Surprising finds from the Guggenheim’s Library and Archives.

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Findings

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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Enzo Cucchi: Ephemera from the Transavanguardia

Untitled fold-out illustration
Untitled fold-out illustration in Enzo Cucchi: Tetto. Galleria Mario Diacono, Rome, text by Mario Diacono., 1984. Artist files. A0008. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY

Born in Morro d’Alba, Italy, in 1949, Enzo Cucchi is an enigmatic painter and sculptor whose work has been featured in two Guggenheim exhibitions, including a solo retrospective in 1986. More