Catalogue 'Highlights for a Future' shows the S.M.A.K. collection

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S.M.A.K. Highlights for a Future is the first collection catalogue of the Ghent Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.) since its foundation in 1999. 

The generous selection presented in this book is a representative sample of a collection of over two thousand works, ranging from well-known classics to new masterpieces and recent acquisitions. In this way, the S.M.A.K. aims to look not only to the past, but above all to the present and the future.

With works by Francis Alÿs, Kader Attia, Francis Bacon, Nairy Baghramian, Artur Barrio, Joseph Beuys, Dara Birnbaum, Michaël Borremans, Marcel Broodthaers, Nina Canell, N. Dash, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Marlene Dumas, Mekhitar Garabedian, Zvi Goldstein, David Hammons, Georg Herold, Ann Veronica Janssens, Jac Leirner, Mark Manders, Mario Merz, Bruce Nauman, Panamarenko, Gerhard Richter, Wilhelm Sasnal, Nedko Solakov, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Luc Tuymans, Lois Weinberger, James Welling, Zhang Peili,...

S.M.A.K. Highlights for a Future includes illuminating and insightful essays by Iris Paschalidis, Philippe Van Cauteren and Thibaut Verhoeven, and a statement by Richard Armstrong.

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