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Emilio Vedova and Georg Baselitz at documenta 7, Kassel, Germany, 1982. Photo: Benjamin Katz

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Emilio Vedova di/by Georg Baselitz

Through November 3, 2019
Fondazione Emilio e Annabianca Vedova, Venice
www.fondazionevedova.org

To celebrate the centenary of the birth of Emilio Vedova, Georg Baselitz has curated an exhibition of works by the Italian artist. The show presents two series of black-and-white works on canvas that mark significant moments in Vedova’s long and complex artistic career.

Emilio Vedova and Georg Baselitz at documenta 7, Kassel, Germany, 1982. Photo: Benjamin Katz

Anselm Kiefer, Wege, 1977–80 © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Charles Duprat

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Die jungen Jahre der Alten Meister
Baselitz–Richter–Polke–Kiefer

Through January 5, 2020
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
www.deichtorhallen.de

This exhibition, whose title translates to The Early Years of the Old Masters, explores the early works of Georg Baselitz, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, and Gerhard Richter.

Anselm Kiefer, Wege, 1977–80 © Anselm Kiefer. Photo: Charles Duprat

Georg Baselitz, Schlafzimmer (Bedroom), 1975 © Georg Baselitz. Photo: Jochen Littkemann

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Baselitz – Academy

May 8–October 6, 2019
Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice
www.gallerieaccademia.it

Baselitz – Academy, a major retrospective of works by Georg Baselitz curated by Kosme de Barañano, is the first exhibition by a living artist at the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice. The exhibition traces the critical junctures in the artist’s extraordinary sixty-year career through paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures, including rarely seen works exploring the artist’s relationship with Italy and the academic tradition. Two monumental works created specifically for this show are also on view. This is a Collateral Event of the 58th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, organized with support from Gagosian.

Georg Baselitz, Schlafzimmer (Bedroom), 1975 © Georg Baselitz. Photo: Jochen Littkemann

Georg Baselitz, Ach rosa, ach rosa, 2015 © Georg Baselitz 2018. Photo: Jochen Littkemann, Berlin

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Corpus Baselitz

June 10–November 4, 2018
Musée Unterlinden, Colmar, France
www.musee-unterlinden.com

Corpus Baselitz marks the first exhibition in a French museum of a new and significant body of work by Georg Baselitz. The show consists of paintings, drawings, and sculptures, all created between 2014 and 2017, in which the artist examines his own body, and through it, his place in the history of art.

Georg Baselitz, Ach rosa, ach rosa, 2015 © Georg Baselitz 2018. Photo: Jochen Littkemann, Berlin

Georg Baselitz, Lehr nich ratte much wilm (Lelf bal wile), 2013 © Georg Baselitz 2018

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Counterpoint
Selections from the Peter Marino Collection

July 28–September 23, 2018
Southampton Arts Center, New York
southamptonartscenter.org

In 1978 Peter Marino acquired an artwork from Andy Warhol. Since then, the Peter Marino Collection has grown to encompass hundreds of paintings and mixed-media pieces representing some of the most notable artists of today. Work by Georg Baselitz, Glenn Brown, Damien Hirst, Anselm Kiefer, Richard Prince, and Andy Warhol is included.

Georg Baselitz, Lehr nich ratte much wilm (Lelf bal wile), 2013 © Georg Baselitz 2018

Georg Baselitz, Mann im Mond–Franz Pforr (Man in the Moon–Franz Pforr), 1965 © Georg Baselitz 2018. Photo: Jochen Littkemann

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Georg Baselitz
Six Decades

June 21–September 16, 2018
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
hirshhorn.si.edu

The Hirshhorn Museum brings together more than eighty paintings and ten sculptures from the years 1959 to 2017 to mark Georg Baselitz’s eightieth birthday. These powerful works from every phase of the artist’s career form a focused retrospective. This exhibition has traveled from the Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel.

Georg Baselitz, Mann im Mond–Franz Pforr (Man in the Moon–Franz Pforr), 1965 © Georg Baselitz 2018. Photo: Jochen Littkemann

Georg Baselitz, Untitled, 1966 © Georg Baselitz 2018

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Baselitz Maniera
Nonconformism as a Source of Imagination

March 3–May 27, 2018
Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
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This exhibition brings graphics by Georg Baselitz into an exciting dialogue with significant Mannerist pieces. In the 1960s, a new era began in reproductive graphics—with silkscreen and offset printing—but Baselitz turned his back on such forms of mass production because of their lack of originality. Instead, he experimented with state proofs, producing small series of works, some of which he altered individually after the impression was taken.

Georg Baselitz, Untitled, 1966 © Georg Baselitz 2018

Installation view, Georg Baselitz, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, January 21–April 29, 2018. Artwork © Georg Baselitz 2018

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Georg Baselitz

January 21–April 29, 2018
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
www.fondationbeyeler.ch

The Fondation Beyeler brings together more than eighty paintings and ten sculptures from the years 1959 to 2017 to mark Georg Baselitz’s eightieth birthday. These powerful works from every phase of the artist’s career form a focused retrospective.

Installation view, Georg Baselitz, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, January 21–April 29, 2018. Artwork © Georg Baselitz 2018

Installation view, Hommage à Georg Baselitz, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, January 23–March 3, 2018 © Georg Baselitz 2018

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Hommage à Georg Baselitz

January 23–March 3, 2018
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
cfa-berlin.de

The exhibition, curated by Siegfried Gohr, former director of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne and one of Baselitz’s earliest proponents, includes key paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from 1963 to the present, from private and public collections.

Installation view, Hommage à Georg Baselitz, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, January 23–March 3, 2018 © Georg Baselitz 2018

Georg Baselitz, Waldweg, 2004 © Georg Baselitz

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Georg Baselitz
The Prints 1997–2017

November 5, 2017–January 28, 2018
Musée des Beaux-Arts le Locle, Switzerland
www.mbal.ch

On the occasion of Georg Baselitz’s eightieth birthday the Musée des Beaux-Arts le Locle brings together twenty years of the artist’s etched and engraved art.

Georg Baselitz, Waldweg, 2004 © Georg Baselitz

Anselm Kiefer, The Door, 1973 © Anselm Kiefer

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Deutschland 8

September 16–October 31, 2017
Eight exhibition venues in Beijing, China
www.stiftungkunst.de

Deutschland 8 is the continuation of the intercultural dialogue between China and Germany that successfully started with the exhibition China 8 in 2015. New works by German artists will be on view at eight different museums throughout Beijing. The works selected will highlight the historical context and developments in German art from 1945 to the present day. Work by Georg Baselitz, Katharina Grosse, Andreas Gursky, Anselm Kiefer, Albert Oehlen, and Thomas Ruff is included.

Anselm Kiefer, The Door, 1973 © Anselm Kiefer

Georg Baselitz, Blocked Painter (Versperrter Maler), 1965 © Georg Baselitz 2017. Photo by Frank Oleski

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Georg Baselitz
Hero

July 14–October 22, 2017
Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
www.guggenheim-bilbao.eus

Monumental figurative paintings and drawings of haggard and frail soldiers fill this exhibition, which focuses on two controversial series of works, Heroes and New Types, both created by Baselitz in 1965–66. The exhibition originated at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt and traveled to the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, and the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome.

Georg Baselitz, Blocked Painter (Versperrter Maler), 1965 © Georg Baselitz 2017. Photo by Frank Oleski

Georg Baselitz, Folk Thing Zero, 2009 © Georg Baselitz. Photo by Jochen Littkemann

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Rodin
L’exposition du centenaire

March 22–July 31, 2017
Grand Palais, Paris
www.grandpalais.fr

This exhibition reveals Rodin’s creative universe, his relationship with his audience, and the way in which sculptors have appropriated his style. With over two hundred of Rodin’s works, this show also includes work by Georg Baselitz, Alberto Giacometti, Thomas Houseago, Pablo Picasso, and more.

Georg Baselitz, Folk Thing Zero, 2009 © Georg Baselitz. Photo by Jochen Littkemann

Georg Baselitz, Lenin on the Tribune (A. M. Gerasimov), 1999 © Georg Baselitz 2017

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Georg Baselitz in
The Revolution is dead. Long live the Revolution!

April 13–July 9, 2017
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
www.kunstmuseumbern.ch

Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Through July 9, 2017
www.zpk.org

This exhibition offers insights into the history of revolutionary art, including the repercussions and ramifications from the October Revolution to the present. The two Bern museums are pursuing two diverging art-historical traditions that are irrevocably entwined with the Russian Revolution and that left their stamp on twentieth-century art in a radical way: the Russian avant-garde and socialist realism. Work by Georg Baselitz is included.

Georg Baselitz, Lenin on the Tribune (A. M. Gerasimov), 1999 © Georg Baselitz 2017

Georg Baselitz, Malerkopf wie Blumenstrauß I (Painter’s Head as a Bouquet of Flowers I), 1987

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Georg Baselitz
Preview with Review

March 31–July 2, 2017
Hungarian National Gallery, Budapest
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The third display in the series Classic Contemporary German Art focuses on the work of Georg Baselitz. This exhibition reveals his signature humor, his often critical and provocative attitude, his refusal to fall in line, his radical take on life and art, and his obsessive belief in tradition and the continuous regeneration thereof.

Georg Baselitz, Malerkopf wie Blumenstrauß I (Painter’s Head as a Bouquet of Flowers I), 1987

Georg Baselitz, The Modern Painter, 1965 © Georg Baselitz. Photo by Frank Oleski

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Georg Baselitz
The Heroes

March 4, 2018–June 18, 2017
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
www.palazzoesposizioni.it

Monumental figurative paintings and drawings of haggard and frail soldiers fill this exhibition, which focuses on two controversial series of works, Heroes and New Types, both created by Baselitz in 1965–66. The exhibition, curated by Max Hollein, premiered at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt, has been exhibited at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, and will travel to the Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain.

Georg Baselitz, The Modern Painter, 1965 © Georg Baselitz. Photo by Frank Oleski

Brice Marden, Untitled, 1988–91 © Brice Marden/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York

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The Beginning of Everything
Drawings from the Janie C. Lee, Louisa Stude Sarofim, and David Whitney Collections

February 24–June 18, 2017
The Menil Collection, Houston
www.menil.org

In anticipation of the October 2017 opening of the Menil Drawing Institute, the museum is exhibiting a selection of drawings spanning the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth century. The show highlights promised gifts from the collections of Janie C. Lee and Louisa Stude Sarofim, as well as works from David Whitney’s 2005 bequest, which include those by Balthus, Georg Baselitz, Helen Frankenthaler, Alberto Giacometti, Anselm Kiefer, Brice Marden, Bruce Nauman, Richard Serra, Cy Twombly, and Rachel Whiteread.

Brice Marden, Untitled, 1988–91 © Brice Marden/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York