In the year 2005, while celebrating its fortieth anniversary, Galerie Gmurzynska opened its spacious new headquarters in Switzerland, relocating entirely from Germany. At the same time that it was launching its new flagship location at the famed Paradeplatz in the heart of Zurich, the gallery was also enlarging and updating its two already existing locations in Zug and fabled St. Moritz.
These strategic choices reflect the strengthened and renewed commitment of Galerie Gmurzynska to continue to present unique exhibitions which are both historically well researched and scientifically documented. It is the goal of the gallery to offer uniquely curated shows for its ever widening international public. It is also its goal to differentiate serving the cause of art history and research and mere dealings in art. The gallery continues to work with leading art historians as well as to collaborate with museums in shows and with the enlargement of their permanent collections.
Galerie Gmurzynska continues to represent the estates of some of the world's great artists, in some cases for several generations. Not only are we the leading gallery in the field of Russian Avantgarde, we also have a preeminent position worldwide in the sphere of Modern Art and Classic Contemporary which we believe are culturally and philosophically intertwined.
In the coming years, we shall focus on even more exemplary exhibitions high-lighting early twentieth century artistic achievements and their multifaceted influences on the art today. It is with pride of achievement that we can say that in its forty-year history Galerie Gmurzynska has organized over 150 substantial exhibitions in its own premises.
It has published approximately 100 catalogues, books and catalogues raisonnes in close collaboration with experts worldwide and has organized several international symposiums. The gallery participates at major art fairs and has served on several of its selection committees.
The gallery amongst others has received such distinguished awards as The Golden Medal of the City of Paris by Jacques Chirac, has been selected as the best gallery by Spain's art critics and has won numerous prizes for its publications such as the Best Design Work in 1993 by Designer's Union of Russia for the gallery's "Rodchenko - Stepanova/ Paris-Moscow" catalogue. The gallery's owner, Krystyna Gmurzynska, and her business partner, Mathias Rastorfer, were both awarded the Chevalier des Art et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, and Krystyna Gmurzynska was the first foreigner to receive the merit for special achievements by Michael Shvydkoy, the Russian Minister of Culture, recognizing her "important contribution to scientific research, and for the organization of exhibitions in the field of Russian art of the 20th century."
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