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Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 13. Jul 2017

Curator Megan Fontanella introduces "Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim," an exhibition featuring over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim’s collection. "Visionaries" focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons who brought to light some of the most significant avant-garde art of the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. Visitors to the exhibition will learn about the museum’s founder, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and his wish to create “a monument of our own time.”

On view February 10–September 6, 2017, "Visionaries" includes works by such iconic artists as Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Fernand Léger, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Vincent van Gogh, among many others.

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The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – Plan Your Visit

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 16. Mar 2017

Designed by visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1959, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art—and is itself a masterpiece. As you ascend the landmark building’s grand spiral that rises toward the dome above, you will experience the Guggenheim’s special exhibitions, featuring celebrated artists from the 19th century through the present, in an “uninterrupted, beautiful symphony,” just as Wright intended.

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