The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum often called The Guggenheim, has an impressive collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art.
The Guggenheim building is a landmark work of 20th-century architecture, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, it was conceived as a “temple of the spirit”. The museum’s collection is shared with the museum’s sister museums in Bilbao, Spain, and elsewhere.
The Masterpieces of The Guggenheim include:
- “Nude” by Amedeo Modigliani
- “Blue Painting” by Vasily Kandinsky
- “Improvisation 28 (2nd version)” by Vasily Kandinsky
- Landscape with Factory Chimney by Wassily Kandinsky
Further information about The Guggenheim is available via the following links:
- Name: The Guggenheim
- City: New York City
- Established: 1937
- Type: Art museum
- Location: 1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street, Manhattan, New York City
“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.”
– Alain de Botton
Photo Credit: By Jean-Christophe BENOIST (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons