Vertes was conceived as an international exhibition platform specialised Fauvism, German Expressionism, Surrealism, École de Paris, Pop Art and Contemporary art. Centrally located in the Bahnhofstrasse in Zürich the gallery hosts private and international collections, organizes exhibitions and gives lectures on art and art market related subjects.
The gallery annually participates in leading art fairs such as TEFAF Maastricht, Art Cologne, PAD London, Masterpiece and Art Miami. Galerie von Vertes has also been involved as a lender in important exhibitions such as ‘The Steins Collect’ at the SFMOMA, Centre Pompidou and the Metropolitan Museum. It also supported ‘Matisse und die Fauves’ in the Albertina in Vienna, ‘Von Matisse zum Blauen Reiter’ in the Kunsthaus Zurich and ‘Horizont Jawlensky’ in the Museum Wiesbaden.