"For me, art is just a way of understanding how I see the outside world."

Alberto Giacometti


"Because I’ve made images that intellect could never make."

Francis Bacon

APRIL 29 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018

This ambitious exhibition will be the first to study in depth the parallel, creative careers of two of the 20th century’s most influential artists: Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon.

May 20 – August 12, 2018

With works by Brice Marden from the Daros Collection
Nature and abstraction have long been a couple in art. This year’s second collection presentation shows how differently artists explore this twosome. 

JUNE 30 – JULY 29, 2018

The monumental installation GaiaMotherTree by the Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto (b. 1964) is a spectacular public art project presented by the Fondation Beyeler in Zurich Main station.

September 2, 2018– January 1, 2019

Balthus (1908–2001) is viewed as one of the last great masters in twentieth-century art. The planned retrospective at the Fondation Beyeler will bring together a wide range of important paintings from every phase of the oeuvre of this legendary artist, reflecting the multiple ambiguities in the staging of his remarkable images.

February – May 2019

The early PICASSO. Blue and Rose Period

This exhibition, the most ambitious ever staged by the Fondation Beyeler, is devoted to the paintings and sculptures of the young Pablo Picasso from the so-called Blue and Rose periods, between 1901 and 1906. 

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