Faurschou Foundation

Greenpoint’s Majestic New International Art Space Features Heavy Hitters

Faurschou Foundation
One room inside The Faurschou Foundation (148 Green Street). Pieces by Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, Cecily Brown, and Tracey Emin. (Photo: Megan Penmann)

This past weekend, Greenpoint debuted an impressive new art venue, cementing the neighborhood as a destination for art in NYC. The Faurschou Foundation opened its doors at 148 Green Street on Sunday (December 15th), and it’s an open-to-the-public art venture that’s been years in the making. Faurschou Foundation was started nearly a decade ago by Jens Faurschou, a Danish art collector and former art dealer who has founded many art institutions over the course of his career. The foundation also has spaces in Beijing—the largest—and Copenhagen, which is about the size of the Greenpoint location. Continue reading

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Faurschou Foundation Opens With “The Red Bean Grows in the South” Exhibition Sunday (12/15)


The Faurschou Foundation (148 Green St.) will host its opening exhibition, “The Red Bean Grows in the South,” starting this Sunday from 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Read the NY Times’s take on the new gallery for more information.

The show runs December 15, 2019 – April 11, 2020, and is free and open to the public. The Faurschou Foundation was started in 2011 by Jens Faurschou, “a Danish collector, art advisor, and philanthropist,” with locations in Copenhagen, Venice, and Beijing. Continue reading

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Faurschou Foundation to Launch Green Street Gallery With Free Global Art Show (12/15)

148 Green St., the home of the new global art gallery, Faurschou Foundation.

A global art foundation and gallery that will offer free programming is scheduled to open on Sunday, Dec. 15, displaying works by many notable artists including Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, and Yoko Ono.

The Faurschou Foundation (148 Green St.) was started in 2011 by Jens Faurschou, “a Danish collector, art advisor, and philanthropist,” according to the gallery’s website. Fuarschou also has spaces in other global cities including Copenhagen, Beijing, and Venice. Continue reading

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