As if it Could – Works and Documents from the Herbert Foundation – Ouverture
Cover: Lawrence Weiner, As if it Could, 1978
After previous exhibitions in Eindhoven (1984), Luxemburg (2000), Barcelona and Graz, the Collection will be on display at the Herbert Foundation in Ghent from June 20, 2013 onward.
Titled As if it Could, ouverture, this first exhibition can be seen as the fourth act in the development of the Collection. The title points to the public role the Collection has taken up with the establishment of the Foundation after four decades of private collecting.
Curated by Annick and Anton Herbert, the exhibition features a selection of some 50 works and 250 documents by Art & Language, John Baldessari, Marcel Broodthaers, Stanley Brouwn, Günter Brus, Daniel Buren, Hanne Darboven, Jan Dibbets, Luciano Fabro, Gilbert & George, Donald Judd, Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Joseph Kosuth, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, Bruce Nauman, A.R. Penck, Richard Prince, Gerhard Richter, Thomas Schütte, Jan Vercruysse, Didier Vermeiren and Franz West.