Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation was incorporated in 1937, and the Museum of
Non-Objective Painting, as it was then known, was established two years later.
The museumwhich assumed temporary residence in a former automobile showroom
on East 54th Street in New Yorktook as its basis the radical new forms
of art being developed by such artists as Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Piet