Susan Davidson

Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions

Guggenheim curator since 2002

Susan Davidson, Senior Curator, Collections and Exhibitions, has been a member of the senior curatorial staff since 2002. Before joining the Guggenheim, she was collections curator at the Menil Collection in Houston for 18 years. Davidson’s areas of research include Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop art, and she is a specialist on the art of Robert Rauschenberg. In addition to preparing exhibitions for the Guggenheim’s network of museums, she oversees the institution’s outgoing loans and collection management policies. Her most recent exhibitions and catalogues include: Robert Motherwell: Early Collages; John Chamberlain: Choices; Robert Rauschenberg: Gluts; Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation; No Limits, Just Edges: Jackson Pollock Paintings on Paper; Peggy and Kiesler: The Collector and the Visionary (The Story of Art of This Century); and American Pop Icons. She holds advanced degrees in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Sackler Center

This presentation, comprised of selected materials from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, pays homage to the first Frank Lloyd Wright–designed structures in New York City.

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Events

Tropical Uncanny: Latin American Tropes and Mythologies

Tropical Uncanny: Latin American Tropes and Mythologies
Fridays, August 8–September 26, 1 pm

Copresented with Cinema Tropical, this series constitutes a playful revision of some of Latin America's cinematic, cultural, political, and social tropes as shown through a mix of documentary, fiction, and experimental films.

Wilfredo Prieto, Walk, 2000

MAP Global Art
Initiative

Explore works by 40 artists and collaborative duos featured in Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today.

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