History

Exhibition view Wiedner Hauptstraße: Andrea Fraser. Project in two Phases, 1995 © Generali Foundation. Photo: Werner Kaligofsky

The Generali Foundation was founded in 1988 as a non-profit art association supported by the Generali Group, Austria. Its purpose is to support contemporary visual art. The building created for the foundation in 1995 is renowned for its architecture, which reflects a modernist formal language; it is excellently suited to provide for dynamic resonances between the architecture and the Generali Foundation’s exhibition program, which is oriented toward conceptual art in a wider sense.


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Who we are

Artistic Director 

Sabine Breitwieser

 

Artistic Advisory Board 2015-2017

Dr. Achim Borchardt-Hume, Head of Exhibitions, Tate Modern, London

Dr. Susanne Gaensheimer, Director, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main

Prof. Edelbert Köb, Curator, Vienna

Board of Governors
Dr. Dietrich Karner, President Generali Foundation, Chairman of the Supervisory Board Generali Versicherung AG



Members
Generali Holding Vienna AG
Generali Versicherung AG
Generali Rückversicherung AG
BAWAG P.S.K. Versicherung AG
Europäische Reiseversicherung
Generali Real Estate S.p.A., Zweigniederlassung Österreich

 

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