artgenève: Unveiling a World of Art in the Heart of Geneva

Every year, artgenève at Palexpo, is where art enthusiasts from across the globe are coming together. Celebrating artgenève 2024, its 12th edition, this art fair showcases 80 galleries, with 70% hailing from international destinations, solidifying its status as a must-attend event for art market enthusiasts.

Set against the influential backdrop of Geneva and Switzerland’s impact on the art market, artgenève stands out for the quality and diversity of its offerings. Its intimate format fosters meaningful exchanges between art collectors, dealers, and the public.

Since its inception in 2012, the fair has played a crucial role in invigorating and renewing Switzerland’s cultural scene.


ArtGeneve 2024 Opening Day



Highlight artgenève 2024: Solo Show Excellence

This year introduces a new section dedicated to “solo shows,” featuring exhibitions focused on the work of individual artists.

Notable artists honored include Thomas Ruff (Mai 36), Jannis Kounellis (Larkin Erdmann), Sylvie Fleury (Karma International), Zhenya Machneva (Georges-Philippe et Nathalie Vallois), Sang Woo Kim (Sébastien Bertrand), Anjesa Dellova (Fabienne Levy), and Natacha Donzé (Lange + Pult).


ArtGeneve 2024 Opening F.P. Journe



artgenève 2024: A Customized Art Experience

Adding to the excitement, artgenève introduces the artgenève/sur-mesure section, curated by exhibition commissioner Nicolas Trembley.

Spanning over 600m2, this space allows participating galleries to showcase large-scale contemporary artworks.

This year’s selection features renowned artists such as Joana Vasconcelos (Gowen, Geneva), Paul McCarthy (Hauser & Wirth), Oli Epp (Semiose, Paris), Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster (Albarran Bourdais, Madrid), and Blair Thurman (Xippas).


ArtGeneve 2024 Opening Expo



Enriched Institutional Program

artgenève distinguishes itself as one of the few European fairs inviting foreign foundations and institutions to exhibit alongside commercial galleries.

This year, the program has expanded with the inclusion of Berlin’s Collection Boros and Brussels-based Fondation Thalie.

Swiss institutions also play a crucial role, with MAMCO, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Musée d’Art de d’Histoire, Fondation Ville et Canton de Genève, Musée d’Art du Valais, among others, participating in various events alongside the fair, including a rich conference program.

In addition to institutions, Geneva’s entire cultural and artistic community contributes to the city’s vibrant atmosphere during the fair, organizing off-site events and exhibitions.


ArtGeneve 2024 Opening Vernissage



Event Details:

  • Thursday, January 25: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Friday, January 26 – Saturday, January 27: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 28: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Get ready to immerse yourself in a world where art transcends boundaries and Geneva becomes the epicenter of global creativity. For more information, visit artgeneve.ch.


ArtGeneve 2024 Opening Paintings

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