Exhibitions at Guggenheim New York
Profoundly empathetic and psychologically intense, Gillian Wearing’s photographs, videos, sculptures, and paintings probe the tensions between self and society in an increasingly media-saturated world. Gillian Wearing: Wearing Masks is the first retrospective of Wearing’s work in North America. Featuring more than 100 pieces, the exhibition traces the artist’s development from her earliest Polaroids to her latest self-portraits, all of which explore the performative nature of identity.
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative
photographs and photo collages of archeological sites and monuments in Mexico and Peru.
This comprehensive mid-career survey features over 70 color photographs and five video installations by the Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra. Rineke Dijkstra is organized by the
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum29 June - 3 October 2012
and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.18 February - 28 May 2012In works of classical simplicity and remarkable psychological depth, Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra presents a contemporary take on the genre of portraiture. Whether adolescents, soldiers, or new mothers, D… more
Photographs and Mannerist Prints
from The Guggenheim Collection
During the late 1960s and 1970s, a paradigm shift occurred within visual culture: photography and the moving image were absorbed into critical art practices. In particular, these mediums were used to record ephemeral or performative events and to render visible conceptual systems or to question the supposed objectivity of representation itself. Moving Pictures focuses primarily on artworks from the last decade and proposes that the extensive use of reproducible mediums in today's art has its ro… more