Where the curves catch the light and the art mesmerizes your soul, the Guggenheim Museum is an awe inspiring structure. Located in the Upper East side of Manhattan, this Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art is not only built with the most fantastic eye catching modern architecture but also houses an amazing collecting of art that offer a mesmerizing view of some of the world’s most important artistic creations.
The Guggenheim is also known as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and is one of the most popular museums in New York. Housing an array of renowned collections of impressionist, post-impressionist, contemporary and early modern art, this museum definitely quenches the thirst of art lovers. Designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Write, the Guggenheim has become a symbol of sophisticated class and style making it one of 20th century’s most important architectural landmarks.
Even if you are not an art fan in particular, the intricate design of this museum is sure to offer a fascinating sightseeing experience. With a spiral dominated theme, intended to depict the natural connection between the maker and the exposed art works, this building stands out among other typical New York buildings making it one of the must visit attractions in the Big Apple. The outside affords only a sneak peek of the marvels within these walls including six floors of spiraling stairways where the diameter of each spiral gracefully curves upward in such a manner as to allow for the entrance of light at each level; this in turn brings about a sense of tranquility and luminosity.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum with its remarkable collection of art and sculpture will keep one well occupied for countless hours. If you are interested in exploring other such museums or even cultural hot spots, one can stay at a Fifth Avenue Hotel New York which makes a great base from which to set out on excursions of the city. The Peninsula New York is one such New York luxury hotel that enjoys a central location and lets one experience impeccable class, refined service and the very best in contemporary comforts.