Museum ramps are currently closed while we prepare for our upcoming exhibition, Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting, opening Friday, October 9. Take advantage of reduced admission to see Doris Salcedo and works from our permanent collection in the Kandinsky and Thannhauser Collection galleries. See map.

Contemporary Art Benefit Auction


Monday, November 7, 6:30 pm

Phillips de Pury & Company
450 Park Avenue (at 57th St)
New York City

In conjunction with the Guggenheim International Gala, a benefit auction to support the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation will be held on the evening of Monday, November 7, at Phillips de Pury & Company immediately preceding the Contemporary Art Part I sale. To be auctioned are twenty-two works generously donated by an extraordinary group of artists, including Cai Guo-Qiang, Maurizio Cattelan, Dan Colen, George Condo, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Subodh Gupta, Jenny Holzer, Idris Khan, Bharti Kher, Anselm Kiefer, Lee Bul, Lee Ufan, Nate Lowman, Adam McEwen, Richard Phillips, Rob Pruitt, Sterling Ruby, Doris Salcedo, Richard Serra, Francesco Vezzoli, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Wool, and Haegue Yang.

Funds raised are dedicated to maintaining the Guggenheim's innovative exhibitions, acquisitions, and educational programs.

An open preview of the auction works at Phillips de Pury’s Park Avenue location will take place October 29–November 6. Browse selections from the auction catalogue.

Admission to the Guggenheim Benefit Auction is by ticket only—registration required.
To attend the auction and place a bid in-person or via absentee bid, please submit a registration form to Peter Flores at pflores@phillipsdepury.com or fax to 212 924 3185.

If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at 212 360 4309 or e-mail mjones@guggenheim.org.

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Maurizio Cattelan, Others, 2011. 11 taxidermied pigeons, dimensions variable. Photo: David Heald © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

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Doris Salcedo
June 26–October 12, 2015

A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian House and Pavilion
July 27, 2012–Ongoing


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Kandinsky Gallery
July 1, 2015–Spring 2016

Thannhauser Collection


Opening Soon

Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting
October 9, 2015–January 6, 2016


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Friday, October 9, 6:15–10 pm

Members are invited to an exclusive party and private viewing of Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting.

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