Guggenheim unfolds new exhibit

LAS VEGAS -- "A Century of Painting: From Renoir to Rothko" will be on display at the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum through May 2. The museum is located at the Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino here.

The exhibit, which opened Nov. 7, will include 37 works from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation's permanent collection of late-19th- and 20th-century masterworks from impressionism to abstract expressionism.

Featured are works of Paul Cezanne, Marc Chagall, Paul Gauguin, Vasily Kandinsky, Oskar Kokoschka, Henri Matisse, Amedeo Modigliani, Claude Monet, Robert Motherwell, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Mark Rothko and Vincent van Gogh.

The show will be accompanied by a catalogue with full-color reproductions of the works in the exhibit as well as artist biographies. The cost of the catalogue is $25 softcover and $45 hardcover.

The museum is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and the museum store is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and Nevada residents, $11 for students with identification, $7 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for those younger than 6.

Reduced admission is available to groups of 10 people or more when reserved in advance through the group sales department at (702) 414-2444.

Public tours of the exhibit, which are free with paid admission, are available most days at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

For general information about the museum, phone (702) 414-2440 or visit www.guggenheimlasvegas.org.

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