"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 – 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.