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What Does it Mean to Photograph a Cat?

Elad Lassry, Bengal, 2011. Chromogenic print in painted frame, framed: 36.8 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm, A.P. 1/2, edition of 5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee 2013.70 © Elad Lassry
Elad Lassry, Bengal, 2011. Chromogenic print in painted frame, framed: 36.8 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm, A.P. 1/2, edition of 5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Photography Committee 2013.70 © Elad Lassry

As artist Elad Lassry discusses in this audio feature, he pondered some interesting questions when he created Bengal (2011). More

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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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"Life, Love, and Liquor": The Emergent Decade in Print

“Vida, amor y licor": La década emergente en prensa

Front cover of Cornell Capa and Thomas Messer, The Emergent Decade: Latin American Painters and Painting in the 1960's (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1966), showing Armando Morales, Landscape, 1964. Design by Kathleen Haven
Front cover of Cornell Capa and Thomas Messer, The Emergent Decade: Latin American Painters and Painting in the 1960's (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1966), showing Armando Morales, Landscape, 1964. Design by Kathleen Haven

Michael Wilson investigates the influence of the catalogue to Thomas Messer’s 1966 Guggenheim exhibition The Emergent Decade: Latin American Painters and Painting in the 1960’s on Pablo León de la Barra’s Under the Same Sun. More

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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 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