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

Selections IVNovember 19, 2013–August 31, 2014

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.

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Helsinki Design Competition

Design Competition Global Call

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation has launched an open, international competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki.

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.

Wilfredo Prieto, Walk, 2000

MAP Global Art
Initiative

Explore works by 40 artists and collaborative duos featured in Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today.