Musée d'art de Pully (CH)    2 March 2021 Exhibition

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

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 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.


1 December 2020 Collection

African Contemporary Art and
the Diaspora

The collection of African Contemporary Art and the Diaspora brings together over 200 works produced by artists who have strong links with the African continent and its history in the many forms that characterize them, from the Maghreb to southern Africa.

6 November 2020 Publication

The Decorative Arts (I), Sculptures, Enamels, Maiolicas, and Tapestries

This first catalogue of the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art’s decorative arts collection is devoted to works of Western art, from the twelfth to the eighteenth century, which serve both an ornamental and a narrative purpose. Sacred and profane, carrying symbolic or spiritual value, these sculptures, enamelled plaques, maiolica ware, and tapestries draw their inspiration from the repertories of Christian and ancient subjects that make up European culture.

Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden (DE)    17 October 2020 Loan

Painting 1946-2019

This retrospective exhibition aims to show the remarkable consistency of his oeuvre in spite of its exceptional time span. The works by Soulages exhibited here, on loan from private collections and European museums, create a very special atmosphere in the light-flooded setting of the Museum Frieder Burda, this "white villa in the middle of a park”.

Curators : Alfred Pacquement, Udo Kittelmann

Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)    14 October 2020 Prêt

Martin Barré

Considered one of the most important abstract painters of the second half of the 20th century, Martin Barré (1924-1993) is featured in a retrospective exhibition at the Centre Pompidou.

Curator : Michel Gauthier, Rita Cusimano

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.

Couvent de La Tourette, Éveux (FR)    22 September 2020 loan

Le Mural-nomade. Tapisseries modernes et contemporaines

The Convent de La Tourette is hosting an exhibition this autumn devoted to modern and contemporary tapestry, including the “Muralnomad” tapestries by Le Corbusier. This exhibition is an opportunity to discover the richness and diversity of tapestries created from the 1960s to the present day.

Musée d'Ethnographie de Genève (MEG), Geneva (CH)    8 September 2020

Jean Dubuffet, a barbarian in Europe

Co-produced with the Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (Mucem), Marseille (France) and the IVAM Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (Spain), the travelling exhibition Jean Dubuffet, a barbarian in Europe moves to the MEG for the third stage of its tour.

Curators : Batiste Brun, Isabelle Marquette

Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne (CH)    4 September 2020 loan

Arts et Cinéma

In partnership with La Cinémathèque française and the Réunion des Musées Métropolitains Rouen Normandie, the Fondation de l'Hermitage is beginning a new chapter in its exploration of artistic modernity by examining the connections between the fine arts and cinema, one of the 20th century’s great visual revolutions.

Mémorial de Caen, Caen (FR)    14 July 2020 Exhibition

La Libération de la peinture, 1945-1962

Through a selection of seventy-five works taken from its collection, the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art invites visitors to discover how the traumas of the Second World War had a long-term effect on the course of art, leading many European artists to invent a new pictorial language.

Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul-de-Vence (France)    1 July 2020 Loan

Jacques Monory

By way of a tribute, the Marguerite et Aimé Maeght Foundation is proposing the first monographic exhibition devoted to Jacques Monory since his death in 2018. The exhibition presents his career spanning sixty years and takes a fresh look at the work of this leading figure of the Narrative Figuration movement.

Museum of Montmartre Renoir Gardens, Paris (FR)    28 February 2020 Loan

Otto Freundlich (1878-1943) La révélation de l’abstraction

The Museum of Montmartre is devoting a major exhibition to one of the first great creators of non-figurative art, the German painter and sculptor Otto Freundlich (1878-1943). This exhibition is the first of its kind in a Parisian museum since 1969.

Curators : Christophe Duvivier, Saskia Ooms


Leopold Museum, Vienne (AT)    20 February 2020 Loan

Hundertwasser – Schiele. Imagine Tomorrow

Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928–2000) shaped 20th-century art beyond the borders of Austria as a painter, designer of living spaces and pioneer of the environmental movement. His life-long, intense exploration of the personality and oeuvre of Egon Schiele (1890–1918) is largely unknown. Twenty years after Hundertwasser’s death, the Leopold Museum is dedicating an exhibition, conceived as a dialogue, to these two iconic artists, which comprises some 170 exhibits.

Curator : Robert Fleck, Hans-Peter Wipplinger


Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (FR)    11 October 2019 Loan

Hans Hartung, la fabrique du geste

For its reopening after a year of renovation work, the Musée d’Art moderne de Paris is presenting Hans Hartung, La Fabrique du geste, dedicated to one of the leading innovators in post-war abstract art.


IVAM Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valence (ES)    8 October 2019 Loan

Jean Dubuffet. Un bárbaro en Europa

After the Mucem in Marseille, the traveling exhibition Jean Dubuffet. Un bárbaro en Europa takes up residence at the IVAM and reveals how Jean Dubuffet intertwines in his work his painting and writing activities with the research he has devoted to what he calls Art Brut.


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.


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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