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Voltaire and Paul Klee

Voltaire, and Paul Klee. 1920? 1944?. Candide. New York: Pantheon. Cover. HR PQ2082.C3 E5 1920?
Voltaire, and Paul Klee. 1920? 1944?. Candide. New York: Pantheon. Cover. HR PQ2082.C3 E5 1920?

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Library Special Collections has two translations of Candide, by Voltaire: an English edition printed in either 1920 or 1944 and a German one printed in 1920. 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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Join the Guggenheim’s Second Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Installation view: Robert Delaunay, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1955. Pictured is Saint-Séverin No. 3 (1909–10), one of the artwork images donated to Wikipedia. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Installation view: Robert Delaunay, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1955. Pictured is Saint-Séverin No. 3 (1909–10), one of the artwork images donated to Wikipedia. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

The Guggenheim Museum is donating 100 images of artwork from the museum’s permanent collection to Wikipedia, including works by Edgar Degas, Paul Klee, and Vincent van Gogh. More