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Bonne fête nationale à la France! Celebrate #BastilleDay with French artist Robert Delaunay's "Eiffel Tower with Trees" (summer 1910), from our collection and on view in our Thannhauser Gallery. Learn more about the artist at guggenheim.org/collection.
In his three-part “Monad” series (2018), Lin Yilin encourages viewers to understand space in new ways. His VR simulation turns the viewer into a basketball in the hands of NBA player Jeremy Lin (@jlin7), who the artist describes as a “key figure in the representations of race.” See his work on view in #OneHandClapping and learn more at guggenheim.org/onehandclapping.
Enter our #OneHandClapping giveaway for a chance to win an exhibition catalogue and two tickets to an evening of poetry and catalogue launch on July 17, 2018. To enter, tell us how has technology changed your life the most in a comment below.
UPDATE: Thanks for all your comments, we loved reading them! The contest is now closed and we have contacted the winner.
*Contest ends on Wednesday, July 11 at 12 pm EDT. Full terms and conditions at: guggenheim.org/terms-conditions/social-media. #Guggenheim#Giveaway
Did you #GuessTheArtist correctly? Here’s a full view of Mark Rothko’s “Untitled” (1942). By the early 1940’s, Rothko and fellow artist Adolph Gottlieb developed a painting style with mythological content, simple flat shapes, drawn from Surrealism. This work is divided into three tiers: the uppermost containing a large form composed of ethereal facial parts appearing to preside godlike over the canvas; the middle layer occupied by the head and torso of a dear; and the bottom register with the deer’s feet, talons and hands. This division of the canvas into godly and earthly realms is repeated in several works of the period. Learn more about the artist at guggenheim.org/collection. #GuggenheimCollection#Guggenheim#MarkRothko
#GuessTheArtist—this artist worked closely with fellow artist Adolph Gottlieb, developing a painting style with mythological content, simple flat shapes, drawn from Surrealism. Comment your best guess below and we’ll share the answer by the end of the day, good luck! #GuggenheimCollection#Guggenheim
Gugg Staff photo: Todd (@toddwmurphy), Security Supervisor—“During the #DanhVo exhibition, I noticed how a beam of sunlight shined through the oculus every morning around 9 am and decided to bring my camera knowing it was going to be a sunny day.” #FrankLloydWrightFridays
In her fantastical film installation, "Asia One” (2018), set in the largest logistics warehouse in Shanghai, artist Cao Fei (@cao_fei) ponders an urgent question: “How can humanity go on finding its place after humans have been replaced by automation?” See her work on view in #OneHandClapping and learn more at guggenheim.org/onehandclapping.
Vasily Kandinsky's cosmic and harmonious painting, "Several Circles" (1926) reminds us of a colorful fireworks display! #MuseumFireworksShow
Kandinsky was inspired by the idea that colors and forms had distinctive psychological and spiritual effects. He placed special importance on circles, which he believed to be “the synthesis of the greatest oppositions. It combines the concentric and the eccentric in a single form and in equilibrium. Of the three primary forms, it points most clearly to the fourth dimension.”
Photo: William H. Short, historic photo of the American flag on top of the museum during final construction #Guggenheim#IndependenceDay
To our followers in Spain—“Joana Vasconcelos: I’m Your Mirror” is now on view at @MuseoGuggenheim, and includes new work created for the exhibition such as the monumental "Egeria" (2018), installed in the Atrium. Using materials from everyday life, Vasconcelos (@joana_vasconcelos_official) creates large-format sculptures characterized by their chromatic richness and their exuberance. Vasconcelos also explores issues of identity ranging from very intimate questions to universal sociopolitical themes linked to globalized postcolonial societies, such as migration or the exploitation of women. Learn more at joanavasconcelos.guggenheim-bilbao.eus. #GuggenheimBilbao#JoanaVasconcelos .
Images: "Egeria" (2018), "Pop Rooster (Pop Galo)" (2016)
Photos: Luís Vasconcelos