Bilbao

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Hailed as the most important structure of its time when it opened in 1997, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao has changed the way people think about museums and continues to challenge assumptions about the connections between art, architecture, and collecting.

On View Now

Thread Routes Chapter IIMarch 12–July 12, 2015

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Thread Routes Chapter I, II and III (2010– ), the first 16-mm film series produced by multi-disciplinary conceptual artist Kimsooja (b. 1957, Daegu, Korea). This ongoing project consists of six chapters, each shot in a different part of the world, and together they form a mosaic of common performative elements that unite different textile cultures. This triangular installation created by the artist presents three chapters filmed in Peru, Europe, and India.

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Bilbao Collection

Gilbert & George, Waking (Esnatzen), 1984

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.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Plan Your Visit

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
Avenida Abandoibarra, 2
Bilbao 48001, Spain

For hours, admission prices, and events, please visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao website

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