Francine Snyder is the former Director of the Library and Archives at the Guggenheim Museum. Prior to joining the Guggenheim Museum, Francine worked as a Project Archivist at Gap, Inc and as the Slide Librarian at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She received her MILS from San Jose State University and her BFA from Purchase College, State University of New York.
Robbins, I. D. 1960. The Lighting of a Great Museum. Hackensack: American Lighting Corp. Page excerpts. N620.S63 A3 1960
Throughout the construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright and museum director James J. Sweeney often disagreed about the building’s design and function, including how to light it. More
Isolation Unit (Terry Fox: Pipes; Joseph Beuys: Seeds): Sound Recording. RB NX456.5.P38 F69 1970
Performed in front of only 30 individuals, Isolation Unit was an anti-war collaborative performance between Terry Fox and Jospeph Beuys (Beuys later renamed his contribution Action the dead mouse). More
Photographs of the renovation and construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1967. Photographer unknown. Building History records (unprocessed). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
These three photographic snapshots from the end of the construction show the Guggenheim's previous tower as it stood nearly completed on 89th street in November 1967. More