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2022

Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence (FR)    2 July 2022 Exhibition

At the Heart of the Abstraction. Collection Fondation Gandur pour l’Art

Fondation Maeght is unveiling some 120 works from the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art (Geneva) and offers a riveting immersion into abstraction from the 1950s to the 1980s. Conceived chronologically the exhibition path offers insights into four decades of creativity during which artists revisited the very foundations of painting in the wake of the war and envisioned new forms of expression. Structured into nine thematic segments, the exhibition charts the evolution of non-figurative art and its various trends.


Musée Cantini, musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Marseille, Marseille (FR)    9 June 2022 Loan

Vieira da Silva
L’œil du labyrinthe

The Musée Cantini, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Marseille, and the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon, in partnership with the Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger Paris-Lisbon, are presenting a retrospective of the internationally renowned Portuguese-born artist, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992). The event brings together eighty iconic and seminal works from the artist’s career, scattered in private collections and a number of prestigious French institutions.


Museum Barberini, Potsdam (DE)    4 June 2022 Loan

The Shape of Freedom : International Abstraction after 1945

Supported by the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, the exhibition The Shape of Freedom: International Abstraction after 1945 opens at the Museum Barberini. It focuses on the two most important currents of abstraction following World War II: Abstract Expressionism in the United States and Art Informel in western Europe.


Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (AT)    22 April 2022 Loan

Amazons of Pop! Women artists, superheroines, icons 1961-1973

The exhibition Amazons of Pop !, initiated by MAMAC Nice and previously shown at the Kunsthalle zu Kiel, shows in a comprehensive way how complex and heterogeneous women artists’ contribution to the history of Pop Art is. It anchors Pop Art in Europe, explores links with the North American movement, especially in New York, and also examines Austrian Pop Art tendencies at Kunsthaus Graz.


Centre Pompidou, Paris (FR)    20 April 2022 Loan

An American Woman in Paris

Shirley Jaffe, an American painter who settled in Paris in 1949, is a referential figure in abstract painting at the turn of the 20th and 21st centuries. She claimed, provocatively, to have discovered Pierre Bonnard in New York, then Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol in Paris. This exhibition constitutes her first retrospective.


Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris (FR)    13 April 2022 Loan

Le Théâtre des émotions

Bringing together almost eighty works dating from the Middle Ages to the present day, coming from both private collections and prestigious French and international museums, the exhibition retraces the history of emotions and their pictorial expression from the fourteenth to the twenty-first century.


Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik (IS)    9 April 2022 Loan

Erró: The Power of Images

Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús is opening Erró: The Power of images, a comprehensive overview of the artist's  career that has made use of various media in the visual arts. Erró is one of the few Icelandic artists who has gained a foothold in the international art scene.


Musée d’archéologie méditerranéenne – Musée de la Vieille Charité, Marseille (FR)    8 April 2022 Loan

Objets migrateurs. Trésors sous influences

“Objects in migration” have always existed, whether we are considering populations, deities, ideas, languages, or the like. In the present day, when the reception of those designated as “migrants” is increasingly on the agenda, especially in the Mediterranean area, the Museums of Marseille wish to highlight some exemplary journeys, de-demonize the idea of migration, and show how these migrating objects – a source of cultural enrichment – contributed to form, spread and develop the civilization we consider as ours.


Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbonne (PT)    17 February 2022 Loan

Gérard Fromanger. O Esplendor

The Gérard Fromanger (1939-2021) exhibition at Lisbon's Museu Coleção Berardo features a number of series that characterise the artist's work: twenty-six in all, including more than sixty major paintings, drawings and silksreen print as well as his Film-tract from 1968, which was made with Jean-Luc Godard.


La contemporaine, Nanterre (FR)    19 January 2022 Loan

Élie Kagan, Photographe indépendant 1960-1990

La contemporaine pays tribute to Élie Kagan (1928-1999), a socio-politically engaged photographer and formidable archivist of his epoch. The exhibition makes use of over 200,000 images – negatives, prints, contact sheets and slides – accompanied by professional archives, entrusted to La contemporaine in 1999 by the photographer’s family.


2021

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (ES)    27 November 2021 Partnership

Vasos Comunicantes. Colección 1881-2021.

Within the context of its partnership with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía established since 2015, the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art plays a role in the new presentation of the Museum’s permanent collection, unveiled in November 2021, and entitled Vasos Comunicantes. Colección 1881-2021.  Thirteen works from the Fondation’s fine art collection have been lent to the Museum and can be seen in the Doble exposición: el arte y la Guerra Fría section.


Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL)    21 November 2021 Loan

Calder Now

This coming autumn, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents Calder Now, an extensive exhibition that explores for the first time in Europe the modern master’s enduring and unmistakable influence on contemporary art. Calder Now presents twenty sculptures by Alexander Calder alongside works by ten prominent contemporary artists.


Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston (USA)    20 November 2021 Partnership

Long-term partnership with the Houston Museum of Natural Science

The long-term partnership between the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art and the Houston Museum of Natural Science established in 2021 is the first of its kind pertaining to the foundation’s archaeology collection. The initial loan consists of a selection of fifteen ancient Egyptian artefacts that are presented among the permanent collection of the Museum.


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.


Musée d’art et d’histoire, Chaumont    7 February 2019

Presentation of the fragments of the tomb of Autrevillle

Two fragments belong to the Chaumont Museum, the other two are a deposit of the Archaeological Museum of the City of Dijon and a long-term loan from the Fondation Gandur pour l'Art.


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