About us

The Foundation was established on the initiative and with the funds of Mr Igor Lah. Igor Lah and his wife Mojca are contemporary art collectors for many years and they intend to ensure that the art collection with a historical background, especially post-war period, that has been built up over the years can be made available to a broad public nationally and internationally.

The Foundation Board:

Igor Lah

Chairman of the Foundation Board

Igor Lah is President of Vaider Group, Switzerland, owner of Steklarna Hrastnik, a glass producer from Slovenia, focusing on prime glassware, and owner of Srpska fabrika stakla, a glass producer from Serbia.

He is a wine sommelier, contemporary art collector and 2013 & 2016 World Champion and 2016, 2017 & 2019 44Cup winner in sailing in RC44 class as helmsman of Team Ceeref.

Igor Lah has graduated in Computer Science at University of Ljubljana.

Mojca Lah

Member of the Foundation Board

Mojca Lah is working for Vaider Group, Switzerland. Apart from her business role she is also active with organization of business and social events.

She is an active member of the Association of Female Managers (FAM) and former president of SILA – IWCL, International Women’s Club Ljubljana.

Mojca Lah graduated at the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana.
Together with her husband Igor Lah they are great lovers of art, especially of contemporary fine art, and have been active in the field of contemporary art for many years, both as a collectors and as an organizers and participants in contemporary art events around the world.

Andreas R. Bihrer

Member of the Foundation Board

Andreas R. Bihrer is an Attorney at Law and founding partner and Chairman at Bihrer Attorneys at Law Ltd, in Zurich. His practice areas include Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Funds, Corporate and Company Structuring, national and international Corporate Law, Contract Law, Banking and Finance Law, Private Clients and Inheritance Law. He received his lic. iur. From the Law Faculty at the University of Zurich and his LL.M. in Corporate, Commercial, Contract and Trust Law, at the University of London (King’s College). He is admitted to the Swiss Bar.

Beside his work as a lawyer Mr. Bihrer serves on the board of various companies and organisations as board member.

Dr. Susanne A. Kudielka

Member of the Foundation Board

Dr. Susanne A. Kudielka worked for museums and art institutions in Basel, Paris and Berlin for many years and was Ernst Beyeler’s long time gallery and foundation curator before establishing her own business in Basel as personal curator for art collection management and exhibition and publication developing in 2006. She has a Ph.D. in Art History and French Literature from the University of Basel and is sharing art at Schaulager©.

Knowing artists and the passion of art collectors since her youth, she is especially interested to introduce contemporary art, its challenges and pleasures, to a wider public, and personally aware, by her family being spread through Europe, of 20th century post war history.

We invite you to present Lah Contemporary Art Foundation worldwide or organize an exhibition or accept a loan of art pieces or donate art work or financial funds.
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