“Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” examines the Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection of Modern art through the eyes of the key patrons who created the museum, February 10 – September 6, 2017.
About Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim
The exhibition includes 170 modern works by 70 artists. Each round of the Guggenheim exhibits art from one of the museum’s six key patrons: founder Solomon R. Guggenheim, his niece the art collector Peggy Guggenheim, artist Katherine S. Dreier, art dealers Karl Nierendorf and Justin K. Thannhauser, and the museum’s first director Hilla Rebay.
Latin artists in the exhibition include:
Spanish artist Pablo Picasso
Romanian artist Constantin Brâncuși
French artists: Georges Braque, Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Fernand Léger, Manet, Toulouse-Lautrec
The exhibition is curated by Megan Fontanella, Associate Curator, Collections and Provenance.
The image is:
Woman with Yellow Hair (Femme aux cheveux jaunes), Paris, December 1931 Oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York,
Thannhauser Collection, Gift, Justin K. Thannhauser, 1978
© 2017 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
For more information, visit www.Guggenheim.org