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Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away: Selected Artworks

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On this page you will find images of selected artworks by Danh Vo from the Guggenheim exhibition along with some resources that specifically relate to each art object. 

Das Beste oder Nichts

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates.

Themes

Found Art

Imperialism

American Culture

Christmas (Rome), 2012

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

Found Art 

Vietnamese Diaspora 

Oma Totem

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

This video, which is an interview with Danh Vo released by the Guggenheim, explains how Danh Vo found this object and what meaning he derives from it. It provides a great explanation about how Found Art functions within art culture. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

Found Art 

Imperialism

American Culture

Queer Art 

We The People (detail)

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

This video, which is an interview with Danh Vo released by the Guggenheim, explains how Danh Vo created this object and what meaning he derives from it. It provides a great explanation about how appropriated imagery functions within art culture. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

American Culture

Vietnamese Diaspora

Lot 20. Two Kennedy Administration Cabinet Room Chairs

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

 The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

Found Art 

Imperialism

American Culture

Vietnamese Diaspora

Pantoffel

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

This video, which is an interview with Danh Vo released by the Guggenheim, explains how Danh Vo created this object and what meaning he derives from it. It provides a great explanation about how Found Art functions within art culture. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

Found Art 

Imperialism

American Culture

 

08:03, 28.05, 2009

This image is from the Guggenheim website exhibition press kit links. Information about accessing this image can be found in the link to the Guggenheim Press Kit on the Home page of this LibGuide. 

This video, which is an interview with Danh Vo released by the Guggenheim, explains how Danh Vo found this object and what meaning he derives from it. It provides a great explanation about how Found Art functions within art culture. 

The above audio guide for this artwork describes the process of creation as well as the themes that this artwork alludes to. Katherine Brinson, Daskalopoulos Curator of Contemporary Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, narrates and interviews Danh Vo. 

Themes

Found Art 

Imperialism