Exhibitions


   2 March 2021 - 21 November 2021

Calder, Soulages, Vasarely…
Abstractions plurielles
1950-1980
Collection de la Fondation Gandur pour l'Art

Summer break from June 27 to September 7

The years following the Second World War saw a great artistic effervescence. Paris regained its status as cultural capital and once again attracted painters from all over the world. The geometric trend, with its roots in the avant-gardes of the early twentieth century, experienced new developments. At the same time, an emerging generation of artists revolutionized abstract art by transcending gesture and material thanks to new techniques and tools, making it possible to rethink painting and its supports.

Curator : Yan Schubert

Comprising pieces from the collection of the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, rarely presented to the Swiss public, this exhibition takes visitors on an original journey through the vibrant production from the 1950s to the 1980s, on both sides of the Atlantic.

Focusing on the plural forms taken by abstraction during this period, the exhibition shows its main trends: the lyrical and gestural abstraction of Georges Mathieu, Hans Hartung and Pierre Soulages; the Abstract Expressionism of Sam Francis and Adolph Gottlieb; the geometric abstraction of Victor Vasarely and François Morellet, and the minimal paintings of Martin Barré, along with the kinetic sculpture of Jean Tinguely and a monumental mobile of Alexander Calder. As for the Supports/Surfaces movement, which questioned traditional pictorial means, it marked both a conclusion to this period of intense experimentation and the beginning of an evolution that is still ongoing today.

MUSÉE D'ART DE PULLY
Chemin Davel 2, 1009 Pully
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ADMISSION
Free admission under 16 yo
Adults : CHF 10
Students, AVS, AI, unemployed : CHF 8

More details on Musée d'Art de Pully website

OPENING HOURS
Tueday to friday from 2pm to 6pm
Saturday and sunday from 11am to 6pm

Publication
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Press Kit

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Works on loan

Francis BOTT
Composition
1959
Francis BOTT
Composition
1959
Ernest BRIGGS
Untitled
1953
Pol BURY
Composition
1952
Alexander CALDER
[Untitled]
1963
Rafael CANOGAR
Pintura n° 74
1960
Jean DUBUFFET
Terre triomphante
Septembre 1952
Jean DUBUFFET
Terre productrice
Février 1957
Sam FRANCIS
Trace
1956
Simon HANTAÏ
Manteau de la Vierge
1962
Simon HANTAÏ
Sans titre
1963-1964
Hans HARTUNG
T 1962-U49
28 juillet 1962
Hans HARTUNG
T 1964-R8
12 mai 1964
Hans HARTUNG
T 1950-22
1950
Auguste HERBIN
Bien
1952
Conrad MARCA-RELLI
N-M-1-59
8 octobre 1959
Georges MATHIEU
[Sans titre]
1951
Georges MATHIEU
[Sans titre]
1951
Henri MICHAUX
Sans titre
1958
Henri MICHAUX
Sans titre
Vers 1964-1968
Ray PARKER
Ovals
1951
Serge POLIAKOFF
Composition abstraite
1952
Serge POLIAKOFF
Fond noir aux traits
1952
Jean-Paul RIOPELLE
Peinture n° 3
1950
Jean-Paul RIOPELLE
Composition
1950
Victor VASARELY
Altaï-pos
1955-1959
Victor VASARELY
OB – Bleu
1956-1963
Victor VASARELY
R-Cassiopée
1958-1960
Pierre SOULAGES
Peinture 130 x 162 cm, 21 juillet 1958
21 juillet 1958
Pierre SOULAGES
Encre sur papier, 65 x 50 cm, 1955
1955
Antoni TÀPIES
Relief ocre sur rose
1965
Jean TINGUELY
Méta-Herbin
1955
Victor VASARELY
Vegaviv II
1955
Victor VASARELY
Maragnon-R
1957-1961
Victor VASARELY
Ivia
1954-1957
Luis FEITO
Sin titulo [Sans titre]
1957
Adolph GOTTLIEB
Cave
1952
Hans HARTUNG
T 1951-4
1951
Gérard SCHNEIDER
Opus 45 B
Avril 1952
Henri MICHAUX
Sans titre
1962
Daniel DEZEUZE
Triangulation verte
1975
Marc DEVADE
Sans titre
1976
André-Pierre ARNAL
Pliage et bombage
1971
François MORELLET
3 doubles trames 0° 30° 60°
1971
André VALENSI
Peinture
1973
Marc DEVADE
Sans titre
Février 1978
Vincent BIOULÈS
Peinture
Novembre 1970
Enrico CASTELLANI
Sans titre
Septembre 1958
Jean-Pierre PINCEMIN
Empreintes
1968-1969
François MORELLET
2 trames de grillage -4° +4° (# 19 mm)
1972
Claude VIALLAT
1970/048
1970
Jean DEGOTTEX
Horsphère 30
30 mars 1967
Hans HARTUNG
T1987-H3 T1987-H4
10 mars 1987
François FIEDLER
Sans titre
1959
François MORELLET
Œuvre unique et pas chère 1 (6)
1970
François MORELLET
Sans titre
1970
François MORELLET
Œuvre unique et pas chère 1ter
1970
Martin BARRÉ
65-S-9-80x74
1965
CÉSAR
Arrachage
1962
Daniel DEZEUZE
Toile ajourée
1967
Patrick SAYTOUR
Tension
1970
Martin BARRÉ
84-85-84×168-B
1984-1985
Simon HANTAÏ
Peinture
1959
Jules OLITSKI
Larro Two
1972
Jules OLITSKI
Broom Vision 2
1980
Pol BURY
Mélangeur
1970
Pol BURY
Mélangeur
1970
Pol BURY
Mélangeur
1970
Pol BURY
Mélangeur
1970
Martin BARRÉ
Sans titre
1964
Joel SHAPIRO
Untitled
1977
Martin BARRÉ
Sans titre
1964
Martin BARRÉ
Sans titre
1964
Martin BARRÉ
Sans titre
1964