Germano Celant

Senior Curator of Contemporary Art

Guggenheim curator since 1989

Germano Celant is internationally acknowledged for his theories on Arte Povera. He is the author of more than one hundred publications, including both books and catalogues. He has curated hundreds of exhibitions in the most prominent international museums and institutions worldwide.

Since 1977, he has been a contributing editor to Artforum and since 1991 he has been a contributing editor to Interview.

His exhibitions for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum include Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition, Brazil, Body & Soul, Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology, and The Italian Metamorphosis: 1943–1968.

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.

Works & Process

Photo: Petrus Sjövik

The world's great artists want to show you how they work. Works & Process provides extraordinary access to artists and intellectuals, blending performance and discussion about the creative process. Subscribe to e-news for updates and special offers.

Events

 Your First Artist Portfolio

Your First Artist Portfolio
Mondays, March 30–June 1, 4–6:15 pm

This eight-session intensive program helps middle school students build artistic abilities in a creative and supportive artistic environment.

More events

On Kawara, Telegram to Sol LeWitt, February 5, 1970, From I Am Still Alive, 1970–2000. 5 3/4 x 8 inches (14.6 x 20.3 cm). LeWitt Collection, Chester, Connecticut © On Kawara. Photo: Kris McKay © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Lesson Plans
for Teachers

Develop lesson plans for the exhibition On Kawara—Silence using our free Arts Curriculum Online.

Become a Member
Join theGuggenheim membership

Enjoy priority access, private exhibition views, free admission, and more. Become a member.