The Guggenheims: New York, Venice and Bilbao

  • Monday 8 May 2023 at 16:30

  • Venue: Salon Varietés Theatre, Fuengirola

  • Lecturer: Andrew Hopkins

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The Guggenheim family managed to amass extraordinary art collections, and design or acquire astounding buildings to display their art, their name even becoming a brand. This talk, based on the lecturer’s experience working at the Guggenheim in Venice, examines the celebrated museums in New York, Venice and Bilbao, as well as the stunning works they display

About the Lecturer

Andrew Hopkins, was previously Assistant Director of the British School at Rome from 1998 to 2002 and since 2004, Associate Professor at the University of L’Aquila. Part of his PhD (Courtauld Institute 1995) on Venetian architecture was awarded the Essay Medal of 1996 by the Society of Architectural Historians (GB). A Fellow at Harvard University’s Villa I Tatti in Florence in 2003-2004, and in 2009 was the Paul Mellon Senior Visiting Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.  Amongst his many publications are, with Arnold Witte,  Alois Riegl The Origins of Baroque Art in Rome (2010), and  Baldassare Longhena and the Venetian Baroque  (2012)