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.
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Antoni Tàpies: From Object to Sculpture (1964–2009) presents nearly one hundred works spanning the artist’s entire sculptural practice, documenting his experiments with different mediums and materials, from the early objects and assemblages of the mid-1960s and 1970s to his final clay and bronze pieces.
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.