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
Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better
February 5–April 27, 2016
Photo-Poetics: An Anthology
November 20, 2015–March 27, 2016
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 Guggenheim has launched a multimedia guide to the architecture of the Wright building designed especially for kids.
Behind the Scenes: A Teen Course
Five Mondays beginning February 22, 4:30–6:30 pm
This exciting new program gives high schoolers an exclusive glimpse into the history and inner workings of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Battleground by Ryan McNamara
Monday–Wednesday, May 2–4, 7:30 pm
See the premiere of Battleground, a Works & Process–commissioned work made for the unique architecture of the Guggenheim’s Peter B. Lewis Theater.
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 the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative blog to read more about the project, artists, curators, exhibitions, and events.