Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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  • Art Building 1943-59

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    the contrasts of two very important art galleries built 9 years apart. The Guggenheim, 1943-59, was built solely for Solomon R, Guggenheim to exhibit his collection of both modern and contemporary art from around the world. This building in New York was said to be one of the architect’s most important public projects , the architect being Frank Lloyd Wright. The building that will be put into contrast with the Guggenheim is the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, 1962-68. Mies Van der Rohe was asked

  • The Guggenheim Museum

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    The Guggenheim Museum & its Giorgio Armani Exhibition In November of 1999, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York announced that it would devote an exhibition to honor the works of the celebrated Italian designer Giorgio Armani. However, during the announcement of the exhibition, the museum did not mention that it was simultaneously entering into a three-year agreement in which Armani pledged a donation of $15 million to Guggenheim. When The New York Times unveiled Armani's gift, the museum

  • The New York Stock Exchange

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    electronically from cyber space (Jill, 2006). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, also known as Guggenheim by the majority, was established in 1939 by Solomon R. Guggenheim as a museum of Non-Objective Painting. This was under the guidance of Hilla Von Rebay who was the first director. It is located on the upper east side of Manhattan in New York City. It acquired its current name Solomon R (Jill, 2006). Guggenheim after the death of its founder in 1952. Solomon R. Guggenheim had been collecting his works of old

  • Analysis : Solomon R. Guggenheim

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    Solomon R. Guggenheim desired a place to hold his four year old museum of Non-Objective Paintings. He enlisted Frank Lloyd Wright to artistically create a unique dwelling place for his preciously prized work. Wright didn’t agree with Guggenheim’s vision for the desired city location. Guggenheim won the battle and began to purchase appropriate land plots on Fifth Avenue to ensure the best natural light source and perfect city backdrop for his art museum. It took 16 years (1943-1959) for the design

  • comparison of the Met and Guggenheim Essay

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    number of architectural classics. Two of these masterpieces of architecture are the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Both continue the metaphor of New York being a world within a world and possess the latent fusion of form and function, one dependent on the other. The Metropolitan Museum is the epitome of neo-Classical style while the Guggenheim is a modernist powerhouse. Each museum serves

  • Architectural Qualities Of The Guggenheim Museum

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    Architectural qualities of the Guggenheim Museum in New York have an expressional capability of conveying meaning onto its user. William Whyte suggests that this is able to be read as a language, related directly to its spatial features and geometries. This essay attempts to examine the Guggenheim’s meaning in a contextual framework of time, through the medium of photography. Discussing critical interpretation at the time of the Guggenheim’s completion, and how socio-cultural changes have translated

  • The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Museum

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    The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neoclassical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and modern art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry. Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture

  • Essay on Zaha Hadid: Making Utopia a Reality in Architecture

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    "Utopia: n .an impractical idealistic scheme for social and political reform" - The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition For over twenty years the Iraqi-born, English educated architect Zaha Hadid has symbolized the vanguard of contemporary architecture. She has pushed back the boundaries of built form to forge a highly individualist architectonic language that is at once thrillingly dynamic and intensely thoughtful, and as a result now has an enormous following

  • The Museum Of Contemporary Art Cleveland

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    From Euclid Avenue to the east, visitors will enjoy the various buildings in Cleveland. From the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the Tower City, to the University Circle, where there are many of amazing museums. No matter the famous Cleveland museum of art or Natural History Museum. The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, is undoubtedly a unique one. During the day, pedestrians and passersby see themselves reflected in the surface. As dusk sets in the building 's interior reveals itself and guests

  • Argumentative Essay On The White Cube

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    art?) to subject (me).” “The room which they are locked is, if my information is correct, an art room.” (Brian O’ Doherty) With this exhibition the artist, and in general all the artist conception of this period, want to show how the space of the museums and gallery want to imprison the art between four walls. It is in in the middle of the 20th century that the walls start to be the “enemy” of the artists because their art should be free from constrictions; they felt oppressed from that the writer