The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Redefines Art as Always
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is quite an original museum in NYC, known worldwide for specializing in nonobjective or abstract art. Not only is the artwork itself different but even the way that it is displayed is unusual as the collections are not divided into rooms according to a specific time period or by the particular medium used.
A Year with Children 2015
On display through June 17, 2015, the exhibit displays art that has been created by student participants in the museum’s artist in residence program.
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian House and Pavilion
An ongoing exhibit, this was built to display the creative genius of architect Frank Lloyd Wright whose works where once largely unknown in New York City.
Another ongoing exhibit, this one features a collection of works from the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist schools, as well as works from avant-garde artists of the time from France and Germany
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim (June 5 - September 9, 2015)
The museum will look at how modern artists tell a story through their art and installation. The view is that, with current focus on communication and social media, artwork of today cannot be separated from the multi-connected world in which it is set. Writers have been invited to supply their own personal reflections on works displayed in Storylines.
Doris Salcedo (June 26 – October 12, 2015)
From Colombia, Doris Salcedo’s work is deeply emotional, reflecting the traumatic history of her country. Her methodology includes interviewing testimonies from victims of atrocities and translating that into works of art.
Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting (October 9, 2015 – January 6, 2016)
Burri’s work was an important development in art during the post-World War II years. He used a variety of materials including burlap, old clothing, wood, iron and more to create his picture-objects. His work is notable for its reflection of the time as well as the new movement in media.
Photo-Poetics: An Anthology (November 20, 2015 – March 23, 2016)
Contemporary photography exhibit that features more than 70 pieces by a group of ten artists. Using a variety of photographic devices and technologies, they create pieces that reflect the culture of their times.
Peter Fischli David Weiss: A Retrospective (February 2016 – May 2016)
These two artists worked together for more than 30 years, creating a body of work that uses humor along with a view of the banality of life and makes us rethink the world and our preconceived notions of it.
See the Latest in Art Today
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Is the kind of place that you need to put on your list for regular visits. Go today and see what you’ve been missing.
Official Museum Prices:
Adult Admission- $22
Students and Seniors (65+) with valid ID- $18
Members and children under 12- FREE
Pay What You Wish: Sat, 5:45 - 7:45 pm
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