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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

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Andy Warhol’s Red Book of Polaroids

Selections from Andy Warhol, Red Book, 1974–75
Selections from Andy Warhol, Red Book, 1974–75. Thirty-six dye diffusion transfer prints (Polaroid), 10.8 x 8.4 cm each. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, 2013.54.1–36 © 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Red Book comprises a group of 36 Polaroids shot and ordered by Andy Warhol, which were used as source images for later screenprinting in his studio. More

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Truth and Power—Carrie Mae Weems Opens at the Guggenheim

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman and daughter with makeup) (from Kitchen Table Series), 1990. Gelatin silver print, 27 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches (69.2 x 69.2 cm). Collection of Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, Promised gift to The Art Institute of Chicago. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photo: © The Art Institute of Chicago
Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman and daughter with makeup) (from Kitchen Table Series), 1990. Gelatin silver print, 27 1/4 x 27 1/4 inches (69.2 x 69.2 cm). Collection of Liz and Eric Lefkofsky, Promised gift to The Art Institute of Chicago. © Carrie Mae Weems. Photo: © The Art Institute of Chicago

Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video, which opens today, presents a wide-ranging body of work from an artist who proposes a multidimensional picture of history and humanity. More