Guggenheim Museum - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Guggenheim Museum. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897” Exhibition

    “Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2017-06-30 - 2017-10-04

    Tower Level 4 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose+Croix in Paris, 1892–1897, the first museum exhibition on this revelatory and significant yet frequently...More »

  • poster for “A Year With Children 2017” Exhibition

    “A Year With Children 2017” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2017-04-28 - 2017-06-04

    Now in its 46th year, Learning Through Art (LTA), the pioneering arts education program of the Guggenheim Museum, presents the exhibition A Year with Children 2017. The annual presentation organized by...More »

  • poster for Anicka Yi “Life Is Cheap”

    Anicka Yi “Life Is Cheap”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-04-21 - 2017-07-05

    Tower Level 5 An exhibition of new works by artist Anicka Yi, winner of the 2016 Hugo Boss Prize, will be on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Interweaving Yi’s ongoing study of microorganic...More »

  • poster for Doug Wheeler “PSAD Synthetic Desert III”

    Doug Wheeler “PSAD Synthetic Desert III”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-03-24 - 2017-08-02

    Location: Tower Level 7 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents the first-ever realized work from a group of installations conceived by Doug Wheeler during the late 1960s and ’70s: Doug Wheeler: PSAD...More »

  • poster for “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” Exhibition

    “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2017-02-10 - 2017-09-06

    Guggenheim Foundation Celebrates 80 Years of Innovation with Presentation of More Than 170 Modern Works by Over 70 Artists, from Camille Pissarro to Jackson Pollock On the occasion of the eightieth...More »

  • poster for “Tales of Our Time” Exhibition

    “Tales of Our Time” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2016-11-04 - 2017-03-10

    Location: Tower Levels 4 and 5 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Tales of Our Time, an exhibition featuring nine newly commissioned works by artists born in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan....More »

  • poster for Agnes Martin “Retrospective”

    Agnes Martin “Retrospective”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture - Film
    • 2016-10-07 - 2017-01-11

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents a major retrospective of the work of American painter Agnes Martin (1912–2004), the first since her death. One of the preeminent painters of the twentieth century,...More »

  • poster for Maurizio Cattelan “America”

    Maurizio Cattelan “America”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-09-16 - 2017-02-01

    For Maurizio Cattelan: “America”, the artist replaces a toilet in one of the museum’s public restrooms with a fully functional replica cast in solid gold. Cattelan is often described as the art world’s...More »

  • poster for Moholy-Nagy “Future Present”

    Moholy-Nagy “Future Present”

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2016-05-27 - 2016-09-07

    The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) to appear in the United States in nearly fifty years, this long overdue presentation will reveal a utopian artist who...More »

  • poster for “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa”

    “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2016-04-29 - 2016-10-05

    But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, the third exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, illuminates contemporary artistic practices...More »

  • poster for “A Year with Children 2016” Exhibition

    “A Year with Children 2016” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2016-04-22 - 2016-06-12

    Now in its 45th year, Learning Through Art (LTA), the pioneering arts education program of the Guggenheim Museum, presents A Year with Children 2016, an exhibition organized by the Sackler Center for Arts...More »

  • poster for Peter Fischli and David Weiss “How to Work Better”

    Peter Fischli and David Weiss “How to Work Better”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2016-02-05 - 2016-04-27

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better, the first comprehensive survey in a New York museum of the remarkable 33-year artistic partnership between Peter...More »

  • poster for “Photo-Poetics: An Anthology” Exhibition

    “Photo-Poetics: An Anthology” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2015-11-20 - 2016-03-23

    This group exhibition features more than 70 works by ten artists: Claudia Angelmaier, Erica Baum, Anne Collier, Moyra Davey, Leslie Hewitt, Elad Lassry, Lisa Oppenheim, Erin Shirreff, Kathrin Sonntag,...More »

  • poster for Alberto Burri “The Trauma of Painting”

    Alberto Burri “The Trauma of Painting”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-10-09 - 2016-01-06

    This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more than 35 years and the most comprehensive ever mounted—showcases the pioneering work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995)....More »

  • poster for Frank Lloyd Wright “A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion”

    Frank Lloyd Wright “A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion”

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2015-07-27 - 2016-03-31

    July 27, 2012–Ongoing On October 22, 1953, Sixty Years of Living Architecture: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright opened in New York on the site where the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum would eventually be...More »

  • poster for Vasily Kandinsky “Kandinsky Gallery”

    Vasily Kandinsky “Kandinsky Gallery”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-07-01 - 2016-03-31

    A pioneer of abstract art and eminent aesthetic theorist, Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) broke new ground in painting during the first decades of the twentieth century....More »

  • poster for Doris Salcedo Exhibition

    Doris Salcedo Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2015-06-26 - 2015-10-12

    This major retrospective will survey the searing, deeply poetic work of Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Bogotá, Colombia). Over the past three decades, Salcedo’s practice has addressed the traumatic history of...More »

  • poster for “Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim” Exhibition

    “Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Installation - Video installation
    • 2015-06-05 - 2015-09-09

    Featuring nearly one hundred works from the Guggenheim’s contemporary collection, this full-rotunda exhibition will examine the diverse ways in which artists today engage with storytelling through installation,...More »

  • poster for Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian “Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings”

    Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian “Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings”

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2015-03-13 - 2015-06-03

    This is the first U.S. museum exhibition of mirror works and drawings by Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (b. Qazvin, Iran, 1924). Considered in relation to the Guggenheim’s historical commitment...More »

  • poster for Paul Chan “The Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Nonprojections for New Lovers”

    Paul Chan “The Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Nonprojections for New Lovers”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-03-06 - 2015-05-13

    Paul Chan is the winner of the 2014 Hugo Boss Prize, a biennial award honoring artists who have made a visionary contribution to contemporary art. Over the past fifteen years, Chan’s wide-ranging projects...More »

  • poster for On Kawara “Silence”

    On Kawara “Silence”

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2015-02-06 - 2015-05-03

    Through radically restricted means, On Kawara’s work engages the personal and historical consciousness of place and time. Kawara’s practice is often associated with the rise of Conceptual art, yet in its...More »

  • poster for “ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s” Exhibition

    “ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-10-10 - 2015-01-07

    ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s, is the first large-scale historical survey in the United States dedicated to the German artists’ group Zero (1957–66) founded by Heinz Mack and Otto Piene and joined...More »

  • poster for Vasily Kandinsky “Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901–1911”

    Vasily Kandinsky “Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901–1911”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-06-27 - 2015-04-01

    The history of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is intertwined with the work of Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) more so than any other artist of the twentieth...More »

  • poster for “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” Exhibition

    “Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Ceramics - Film
    • 2014-02-21 - 2014-09-01

    The first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be presented in the United States, this multidisciplinary exhibition examines the historical sweep of the movement from its inception with F. T....More »

  • poster for Carrie Mae Weems “Three Decades of Photography and Video”

    Carrie Mae Weems “Three Decades of Photography and Video”

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2014-01-24 - 2014-05-14

    Carrie Mae Weems is a socially motivated artist whose works invite contemplation of race, gender, and class. Increasingly, she has broadened her view to include global struggles for equality and justice....More »

  • poster for Christopher Wool Exhibition

    Christopher Wool Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-25 - 2014-01-22

    Since his emergence as an artist in the 1980s, Christopher Wool has forged an agile, highly focused practice that ranges across processes and mediums, paying special attention to the complexities of painting....More »

  • poster for “Lasting Images” Exhibition

    “Lasting Images” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-10-14 - 2014-01-12

    This exhibition brings together a selection of works from the Guggenheim’s collection of global contemporary art. What links these diverse sculptures, installations, videos, and works on paper is neither...More »

  • poster for Robert Motherwell “Early Collages”

    Robert Motherwell “Early Collages”

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    • Media: Painting - Other
    • 2013-09-27 - 2014-01-05

    Devoted exclusively to papier collés and related works on paper from the 1940s and early 1950s by Robert Motherwell, this exhibition features nearly sixty artworks and examines the American artist’s origins...More »

  • poster for “Kandinsky in Paris, 1934–1944” Exhibition

    “Kandinsky in Paris, 1934–1944” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-28 - 2014-04-23

    Perhaps more than any other 20th-century painter, Vasily Kandinsky has been linked to the history of the Guggenheim Museum. The collection includes over 150 of his works, which are regularly presented...More »

  • poster for James Turrell Exhibition

    James Turrell Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2013-06-21 - 2013-09-25

    James Turrell’s first exhibition in a New York museum since 1980 focuses on the artist’s groundbreaking explorations of perception, light, color, and space, with a special focus on the role of site-specificity...More »

  • poster for “New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939” Exhibition

    “New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2013-05-10 - 2013-09-08

    New Harmony: Abstraction between the Wars, 1919–1939 explores a particularly rich facet of the Guggenheim’s 20th-century collection, celebrating the spirited trends in abstraction embraced among international...More »

  • poster for "The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo" Exhibition

    "The Hugo Boss Prize 2012: Danh Vo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-03-15 - 2013-05-27

    In 2012, Danh Vo (b. 1975, Bà Rịa, Vietnam) was named the winner of the Hugo Boss Prize, a biennial award that recognizes significant achievement in contemporary art. Vo’s work illuminates the entwined...More »

  • poster for "No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia" Exhibition

    "No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Other - Sculpture - Installation - Other - Film - Video installation
    • 2013-02-22 - 2013-05-22

    No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia is the first exhibition of a multi-year initiative, conceived by the Guggenheim in collaboration with UBS, which charts contemporary art and creative...More »

  • poster for Gutai "Splendid Playground"

    Gutai "Splendid Playground"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation - Other - Performance Art
    • 2013-02-15 - 2013-05-08

    In February 2013, the Guggenheim Museum will open the first U.S. museum retrospective exhibition ever devoted to Gutai, the most influential artists collective and artistic movement in postwar Japan and...More »

  • poster for Zarina "Paper Like Skin"

    Zarina "Paper Like Skin"

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    • Media: Prints - Sculpture - Other
    • 2013-01-25 - 2013-04-21

    Zarina: Paper Like Skin is the first retrospective of the Indian-born American artist. Born in the northern Indian city of Aligarh, in 1937, Zarina Hashmi, who prefers to identify by her first name, has...More »

  • poster for Gabriel Orozco "Asterism"

    Gabriel Orozco "Asterism"

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-11-09 - 2013-01-13

    Gabriel Orozco’s Asterisms, the final project of the commissioning program at Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, is a two-part sculptural and photographic installation comprising thousands of items of detritus...More »

  • poster for Picasso "Black and White"

    Picasso "Black and White"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2012-10-05 - 2013-01-23

    Picasso Black and White is the first exhibition to explore the remarkable use of black and white throughout the Spanish artist’s prolific career. Claiming that color weakens, Pablo Picasso purged it from...More »

  • poster for “A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion” Exhibition

    “A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion” Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2012-07-27 - 2015-04-01

    On October 22, 1953, Sixty Years of Living Architecture: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright opened in New York on the site where the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum would eventually be built. Two Frank Lloyd...More »

  • poster for Rineke Dijkstra "A Retrospective"

    Rineke Dijkstra "A Retrospective"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-06-29 - 2012-10-08

    This comprehensive mid-career survey features over 70 color photographs and five video installations by the Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra. Rineke Dijkstra is organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum...More »

  • poster for "Kandinsky 1911-1913" Exhibition

    "Kandinsky 1911-1913" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Prints - Other
    • 2012-06-25 - 2013-04-17

    Perhaps more than any other 20th-century painter, Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) has been closely linked to the history of the Guggenheim Museum. Hilla Rebay—artist,...More »

  • poster for "Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949–1960" Exhibition

    "Art of Another Kind: International Abstraction and the Guggenheim, 1949–1960" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-06-08 - 2012-09-12

    Pioneering artists in the post-World War II era alternatively embraced artistic freedom and gesture-based styles, nontraditional materials and counter-cultural references. Featuring nearly 100 works by...More »

  • poster for "A Year with Children 2012" Exhibition

    "A Year with Children 2012" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2012-05-11 - 2012-06-13

    Learning Through Art, the pioneering arts-education program of the Guggenheim Museum, presents A Year with Children 2012, an exhibition that showcases selected artworks by New York City public-school students...More »

  • poster for "Francesca Woodman" Exhibition

    "Francesca Woodman" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-03-16 - 2012-06-13

    Francesca Woodman is the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s brief but extraordinary career to be seen in North America. More than thirty years after her death, the moment is ripe for a historical...More »

  • poster for "Being Singular Plural" Exhibition

    "Being Singular Plural" Exhibition

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    • Media: Film - Media Arts
    • 2012-03-02 - 2012-06-06

    "Being Singular Plural", part of the Deutsche Bank Series at the Guggenheim, offers film, video, and interactive sound-based installations by seven of the most innovative and visionary media artists and...More »

  • poster for John Chamberlain "Choices"

    John Chamberlain "Choices"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2012-02-24 - 2012-05-13

    Often identified as the artist who successfully translated Abstract Expressionism into three dimensions, John Chamberlain’s path to art wound through Franz Schubert, the U.S. Navy, hairdressing, the Art...More »

  • poster for "From the Archives: Artist Awards and Acquisitions, 1956–1987" Exhibition

    "From the Archives: Artist Awards and Acquisitions, 1956–1987" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation - Media Arts
    • 2011-12-03 - 2012-07-16

    This focused presentation provides a compelling historical overview of three award series—the Guggenheim Internationals, the Theodoron Awards, and the Exxon Nationals and Internationals—exhibited at the...More »

  • poster for Maurizio Cattelan Exhibition

    Maurizio Cattelan Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2011-11-04 - 2012-01-22

    Hailed simultaneously as a provocateur, prankster, and tragic poet of our times, Italian-born Maurizio Cattelan has created some of the most unforgettable images in recent contemporary art. This retrospective...More »

  • poster for Vasily Kandinsky "Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933"

    Vasily Kandinsky "Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-11-01 - 2012-06-01

    In 1922 Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) accepted a teaching position at the Bauhaus, the state-sponsored Weimar school of art and applied design founded in 1919 by...More »

  • poster for "Pop Objects and Icons from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

    "Pop Objects and Icons from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2011-09-30 - 2012-02-08

    Pioneered in Europe in the late 1950s, the American Pop art movement took off after finding support from critics such as Guggenheim curator Lawrence Alloway. Encouraged by the economic vitality and consumerist...More »

  • poster for "States of Emergency: Objects as Agency circa 1970" Symposium

    "States of Emergency: Objects as Agency circa 1970" Symposium

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2011-09-16 - 2011-09-16

    Organized by David Joselit, Carnegie Professor, Yale University and Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art Gathering together art historians, artists, and curators, this daylong symposium...More »

  • poster for Lee Ufan "Marking Infinity"

    Lee Ufan "Marking Infinity"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2011-06-24 - 2011-09-28

    The Guggenheim presents the first U.S. retrospective of the artist, philosopher, and poet Lee Ufan, charting the artist’s creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical language that has expanded the...More »

  • poster for "The Hugo Boss Prize 2010: Hans Peter Feldman" Exhibition

    "The Hugo Boss Prize 2010: Hans Peter Feldman" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2011-05-20 - 2011-11-02

    Hans-Peter Feldmann, winner of the 2010 Hugo Boss Prize, has spent over four decades conducting a profound investigation into the influence of the visual environment on our subjective reality. Composing...More »

  • poster for "A Year with Children 2011" Exhibition

    "A Year with Children 2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2011-05-13 - 2011-06-15

    This exhibition showcases art by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), an educational program of the Guggenheim Museum. LTA places professional teaching artists in public elementary schools...More »

  • poster for "Intervals: Futurefarmers" Exhibition

    "Intervals: Futurefarmers" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2011-05-04 - 2011-05-14

    Futurefarmers, a San Francisco–based art collective, creates projects that are diverse both in terms of production and in their strategies of audience engagement. Recent projects include lunchboxes that...More »

  • poster for Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster "T.1912"

    Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster "T.1912"

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2011-04-14 - 2011-04-14

    Inspired by the Titanic, T.1912 is a site-specific staged audience experience conceived by visual artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster for the Guggenheim rotunda. Presented in two performances on April 14,...More »

  • poster for "A Chronology: The Guggenheim Collection, 1909–1979" Exhibition

    "A Chronology: The Guggenheim Collection, 1909–1979" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2011-02-18 - 2011-09-11

    In 1937, Solomon R. Guggenheim established a foundation with the goal of opening a museum to publicly exhibit and preserve his holdings of modern art. Since then, the museum’s founding collection has been...More »

  • poster for "Found in Translation" Exhibition

    "Found in Translation" Exhibition

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    • Media: Film - Video installation
    • 2011-02-11 - 2011-05-01

    In our globalized world, with political, economic, and cultural issues intertwined across nations, boundaries between the local and global have all but disintegrated. The necessity, and the difficulty,...More »

  • poster for "The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918" Exhibition

    "The Great Upheaval: Modern Art from the Guggenheim Collection, 1910-1918" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-02-04 - 2011-06-01

    The years leading up to World War I mark a period of profound innovation in the history of modern art. Cubism achieved recognition in Paris, sparking new artistic directions in France, Italy, the Netherlands,...More »

  • poster for "Chaos and Classism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936" Exhibition

    "Chaos and Classism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Other - Architecture
    • 2010-10-01 - 2011-01-09

    "Chaos and Classism: Art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918–1936" will be the first exhibition in the United States to focus upon this international phenomenon and to examine its manifestations in all...More »

  • poster for Ryan Gander "Intervals"

    Ryan Gander "Intervals"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2010-10-01 - 2011-01-09

    Intervals: Ryan Gander is the third installment of this contemporary art series designed to reflect the spirit of today’s most innovative practices. For his Intervals project, Ryan Gander (b. 1976, Chester,...More »

  • poster for "Vox Populi: Posters of the Interwar Years" Exhibition

    "Vox Populi: Posters of the Interwar Years" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Prints - Other
    • 2010-09-01 - 2011-01-18

    The 1920s and 1930s were among the greatest years in the history of poster design. Vox Populi, or the “voice of the people,” posters were used by manufacturers, political movements, and the entertainment...More »

  • poster for "Broken Forms: European Modernism from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

    "Broken Forms: European Modernism from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-07-09 - 2011-01-05

    Drawn from the museum’s holdings of early modern art, Broken Forms: European Modernism from the Guggenheim Collection explores artistic developments immediately preceding and during World War I. From Germany...More »

  • poster for Kenneth Noland "1924–2010: A Tribute"

    Kenneth Noland "1924–2010: A Tribute"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-21 - 2010-06-20

    A key figure of postwar abstract painting, Kenneth Noland explored the essential qualities of color and surface throughout a career that spanned six decades. 1924–2010: A Tribute commemorates the work...More »

  • poster for Julie Mehretu "Gray Area"

    Julie Mehretu "Gray Area"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-05-14 - 2010-10-06

    The term “gray area” speaks to a condition of indeterminacy, a liminal state in which something is not clearly defined or perhaps impossible to define. Julie Mehretu (b. 1970, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) adapts...More »

  • poster for "A Year with Children 2010" Exhibition

    "A Year with Children 2010" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2010-05-14 - 2010-06-20

    A Year with Children 2010 showcases art by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), an educational program of the Guggenheim Museum. LTA places professional teaching artists into New York...More »

  • poster for "Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance" Exhibition

    "Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2010-03-26 - 2010-09-06

    Much of contemporary photography and video seems haunted by the past, by ghostly apparitions that are reanimated in reproductive media, as well as in live performance and the virtual world. By using dated,...More »

  • poster for Kazimir Malevich "Malevich in Focus: 1912–1922"

    Kazimir Malevich "Malevich in Focus: 1912–1922"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-02-19 - 2010-06-30

    Kazimir Malevich (b. 1878, near Kiev, Ukraine; d. 1935, Leningrad), one of the most celebrated Russian artists of his generation, is recognized for his innovations in Suprematism, an abstract style that...More »

  • poster for "Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum Rotunda" Exhibition

    "Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum Rotunda" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2010-02-19 - 2010-04-28

    On the occasion of the museum's 50th anniversary, the Guggenheim has invited approximately 250 artists, architects, and designers to imagine their dream intervention in Frank Lloyd Wright’s rotunda. A...More »

  • poster for Kazimir Malevich "Malevich in Focus: 1912–1922"

    Kazimir Malevich "Malevich in Focus: 1912–1922"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-02-19 - 2010-06-30

    Kazimir Malevich (b. 1878, near Kiev, Ukraine; d. 1935, Leningrad), one of the most celebrated Russian artists of his generation, is recognized for his innovations in Suprematism, an abstract style that...More »

  • poster for Hilla Rebay "Art Educator"

    Hilla Rebay "Art Educator"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Other
    • 2010-01-29 - 2010-08-22

    When one thinks of Hilla Rebay, the words artist, curator, founder, and director of the Guggenheim Museum often come to mind. But her interests and initiatives as an art and museum educator have remained...More »

  • poster for Tino Sehgal Exhibition

    Tino Sehgal Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2010-01-29 - 2010-03-10

    Tino Sehgal (b. 1976, London) constructs situations that defy the traditional context of museum and gallery environments, focusing on the fleeting gestures and social subtleties of lived experience rather...More »

  • poster for "Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

    "Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-01-23 - 2010-05-12

    During the first decades of the twentieth century, numerous painters and sculptors migrated to Paris, which had become the international nexus for vanguard art. Bringing with them their diverse customs,...More »

  • poster for "Gutai: A 'Concrete' Discussion of Transnationalism" Symoposium

    "Gutai: A 'Concrete' Discussion of Transnationalism" Symoposium

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-11-18 - 2009-11-18

    Fifty-five years have passed since the Gutai Art Association (Gutai) was founded in the city of Ashiya, west of Osaka, in 1954. The group’s aspiration to “present concrete (gutai-teki) proof that our spirit...More »

  • poster for Wayne Gonzales "Conversations with Contemporary Artists"

    Wayne Gonzales "Conversations with Contemporary Artists"

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-11-04 - 2009-11-04

    The artist’s talk is part of The Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund Conversations with Contemporary Artists. The event is $5 and free to members, students, and staff of other museums. Wayne Gonzales...More »

  • poster for Anish Kapoor "Memory"

    Anish Kapoor "Memory"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-10-21 - 2010-03-28

    With the inauguration of the Deutsche Guggenheim in 1997, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Deutsche Bank launched a unique and ambitious program of contemporary art commissions that has enabled...More »

  • poster for Willoughby Sharp Memorial

    Willoughby Sharp Memorial

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2009-10-15 - 2009-10-15

    Service begins at 6:30 p.m in the Peter B. Lewis Theater. (Enter museum at the Fifth Avenue entrance.) Reception to follow in the Rotunda. The Willoughby Sharp Memorial is PARTICIPATORY. Please wear...More »

  • poster for Kitty Kraus "Intervals"

    Kitty Kraus "Intervals"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-10-09 - 2010-01-06

    Kraus works in a spare, elegiac vocabulary of monochrome forms and humble materials such as light bulbs, mirrors, ice, and cloth. While her sculptural installations at first recall the cool, geometric...More »

  • poster for Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn "Paired, Gold"

    Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn "Paired, Gold"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-10-02 - 2010-01-06

    The aesthetic dialogue between Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn is embodied in an exchange of gold, a reciprocal gift between two artists that resonates with the poetry of their respective projects. Experienced...More »

  • poster for Rafael Lozano-Hemmer "Levels of Nothingness"

    Rafael Lozano-Hemmer "Levels of Nothingness"

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    • Media: Performance Art
    • 2009-09-19 - 2009-09-21

    Levels of Nothingness, an interactive light and sound piece by artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (b. 1967, Mexico City), will premiere on the occasion of the Guggenheim International Gala, a private fundraising...More »

  • poster for Kandinsky Exhibition

    Kandinsky Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-09-18 - 2010-01-13

    No other artist epitomizes the character of the Guggenheim quite like Vasily Kandinsky who has been closely linked to the history of the Guggenheim Museum and has been collected in depth for the museum's...More »

  • poster for "The Sweeney Decade: Acquisitions at the 1959 Inaugural" Exhibition

    "The Sweeney Decade: Acquisitions at the 1959 Inaugural" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-06-05 - 2009-09-02

    When the Guggenheim Museum first opened its doors in October 1959, the Frank Lloyd Wright rotunda was filled with a selection of more than 120 works from the permanent collection. While the exhibition...More »

  • poster for "Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward" Exhibition

    "Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2009-05-15 - 2009-08-23

    Fifty years after the realization of Frank Lloyd Wright’s renowned design, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum celebrates the golden anniversary of its landmark building with the exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright:...More »

  • poster for "A Year with Children 2009" Exhibition

    "A Year with Children 2009" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-05-13 - 2009-08-08

    A Year with Children 2009 showcases art by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), an artist-in-residence program of the Guggenheim Museum. LTA places professional teaching artists in New...More »

  • "Guy Ben-Ner: Conversations with Contemporary Artists" Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-05-05 - 2009-05-05

    Newly represented in the Guggenheim Museum collection by the video work Stealing Beauty (2008), Guy Ben-Ner is best known for his seemingly ad hoc but in fact painstakingly constructed ‘home videos’. Whether...More »

  • "The Elaine Terner Cooper Education Fund Conversations with Contemporary Artists" Discussion

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-04-29 - 2009-04-29

    Within her multimedia oeuvre, Julieta Aranda has frequently focused on the dissemination of information and the agency of the individual in contemporary society, reinventing existing systems of commerce...More »

  • poster for Julieta Aranda "Intervals"

    Julieta Aranda "Intervals"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-04-10 - 2009-07-19

    The Guggenheim Museum presents "Intervals", a new contemporary art series, with a multipart installation by Julieta Aranda (b. 1975, Mexico City). In Aranda's presentation, four conceptually related...More »

  • "Pico Iyer: The Light I Found" Art Talk

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    • Media: Art Talk
    • 2009-03-30 - 2009-03-30

    The celebrated author and writer on East and West speaks about his encounter with the art and Bollingen Fellowship documents of Isamu Noguchi. A conversation follows with curators Sandhini Poddar (Guggenheim...More »

  • poster for Emily Jacir Exhibition

    Emily Jacir Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2009-02-06 - 2009-04-15

    On November 13, 2008, Emily Jacir, who lives and works in New York and Ramallah, was awarded the seventh biennial Hugo Boss Prize, which was established in 1996 by Hugo Boss and the Solomon R. Guggenheim...More »

  • poster for "The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989" Exhibition

    "The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2009-01-30 - 2009-04-19

    The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989 illuminates the dynamic and profound impact of Asian art and philosophical concepts on American artistic practices of the late 19th century,...More »

  • poster for "Noguchi: The Bollingen Journey 1949–1956" Exhibition

    "Noguchi: The Bollingen Journey 1949–1956" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-01-30 - 2009-04-19

    Organized as a personal travelogue, this exhibition provides insight into world-renowned Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi’s (1904–1988) sustained artistic and personal engagement with Asia. The Bollingen...More »

  • poster for "Expressionist Painting before World War I" Exhibition

    "Expressionist Painting before World War I" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-01-01 - 2010-02-23

    The work of Post-Impressionists, such as Paul Gauguin and Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse and the Fauves, and the Cubists in Paris, all informed the development of Expressionist art in the years immediately...More »

  • poster for "theanyspacewhatever" Exhibition

    "theanyspacewhatever" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2008-10-24 - 2009-01-07

    During the 1990s a number of artists claimed the exhibition as their medium. Working independently or in various collaborative constellations, they eschewed the individual object in favor of the exhibition...More »

  • poster for Catherine Opie "American Photographer"

    Catherine Opie "American Photographer"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-09-26 - 2009-01-07

    Since the early 1990s, Catherine Opie has produced a complex body of photographic work, adopting such diverse genres as studio portraiture, landscape photography, and urban street photography to explore...More »

  • poster for Jenny Holzer "For the Guggenheim"

    Jenny Holzer "For the Guggenheim"

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    • Media: Other
    • 2008-09-26 - 2008-12-31

    From September 2005 to July 2008, the Guggenheim Museum was enclosed in scaffolding while a team of architects, structural engineers, and conservators undertook a comprehensive condition assessment and...More »

  • poster for "Imageless: The Scientific Study and Experimental Treatment of an Ad Reinhardt Black Painting" Exhibition

    "Imageless: The Scientific Study and Experimental Treatment of an Ad Reinhardt Black Painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2008-07-11 - 2008-09-14

    Imageless: The Scientific Study and Experimental Treatment of an Ad Reinhardt Black Painting documents a comprehensive research project in the field of conservation. In 2001 an important but irreparably...More »

  • poster for Louise Bourgeois Exhibition

    Louise Bourgeois Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-06-27 - 2008-09-28

    Louise Bourgeois is a full-career retrospective of one of the most important artists of our time. Although her oeuvre includes painting, drawing, printmaking, and performance, Bourgeois is best known for...More »

  • poster for Louise Bourgeois "A Life in Pictures"

    Louise Bourgeois "A Life in Pictures"

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    • Media: Photography - Other
    • 2008-06-27 - 2008-09-12

    On the occasion of her retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1982, Louise Bourgeois published a photo essay in Artforum magazine that revealed the impact of childhood trauma on her art....More »

  • poster for "Toward Abstraction" Exhibition

    "Toward Abstraction" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2008-06-23 - 2008-09-08

    Culled from the museum’s extensive early modernist holdings of works on paper, this exhibition follows the course of early 20th-century avant-gardes, from Cubism, Orphism, Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter,...More »

  • poster for "New York in the 1940s" Exhibition

    "New York in the 1940s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2008-06-13 - 2008-09-08

    With the outbreak of World War II, numerous European artists, including many Surrealists, sought refuge in New York. Here, they exhibited at the Julian Levy Gallery, Peggy Guggenheim’s Art of This Century,...More »

  • poster for A Year with Children 2008 is an Annual Exhibition

    A Year with Children 2008 is an Annual Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2008-05-16 - 2008-06-13

    A Year with Children 2008 is an annual exhibition dedicated to work created by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA). This artist-in-residence program of the Guggenheim Museum sends teaching...More »

  • poster for "Everything is Museum" Exhibition

    "Everything is Museum" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography
    • 2008-02-22 - 2008-05-28

    The Guggenheim Museum has invited Cai Guo-Qiangto to curate an Everything Is Museum exhibition at the Sackler Center for Arts Education. The presentation includes photographs, drawings, archival documents,...More »

  • poster for Cai Guo-Qiang "I Want to Believe"

    Cai Guo-Qiang "I Want to Believe"

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2008-02-22 - 2008-05-28

    Cai Guo-Qiang is internationally acclaimed as an artist whose creative transgressions and cultural provocations have literally exploded the accepted parameters of art making in our time. This is especially...More »

  • poster for Karl Nierendorf "From Berlin to New York: Karl Nierendorf and The Guggenheim"

    Karl Nierendorf "From Berlin to New York: Karl Nierendorf and The Guggenheim"

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2008-01-20 - 2008-05-04

    This permanent collection installation features both acquisitions from Karl Nierendorf’s galleries in Berlin and New York and from the gallerist’s estate. Formerly a banker, German-born Karl Nierendorf...More »

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