Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum
documents Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, whose iconic spiral form presented a groundbreaking environment for the exhibition of art when it opened in 1959. This 27-minute documentary film explores the beginnings of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation; chronicles the building’s conception, construction, and critical reception; provides thoughtful analysis of Wright’s architecture; and reflects on the museum’s significant presence in New York and the art world through the 21sty century.
Featuring archival footage of Frank Lloyd Wright, Soloman R. Guggenheim, and Hilla Rebay, and interviews with Richard Armstong, Matthew Barney, Lisa Dennison, Frank Gehry, Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Ellsworth Kelley, Thomas Krens, Brice Marden, Richard Meier, and Thomas Messer, among others.
Universal format that can be played on PAL version DVD players (Europe, Asia, South America) as well as the North American NTSC format.
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