition and appraisal. Her expertise and discernment in attesting the authenticity of masterpieces contributed to the discovery of one of the biggest art forgers of the 21st century: Wolfgang Beltracchi.

Insights From The Exhibitor

Exhibitions

Past
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CHOI Sangchul
A thousand traces
Geneva
Sep 24–10, 2021
Past
John Isaacs, Installation view at Artvera's, 2019 -A world without men, 2003.jpg
John Isaacs This is the place
Geneva
Nov 22–Feb 22, 2020
Past
CAT.I.08 Marval Jacqueline (1866-1932), Les coquettes, 1903, oil on canvas, 130 x 130 cm (enlever le cadre).jpg
L'Air du Temps: the art of modernity 1900-1930
Geneva
Apr 27–Jul 28, 2018
Past
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1917 Russian Phoenixes in the West
Geneva
Apr 28–Sep 25, 2017
Past
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Monte Verità Expressionist Utopia
Geneva
Apr 15–Jul 30, 2016
Past
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Gérard Schneider The Lyrical Abstraction as Asceticism
Geneva
Nov 1–May 3, 2013
Past
Infra-ordinaire, installation view at Artvera's. Credit photo Julien Gremaud. Courtesy Laetitia de Chocqueuse and Mireille Blanc - low.jpg
Infra-ordinaire The re-enchanted everyday
Geneva
May 3–Jul 6, 2019
Past
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Korean's Spirit II
Geneva
Dec 14–Apr 13, 2019
Past
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Korean's Spirit
Geneva
Oct 5–Feb 28, 2018

Artists

  • Max Beckmann
  • Pierre Bonnard
  • Marc Chagall
  • Henri-Edmond Cross
  • Edgar Degas
  • André Derain
  • Kees van Dongen
  • Achille-Emile Othon Friesz
  • Natalia Goncharova
  • Alexej von Jawlensky
  • Alberto Magnelli
  • Emil Nolde
  • Max Pechstein
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Henri Le Sidaner
  • Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida
  • Georg Tappert
  • Maurice de Vlaminck.