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Apr 24, 2014

Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.

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Upcoming Exhibition

"Everything Loose Will Land" explores the dynamic intersection of architecture and the visual arts in Los Angeles during the 1970s.

Upcoming Events

Founding Fluxus member Alison Knowles will perform sections from “House of Dust” (1968), on view in the Graham’s exhibition newest "Everything Loose Will Land."

UPCOMING EVENTS

Please joins us to celebrate the opening of 'Everything Loose Will Land,' with remarks by curator Sylvia Lavin.

Please join us for a special screening of "The European Rooms," a short film by media artist David K. Ross that presents intimate views of the Enlightenment-era architectural interiors featured in the Art Institute of Chicago’s Thorne Rooms.

grantee news

The first major American exhibition demonstrates this German artist’s work across media that references modernist architecture and contemporary urban conditions.

An unorthodox reading of the city street through the lens of some of America’s greatest photographers, Bussard’s text provides a new model for understanding street photography.

While the Graham Foundation galleries are currently closed for installation, the Bookshop will be open by appointment only through May 1. The Graham Foundation’s bookshop offers a selection of publications by our grantees and titles that relate to our public program of exhibitions and talks, as well as new, historically significant, and hard-to-find publications on architecture, urbanism, art, and related fields.

Environmental Communications, "1979 Catalog." 11 x 8 ½ inches. Copyright Environmental Communications. Courtesy of David Greenberg. Photo Joshua White. ; Environmental Communications, "1974-75 Catalog." 11 x 8 ½ inches. Copyright Environmental Communications. Courtesy of David Greenberg. Photo Joshua White.; Isa Genzken, Fuck the Bauhaus #4, 2000, Plywood, Plexiglas, plastic slinky, clipboards, aluminum light shade, flower petals, tape, printed paper, shells, and model tree, 88 3/16 x 30 5/16 x 24 in., Private Collection, Turin, courtesy AC Project Room, New York. © Isa Genzken. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin.