Galerie Michael hosts more than 18 art exhibitions annually, from Barbizon to Picasso.
We welcome art collectors of all levels to observe our original masterpieces up close.
Our Director of Acquisition spends hours researching the top available masterpieces from our expansive network of museums, dealers, and auction houses to find the most stunning works of art to showcase at our art exhibitions. We are also directly notified when exceptional masterworks become available from one of our master dealers. With the leadership of Galerie Michael founder, Michael Schwartz, we expertly curate exhibitions that focus on the top 25% of the artist’s works of art, so our guests are guaranteed an exclusive look and the opportunity to purchase the highest caliber of artwork. Each exhibition is centered around an intriguing and insightful theme. Before being displayed in our gallery, every piece is inspected, restored, and framed in a custom gold leaf frame. Galerie Michael is international art gallery known as the authority of 17th century to 20th century artwork. At our art exhibitions, we provide our clients with comprehensive catalogues containing essays written by art scholars and acclaimed art critics who support our philosophy of art acquisition through education. You can always expect a museum-quality experience at Galerie Michael, whether you’re viewing an exhibit or participating in an art auctions.
Galerie Michael is located on the corner of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Blvd, on one of the most iconic intersections in Beverly Hills, California. Attending one of our impressive exhibitions is the ideal time to appreciate and acquire the most noteworthy works of art. If you’d like to purchase a piece from our exhibition, one of our fine art consultants will be able to assist you in the acquisition process. Get the full museum-quality experience by attending one of our current exhibitions.
As part of our commitment to educating art enthusiasts and art collectors on the history, impact, and influence of masters of the 17th to the 20th centuries, we feature all of our current and past exhibitions online. Our goal is to provide art appreciators all around the world with the most expansive educational materials as well as the opportunity to purchase museum-quality masterpieces exclusive to Galerie Michael. If you cannot attend one of our art exhibitions throughout the year, we encourage you to discover the superb masterworks online to learn more about our artists and their mastery of technique and medium. We are dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to learning more about our influential artists and their incredible works of art.
After gathering dozens of breathtaking masterworks, our art connoisseurs will examine all of the pieces and narrow the selection to represent a common theme. Establishing a theme allows us to take a more in-depth look at a specific technique, medium, or time period. Once we have chosen our final assortment of works, Michael personally frames each painting, drawing, and print, with a gold leaf frame that matches the pristine quality of the art itself.
The acquisition of our artwork begins with an inbound lead or outbound request. Our founder, Michael Schwartz, often gets notified by someone in our expansive network of artist families, auction houses, and museums that a new, significant work of art has become available. Our Director of Acquisition is also constantly scanning catalogues and alerts that come to us from dealers, worldwide. We are dedicated to ensuring the significance, rarity, and appreciation value of each piece, so we spend hours researching every work in our collection so we have an extensive knowledge about the piece and its importance. We spend up to three weeks gathering information relating to our pieces from museums and scholarly resources. By time the work arrives at Galerie Michael, we know its every detail about its history, so we can provide you with all the information you need to make the piece part of your own museum-quality collection.
With more than 40 years of dealer experience, we’ve fostered relationships with families of some of the most noteworthy artists in history, as well as auction houses, master art dealers, and museums, giving us exclusive access to some of the most sought-after works of rare art. We have established relationships with the families and consultants of impressionist artists, Pissarro, Cézanne, and Renoir. We also have connections with the printers of modern masters, Picasso, Chagall, and Miró. Our relationships also extend to the Picasso family and Picasso expert, Brigitte Baer.
This vast network of art professionals allow us to curate rare, historically significant, and influential artwork of the highest quality and value. All of the masterworks in our gallery collection reflect the top 25% of the artist’s oeuvre, which refers to their lifetime of work.
In addition to our network of master art dealers, museums, and artist families, we also maintain relationships with distinguished art scholars, such as Alexandra Murphy, Gary Schwartz, Gabriel Weisberg, and Rembrandt author, Dr. Petra Chu. With these art connoisseurs at our sides, we’re able to offer the most in-depth knowledge and education resources to our clients and art appreciators. Our mission is to educate art enthusiasts about the history and value of fine art, transforming our art collectors into art experts.
We assure the highest quality of artwork at Galerie Michael. We work alongside professional fine art restoration companies so we can examine every detail of a new masterpiece accessing imperfections and ensuring authenticity. Using an ultraviolet light and magnifying tools, we’re able to verify the original quality of the painting has been maintained. When the paintings, prints, and drawings are hung on our gallery walls, we know they’re in pristine quality.