Karl Nierendorf Estate

Guggenheim Museum

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
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Sun 10 am–5:45 pm
Mon 10 am–5:45 pm
Tue 10 am–5:45 pm
Wed 10 am–5:45 pm
Thu CLOSED
Fri 10 am–5:45 pm
Sat 10 am–7:45 pm

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Admission

Adults $22
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $18
Children 12 and under Free
Members Free

 

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Elizabeth Peyton, Keith (From Gimme Shelter), 2004

Discover works in the Guggenheim collection from New York, Bilbao, and Venice. Visit the Collection Online.

Pablo Picasso, Le Moulin de la Galette, autumn 1900 (detail)

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Karl Nierendorf Estate

In 1948 the Guggenheim Foundation purchased the entire estate of New York art dealer Karl Nierendorf (1889–1947). The acquisition of the estate of Karl Nierendorf expanded the breadth of the Guggenheim collection through the addition of important German and Austrian Expressionist works, such as Oskar Kokoschka’s Knight Errant (1915), and Surrealist paintings such as Joan Miró’s Personage (1925). It also ushered in a large concentration of works by Paul Klee—over 50 paintings and works on paper, including Red Balloon (1922)—and several early paintings by Adolph Gottlieb, among the first works by a member of the nascent school of Abstract Expressionism to enter the Guggenheim’s collection. More


Browse works from the Karl Nierendorf Estate in the Collection Online.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

alt Paul Klee, Red Balloon, 1922 Joan Miró, Personage, 1925 Adolf Gottlieb, Augury, 1945

Left to Right: Paul Klee, Red Balloon (Roter Ballon), 1922; Joan Miró, Personage, 1925; Adolf Gottlieb, Augury, 1945

 

Top, installation view: From Berlin to New York: Karl Nierendorf and the Guggenheim, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, January 26, 2008–May 4, 2008. Photo: David Heald © SRGF