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Location address: Bilbao
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The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. The museum was inaugurated on 18 October 1997 by King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of the best-known museums in New York City. It is founded in 1937 as a modern art museum located on the Upper East Side in New York City. The main part of the building is a very unusual shape, and was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. There is also a Guggenheim museum in Bilbao (Spain).
View on the Gugenheim museum from the bridge.
Linked themes: Architecture
The spectacular north-view of the Gugenheim. You see the main light-gate of the museum.
View from the west on the Gugenheim museum
The famous opening scene of the Bond movie “The World Is Not Enough” was shot with the Gugenheim museum in the background.