In June 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright received a letter from Hilla Rebay, the art advisor to Solomon R. Guggenheim, asking the architect to design a new building to house Guggenheim's four-year-old Museum of Non-Objective Painting. The project evolved into a complex struggle pitting the architect against his clients, city officials, the art world, and public opinion. Both Guggenheim and Wright would...
Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.
The 70-metre high colossus cost the regional government more than €120m (about £82m) to build and, according to press reports, the operating budget could reach €60m a year. But like Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, it is an investment in prestige and a magnet for upmarket tourists, a regional government spokesman, Esteban Gonzalez Pons, said. "We hope it will become the symbol of the ...
Bilbao's port is the biggest in Spain, with over 30km of docks. It's only Spain's 3rd in traffic, after Barcelona and Algeciras. Great enlargement projects have been developed in the last years, as you can see the large red and pink docks in the southern section didn't exist when the satellite images were taken!
The Stedelijk Museum (lit. City Museum) of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a museum for modern art. It is located at Museum Square (Dutch: Museumplein), close to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
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