Barr & Ochsner GmbH specializes in European and American art from 1850 till today.
Focus lies, next to Swiss Art from this period, on Impressionism and Fauvism with artists like Henri Matisse, Paul Cézanne, Paul Signac, Claude Monet and André Derain.
We have a particular interest in the German Expressionism. Artist from “Blaue Reiter” and “Brücke” like Erich Heckel, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner as well as Alexej von Jawlensky and Marianne von Werefkin, to name a few, are an important part of our program.
Works by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, Paul Klee, Hans Arp, Ferdinand Hodler, Cuno Amiet, Samuel Buri as well as the Giacometti and Segantini families, till Serge Poliakoff, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Miro, Antoni Tapies, Giulio Paolini and Michelangelo Pistoletto count amongst the artwork we handle for our clients.
Due to our Swiss/American roots we have a major focus on American Modernism and Abstract Expressionism as well as Pop Art, with artists like Paul Manship, George Ault, J. Alden Weir, John Graham, Franz Klien, Elswoth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Louise Nevelson, Romeare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, Andy Warhol and Jim Dine.
Selected contemporary artist, and photographers in particular, complete our program. In the field of Photography we are among the leading dealers in Switzerland.
With our offices in the centre of Zurich in the heart of Europe, we can service our clients, both private and institutional collectors, as well as Foundations and Museums, locally.