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
Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe
February 21–September 1, 2014
Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video
January 24–May 14, 2014
Kandinsky in Paris, 1934–1944
June 28, 2013–April 23, 2014
A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing
Collection on View
Introduce your children to art with memberships designed to give them experiences they will cherish all their lives.
Wayne McGregor | Random Dance: Mind and Movement
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30 pm
Prior to the American premiere of Wayne McGregor’s newest dance work, his company gives the audience a look at the process of choreographing.
Book Reading and Open Studio
Sunday, March 23, 1 pm
Join author Deborah Goodman Davis for hourly readings of the Guggenheim-inspired book Speeding Down the Spiral: An Artful Adventure.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
Sun 10 am–5:45 pm
Mon 10 am–5:45 pm
Tue 10 am–5:45 pm
Wed 10 am–5:45 pm
Fri 10 am–5:45 pm
Sat 10 am–7:45 pm
See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing.
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children 12 and under Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
FUTURISM BLOG SERIES
See British cartoonists’ satiric take on Futurism on the Guggenheim blog.