All Grants


Barbican Centre Trust
$350,000
London, United Kingdom
2018

To support Lee Krasner, a retrospective featuring approximately 100 paintings, drawings, and collages set in context by film and photography from the post-war period. The exhibition travels to Schirn Kunsthalle (Frankfurt, Germany), Zentrum Paul Klee (Bern, Switzerland), and Guggenheim Bilbao (Bilbao, Spain). A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
$200,000
Berkeley, California
2018

To support Harvey Quaytman: Against the Static, a retrospective focused on the four-decade career of the abstract painter. Quaytman’s work reveals the interplay between earlier strands of European Modernism and American post-war abstraction, pushing the formal and conceptual boundaries of abstract painting. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue.

Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume
$100,000
Paris, France
2018

To support Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing, which exhibits the documentary photography of Lange and demonstrates how she used photography as an instrument for social change. The exhibition features over 100 vintage prints, supplemented by a selection of large-format prints digitized from Lange’s original negatives. A catalogue will be published in both French and English.

Heard Museum
$200,000
Phoenix, Arizona
2018

To support Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit, an exhibition that presents masks and drawings by Alaskan Natives alongside the work of Matisse, whose fascination with images of Inuit peoples became the source of inspiration for many of his works. The exhibition draws attention to the contributions of Native art to modern art. A catalogue in English and Central Yup’ik with some texts in French accompanies the exhibition.

The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum
$350,000
Long Island City, New York
2018

To support Changing and Unchanging Things: Noguchi and Hasegawa in Postwar Japan, a collaborative partnership between the Noguchi Museum and the Yokohama Museum of Art (Yokohama, Japan) that focuses on the brief but impactful friendship between Isamu Noguchi and Saburo Hasegawa. The exhibition documents the artists’ exploration of Japanese art, design, and culture through approximately 80 works. In addition to the partnering institutions, the exhibition travels to the Asian Art Museum (San Francisco, CA). A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge
$80,000
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2018

To support New Beginnings: Richard Pousette-Dart, an exhibition reassessing Pousette-Dart’s contributions to the development of Abstract Expressionism while also examining the artist’s over 40 year friendship with Kettle’s Yard founder, Jim Ede, whose collection forms the basis of the museum. A catalogue will be published in conjunction with the exhibition.

Kunstmuseum Basel
$200,000
Basel, Switzerland
2018

To support The Music of Color: Sam Gilliam, 1964–1973, the first monographic exhibition in Europe of Sam Gilliam focusing on the artist’s early and most radical work produced in the 1960s and 1970s. German- and English-language catalogues will be published in conjunction with the exhibition.

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst
$177,000
Aachen, Germany
2018

To support Pattern and Decoration: Ornament as Promise, an exhibition co-organized by Ludwig Forum and the Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Vienna. This comprehensive survey of the US movement, which emerged among artists committed to feminist causes, showcases 65 works with wallpaper-like patterns, decorative ornamentation, and colorful compositions. The exhibition will be exhibited at both organizing venues, and a catalogue will be produced in both English- and German-language editions.

Mead Art Museum
$40,000
Amherst, Massachusetts
2018

To support Dimensionism, Modern Art in the Age of Einstein, an exhibition that explores the impact of groundbreaking scientific discoveries on American and European artists in the 20th century, placing artists’ explorations with these revolutionary concepts in their practice, engaging with physics, astronomy, and microbiology. The travelling exhibition opens at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley, CA). A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.

Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
$350,000
Montréal, Canada
2018

To support Radical Inventor: A Retrospective of Alexander Calder, a comprehensive exhibition that includes over 100 key works by Calder, illuminating his career focused on developing novel approaches to a range of media. The exhibition travels to the National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia) and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington, DC). A catalogue will be produced in both English- and French- language editions.