Contemplating the Void Auction Preview
Contemplating the Void:
Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum
A 50th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition and AuctionThursday, March 4, 7–9 pm
the building’s 50th Anniversary, the Guggenheim Museum invited more
than two hundred artists, architects, and designers to imagine their
dream interventions in the museum's rotunda for the exhibition Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum,
on view February 12 to April 28. More than 90% of the works, including
projects by Álvaro Siza Vieira Arquitecto, Thomas Hirschhorn, Anish Kapoor,
Philippe Rahm, Pipilotti Rist, Studio Daniel Libeskind, and Rachel Whiteread have been
donated for auction, with proceeds supporting the museum’s exhibition
Enjoy a private exhibition preview and cocktail reception, and be the first to bid in the online auction launching in conjunction with this event and continuing through March 18. At 9 pm, please remain as our VIP guests for a psychedelic site-specific performance piece by Animal Collective and Danny Perez in the rotunda.
Current YCC members
Artist ticket, which admits you to the auction preview and concert and also enables a Contemplating the Void artist to attend
One-year YCC membership and individual ticket
A portion of the ticket price will be tax-deductible. A tax acknowledgment will be sent by mail to all donors.
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Special thanks to Christie's as well as to Frederieke Taylor of Frederieke Taylor Gallery.
On View Now
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim
June 5–September 9, 2015
June 26–October 12, 2015
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
Collection on View
July 1, 2015–Spring 2016
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation announced the winning design in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition.
Eureka, A lighthouse play and The Fortunetellers
Tuesday, June 30, 6:30 pm
Artist Ellie Ga presents two narrative-based performances, Eureka, a lighthouse play and The Fortunetellers, accompanied by projections of photographs, video, and annotated sketches.
Framing the Phrase: Creative Writing in the Galleries
8 sessions, August 3–13, 1–4 pm
In this multi-week program, teens explore modern and contemporary art and respond to works featured in the museum’s summer exhibitions.
Plan Your Visit
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(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
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Explore the Storylines exhibition site, with more than 100 Guggenheim collection artworks paired with renowned writers' poetry and prose.