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Picturing Alberto Burri’s Composizione

Installation view: Young European Painters, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, December 3, 1953–February 21, 1954. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY
Installation view: Young European Painters, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, December 3, 1953–February 21, 1954. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY

As ephemera in the Guggenheim Archives show, work by artist Alberto Burri—now the subject of a major retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum—has been depicted in a variety of ways since the 1950s. More

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Programs from a Series of 1940s “Film Concerts”

Film concert program, January 27, 1941. Hilla Rebay records. A0010. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Film concert program, January 27, 1941. Hilla Rebay records. A0010. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

During the winter and spring of 1940–41, the Museum of Non-Objective Painting held four screenings of abstract films by artists including Norman McLaren, Oskar Fischinger, and Viking Eggeling. The screenings were part of an effort to explore how abstraction could be employed in mediums other than painting. More

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Explore Futurist Works in the Collection Online

Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses
Umberto Boccioni, Dynamism of a Speeding Horse + Houses (Dinamismo di un cavallo in corsa + case), 1915. Gouache, oil, paper collage, wood, cardboard, copper, and iron, coated with tin or zinc, 112.9 × 115 cm. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice 76.2553.30 Photo: David Heald © SRGF

Looking beyond the current exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, use the Collection Online to discover Futurist artworks from across Europe that are not on view in New York. More