All Grants


Art Institute of Chicago
$150,000
Chicago, Illinois
2016

To support László Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, a retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition features approximately 300 works from the artist’s career as a photographer, painter, and sculptor. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

British Museum
$150,000
London, United Kingdom
2016

To support American Dream: Pop to the Present, an exhibition presenting an overview of the development of American printmaking since 1960, featuring more than 200 works by 70 artists. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
$100,000
Chicago, Illinois
2016

To support Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis, a retrospective of the artist focusing on his contributions to the Abstract Expressionist movement and his political activism. A catalogue, published by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accompanies the exhibition.

Fondation Beyeler
$100,000
Basel, Switzerland
2016

To support Alexander Calder and Fischli/Weiss, an exhibition that pairs American sculptor Alexander Calder with the Swiss art duo Peter Fischli and David Weiss, and offers a new perspective on Calder’s work. A German- and English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Fundación MAPFRE
$200,000
Barcelona, Spain
2016

To support Bruce Davidson: Retrospective, an exhibition at Fundación MAPFRE in Barcelona and Madrid; C/O Berlin; Nederlands Fotomuseum (Rotterdam); Camera Centro Italiano per la Fotografia (Torino, Italy); and possibly two additional international venues. A catalogue in Spanish, Catalan, English, Italian, and German editions accompanies the exhibition.

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
$250,000
Santa Fe, New Mexico
2016

To support Making Modernism in America and Australia: The Parallel Careers of Georgia O’Keeffe, Margaret Preston, and Grace Cossington Smith, co-organized by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum (Santa Fe), Heide Museum of Modern Art (Melbourne), Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), and Queensland Art Gallery (Brisbane). Presented at the Australian art venues, the exhibition displays paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe alongside work by Australian modernists Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith, and is accompanied by an English-language catalogue.

Grey Art Gallery, New York University
$150,000
New York, New York
2016

To support Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952-1965 at the Grey Art Gallery and the Kunstmuseum Luzern. The exhibition examines the New York art scene during the fertile years between the apex of Abstract Expressionism and the rise of Pop Art and Minimalism. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

J. Paul Getty Trust
$350,000
Los Angeles, California
2016

To support Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative that focuses international attention on Latino and Latin American art. Through a series of thematically linked exhibitions, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA presents a variety of works of art, many of them new to Southern California audiences.

Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen
$210,468
Düsseldorf, Germany
2016

To support Cloud & Crystal: The Dorothee and Konrad Fischer Collection, which focuses on the moment when Conceptualism and Minimalism supplanted the New York School and Abstract Expressionism. A German- and English-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
$300,000
Los Angeles, California
2016

To support Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, held concurrently at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the J. Paul Getty Museum, as well as at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney), and the Kunsthal Rotterdam. The exhibition explores the life, work, and legacy of Mapplethorpe, presenting the artist’s best-known photographs alongside work that has never been exhibited. The catalogue is co-published by the Getty and LACMA, and is printed in English- and French-language editions.