Exhibition highlights six decades of work by Etel Adnan

Exhibition highlights six decades of work by Etel Adnan

From October 8, 2021, through January 10, 2022, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure. This focused survey, installed along the first two ramps of the museum’s rotunda, marks the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work at a New York City institution. Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure is organized by Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator, Contemporary Art, and Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator, Collections. Over the course of a lifetime that spans almost a century, Etel Adnan’s creative and intellectual vision has been expressed in many forms. In addition to being a visual artist, she is a renowned poet, a prominent journalist, and the author of Sitt Marie Rose (1977), one of the defining novels of the modern Arab world. Adnan’s biography is notable for its rich convergence of cultural influences. She was born in Beirut in 1925 to a
From October 8, 2021, through January 10, 2022, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure. This focused survey, installed along the first two ramps of the museum’s rotunda, marks the first solo exhibition of the artist’s work at a New York City institution. Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure is organized by Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator, Contemporary Art, and Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator, Collections. Over the course of a lifetime that spans almost a century, Etel Adnan’s creative and intellectual vision has been expressed in many forms. In addition to being a visual artist, she is a renowned poet, a prominent journalist, and the author of Sitt Marie Rose (1977), one of the defining novels of the modern Arab world. Adnan’s biography is notable for its rich convergence of cultural influences. She was born in Beirut in 1925 to a