Paris and the Avant-Garde: Masters from the Guggenheim Collection Opens

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NEW YORK, NY.- As one of the final exhibitions of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s 50th-anniversary celebrations, “Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection” presents thirty-four works by eighteen artists from the Guggenheim Museum’s collection, including significant groups of sculpture by Constantin Brancusi and Alexander Calder. The exhibition is curated by Tracey Bashkoff, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, and Megan Fontanella, Assistant Curator, and is on view from January 23 through May 12, 2010. “Paris and the Avant-Garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection” is supported by a grant from the Joseph and Sylvia Slifka Foundation. During the first decades of the 20th century