Posts Tagged ‘Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’

One man’s rabbit is another man’s…

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On my first interview for graduate school, I unerringly identified each slide shown to me: Warhol, Matisse, Pollock, Smithson. I left confident for my next interview the following day. I waltzed into the building and calmly road up to the eighth floor.  There, I was completely caught off guard. Instead of Rauschenberg, Duchamp or Hirst, I was presented with a photograph of a man clad[.....]

Paired, Gold: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City has brought together two works from their permanent collection for display together for the first time. Paired, Gold presents works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Roni Horn in a poetic dialogue between these two artist. The exhibition features Forms from the Gold Field, a sculpture created by Roni Horn (1980-82) that is composed of two pounds of[.....]