Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The art collection of Solomon R. Guggenheim was first presented in a museum setting in 1936. Following a number of traveling exhibitions, the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, under the directorship of Hilla Rebay (HR), opened to the public in June of 1939. During HR's tenure as director, the museum exclusively organized exhibitions of non-objective art, but with the appointment of James Johnson Sweeney as director in 1952, the museum began exhibiting both representational and abstract...
Dates: 1917-2001 (bulk 1936-2000)
Historical Abstract Established in 1967 with the aim of promoting nonobjective art, the Hilla von Rebay Foundation has retained control of the estate of Hilla Rebay who was the first curator and director of the Museum of Non-Objective Painting. Scope and Content Abstract The Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives spans the years 1894-1997 (bulk 1938-1955) and consists of 101 cubic feet of records created or collected by Hilla Rebay (HR) and/or the Hilla von Rebay...
Dates: 1894-1997 (bulk 1938-1955)