The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of The Guggenheim


The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum often referred to as 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:


“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.” Alain de Botton


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