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 email@example.com or call 212 360 4313.
Special thanks to Christie's as well as to Frederieke Taylor of Frederieke Taylor Gallery.
On View Now
February 6–May 3, 2015
The Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Paul Chan, Nonprojections for New Lovers
March 6–May 13, 2015
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility
March 13–June 3, 2015
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
Collection on View
A Year With Children 2015
May 1–June 17, 2015
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim
June 5–September 9, 2015
Vote for the Guggenheim Museum’s Collection Online, Zero exhibition website, and Twitter feed in the prestigious Webby Awards.
Tuesday, April 21, 3–4 pm
Stroll around the ramps with your baby in tow as museum educators lead an engaging one-hour tour for caregivers and their babies.
Fifth Annual Robert Rosenblum Lecture: “Ritual and Spectacle in Franco’s Regime” by Miriam Basilio
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 pm
This lecture considers the art and culture—and its context—of Franco’s Spain.
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.
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