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Scrapbooks regarding the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1935-1939

Creator:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
Subject:
Bauer, Rudolf
Guggenheim, Solomon R. (Solomon Robert),
Rebay, Hilla
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 partial microfilm reel (155 frames)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Scrapbooks regarding the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1935-1939. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel NSRG1 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, N.Y.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
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.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1965 by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, Abstract
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8276
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210447
AAA_collcode_solor
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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