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.

On View

A Year With Children 2015

This annual exhibition features artworks created by students participating in Learning Through Art (LTA), the Guggenheim’s artist-in-residence program for students in New York City public elementary schools.

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Events

Drawing the Guggenheim

Drawing the Guggenheim
Saturday, June 13, 10 am–1 pm

This workshop for educators uses drawing to study Frank Lloyd Wright’s design, focusing on developing a deeper understanding of architecture.

More events

Vasily Kandinsky (1866–1944). Composition 8 (Komposition 8), July 1923

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