Since its foundation more than 80 years ago, the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation in Basel has concentrated on collecting contemporary art, with the mission of making the art of the present day accessible to a broad public. Many of the works acquired by the Foundation as contemporary art are w considered classics of art history, including works by Jean Arp, Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Salvador Dali, Paul Klee, Robert Delaunay, Joan Miro, Piet Mondrian and Pablo Picasso. More recent additions to the collection, such as works by Matthew Barney, Robert Gober, Fischli/Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Wall and Bruce Nauman, continue that tradition. Future Present presents a complete, lavishly illustrated catalogue raisonne of the collection, which includes painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, photography and video. Also included are short artist biographies and critical commentaries on more than 80 works from the collection.