The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City's Upper East Side has been known as a premiere art institution since its opening in 1959, that as a building, is art itself. Designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, it's a landmark of the city and hosts groundbreaking exhibitions time and time again. You may or not be familiar with the Guggenheim, but it has a design history that can't be ignored. See what we mean by checking out these 15 Things You Didn't Know About the Guggenheim Museum.
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