50th Anniversary Exhibitions
Drawn from the contemporary paintings and sculpture acquired by director James Johnson Sweeney during his tenure from 1952 to 1960, The Sweeney Decade: Acquisitions at the 1959 Inaugural features examples of international postwar trends in abstraction including Abstract Expressionism, CoBrA, Tachisme, and Art Informel, by artists Karel Appel, Alberto Burri, Eduardo Chillida, Willem de Kooning, Jimmy Ernst, Hans Hartung, Jackson Pollock, Pierre Soulages, Antoni Tapies, and others.
Memory (2008), a new commissioned Cor-Ten steel sculptural installation by leading international artist Anish Kapoor made its debut at Deutsche Guggenheim in fall 2008. The exhibition opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on October 6, 2009, and will remain on view until March 28, 2010.
On the occasion of the museum's 50th anniversary, the Guggenheim has invited approximately 250 artists, architects, and designers to imagine their dream intervention in Frank Lloyd Wright’s rotunda.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
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Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $14
Children under 12 Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
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Collection, and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
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