Installation view - Gutai: Splendid Playground

Special Exhibitions in Need of Funding

Funding helps offset the costs of loan fees, public programs, installation, and catalogue production. Below are special exhibitions and collection-based shows in need of funding.

On Kawara—Silence
February 6–May 3, 2015
Organized with the close cooperation of the artist, On Kawara—Silence will be the first full representation of Kawara’s practice from 1966 to the present, the ongoing production of paintings and other kinds of work that serve to identify the date and place of the artist’s whereabouts on any given day.

Storylines: Contemporary Art from the Guggenheim Collection (working title)
June–September 2015
Featuring nearly one hundred works from the Guggenheim’s contemporary collection, this full-rotunda exhibition will examine the diverse ways in which artists today engage with storytelling through installation, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and performance. Featured artists will include Matthew Barney, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Catherine Opie,  Kevin Beasley, Carol Bove, Simon Fujiwara, Rashid Johnson, R. H. Quaytman, Agathe Snow, and Danh Vo, among others.

Doris Salcedo
June–October 2015
This major retrospective will survey the searing, deeply poetic work of Doris Salcedo (b. 1958, Bogotá, Colombia). It will feature the artist’s most significant series from the late 1980s to the present, as well as a video documenting her remarkable site-specific public projects and architectural interventions.

Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting (working title)
October 2015–January 2016
This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more than 35 years and the most comprehensive ever mounted—will showcase the pioneering work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–95). Exploring the beauty and complexity of Burri’s oeuvre, the exhibition will position the artist as a central and singular protagonist of post–World War II art.

Photo Poetics
November 2015–February 2016
This group exhibition and its accompanying catalogue will examine an important new trend in contemporary photography, offering an opportunity to define the concerns of a younger generation of artists and contextualize their work within the history of art and visual culture.

Installation view: Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, February 15–May 8, 2013. Photo: David Heald © The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

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