Highlights for a Future

A stunning tour through the renowned, wide-ranging collection of contemporary art at S.M.A.K, The museum collection focuses on international developments in art after 1945, including works by artists such as Francis Alys, Francis Bacon, Joseph Beuys, Marcel Broodthaers, Luc Tuymans, and Bruce Nauman. S.M.A.K. Highlights for a Future showcases the full range and exceptional quality of the museum's holdings, illustrating some 200 artworks, from well-known masterpieces to less-familiar, recent acquisitions.

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Size:22,6 x 27,6 cm Number of pages:303 Languages:NL - EN or French edition Texts from:Iris Paschalidis, Philippe Van Cauteren, Thibaut Verhoeven & Richard Armstrong. Location exhibition:De Collectie (1) | Highlights for a Future Price:45 euro ISBN:978-94-6230-123-8

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 in this book is a representative cross-section of a collection of more than two thousand works, from well-known classics to new masterpieces and recent acquisitions. In this way, the S.M.A.K. aims not only to look at the past, but above all at the present and the future.

With work by, among others 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,…

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