In 1997, these examples of classic modernism and contemporary art, assembled with meticulous care from the 1950s onwards by dealers and collectors Ernst and Hildy Beyeler, were given a home in the new museum building, designed by Renzo Piano, in Riehen/Basel. Here they remain on permanent public display, in varying presentations, together with works subsequently donated by the founders. The collection of the Fondation Beyeler is constantly extended with carefully chosen purchases, donations, partnerships and long-term loans.
“Remix”, the second exhibition devoted to the Beyeler collection as a whole, provides an overview of its current activities and holdings. New acquisitions in recent years have augmented the previous collection with an additional focus on contemporary developments. Facilitating a dialogue between newly acquired works and the existing collection is a major criterion in decisions on purchases and the acceptance of loans. “Remix” seeks to provide a varied platform for this dialogue.
To mark the twentieth anniversary of the Daros Collection, the partnership between Daros and the Fondation Beyeler is celebrated with a presentation of outstanding works by Andy Warhol from the Daros Collection.
The exhibition is curated by Theodora Vischer, Senior Curator of the Fondation Beyeler.