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John Giorno

  • 1936 - 2019
  • Born in 1936, in United States

© Peter Ross

A cult figure of the New York underground scene (he is the sleeper in Warhol’s "Sleep"), a member of the beat generation, artist and poet, John Giorno founded the Giorno Poetry System label.

In The Collection

Exhibition of the Collection

From 27 October 2014 to 25 October 2014

Inaugural Hang

Curated to complement Frank Gehry’s architecture, the first hang displayed a selection of emblematic works from the four themes of the collection (Contemplative, Pop, Expressionist, Music/Sound) by Christian Boltanski, Pierre Huyghe, Bertrand Lavier, Gerhard Richter and Thomas Schütte. As part of his commission for the auditorium, one room was dedicated to the works of Ellsworth Kelly.