«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. 

February 6 – April 8, 2018

The first 2018 presentation of the collection at the Fondation Beyeler focuses in particular on the major artistic themes of material and body. 

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.