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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)