Now's the Time: Recent Acquisitions
02 Nov 2012 - 02 Jan 2013
Afrikan Spir, 2011 (detail)
Taxidermy bird, jewelry, inkjet print, glass, scouring pads with feathers on steel pole, pedestal, mannequin leg with stocking, acrylic paint on mirror, acrylic paint on canvas, mirror on metal stand in steel and glass vitrine with fluorescent lights
202.2 x 202.6 x 50.8 cm.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Theodor and Isabella Dalenson 2011.35. 2012 Josephine Meckseper. Photo: Genevieve Hanson
2 November 2012 – 2 January 2013
This presentation surveys some of the most exciting contemporary artworks acquired by the Guggenheim in the past five years. Works by artists such as Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Lyle Ashton Harris, Barbara Kruger, Ryan Trecartin, and Danh Vo are on view in the museum for the first time.