Acquisitions & Donations

The American Friends of the Centre Pompidou supports the Centre Pompidou with significant loans and gifts of art and design. Since 2010, more than 550 works of art valued at more than $50 million have been donated or pledged to the American Friends from a generous group of thoughtful collectors and donors. Please take a moment to browse through some of the spectacular works that are now enhancing the Centre Pompidou collection thanks to our valued friends.

2015

ACQUISITIONS

Detroit Monolith, It’s Full of Holes

Edgar Arceneaux
Detroit Monolith, It’s Full of Holes, 2011
Acrylic, graphite on paper
72 x 129 inches (182.9 x 327.7 cm)

45 minutes I (Paris) & 45 minutes II (banlieue)

Katinka Bock
45 minutes I (Paris) & 45 minutes II (banlieue), 2006
C-print on aluminium
30 x 24 1/2 inches (76 x 62 cm)
Edition 4 of 4 + 1AP
Purchased by the Centre Pompidou Foundation with funds provided by an anonymous donor

AMALGAM Untitled 79/14

Barbara Kasten
AMALGAM Untitled 79/14, 1979
Unique analog enlargement and photogram, acrylic paint on silver gelatin
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)

AMALGAM Untitled 79/6

Barbara Kasten
AMALGAM Untitled 79/6, 1979
Unique analog enlargement and photogram, paint, crayon, silver gelatin
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

AMALGAM Untitled 79/2

Barbara Kasten
AMALGAM Untitled 79/2, 1979
Unique analog enlargement and photogram, paint, crayon, silver gelatin
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

Life After 1945 (Faces)(adjusted to fit)

Louise Lawler
Life After 1945 (Faces)(adjusted to fit), 2006/2007/2015
Adhesive wall material
Variable dimensions
Edition 1 of 1 + 1AP

Draped Marble (Jade, St. Laurant, Fior di Pesco, Emperor Gold)

Analia Saban
Draped Marble (Jade, St. Laurant, Fior di Pesco, Emperor Gold), 2015
Marble mounted on steel on wooden sawhorses
Overall 37 1/2 x 150 x 32 inches (95.3 x 381 x 81.3 cm)

Crystal Landscape, Banyan Tree and Octopus Temple

Jim Shaw
Crystal Landscape, Banyan Tree and Octopus Temple, 2011
Acrylic on muslin canvas and acrylic on muslin canvas stretched over plywood panels
120 x 288 inches (305 x 732 cm)

DONATIONS

Grande composition au corbeau

Balthus
Grande composition au corbeau, 1883-86
Oil on canvas
79 x 59 inches (200 x 150 cm)
Gift of Donald E. Newhouse

Screen Test Lineaments

Sam Lewitt
Screen Test Lineaments, 2014
7 Etchings in copper-clad plastic, steel brackets
Overall 68 x 148 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (172.7 x 377.8 x 15.9 cm)
Promised gift of Kathy and Steve Guttman

Cabbage Chair (White)

Nendo
Cabbage Chair (White), 2008
Unwoven fabric
25 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches (65 x 75 x 75 cm)
Gift of Marc Benda

Oxidation Painting

Andy Warhol
Oxidation Painting, 1978
Urine on gesso on canvas
40 x 30 1/4 inches (101.6 x 76.8 cm)
Gift of Helena and Per Skarstedt