Guggenheim Foundation

Guggenheim Foundation Global Network

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. The global network that began in the 1970s when the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, was joined by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, has expanded to include the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao (opened 1997), the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin (1997–2013), and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi currently in development. Each constituent museum unites distinguished architecture with great artworks, a tradition that has become a Guggenheim hallmark. Looking to the future, the Guggenheim Foundation continues to forge international collaborations that take contemporary art, architecture, and design beyond the walls of the museum.

International Exhibitions

Ernesto Neto, Drum (Tambor), 2010February 14–May 18, 2014

Developed in close collaboration with the artist, Ernesto Neto: The Body that Carries Me features a broad selection of his creations from the late 1980s to the present.


  • Updated Statement from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has been and is currently engaged in ongoing, serious discussions with our most senior colleagues in Abu Dhabi and TDIC, the authority responsible for building the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum, regarding workers’ rights.

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International Exhibitions


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Pablo Picasso, Woman with Yellow Hair (Femme aux cheveux jaunes), Paris, December 1931

The permanent collection of the Guggenheim Museum constitutes the very core of the institution.

Poklong Anading, Counter Acts, 2004 (production detail)

MAP Global Art

Explore works by 22 artists and collectives featured in No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia.