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The Ten Most Popular Works of Art for 2013 in the Collection Online

Nan Goldin (b. 1953, Washington, D.C.), Self-portrait with milagro, The Lodge, Belmont, MA, 1988. Silver dye bleach print, 27 1/4 × 40 inches (69.2 × 101.6 cm), edition 8/25. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Mr. Gerard Cohen 2003.2 © Nan Goldin
Nan Goldin (b. 1953, Washington, D.C.), Self-portrait with milagro, The Lodge, Belmont, MA, 1988. Silver dye bleach print, 27 1/4 × 40 inches (69.2 × 101.6 cm), edition 8/25. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Mr. Gerard Cohen 2003.2 © Nan Goldin

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

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“Nothing Whatever to Do with an Object”—Kandinsky’s First Abstract Works, 100 Years Later

VasilVasily Kandinsky, Black Lines (Schwarze Linien, detail), December 1913y Kandinsky, Black Lines (Schwarze Linien), December 1913
Vasily Kandinsky, Black Lines (Schwarze Linien, detail), December 1913. Oil on canvas,129.4 × 131.1 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection, By gift, 37.241 © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

One hundred years ago, in December 1913, Vasily Kandinsky made his first truly abstract paintings—including the major works Black Lines and Light Picture—and effectively unfettered painting from its need to be representational. More