Checklist

“Painting Continually Happens within Oneself”: V. S. Gaitonde at the Guggenheim

Detail: V. S. Gaitonde, Untitled, 1995. Oil on canvas, 60 x 40 inches (152.4 x 101.6 cm). Pundole Family Collection X.2013.1082 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York. Photo: Anil Rane
Detail: V. S. Gaitonde, Untitled, 1995. Oil on canvas, 60 x 40 inches (152.4 x 101.6 cm). Pundole Family Collection X.2013.1082 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York. Photo: Anil Rane

The artist V.S. Gaitonde’s compelling, non-representational paintings remain sorely understudied. As the Guggenheim Museum’s retrospective of his work opens today, we share perspectives on Gaitonde's life and oeuvre from artists who admired and learned from him. More

Findings

Moving Out of the 1071 Fifth Avenue Townhouse

Excerpt from “Guggenheim Museum Construction” [1956–1959]
Excerpt from “Guggenheim Museum Construction” [1956–1959]. Films on the construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. A0005. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York

This film shows the Guggenheim Museum moving out of the 1071 Fifth Avenue townhouse that housed it before construction of the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. More