current events + exhibitions

Sammlung Goetz in der Bayerischen Akademie der Schönen Künste

Flora. Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler
Curator: Susanne Touw

March 1, 2019 – Mai 24, 2019

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

The recent lecture by Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, part of the Conversations with Contemporary Artists Series is now available online.

February 1, 2019

LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

"Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler: Flora."
Resnick Pavilion
Curator: Stephanie Barron

January 20 - April 7, 2019

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host the US-premiere of Flora, an exhibition by Hubbard / Birchler, based on their discoveries about the unknown American artist, Flora Mayo, with whom the Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti had a love affair in Paris in the 1920’s. The work was first presented at the Swiss Pavilion in the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017

LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Conversation with Artists and Curators
Bing Theater

1 pm | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, whose film installation Flora and accompanying work Bust open to the public on January 20th at LACMA, appear alongside Stephanie Barron, senior curator of Modern Art, LACMA and independent curator Philipp Kaiser.


Magenta Plains Gallery, New York

"Make Believe." Curated by Bruce W. Ferguson.

January 13 – February 17, 2019

Opening reception:
Sunday, January 13 from 6–8pm

Participating Artists: Jennifer Bolande, Klaus vom Bruch, Yul Brynner, Meg Cranston, David Deutsch, Jack Goldstein, Sayre Gomez, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Elliott Jamal Robbins, Walter Robinson, Kerry Tribe


Art Asia Pacific Magazine, Inside Burger Collection

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler in conversation with Christina Végh, director of the Kestner Gesellschaft in Hannover.

December 2018, Issue 111 Nov/ Dec 2018

For Art Asia Pacific Magazine special Feature Inside Burger Collection, Christina Végh, director of the Kestner Gesellschaft in Hannover, met with artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler to discuss their project about American artist Flora Mayo, created for the Switzerland Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, as well as feminism, power relations, narrative structures and reframing history.


Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

"Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler: Conversations with Contemporary Artists"

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 6:30pm.

In conjunction with the exhibiton “Giacometti” at the Guggenheim Museum, Hubbard / Birchler will speak about their work in the Swiss Pavillion at the 57th Venice Biennial. They will share some of their research about the previously unknown American artist, Flora Mayo. Mayo studied and lived in Paris in the 1920’s and Alberto Giacometti was her lover.


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

"Of Individuals and Places: Photographs from the Lazare Collection."

November 28, 2018 – April 28, 2019​

“Bringing together more than 80 photographs by major Canadian and international artists, this exhibition underscores Montreal collector Jack Lazare’s 20-year passion for photography, which he has a desire to share with the public. It is also an opportunity to display a selection of photographs from a group of 33 artworks the collector generously gifted to the Museum.”

Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau

"Surrealism Switzerland."
Curator: Peter Fischer

September 1, 2018 – January 2, 2019

… with works by 60 artists, Surrealism Switzerland shows both the pioneering achievements of Swiss artists in Paris (Alberto Giacometti, Meret Oppenheim) as well as the Surrealist trends that further developed in Switzerland between the 1930s and the 1950s. Selected positions of contemporary art confirm the contemporary nature of Surrealist ways of seeing even today.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

"Hollywood and other Myths."
Curator: Ruti Director

April 26 – September 29, 2018.

The exhibition focuses on the increasing affinity between video and cinema. The total rejection of Hollywood style and cinematic language of the 1960s and 1970s gradually turned in the 1990s to complex relations of enchanted fascination and dismissal. All the cinematic characteristics that made cinema into a thrilling medium are present here: high-volume emotions, high production value and a rich, all-encompassing soundtrack.

Participating artists: Pierre Bismuth, Aukje Dekker, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Jesper Just, Tom Pnini, Julian Rosefeldt, Guido van der Werve, Francesco Vezzoli. .

Kunsthaus Baselland

"Sehnsuchtsorte / Places of Longing."
Curator: Ines Goldbach

January 25 – April 2, 2018.

What could our places of longing be? What identies them and what might endanger them? What accords with our personal image of an extraordinary day, an unusual experience of nature or a paradisiac state, for us or other beings? Can we find this amid the quotidian? In the most varied manner selected video works investigate this question of the societal and individual longing for an ideal place of being oneself. With recent acquisitions for the collection as well as other contri­butions from, amongst others, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Max Philipp Schmid, Gerda Steiner & Jörg Lenzlinger and Monica Studer / Christoph van den Berg.

The installations of Eight and Eighteen run at different times.

Eighteen January, 25 – March 16, 2018
Eight March, 17 – 2. April 2, 2018 .

The National Museum of Art Osaka

Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown.

January 21 – May 6, 2018

This special exhibition is designed to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the National Museum of Art, Osaka, which opened in 1977. Through the works of more than 40 Japanese and foreign artists, the exhibition will shed light on various aspects of our society by examining things that have been imbued with time, history, and memory from a wide range of views. It will also consider the future potential of the museum.

Artists included in the exhibition: Pipilotti Rist, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller, Jiro Takamatsu, Joan Miró, Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Peter Fischli & David Weiss, Robert Rauschenberg, Karin Sander, Naoya Hatakeyama, Tomoko Yoneda, Hikaru Fujii, Shinro Ohtake, Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Alberto Giacometti, Shigeo Anzaï, Boris Mikhailov, Chia-Wei Hsu , Meiro Koizumi, Theaster Gates, Danh Vo, Yoshihiro Suda, Nairy Baghramian, Tino Sehgal, Allora & Calzadilla, Marina Abramović, Robert Smithson, Paul McCarthy, Vito Acconci, Keiji Uematsu, Kazuo Shiraga, Tetsumi Kudo, Mieko(Chieko) Shiomi, Chu Enoki, Ushio Shinohara, Naoyoshi Hikosaka, Yasumasa Morimura, Saburo Murakami, Chiharu Shiota, Aki Sasamoto, Heman Chong, Kohei Sekigawa, Robert Kusmirowski, Samson Young

Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth

"Figures from the Collection."
Curator: Andrea Karnes

December 9, 2017 - January 28, 2018.

“Grand Paris Texas,” the 54 minute duration film installation by Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler is on view as part of the Collection exhibition. “Grand Paris Texas” is the first part of the “Sound Speed Marker” trilogy by Hubbard / Birchler. The 3rd part of the trilogy “Giant,” is currently on view at the Blanton Museum in Austin. Concurrently with the film installation “Grand Paris Texas,” is the 5-part photographic series “Holes” (1996) by Hubbard / Birchler on view at the Modern.

Artists included in the exhibition: Milton Avery, Francis Bacon, Chuck Close, Carroll Dunham,Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Alex Katz, Ron Mueck, Philip Pearlstein, Pablo Picasso, Thomas Ruff, Cindy Sherman, Yinka Shonibare, Laurie Simmons, Andy Warhol, and Carrie Mae Weems .

Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth

"Artists Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Tuesday Evenings at the Modern.

November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

 On the occasion of the current collection presentation at the Modern, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler will present a lecture on their most recent project “Flora”.

Currently on view at the Modern is the photographic series “Holes”, as well as forthcoming, the installation of “Grand Paris Texas”. Both works are part of the Collection of the Modern, acquired in 2009. 


Kunstmuseum Luzern

"von früh bis spät. Bilder des Alltags aus der Sammlung."

April 3, 2017 - November 26, 2017

The collection presentation highlights depictions of the everyday ranging from the Late Middle Ages to today. In alternating hangings, representations of transportation, work, urban and rural life, but also food and leisure, play and holidays, will be shown as facets of the everyday.

Artists included in the exhibition: Albert Anker, August Babberger, Hans Bachmann, Stefan Banz, Maurice Barraud, Auguste Baud-Bovy, Arnold Böcklin, Adolphe Braun, Heidi Bucher, Eugène Burnand, Paul Camenisch, Heinrich Danioth, Dias & Riedweg, Anthony Douglas Cragg, Charles Georges Dufresne, Raoul Dufy, Franz Eggenschwiler, Franz Elmiger, Hans Emmenegger, James Ensor, Alois Fellmann, Terry Fox, Auguste Garcin, Giovanni Giacometti, Wilhelm Gimmi, Konrad Grob, Leopold Haefliger, Eberhard Havekost, Ferdinand Hodler, Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler, Rudolf Koller, Max Liebermann, Johann Baptist Marzohl, Moriz Melzer, Constantin Meunier, Max von Moos, Max Pechstein, Clara Reinhard, Jean Renggli d. Ä., Peter Roehr, Dieter Roth, Sandra Schindler, Karl Friedrich Schobinger, Xaver Schwegler, Moritz von Schwind, Hugo Siegwart, Chaïm Soutine, José Julio de Souza Pinto, Friedrich Stirnimann, Beat Streuli, Hugo Suter, Wilhelm Trübner, Maurice Utrillo, Maurice de Vlaminck, Charles Wyrsch, Joseph Zelger, Robert Zünd .

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin


September 7, 2018

Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler in conversation with Veronica Roberts, Curator, Blanton Museum of Art. in conjuntion with the exhibition ‘Giant’ at the Blanton Museum of Art, July 9 – Oct. 1, 2017. The recent acquisition to the collection was made possible through a generous gift of Jeanne and Michael Klein and Suzanne Deal Booth. .

Map Magazine

"Notes from Venice."

August 2017

Claire Walsh’s insightful review about Geta Brătescu and Hubbard / Birchler’s work at the 57th Venice Biennial. .

Villa Bleuler, Zurich

August 22, 2017

Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler are talking about memory, research and reconstruction in conversation with Katharina Amman (SIK-ISEA) and Christina Vegh (Direktorin Kerstner Gesellschaft). A cooperation between the Swiss Institute for Art Research SIAR, (Schweizerischen Instituts für Kunstwissenschaft SIK-ISEA) and Kunstbulletin Magazine. .

Blanton Museum of Art,

July 9, 2017 - October 1, 2017

The Blanton Museum of Art in Austin is exhibiting Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler’s 3-Channel Film Installation “Giant”. The recent acquisition to the collection was made possible through a generous gift of Jeanne and Michael Klein and Suzanne Deal Booth.

6:30PM | Thursday, September 27, 2017

In conversation with Blanton curator Veronica Roberts, the Austin- and Berlin-based artists Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler will discuss their film installation, Giant, and the experience of representing Switzerland in the current Venice Biennale.


"Now and Then: The Rediscovery of Flora Mayo."

June 3, 2017

A comprehensive review by Gregory Volk on Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler’s current work in the Swiss Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennial. .

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