«An object painted upside down is suitable for painting because it is unsuitable as an object.»
Georg Baselitz, 1981
January 21 – April 29 2018
To mark Georg Baselitz’s 80th birthday, the Fondation Beyeler is devoting an extensive exhibition to him.
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.
JUNE 30 – JULY 27, 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 13, 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.