Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum


Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece home to a world-renowned collection of art. Tweets by Neta Rigatos and Alex Barber.

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Weekend reading—learn more about the life and work of Guggenheim Collection artist Ruth Asawa, featured in our 2019 exhibition #ArtisticLicense  via @NYTmag .

Today’s #FrankLloydWrightFridays  illustration is by Adrian Cisneros—“My teachers said, ‘space is the breath of art.’ They told me to always imagine, believe, and create.”

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Stefanie Batten Bland’s @sbattenbland ) @worksandprocess  Virtual Commission “This Moment” interrogates questions surrounding the definitions of safe space, indoor/outdoor, and the weight relationships of oppression. Watch here:

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#GuggenheimAtLarge : In Martha Rosler’s “Red Stripe Kitchen,” two soldiers survey the terrain at the back of a sleek kitchen. Such visual overlaying suggests a relationship between foreign policy and consumer culture “back home” in the U.S. Learn more:

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#GuggenheimAtLarge : Mario Merz’s “Unreal City” was created for the Guggenheim’s rotunda, and its fragmented outer-glass dome echoes and reflects the building’s oculus. As in all of Merz’s sculptures, this work embodies beauty and violence. Learn more:

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Summer of Know, the Guggenheim’s annual conversation series dedicated to engaging with current issues through the lens of art, kicks off virtually on August 13th with @forfreedomspac  members Eric Gottesman, Hank Willis Thomas, and Michelle Woo. Learn more:

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Today’s #FrankLloydWrightFridays  illustration is by Stephanie Travis—“When I lived in NYC, I spent hours spiraling up and down the ramp. Now, I bring my students to experience the building; I love opening their eyes to infinite possibilities of creativity.”

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#WorkoftheWeek : Moyra Davey’s “Copperhead” series consists of 100 photographs of pennies, often installed as a grid. Each coin is seen in extreme close-up, so that Abraham Lincoln’s familiar visage is reduced to a strange, foreign terrain. Learn more:

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We loved seeing what happens around your table through your #GuggenheimTogether  submissions. 🍽 Enjoy this selection of works, and always remember that even in a socially-distanced world, inspiration is never far.

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Happy #Pride  New York City! "Love is the greatest virtue of the heart"—Frank Lloyd Wright ?❤️ Photo: #NYCPride 

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Happy birthday to artist Yayoi#Kusama ! Enjoy "Infinity Mirrored Room—Filled with the Brilliance of Life" (2011).

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We honor architect #ZahaHadid  who passed away today. The Guggenheim presented a retrospective of her work in 2006.

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Sending well wishes by way of a puppy-shaped #MuseumBouquet  to our 5th Avenue neighbors @cooperhewitt , @elmuseo , @frickcollection , @metmuseum , @MuseumofCityNY , and @TheJewishMuseum . 💐 We can’t wait to visit you all again soon! (Pictured: Jeff Koons, "Puppy," 1992)

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"Never miss the idea that architecture and music belong together. They are practically one" #FrankLloydWrightFridays 

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