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Kandinsky Exhibition at the Guggenheim Helps Set New Attendance Record

NEW YORK, NY.- Record-breaking attendance at the museum has been recorded for 2009, the fiftieth-anniversary year of the landmark building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Over 1.3 million visitors came to the museum this past year, enjoying groundbreaking exhibitions such as “The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia”, 1860–1989; “Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward”; “The Sweeney Decade: Acquisitions at the 1959 Inaugural”; and “Kandinsky”. The numbers for the year were 22 percent greater than projected, and 16 percent higher than 2008, which tallied just over 1 million visitors.