Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum
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Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum documents Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, whose iconic spiral form presented a groundbreaking environment for the exhibition of art when it opened in 1959. This video clip provides an introduction to the 27-minute documentary film, which explores the beginnings of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation; chronicles the building's conception, construction, and critical reception; provides thoughtful analysis of Wright's architecture; and reflects on the museum's significant presence in New York and the art world through the 21st century.
Featuring archival footage of Frank Lloyd Wright, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and Hilla Rebay, and interviews with Richard Armstrong, Matthew Barney, Lisa Dennison, Frank Gehry, Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Ellsworth Kelly, Thomas Krens, Brice Marden, Richard Meier, and Thomas Messer, among others.