The Guggenheim Presents By Way Of: Material and Motion in the Guggenheim Collection, Unveiling in March

 

 

 

Mark Bradford, Daddy Daddy Daddy, 2001. Mixed media on canvas, 71 3/4 x 83 3/4 x 3 1/16 in. (182.2 x 212.7 x 7.8 cm) Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed ty the Young Collectors Council 2001. 72 © Mark Bradford. Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.

One of the most salient features of modern and contemporary art is the tendency, and desire, to abandon traditional creative practice, enacting both literal and figurative experimentations beyond the studio. Opening on March 15, 2024, the Guggenheim Museum will present By Way Of: Material and Motion in the Guggenheim Collection, an exhibition that will examine artists on the move, demonstrating how saturated contemporary art has become with extramural modes of thinking and working. Spanning the 1960s to the present day, the exhibition will offer a suite of artworks from the museum’s permanent collection and is particularly inspired by the D.Daskalopoulos Collection Gift.

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