Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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  • Frank Gehry: The Guggenheim Museum In Bilbao

    Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neo classical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and contemporary art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry, Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture is not only affected by the culture, but also by the economy of the country. Frank Gehry is one of the handful modern architects that are worldwide known by his inventive and pioneering work. The American Canadian architect was born Frank Owen Goldberg in Toronto,…

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Interior Design

    The museum was inaugurated on October 18, 1997, by former King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists. One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, the building has been hailed as a "signal moment in the architectural culture",…

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  • Thomas Kren's Case Study: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

    director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. (Oster287) 2. Give a brief overview? A brief overview is in 1988, four tasks demanded Thomas Kren's immediate attention. (Oster287) The first of the ambitious and controversial is the expansion program that began in 1982 by his predecessor would not be completed until the summer of1991. (Oster287) These Financial Resources of the museum were a portion of the museum’s permanent collection. (Oster287) The Post-World War the Second was the…

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  • Claes Thure Oldenburg

    Sweden. Son of Gösta Oldenburg and Sigrid Elisabeth; due to his father being a member of the Swedish foreign service, Claes and his family moved quite often. Brother of Richard Oldenburg a well-known art historian whom of which was director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, between 1972 and 1993. From 1930 to 1933 the Oldenburgs moved to and lived in New York, then from 1933 to 1936 they lived in Oslo, then Norway. Oldenburg had attended the Latin School of Chicago, where he graduated and…

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  • Picasso Woman Ironing Analysis

    A piece well known for its attempted theft, Picasso’s Woman Ironing, provides a great example of the work conservators must contribute to a piece after a theft or even an unsuccessful theft occurs. The burden that art thieves place in the hands of conservators, art historians, and art enthusiasts alike was and continues to be a factor of art that stunts the potential of enjoyment. In order to prevent these crimes, a look into the thieves motives and an understanding of art theft history proves…

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  • Analysis Of Haystack At Giverny By Vassily Kandinsky

    Vassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, writer, teacher, art theorist and the father of abstract art. Being a trained musician, he used music in his approach to color which he made sing from the canvas. A major turning point in his style of art came after he viewed Claude Monet’s “Haystack at Giverny” at a Moscow exhibition. Over the years he perfected his style of abstract art. He inspired other artists, wrote books on his theories, worked with museums, and ballet’s, experienced his work…

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  • Miramar Hotel: A Criticism Of Postmodernism

    For example, Frank Lloyd Wright has designed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Figure 3.1) in New York, USA with a single color- white. However, Michael Graves uses several of colours in his design to represent nature and materials. For example, He uses terra cotta to represent the earth and always shows at the base of his structure. He uses blue for the sky, is often show for the ceiling of the building. For example, the Miramar Hotel disparate with the traditional architecture of Egypt which using…

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright: American Architecture

    allowed for a lot of natural light to enter into the house through the translucent roof and made the interior with wide open expansive space. Every part of the house has Wright’s personal touch. This is my favorite one of the Wright’s houses because of the incredible detail he put in to every inch of the building. Also, because of the way he keeps it in touch with natural surroundings of Arizona with the desert rock looks amazing and reminds me of the times I would go to Arizona to visit my…

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  • The Blue Rider Kandinsky Analysis

    artworks One of the best abstract modern artist, Wassily Kandinsky explored the relationship between color, line and shapes to create an aesthetic experience that engaged the sight, sound, and emotions of the public. Highly inspired to create art that communicated a universal sense of spirituality, he innovated a language that only loosely related to the outside world, but expressed volumes about the artist's inner experience. His visual vocabulary developed through three phases line shape and…

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