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The Guggenheim – An ‘Art’ Gallery

27 Feb

On our first morning in New York, we took a “Big Bus” tour uptown towards the museums and galleries.

(We were on the top deck and it snowed throughout our bus trip)

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We got off the bus and checked out the Guggenheim Art Gallery.

(Mostly to defrost our frozen bodies).

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The building is unique with a ramp that spirals upwards through their different exhibitions.

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The building was my favourite part of this gallery.

It’s so quirky and different.

However, the exhibited art was mostly a little too modern for my likings.

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Check this out.

Nope, this isn’t a construction site in the gallery.

It’s a piece of art.

And the only way we knew is because there is a name and artist plaque on the wall beside it.

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Or this….

Even with its name and artist plaque, I’m still not a 100% sure it’s not just a pile of boxes left over from something.

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Other exhibitions weren’t quite as ‘out there’ but they still weren’t my cup of tea.

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Thankfully there were a few ‘real’ artists’ works in among the ‘treasures’.

We saw Picassos, Kandinskys, Cezannes, Gauguins, Klees, Degas, Matisses, Monets and more.

Sadly there were only a few of these in one small area.

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So, once we were warmed up enough, we were happy to move onto a ‘real’ art gallery

– the MET –

where we’d be able to find plenty of artworks by real artists.

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One response to “The Guggenheim – An ‘Art’ Gallery

  1. Petra

    February 28, 2016 at 6:08 am

    The boys look COLD brrrr 🙂

     

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