Scrapbooks relating to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.solor
Creators:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Dates:
1935-1939
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
partial microfilm reel (155 frames)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings and other printed material relating to Solomon R. Guggenheim and his collection of non-objective art. Topics include: the exhibitions of the collection at the Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, S.C., 1936 and 1938, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1937, and the Baltimore Museum of Art, 1939; the formation of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1937; the opening of the collection at 24 E. 54th St., June 1939; Guggenheim curator Hilla Rebay; painter Rudolf Bauer; and Guggenheim. Editorials and letters to the editor regarding abstract art are also included.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Modern art museum; New York, N.Y. Solomon R. Guggenheim's collection of mostly abstract, non-objective painting was largely formed by artist and promotor of non-objective painting, Hilla Rebay. In 1937 it was established as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, and in 1939, as the Museum of Non-Objective Painting. After Guggenheim's death in 1949 the name was changed to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NSRG1 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, N.Y.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1965 by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Abstract -- United States -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bauer, Rudolf, 1889-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Guggenheim, Solomon R. (Solomon Robert), 1861-1949 -- Art collections Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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