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Also born on this day, Japanese painter #TakeoYamaguchi. In his native Japan, Takeo Yamaguchi was a pioneer of modern abstract painting. This focus led him to spend time in France, where he was much influenced by the work of Cubist practitioners in Paris, until he returned to Japan in 1931. His 1958
Also born on this day, Takeo Yamaguchi. This work was part of our 1959 inaugural exhibition:
Russian avant-garde artist #ElLissitzky was born today in 1890. First trained as an engineer, Lissitzky's legacy as designer, photographer, typographer, and architect was rooted in the belief that abstraction was a harbinger of utopian social values. "Untitled" ca. 1919–20 from our collection.
#ElLissitzky was born today in 1890—artist, designer, photographer, typographer & architect:
This holiday season our annual family tradition returns with Peter & the Wolf presented by Works & Process at the Guggenheim, December 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13. @isaacmizrahiny narrates Sergei Prokofiev’s charming children’s classic as Brad Lubman conducts Ensemble Signal, and a cast performs choreograp
“Can you draw a picture of what an American looks like?” Video—Teaching art beyond borders:
"If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream." Happy birthday, René #Magritte. “Empire of Light” 1953–54 ☁️💡
"Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist." Happy birthday, #Magritte:
How to visit the Guggenheim in 15 seconds—a #hyperlapse down the ramps of our summer #Storylines exhibition by @ericvannynatten. #FrankLloydWrightFridays 🏃🏻 Tap for sound 🔊
#PhotoPoetics: An Anthology opens today, featuring 70 works by 10 contemporary artists, all of whom share a conceptual approach to photography. At a moment of rapid digital transformation when photography in our daily lives is increasingly ephemeral and disposable, these artists materialize the imag
Listen to audio commentary by artists of their own work in #PhotoPoetics: via @SoundCloud
#PhotoPoetics opens today, featuring 10 artists with a conceptual approach to photography:
Yoko Ono, Rasheed Araeen & Kader Attia—learn about 3 new works in our Abu Dhabi collection:
#YokoOno's "Play It By Trust" 1990 visualizes a world without opposition. Featuring 10 chess sets for 20 players, the work acknowledges the importance of human interdependence and our need to set aside our differences. Although made shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tiananmen Square protest
Opening today at @MuseoJumex in Mexico City, our Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative exhibition "Under the Same Sun" (#BajounMismoSol) features work by 40 contemporary artists from 13 countries in Latin America, now part of the Guggenheim collection. Learn more at #GuggUBSMAP
Our #GuggUBSMAP Latin America exhibition #BajounMismoSol opens today in Mexico City. Photos:
#TBT Artist Robert #Mapplethorpe's Catalogue Raisonné, published as a CD-ROM in 1996 💽 Today on, learn about the challenges of archiving obsolete media—items in the Guggenheim Archives (and some works of art) that are in danger of becoming permanently lost because of the progra
Robert Mapplethrope's catalogue raisonné, 1996. The challenges of archiving obsolete media:
#AnneCollier's "Open Book #2 (Crépuscules)" 2009 in #PhotoPoetics: An Anthology opening this Friday, November 20. 🌅
Anne Collier's "Open Book #2 (Crépuscules)" 2009 in #PhotoPoetics: An Anthology
An early preview of our #PhotoPoetics exhibition opening Friday: #ErinShirreff "UN 2010"
An early preview of our #PhotoPoetics exhibition opening this Friday examining contemporary photography. For her video installation "UN 2010" #ErinShirreff photographed printed pictures of New York's iconic modernist United Nations Secretariat building under varying lighting conditions, inputting th
Download #LuisCamnitzer's guide for understanding art in our "Under the Same Sun" exhibition
How would you use the opportunity to address a million people in a minute or less? Inspired by artworks in our "Under the Same Sun" exhibition opening tomorrow @museojumex in Mexico City, artist #LuisCamnitzer developed a curriculum for teachers that combines geography and identity in a unique appro

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