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Josef Albers in Mexico - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 2017-12-15 21:00

Josef Albers in Mexico: "Josef Albers in Mexico is a quietly stunning exhibition that contrasts Albers's little-known photographs of the great Mesoamerican monuments of Mexico with his glowing abstract paintings."— The New York Times. On view now March 28: http://gu.gg/cHxP30hfIZN

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"It was great to finally experience the building that I learned about in college. As an architect and professor at the University of Pécs in Hungary, I often discuss the museum in my lectures."—Visitor Balázs #FrankLloydWrightFridays


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Art Making for Middle Schoolers - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 2017-12-14 20:56

Parents—sign your middle schooler up for a multi-session workshop in the new year that will build their artistic abilities in a creative environment! Led by a Guggenheim teaching artist, this studio program includes visits to our galleries, art making in a wide range of mediums, and developi...

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In a site-specific installation created for “Art and China after 1989,” Wang Gongxin inverts his 1995 installation “Sky of Brooklyn-Digging a Hole in Beijing,” in which he dug a 3.5-meter-deep “well” in the floor of his Beijing apartment. At the bottom he placed a television monitor playing a vi...

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Last chance to shop our Holiday Gift Guide and receive your domestic order in time for the holidays! Shop by midnight tonight for the art lover in your life, and enjoy free shipping when you spend $75 or more: http://gu.gg/HeJc30hb9th

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Photo 2017-12-13 21:00

Celebrate the season at the Guggenheim with the joyous sounds of holiday music and a new Works & Process at the Guggenheim commission by composer Nico Muhly, in our iconic Frank Lloyd Wright rotunda on December 17 and December 18. Be a part of this cherished annual tradition and purchase y...

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On the blog—the 1995 Guggenheim exhibition catalogue "Glass, Color, and Light," of Josef Albers's glass works, remains as a memento since many of the artist's works were destroyed during World War II. Learn more: http://gu.gg/rEPC30hcLMA.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Spring 2018 season starts to...

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Spring 2018 season starts to...: Online ticketing for our performing arts series, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, starts today. In Spring 2018, go behind-the-scenes with La Phil/Beth Morrison Projects, Neil Labute, Ryan McNamara, J...

The Hugo Boss Prize 2018: Nominated Artists

The Hugo Boss Prize 2018: Nominated Artists: We're excited to announce the short list of artists nominated for the Hugo Boss Prize 2018: Bouchra Khalili, Simone Leigh, Teresa Margolles, Emeka Ogboh, Frances Stark, and Wu Tsang. In addition to their significant aesthetic and concept...

Q&A with Jill Singer of Sight Unseen: How Josef Albers Influences Design Today

"In many ways, Josef Albers’s photo collages act as a record of visual inspiration in the same way that Instagram functions for designers today. What I think is different in Albers’s case is how loyal he was to a single source, returning to the well over and over and finding inspiration...
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In honor of the passing of prolific designer Ivan Chermayeff, #MoMACollection posters created by his graphic design firm for Pan Am World Airways are now on view on the second floor. As a principle of the graphic design firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, first established under a different name in 1957, Ivan Chermayeff played an outsize role in the development of the visual vocabulary of post-World War II America. Since its founding 60 years ago, Chermayeff and his team have created trademarks, advertisements, signs, and brand identities for some of the most well-known companies and organizations, including the logo for the Museum of Modern Art. Ivan was a MoMA trustee for over 20 years.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - National Geographic Museum 2017-12-15 17:23

Church of the Holy Sepulchre: In 2016, National Geographic had the exclusive opportunity to document the historic renovation of the tomb of Christ, located in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. National Geographic Explorer Corey Jaskolski was part of the team on the ground that created a 3-D record of the site using LIDAR scans, high-resolution photos and video. Corey's groundbreaking visualization data has been animated into an immersive experience at our exhibition "Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience." nationalgeographic.org/dc/exhibitions/tomb-of-christ/

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In the 1830s, Paris became a major center of accordion production, which flourished until the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. To compete with makers in Austria and Germany, Paris manufacturers successfully marketed their instruments by applying rich and costly decoration. This instrument follows a model by Demian of 1831, and is one of two surviving instrument of this type to have a second button row for the accidentals, it is therefore known as a "Paris accordions perfectionnes" or a "perfected" accordion. Featured Artwork of the Day: Alexandre Pere & Fils | Accordion | 1850–1855 | French http://met.org/2j5HKpk