Guggenheim Museum Presents Major Survey of American
Artist Christopher Wool, Opening October 25
Most Expansive Retrospective to Date Includes Paintings, Photographs, and
Works on Paper from the Mid-1980s through the Present
Exhibition: Christopher Wool
Venue: SolomonR.GuggenheimMuseum, 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York
Location: Full rotunda and ramps, High Gallery, Annex Level 7
October 25, 2013–January 22, 2014
(NEW YORK, NY – September 5, 2013) –– From October 25, 2013, through January 22, 2014, the Solomon R. GuggenheimMuseum presents a retrospective of American artist Christopher Wool, assembling the most comprehensive examination to date of his rigorous oeuvre. Featuring approximately 90 paintings, photographs, and works on paper, Christopher Wool explores developments across the artist’s influential career, from his early uses of appropriated patterns and text to recent abstract works created through collage, erasure, and digital manipulation.
The exhibition is organized by Katherine Brinson, Associate Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Following its presentation in New York, Christopher Wool will travel to the Art Institute of Chicago from February 23 through May 11, 2014
Admission: Adults $22, students/seniors (65+) $18, members and children under 12 free. Available with admission or by download to personal devices, the Guggenheim’s new, free app offers an enhanced visitor experience. The app features content on special exhibitions, including Christopher Wool, as well as access to more than 1,200 works in the Guggenheim’s permanent collection and information about the museum’s landmark building. A verbal imaging guide for the collection will also be available for visitors who are blind or have low vision. The Guggenheim app is sponsored by Bloomberg.
Museum Hours: Sun–Wed, 10 am–5:45 pm; Fri, 10 am–5:45 pm; Sat, 10 am–7:45 pm; closed Thurs. On Saturdays, beginning at 5:45 pm, the museum hosts Pay What You Wish. For general information, call 212 423 3500 or visit the museum online at: guggenheim.org