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.
For additional information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212 360 4313.
Special thanks to Christie's as well as to Frederieke Taylor of Frederieke Taylor Gallery.
On View Now
ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s
October 10, 2014–January 7, 2015
V. S. Gaitonde: Painting as Process, Painting as Life
October 24, 2014–February 11, 2015
Wang Jianwei: Time Temple
October 31, 2014–February 16, 2015
Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901–1911
June 27, 2014–Spring 2015
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
Collection on View
Through February 16, 2015, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is showing new works from Wang Jianwei, one of the most influential artists of the Chinese avant-garde.
Teaching Through Art: Connecting Gallery and Studio Teaching
Saturday, November 1, 9 am–1 pm
Join museum educators Hollie Ecker and Sarah Mostow for an investigation of best practices to facilitate personal, open-ended art-making within the museum context.
ZERO Film Program: Heinz Mack and Piero Manzoni
Fridays–Tuesdays, October 24–November 4, 3 pm
Artist documentaries screened in conjunction with ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing, including holiday hours.
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children under 12 Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
Explore ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s through artwork, historical images, and an interactive map on the exhibition website.