Monthly Archives: January 2009

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Elizabeth I, 1999. Gelatin silver print, edition 1/5, 58 3/4 x 47 inches (149.2 x 119.4 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Commissioned by Deutsche Bank AG in consultation with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for the … Continue reading

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Vasily Kandinsky, Various Actions (Actions variées), August–September 1941. Oil and enamel on canvas, 35 1/8 x 45 3/4 inches (89.2 x 116.1 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection, 47.1159. Vasily Kandinsky © 2007 Artists … Continue reading

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Max Ernst

Max Ernst , The Antipope, December 1941–March 1942. Oil on canvas, 63 1/4 x 50 inches (160.8 x 127.1 cm). The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 76.2553.80. Max Ernst © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol. (American, 1928-1987). Campbell’s Soup Cans. 1962. Synthetic polymer paint on thirty-two canvases, Each canvas 20 x 16″ (50.8 x 40.6 cm). Gift of Irving Blum; Nelson A. Rockefeller Bequest, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. M. Burden, … Continue reading

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Gerhard Richter. (German, born 1932). Clouds. 1982. Oil on canvas, two panels, 6′ 7″ x 8′ 6 5/8″ (200.7 x 260.7 cm). Acquired through the James Thrall Soby Bequest and purchase. © 2008 Gerhard Richter

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Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly. (American, born 1928). Leda and the Swan. Rome 1962. Oil, pencil, and crayon on canvas, 6′ 3″ x 6′ 6 3/4″ (190.5 x 200 cm). Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest and The Sidney and Harriet Janis … Continue reading

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Michelangelo Pistoletto. (Italian, born 1933). Man with Yellow Pants. 1964. Paper, oil, and pencil on polished stainless steel, 6′ 6 7/8″ x 39 3/8″ (200.3 x 100 cm). Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund. © 2008 Michelangelo Pistoletto

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Winslow Homer

A Temperance Meeting, 1874Winslow Homer, American, 1836 – 1910Oil on canvas20 3/8 x 30 1/8 inches (51.8 x 76.5 cm) Purchased with the John Howard McFadden, Jr., Fund, 1956 Homer’s painting cleverly refers to the rising American temperance movement, a … Continue reading

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Malcolm Morley. (American, born Great Britain, 1931). The Day of the Locust. 1977. Oil on canvas, 7′ 10 1/8″ x 7′ 6 5/8″ (239.3 x 199.5 cm). The Bernhill Fund, Enid A. Haupt and Sid R. Bass Funds. © 2008 … Continue reading

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No Doctor’s Today, Thank You

They tell me that euphoria is the feeling of feeling wonderful,well, today I feel euphorian,Today I have the agility of a Greek god and the appetitite of aVictorian.Yes, today I may even go forth without my galoshes,Today I am a … Continue reading

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