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Catherine Opie, Denise Duhamel, and the Stories of a Self-Portrait

Catherine Opie, Self-Portrait/Nursing, 2004 (detail). Chromogenic print, 40 x 31 inches (101.6 x 78.7 cm), edition 7/8. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council and Executive Committee Members: Ruth Baum, Edythe Broad, Elaine Terner Cooper, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Harry David, Gail May Engelberg, Shirley Fiterman, Nicki Harris, Dakis Joannou, Rachel Lehmann, Linda Macklowe, Peter Norton, Tonino Perna, Elizabeth Richebourg Rea, Mortimer D. A. Sackler, Simonetta Seragnoli, David Teiger, Ginny Williams, and Elliot K. Wolk, and Sustaining Members: Tiqui Atencio, Linda Fischbach, Beatrice Habermann, and Cargill and Donna MacMillan 2005.14 © Catherine Opie
Catherine Opie, Self-Portrait/Nursing, 2004 (detail). Chromogenic print, 40 x 31 inches (101.6 x 78.7 cm), edition 7/8. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the International Director’s Council and Executive Committee Members: Ruth Baum, Edythe Broad, Elaine Terner Cooper, Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Harry David, Gail May Engelberg, Shirley Fiterman, Nicki Harris, Dakis Joannou, Rachel Lehmann, Linda Macklowe, Peter Norton, Tonino Perna, Elizabeth Richebourg Rea, Mortimer D. A. Sackler, Simonetta Seragnoli, David Teiger, Ginny Williams, and Elliot K. Wolk, and Sustaining Members: Tiqui Atencio, Linda Fischbach, Beatrice Habermann, and Cargill and Donna MacMillan 2005.14 © Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie’s powerful self-portrait Self Portrait/Nursing, now on view in the Guggenheim’s exhibition Storylines, is the subject of a moving poem by Denise Duhamel. More

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The Ten Most Popular Works of Art for 2014 in the Collection Online

Detail: Marc Chagall, Paris Through the Window (Paris par la fenêtre), 1913. Oil on canvas, 53 9/16 x 55 7/8 inches (136 x 141.9 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection, By gift, 37.438 © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris
Detail: Marc Chagall, Paris Through the Window (Paris par la fenêtre), 1913. Oil on canvas, 53 9/16 x 55 7/8 inches (136 x 141.9 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection, By gift, 37.438 © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

Which works of art in our Collection Online garnered the most views in 2014? Take a look at our list and see if your favorites made the top ten. More

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The Guggenheim Museum's Previous Tower, Completed in 1968

Photographs of the renovation and construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1967
Photographs of the renovation and construction of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 1967. Photographer unknown. Building History records (unprocessed). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

These three photographic snapshots from the end of the construction show the Guggenheim's previous tower as it stood nearly completed on 89th street in November 1967. More

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Discover Three Artists Participating in "Carrie Mae Weems LIVE"

Lyle Ashton Harris, Americas, 1987–88 (printed 2007)
Lyle Ashton Harris, Americas, 1987–88 (printed 2007). Gelatin silver prints, sheet: 101.6 × 76.2 cm each; image: 76 × 50.5 cm each, AP 1/2, edition of 10. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee 2011.57 © Lyle Ashton Harris

Carrie Mae Weems's hand-picked line-up for next weekend's event at the Guggenheim includes three fellow photographers also represented in the museum’s permanent collection: Lyle Ashton Harris, Leslie Hewitt, and Xaviera Simmons. More