guggenheim foundation

“The future is a monotonous instrument.”

“The future is a monotonous instrument.” - Francis Picabia

Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Directionis now on view.

[Francis Picabia. Très rare tableau sur la terre (Very Rare Picture on the Earth). 1915. Oil, metallic paint, pencil, and ink on board, with gold and silver leaf on wood with frame. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 1976. © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris]
The Duchamp Dictionary

“Girst elegantly unravels the skeins of Duchamp’s thinking… . An essential compendium for puzzling out an essential artist.” —Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Among the most influential artists of the last hundred years, Marcel Duchamp holds great allure for many contemporary artists worldwide and is largely considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern art. Despite this popularity, books on Duchamp are often hyper-theoretical, rarely presenting the artist in an accessible way. This new book explores the artist’s life and work through short, alphabetical dictionary entries that introduce his legacy in a clear and engaging way.

From alchemy and anatomy to Warhol and windows, The Duchamp Dictionary offers a pithy and readable text that draws on in-depth scholarship and the very latest research. Thomas Girst includes close to 200 entries on the most interesting and important artworks, relationships, people, and ideas in Duchamp’s life—from The Bicycle Wheel and Fountain to Walter and Louise Arensberg, Peggy Guggenheim, Katherine Dreier, and Arturo Schwarz. Delightful, newly commissioned illustrations introduce each letter of the alphabet and accompany select entries, capturing the irreverent spirit of the artist himself. 59 color illustrations

View on Amazon

Io conosco il prezzo del successo: impegno, duro lavoro e un'inarrestabile devozione alle cose che vuoi veder succed" F.L.Wright.
Anish Kapoor’s ascension (Red) - Solomon and Guggenheim Foundation, New York (2008).
#red #anishkapoor #frankloydwright #guggenheim #guggenheimfondation #newyork #NY #ascension #art #Guggenheimfoundation #contemporaryart #performance by twentycentgroup