Findings

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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Frank Lloyd Wright Sends Hilla Rebay a First-Edition Hokusai Volume

Inside Slipcase
Katsushika, Hokusai, Sentarō Egawa, and John Davis Batchelder. 1834. Fugaku hyakkei. Nagoya: Eirakuya Tōshirō. Inside Slipcase. RB NE1325.K3 A4 1834

In 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright sent Hilla Rebay two books about Japanese Prints, including one featuring what he believed to be among Katushika Hokusai’s very best works. More

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Hilla and Her Dogs

Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

The Guggenheim Museum’s first Director, Hilla von Rebay, had a love for dogs which is evident throughout the Guggenheim Museum Archives collections. More