Instantly hailed as the most important structure of its time, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has celebrated more than a decade of extraordinary success. With over a hundred exhibitions and more than ten million visitors to its credit, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has changed the way people think about museums, and it continues to challenge assumptions about the connections between art, architecture, and collecting.
Selections from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Collection IV is the final installment in a series of four exhibitions that began in 2010 with the aim of contextualizing the works in the Guggenheim Bilbao collection, while providing a comprehensive overview of its holdings that currently boast 128 artworks by 73 artists.
The Guggenheim Bilbao’s collection spans from the mid-20th century to the present day, concentrating on postwar painting and sculpture in America and Europe. The collection includes key works by significant artists including Anselm Kiefer, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Gilbert & George, and Richard Serra.