October 27 - January 6, 2007
The JPMorgan Chase Art Collection is one of the oldest and most extensive corporate collections in the world. The Art Collection began in 1959 when David Rockefeller, then president of The Chase Manhattan Bank, established the firm’s art program and took the lead in the field of corporate art collecting. By integrating artwork within the architecture of new buildings and incorporating an enlightened approach to acquisitions, this forerunner of corporate collections became a model for other companies worldwide.
Guiding the firm was the original Chase Art Committee, which included Alfred Barr and Dorothy Miller (The Museum of Modern Art); James Johnson Sweeney (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum); Robert Hale (The Metropolitan Museum of Art); Perry Rathbone, (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) and Gordon Bunshaft (SOM). This legendary group of leading museum directors and curators developed a programmatic approach to the purchase, display, educational uses and stewardship of the firm’s Collection which paralleled that of American modern art museums of the mid 20th century.
Collected Visions marked the first time a survey of the Collection’s modern and contemporary art has been assembled for an international audience. Curated by current Director of the Art Collection, Lisa K. Erf, the exhibition featured 70 signature works from many of the most important established artists of the 20th century and recent acquisitions by artists emerging in the 21st century.
Artists: Vito Acconci, Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Romare Howard Bearden, Joseph Beuys, Alighiero e Boetti, Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, Christo, Tony Cragg, Amy Cutler, Jean Dubuffet, Dan Flavin, Gilbert and George, Tomoo Gokita, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Adolph Gottlieb, Diana Guerrero-Macia, Zaha Hadid, Keith Harring, Mary Heilmann, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jenny Holzer, Huang Yong Ping, Alfred Jensen, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Zilvinas Kempinas, Jeff Koons, Joseph Kosuth, Louise Lawler, Roy Lichtenstein, Maya Ying Lin, Brice Marden, Marilyn Minter, Robert Motherwell, Vik Muniz, Bruce Nauman, Louise Nevelson, Gabriel Orozco, Nam Jun Paik, Richard Prince, Markus Raetz, Thomas Ruff, Ed Ruscha, Julian Schnabel, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, Saul Steinberg, Thomas Struth, Do-Ho Suh, Mark Tansey, Antoni Tapies, Canan Tolon, Lucrecia Troncoso, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Lawrence Weiner
The JP Morgan Chase Art Collection is one of the oldest and most extensive corporate collections in the world. The Art Collection began in 1959 when David Rockefeller, then president of the Chase...
Published as part of Pera Learning programs, “The Little Yellow Circle (Küçük Sarı Daire)” is a children’s book written by Tania Bahar and illustrated by Marina Rico, offering children and adults to a novel learning experience where they can share and discover together.
Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of creepy stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short horror stories inspired by the artworks of Mario Prassinos as part of the Museum’s In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul exhibition. The third story is by Murat Başekim! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!
Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 80 TL
Discounted: 40 TL
Groups: 60 TL (minimum 10 people)
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