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2021

Harsch : The Art of Moving Forward    18 September 2021 Faire et Savoir-faire

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À l'occasion des Journées Européennes du Patrimoine le 18 septembre, la Fondation Gandur pour l’Art propose un double parcours interrogeant la permanence des savoir-faire à travers ses collections d’archéologie égyptienne, d’art décoratif et d’art africain contemporain et de la diaspora. Visites gratuites et réservations obligatoires


Église St-Germain    18 September 2021

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À l'occasion des Journées Européennes du Patrimoine le 18 septembre, une collaboratrice de la Fondation vous emmènera à la découverte des deux œuvres d'Alfred Manessier accrochées à l'église St-Germain. Visites gratuites et réservations obligatoires.


10 September 2021 The Book Shelf 2 by Kirubel Melke Alemu

Voicing the Artworks

In this new episode of Voicing the Artworks, Olivia Fahmy, curator of the collection of contemporary african art and of the diaspora, explores The Book Shelf 2 by Kirubel Melke Alemu. Using recycled and embroidered fabrics, the artist creates works with a strong narrative potential that question the use of clothing, textiles and their connotations.


20 August 2021 Ritual scene depicting a volador

Voicing the Artworks

Looking for a thrill? Not suitable for people prone to vertigo! In the latest episode of Voicing the Artworks, Dr Isabelle Tassignon, curator og the archaelogy and ethnology collections, presents us the Ritual scene depicting a volador, a scale model displaying a ritual game which was very famous in pre-Columbian Mexico: the dance of the volador.


10 August 2021 Le Guerrier, la Colombe et la Chouette [The Warrior, the Dove and the Owl]

Voicing the artworks

Twice a month, an artwork from the Foundation is narrated in pictures. This week, Adeline Lafontaine, assistant curator of the Fine Arts Collection, presents Le Guerrier, la Colombe et la Chouette [The Warrior, the Dove and the Owl] by the American artist of Filipino origin Alfonso Ossorio.


Musée Fabre, Montpellier (FR)    5 August 2021 Loan

United States of Abstraction. Artistes américains en France, 1946-1964

On the 5th of August opens the exhibition United States of Abstraction. Artistes américains en France, 1946-1964 at the Musée Favre in Montpellier (FR). Discover the influence of American artists on french abstract art in the aftermath of the Second World War.


Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York (US)    1 August 2021 Loan

Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948–1960

From the 1st of August, visit Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948–1960 at the Parrish Art Museum (Water Mill, NY). This unprecedented exhibition brings together for the first time works from the formative years of one of the most iconic American artists of the 20th century.


20 July 2021 The Great Whore of Babylon

Voicing the artworks

Biblical symbols and satirical tones: what could be the hidden meaning behind an enamel plate of the Renaissance? In the latest episode of Voicing the Artworks, Dr Fabienne Fravalo, curator of the Decorative Arts collection, presents The Great Whore of Babylon by Martial Courteys.


Genève, Église Saint-Germain    4 July 2021 Exhibition

Peinture et musique à Saint-Germain

The Fondation Gandur pour l'Art is joining forces with the parish of Saint-Germain to exhibit two major works from its collection of abstract paintings. On this occasion, two paintings by Alfred Manessier, both of large format, will be shown for three months in the nave of the gothic church.


Vevey, Musée Jenisch (FR)    29 May 2021 Loan

Portrait - Autoportrait

This summer, the Musée Jenisch Vevey investigates the captivating topic of portrait and self-portrait. Over 200 artworks will be displayed in this exhibition, which allow visitors to explore a historical genre which has spanned all ages, with a limitless variety of form and expression.


Cité du Vin, Bordeaux (FR)    16 May 2021 Exhibition

Boire avec les dieux

Produced by the Foundation for Wine Culture and Civilisations alongside Jean-Yves Marin, and Isabelle Tassignon, exhibition curators, Drinking with the gods presents around sixty antique works and three monumental creations specially designed for the exhibition by street artists.


Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)    5 May 2021 Loan

Elles font l’abstraction

The exhibition Elles font l’abstraction presented at the Centre Pompidou offers an original rereading of the history of abstraction from its origins to the 1980s, articulating the specific contributions of nearly one hundred and ten "women artists".


2020

MAMAC, Nice (FR)    3 October 2020 loan

She-Bam Pow POP Wizz !
Les Amazones du POP

As part of the MAMAC's 30th anniversary, the exhibition She-Bam Pow Pop Wiz! The Amazons of Pop looks back on a major axis of its history: the face-to-face between France and the United States and the borrowings between New Realism and Pop Art.


2019

17 May 2019 Partnership

Partnership with the Dijon Museum of Fine Arts

The Fondation Gandur pour l'Art has signed a long-term partnership with the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Dijon. Eight works from the FGA that echo the museum’s permanent collection.


2018

Musée d’art et d’histoire, Chaumont (FR)    15 September 2018 partnership

Partnership with les Musées de Chaumont

As part of a partnership with the Musées de Chaumont (Haute-Marne, France), the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art is lending a 14th century bas-relief to the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Chaumont. This work joins for a period of three years two other fragments from the same tomb.


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