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Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, June 5 – September 9, 2015

“Bringing together over one hundred works from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s contemporary collection, Storylines examines the diverse ways in which artists today engage narrative through installation, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and performance. The exhibition offers an expansive view of how recent artistic practice has become the site of new paradigms for storytelling.” —  Guggenheim Museum

Carol Bove. Vague Pure Affection, 2012. Wood and steel shelves, paper, brass, concrete, and acrylic, 215.9 x 90.2 x 40.6 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council 2012.125 © Carol Bove. Photo courtesy Maccarone Inc., New York

Mariana Castillo Deball. Stelae Storage, 2013 (detail). 
Metal rack, plaster plates, and 28 inkjet prints mounted on cardboard,
150 x 150 x 80 cm overall. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
. Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2014.13
© Mariana Castillo Deball. Photo: Kristopher McKay

Simryn Gill. Full Moon, 2012 (detail). Watercolor, ink, and mixed media on 60 book pages. Approximately 17.8 x 12.7 cm each, overall dimensions variable. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Guggenheim UBS MAP Purchase Fund 2013.1 © Simryn Gill

Felix Gonzalez Torres. “Untitled” (Golden), 1995. Strands of beads and plastic track, dimensions vary with installation. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, through prior gift of Solomon R. Guggenheim; The Art Institute of Chicago, through prior gift of Adeline Yates; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, through prior gifts of J. D. Zellerbach, Gardner Dailey, and an anonymous donor; partial gift of Andrea Rosen in honor of Felix Gonzalez Torres 2008.22 © Estate of Felix Gonzales-Torres. Photo: David Heald, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Rachel Harrison. All in the Family, 2012. Wood, polystyrene, cement, wire, acrylic paint, and Hoover vacuum cleaner, 237.5 x 78.7 x 88.9 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council 2012.126 © Rachel Harrison. Photo courtesy Greene Naftali Gallery

Rashid Johnson. The New Black Yoga, 2011. Color video, transferred from 16 mm film, with sound, 10 min., 57 sec., edition 1/3. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by David Shuman 2012.124 © Rashid Johnson

Agnieszka Kurant. Phantom Library, 2011–12 (detail). Embossed canvas, silkscreen on paper and cardboard, thermochromic pigment on paper, gold leaf, silver leaf, and offset print on paper 112 books, 11 13/16 inches x 16 feet 2 7/8 inches x 7 7/8 inches (30 x 495 x 20 cm) overall, edition 3/3. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the Young Collectors Council with additional funds contributed by Michael Lee, Sihien Goh, and Stephen Javaras 2014.126 © Agnieszka Kurant. Photo: Jean Vong, courtesy Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

Katie Paterson. Light bulb to Simulate Moonlight, 2008 289. Frosted colored halogen lightbulbs (28W, 4500K), crate, and logbook. Dimensions vary with installation, edition 2/9. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by Ahmar M. and Noreen K. Ahmad and an anonymous donor 2011.31 © Katie Paterson. Photo: Dimitris Skliris for Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York and Shanghai

R. H. Quaytman. Point de Gaze, Chapter 23, 2011. Silkscreen ink and gesso on panel, 82.2 x 50.8 x 1.9 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council 2012.13 © R. H. Quaytman. Photo: Kristopher McKay, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Danh Vo Lot 20. Two Kennedy Administration Cabinet Room Chairs, 2013. Leather, 259.1 x 73.7 x 43.2 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council 2013.13 © Danh Vo. Photo: Cathy Carver, courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, New York and Paris

Haegue Yang. Series of Vulnerable Arrangements—Voice and Wind, 2009 (detail). Aluminum venetian blinds, aluminum frame, industrial electric fans, wind machines, scent emitters, and scents (Buddha Temple, Fresh Cut Grass, Rainforest, Ocean Mist, Cedar Wood, and Eucalyptus). Dimensions variable. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council 2011.8 © Haegue Yang. Photo: Pattara Chanruechachai

Images courtesy Guggenheim Museum

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