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Not a large gallery for the cost of entry, and whilst art is in the eye of the beholder, it was disappointing to only see one picture I liked. Lots of weird modern stuff, and some of it, highly unsuitable for a family with 15yo...More
The Guggenheim's spiral design was perfect for this show, which was how the artist had intended her works to be displayed. If you have a chance to see it before it closes on April 23rd, you will not be disappointed. The museum itself is a...More
Highly recommend the Hilma af Klimt exhibit as an eye opener introduction to a Scandinavian woman artist of abstract art. Buy tickets on-line and use the audio guide on your phone for an excellent curatorial experience. The Maplethorp exhibit expectedly raises some eyebrows. Some of...More
I've been here before, but it's been many years. So I can attest to the place being as clean and in great condition. I do wish they'd start the show from the top down, but we viewed it this way anyway. Have always done this....More
Always good to see Robert Mapplethorpe ‘s great photography. It’s been so many years since his death it’s about time there was a major show for him. Klint was ok but nothing special. The Frank Lloyd Wright building is of course always a treat. Permanent...More
I wonder why just going around and around on the ramp looking at beautiful objects, is so pleasurable, at least I found it really relaxing and lovely. And the size is just perfect, when there are too many things to see and consider, they all...More
We arrived for the Saturday evening experience and were greeted with more than we expected. After finishing our way through the museum and seeing all of the exhibits, a protest group unfurled their banners, dropped confetti, and shouted down the patrons--all in protest of the...More
The one thing that stood out for me about the Guggenheim is that it was designed with the intention to provide a maximum experience of visiting a gallery. The spiral walkway offering a seamless experience of enjoying a painting exhibition.
I'll go to this museum any time, but heard so much about af Klint! It was so more than i expected. She was a real master. Yes, SHE.
Then Robert Mapplethorpe's portraits were there. Having recently read Patty Smith book, my daughter and i felt...More
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
neighborhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
Response from Solomon R Gugge... M | Property representative |
Hi Cameron, the museum ramps will be open through September 12. After that, the ramps will be closed until October 12 so we can prepare for the upcoming exhibitions “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” and “R. H... More
Hi Cameron, the museum ramps will be open through September 12. After that, the ramps will be closed until October 12 so we can prepare for the upcoming exhibitions “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future” and “R. H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34." Admission will be reduced 9/14-10/10 (we're closed on Thursdays), and “One Hand Clapping” and our permanent collection will remain on view in the Tower galleries. (More information about what's on view on our website.) Whenever you make it here, we hope you enjoy your visit!
Arriving in NYC this Saturday, Feb. 4 - what to do? (3 Replies)
Hello, due to a flight disruption I had to rebook and got one extra day in NYC. But now I don't know what to do. Maybe you could help... Here's the itinerary I had planned: (This is my 2nd visit to NYC and I will be visiting some attractions for the 2nd time) (I'll be using the subway for long distances) Day 1 - Arrival. Times Square. Day 2 - Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Central Park (The Mall, Bethesda Fountain, Bow Bridge, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry...More
February 02, 2012|
You're overbooked. Spread it out. 3 museums in one day is ridiculous, esp when 2 are so very large.
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
The New Yorker to Guggenheim/MOMA (8 Replies)
Hi there, I'll be in NY city from 24th-29th June 2009 so in very early processes of sorting out where I want to go and when (opening times/priorities permitting) Sorry I'm a bit anal about this and want to get the most out of my visit especially as I'll be coming on my own so going to make the most of it. I want to go to the MOMA and Guggenheim. I'll be staying at The New Yorker on 8TH AVE and W 34TH ST. I've had a brief look at the Hopstop website and it's given me the following...More
January 27, 2009|
Yep, that's fine. A pretty good walk, but a nice one alongside the park on your way from MoMA to the Guggenheim. (I hope you're going to the Met as well--it's far and away the best art museum in the city, and while it is a comprehensive collection, its modern holdings are vastly superior to the Guggenheim's.)
My List of Attractions - Tentative Trip Plan (18 Replies)
I went ahead and created a list of attractions that I am interested (even slightly). We don't have to do all of these. I am posting the list for little help in grouping based on the location. We plan to stay in Manhattan for 6 nights now. Thus, we will have 5 1/2 days to explore the city DAY 1 Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island WTC Memorial DAY 2 Empire State Building Observation Deck New York Skyride Cloisters Museum and Gardens Central Park Zoo ...More
June 26, 2009|
Response fromFrancis S|
You should do your clustering before anything else; right now, your itinerary makes no sense at all. For example, the Circle Line pier is about 4 miles from the place the boats leave for the Statue of Liberty. The Empire State Building is more than 8 miles from the Cloisters. Worst of all is your plan for Day 6: the New York Aquarium, the New York Botanical Garden, the New York Hall of Science, and the Guggenheim Museum are not only not close to each other, but each one is in a different...More