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2019

Palexpo, Genève (CH)    31 January 2019 exhibition

La Fondation Gandur pour l'Art will exhibit its collections in artgenève

The Fondation Gandur pour l'Art is invited to present its collections at the artgenève fair. From January 31 to February 3, 2019, visitors will be able to discover a selection of artworks and objects emblematic of the foundation's four collections, including the ethnology collection never before unveiled.


2018

Fonds Hélène & Édouard Leclerc pour la Culture, Landerneau (FR)    16 December 2018 loan

Mitchell/Riopelle. Un couple dans la démesure

Unavoidable figures in abstract painting in the second half of the 20th century, the American painter Joan Mitchell and the Canadian painter Jean-Paul Riopelle are part of the constellation of sentimental and artistic mythologies, where the full scope of a close emotional bond between two passionate and audacious creators is revealed. For the very first time, an exhibition retraces their respective artistic careers.


Musée départemental Arles antique, Arles (FR)    14 December 2018 loan

L’Armée de Rome, la puissance et la gloire

Rome's expansion would never have been so rapid, nor would it have covered such a vast territory over such a long period of time, without the incredible strike force of its army. As an instrument of conquest, it also ensured the Empire a long period of peace. The exhibition presented in Arles shows its organisation, technicality and power and traces its evolution from the 2nd century BC to the end of the Empire.


Artistas extranjeros en París (1944-1968)    21 November 2018 loan

Artistas extranjeros en París (1944-1968)

This exhibition explores the contribution made by foreign artists to the dynamism of the École de Paris after the Second World War.


Ludwig Museum, Koblenz (DE)    4 November 2018 loan

Pierre Soulages. Noir - Lumière. Farbe und Geste in den 1950er Jahren

French artist Pierre Soulages will celebrate his 100th birthday in 2019. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Ludwig Museum in Koblenz is presenting an event exhibition featuring some forty works by the painter, including prints and early paintings.


Musée de la Civilisation, Québec (CA)    24 October 2018 exhibition

My 2000-year-old Double

An unusual encounter born of an unprecedented dialogue between photographic portraits of contemporary faces made in black and white by François Brunelle, a look-alike specialist, and their ancient alter ego lent by the Musée d'art et d'histoire de Genève and the Fondation Gandur pour l'Art.


Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main (DE)    26 September 2018 loan

Victor Vasarely – Im Labyrinth der Moderne

The Victor Vasarely. In the labyrinth of modernity retrospective presents more than a hundred works by the founder of optical art - or op art - covering more than 60 years of creation.


Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam (NL)    22 September 2018 loan

ACTIE - REACTIE. 100 jaar kinetische kunst

More than a century after the birth of this artistic movement, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents, in close collaboration with the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, Paris, a prestigious retrospective on yesterday's kinetic art in the context of today's performing arts.


Website   19 September 2018 Publication

New online publication of the collections

More than 640 works from the collections of Archaeology, Fine Arts, Decorative Arts and Ethnology are now online. Discover them!


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.


Museum Tinguely, Bâle (CH)    5 June 2018 loan

Présentation élargie de la collection Jean Tinguely

As part of the presentation of its permanent collection, the Tinguely Museum offers a chronological and thematic tour of Jean Tinguely's artworks from 1955 to 1991, highlighting certain groups of particularly important artworks.


2017

ARCHÉOLAB - VILLA ROMAINE, PULLY (CH)    23 September 2017 exhibition

Archéonimaux

Strange beasts have invaded Pully's ArchéoLab. Cat, Monkey, Octopus, Ox and Lion tell the wonderful story of animals and human beings. Go on safari to antiquity.


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