Guggenheim museum collection A to Z
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Revised, expanded, and completely redesigned, this new edition of the Guggenheim Museum’s popular guide to its New York collection is a beautifully produced volume, not only a handy overview of the museum’s holdings but a concise, engaging primer on 20th-century art. Organized alphabetically, the book consists of entries on individual artists (ranging in date from Camille Pissarro to Matthew Barney) as well as definitions of key terms and concepts of modern art from ìAction “to ìInstallation. “Reflecting the exciting recent growth in the Guggenheim’s permanent collection, this 2001 edition includes new entries on such artists as Francesco Clemente, Ann Hamilton, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Cindy Sherman, among others. The text is by the museum’s curators as well as prominent authors and scholars including Dore Ashton, Rosalind Krauss, and Brian Wallis.