Hilla von Rebay, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hilla von Rebay

American artist of German descent

Date of Birth: 31-May-1890

Place of Birth: Strasbourg, France

Date of Death: 27-Sep-1967

Profession: artist, painter, art collector, museum director

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Hilla von Rebay

  • Hildegard Anna Augusta Elisabeth Freiin[1] Rebay von Ehrenwiesen, known as Baroness Hilla von Rebay or simply Hilla Rebay (31 May 1890 – 27 September 1967), was an abstract artist in the early 20th century and co-founder and first director of the Solomon R.
  • Guggenheim Museum.
  • She was a key figure in advising Solomon R.
  • Guggenheim to collect non-objective art, a collection that would later form the basis of the Solomon R.
  • Guggenheim Museum collection.
  • She was also influential in selecting Frank Lloyd Wright to design the current Guggenheim museum, which is now known as a modernist icon in New York City.

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