The Guggenheim Experience
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is among the most important museums in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice. The museum presents Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection, masterpieces from the Hannelore B. and Rudolph B. Schulhof collection, a sculpture garden as well as temporary exhibitions. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is owned and operated by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, which also operates the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.
Josef Albers in Mexico
May 19–September 3, 2018
Photographs, photocollages, many of which have never before been on view, and a selection of paintings, drawn from the collections of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, illuminate the relationship between the art of Josef Albers (1888–1976) and the geometrical forms of pre-Columbian monuments studied by the artist on his travels to Mexico, offering new perspective on his most celebrated abstract works. INFO
1948: The Biennale of Peggy Guggenheim
May 25–November 25, 2018
The museum commemorates the 70th anniversary of the exhibition of the collection of Peggy Guggenheim in the Greek Pavilion at the 24th Venice Biennale—a milestone event in the history of 20th-century art—with an homage exhibition that partially recreates the setting of the pavilion where the collector exhibited her masterpieces. INFO
OSVALDO LICINI. Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away
September 22, 2018 – January 14, 2019
Eleven exhibition galleries and over one hundred works retrace the disruptive and tormented artistic path of Osvaldo Licini (1894 – 1958), a major protagonist of Italian and international modernism, as confirmed by the award conferred a few months before his death at the Venice Biennale in 1958. Sixty years after that important recognition the museum commemorates Licini with the long-awaited retrospective curated by Luca Massimo Barbero. INFO
GUGGENHEIM ART CLASSES 2018
La Biennale prima e dopo Peggy Guggenheim.
Art history course with Prof. Alessandra Montalbetti, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan.
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