Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne, Paris, and St. Moritz

Karsten Greve, born in 1946, studied law and art history in Cologne, Lausanne and Geneva. He started his career as an art dealer and publisher in 1969. Since 1970, together with Rolf Möllenhof, he operated the Möllenhof/Greve gallery. He opened the first of his own galleries at the beginning of 1973 with a debut showing of a solo exhibition by Yves Klein in the gallery building at LindenstraíŸe, Cologne.

His intimate face-to-face contact with foremost artists, such as Cy Twombly, Jannis Kounellis, John Chamberlain, Louise Bourgeois and others, provided the basis for his program's quality, which is defined by international avant-garde after 1945. Apart from Twombly, Kounellis, Chamberlain and Bourgeois, this includes artists like Joseph Cornell, Jean Dubuffet, Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso, Louis Soutter and WOLS.

During his 40 successful years as an international art dealer, Karsten Greve significantly contributed to the worldwide recognition of artists like Louise Bourgeois, John Chamberlain, Lucio Fontana, Gotthard Graubner, Jannis Kounellis, Piero Manzoni and Cy Twombly. In addition to this, the gallery also represents "young artists" for many years, like Norbert Prangenberg, Paco Knöller, Peter Schmersal, Leiko Ikemura, Loic Le Groumellec and Carole Seborovski, as well as the photographers Sally Mann, Adam Fuss and Lynn Davis.

The gallery's program is characterized through the high diversity of artistic genres represented. Painting, drawing and graphic arts, sculpture and installation as well as photography are all bound to classic benchmarks. Bibliophile catalogue editions do accompany the shows, corresponding to the artist's and exhibition's high quality.

Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne is now located in the center of the city, in a building classified as an architectural monument from the 50s, close to the "Museum für Angewandte Kunst — MAK” and the Cologne cathedral. Karsten Greve opened his other European galleries in Paris (in 1989), in Milan (in 1994) and in St. Moritz (in 1999).

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE
Drususgasse 1-5
50667 Cologne / Germany
phone: +49 (0)221 257 10 12
fax: +49 (0)221 257 10 13
galerie.greve@t-online.de
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE
5, rue Debelleyme
75003 Paris / France
phone: +33 (0)142 77 19 37
fax: +33 (0)142 77 05 58
galerieparis@karstengreve.fr
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE AG
Via Maistra 4
7500 St. Moritz / Switzerland
phone: +41 (0)81 834 90 34
fax: +41 (0)81 834 90 35
galerie.greve.moritz@bluewin.ch
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

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Karsten Greve, born in 1946, studied law and art history in Cologne, Lausanne and Geneva. He started his career as an art dealer and publisher in 1969. Since 1970, together with Rolf Möllenhof, he operated the Möllenhof/Greve gallery. He opened the first of his own galleries at the beginning of 1973 with a debut showing of a solo exhibition by Yves Klein in the gallery building at LindenstraíŸe, Cologne.

His intimate face-to-face contact with foremost artists, such as Cy Twombly, Jannis Kounellis, John Chamberlain, Louise Bourgeois and others, provided the basis for his program's quality, which is defined by international avant-garde after 1945. Apart from Twombly, Kounellis, Chamberlain and Bourgeois, this includes artists like Joseph Cornell, Jean Dubuffet, Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso, Louis Soutter and WOLS.

During his 40 successful years as an international art dealer, Karsten Greve significantly contributed to the worldwide recognition of artists like Louise Bourgeois, John Chamberlain, Lucio Fontana, Gotthard Graubner, Jannis Kounellis, Piero Manzoni and Cy Twombly. In addition to this, the gallery also represents "young artists" for many years, like Norbert Prangenberg, Paco Knöller, Peter Schmersal, Leiko Ikemura, Loic Le Groumellec and Carole Seborovski, as well as the photographers Sally Mann, Adam Fuss and Lynn Davis.

The gallery's program is characterized through the high diversity of artistic genres represented. Painting, drawing and graphic arts, sculpture and installation as well as photography are all bound to classic benchmarks. Bibliophile catalogue editions do accompany the shows, corresponding to the artist's and exhibition's high quality.

Galerie Karsten Greve Cologne is now located in the center of the city, in a building classified as an architectural monument from the 50s, close to the "Museum für Angewandte Kunst — MAK” and the Cologne cathedral. Karsten Greve opened his other European galleries in Paris (in 1989), in Milan (in 1994) and in St. Moritz (in 1999).

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE
Drususgasse 1-5
50667 Cologne / Germany
phone: +49 (0)221 257 10 12
fax: +49 (0)221 257 10 13
galerie.greve@t-online.de
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE
5, rue Debelleyme
75003 Paris / France
phone: +33 (0)142 77 19 37
fax: +33 (0)142 77 05 58
galerieparis@karstengreve.fr
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

GALERIE KARSTEN GREVE AG
Via Maistra 4
7500 St. Moritz / Switzerland
phone: +41 (0)81 834 90 34
fax: +41 (0)81 834 90 35
galerie.greve.moritz@bluewin.ch
www.galerie-karsten-greve.com

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