All posts tagged “Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright Building on October 21

“Since its opening on October 21, 1959, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed building has inspired generations of visitors as a unique ‘temple of spirit’ where radical art and architecture meet. The Guggenheim commemorates the 60th anniversary of its landmark building, which was recently designated a… Read More

Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, June 21 – November 6, 2019

“The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story. This focused, thematic exhibition of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988), supplemented with work by others of his generation, explores a formative chapter in the artist’s career through the lens of his identity and the… Read More

Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, May 24, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection, the first artist-curated exhibition ever mounted at the museum. This full-rotunda presentation celebrates the Guggenheim’s extensive collection of twentieth-century modern and contemporary artworks, with an exhibition selected by six contemporary artists,… Read More

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, January 25 – July 10, 2019 and July 24, 2019 – January 5, 2020

“A yearlong exhibition conceived in two sequential parts honoring the groundbreaking work and sustained legacy of Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989), one of the most critically acclaimed yet controversial American artists of the late twentieth century. Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now is on view in the museum’s Mapplethorpe Gallery on… Read More

Giacometti at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, June 8 – September 12, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “A preeminent artist of the twentieth century, Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966) investigated the human figure for more than forty years. This comprehensive exhibition, a collaboration with the Fondation Giacometti in Paris, examines anew the artist’s practice and the unmistakable aesthetic vocabulary he developed through his experiments… Read More

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Battleground: Ryan McNamara, January 10 – 12, 2018 at 7:30pm

“Following the sold-out premiere of Battleground in 2016, Works & Process presents an encore of this one-of-a-kind “Cosplay-Battle-Ballet” made in and for the museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed theater. Three squads of performers—the Red Choir Loft, the Green Balcony, and the Blue Stage—battle for dominance with… Read More