Gifts From the Guggenheim Museum in Commemoration of their Fiftieth AnniversaryBy Kaylene Peoples | December 1st, 2009 | Category: 2009, December 2009, Gift Guides | No Comments »
The Guggenheim Museum has released a new line of products in celebration of the museum’s 50 th Anniversary commemoration. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s famo usly designed museum, these pieces are the perfect holiday gift for art and architecture lovers on your shopping list this year.
Home and Gifts
Guggenheim Lamp by Megara -$55.00
Light up the night in high design with Zita Watkin’s beautiful, functional tribute to the iconic Guggenheim Museum building. Packaged flat, the seamless, semi-translucent polypropylene spiral opens into beautiful lamp with a few simple steps.
Packaging Dimensions: 30.5″ X 11″
Lamp Circumference: 27″
Lamp Height: 7.5″
Sugar and Creamer Set – $20.00
Guggenheim Photo Clip Mobile – $17.00
Salt and Pepper Shakers – $15.00
The Guggenheim Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterp
iece, is the inspiration for this distinctive set of salt and pepper shakers. Porcelain, dishwasher and microwave safe.
Guggenheim Individual Mug – $14.00
Guggenheim Museum Nightlight – $25.00
Since its inaugural opening in 1959, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum has been a favorite subject of the illustrators and cartoonists that have helped make The New Yorker magazine the premier chronicler of New York City. This nightlight features Charles Addams’s imaginary discovery of a prehistoric Guggenheim. The illustration, in a black-and-white version, appeared in the June 11, 1960 issue of The New Yorker.
Guggenheim Museum Notecard Box -$18.00
The remarkable architecture of the Guggenheim Museum, both then and now , is featured in this lovely 20-notecard set. The elegant box with magnetic closure contains 5 copies each of 4 different images–two historical and two contemporary—and comes with 21 matching envelopes.
Men’s Fashion & Accessories
Guggenheim Watch by Bulova -$150.00
The Guggenheim’s signature skylight appears as the face of this elegant,
stainless steel-cased watch by Bulova. The classic timekeeper is waterresistant and comes with a smooth, black calfskin strap.
Guggenheim Tie – $30.00
Guggenheim Collection Pollock Watch – $45.00
Jackson Pollock’s Untitled (Silver Green) , ca. 1949 graces the face of this clear plastic cased watch, with a flexible, plastic strap.
Guggenheim Collection Kandinsky Watch – $45.00
Women’s Fashion & Accessories
Guggenheim Watch - $40.00
The Guggenheim’s signature skylight design graces the face of this ultra-modern, clear plastic cased watch with a flexible, liquid gray plastic strap.
Skylight Umbrella – Stick at $35.00, and Automatic at $28.00
Interior-Printed Skylight Tote -$45.00
Unique and functional inside and out, this nylon tote with padded backing and shoulder handles is water resistant and features a zippered top and interior pocket. Frank Lloyd Wright’s monumental skylight is printed on the inside with the Guggenheim Museum logo printed in grey on the outside.
Book – I’d Like the Goo-gen-heim - $14.95
By A. C. Hollingsworth
Hardcover, 6.75 x 7.75 in. / 48 pages
Play Scene at the Guggenheim Museum - $16.95
For age 3+
Kids play version of the museum curator’s exhibition planning models of the Guggenheim’s rotunda.
More than 50 reusable, vinyl stickers
Packaged in a clear, plastic pouch
Portable scene board: 9 x 12 inches closed
Printed with nontoxic inks
I’d Like the Goo-gen-heim Create Your Own Cards - $20.00
4 colored pencils
Box: 5 x 6 x 1 3/4 inches, Cards (folded) 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 inches
Printed with nontoxic inks
Magnetic closure box
GuggenheimKids Backpack – $35.00
Black nylon interior lining
Front zipper pocket, clear PVC patch on front pocket featuring the GuggenheimKids logo
Adjustable padded straps
GuggenheimKids T-shirt – $20.00
100% cotton, tie-dyed
Toddler and Youth sizes 2-4, 6-8, 10-12, 14-16
Frank Lloyd Wright Special Edition LEGO® Sets
Fallingwater – $100.00
LEGO® Architecture proudly presents what is perhaps the most famous residential home in the world. Frank Lloyd Wright´s masterpiece merges man with nature by implementing materials as well as extending lines from the surrounding land. Open to the public since 1963, Fallingwater attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year.
The Fallingwater kit contains 811 pieces/bricks.
Guggenheim Museum – $40.00
The LEGO(TM) Company is excited to introduce LEGO Architecture, a new line of LEGO building sets, beginning with a celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright and one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Designed by architectural artist Adam Reed Tucker, this model promotes awareness of the fascinating worlds of architecture, engineering and construction, inspiring the builders of tomorrow.
Entertainment & Books
Art, Architecture and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum – DVD $15.95
The Guggenheim has produced a documentary film on the history of its building, collections, exhibitions, and the development of its international network. The 27-minute film combines archival materials with contemporary footage featuring artists, art historians, architects, architectural historians, and curators.
The Guggenheim: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Making of the Modern Museum – Book – Softcover $40.00, Hardcover $65.00
The first-ever book to explore the 16-year construction process behind one of the greatest modern buildings in America, from its early design to completion.
Guggenheim Museum 2010 Wall Calendar, Historic – $8.95
Guggenheim Museum 2010 Wall Calendar, Contemporary – $8.95
This monthly wall calendar showcases 12 contemporary color photographs of the museum including external shots as well as monumental special exhibits.
These gifts are only a sample of what is available now at the Guggenheim Museum Store. You can also purchase gifts at the museum’s website, http://www.guggenheimstore.org.