Hotel Guggenheim /// Carsten Höller

From October 25 through January 6, guests can reserve an overnight stay in Revolving Hotel Room, a work of art created by artist Carsten Höller, at the Guggenheim Museum.
Revolving Hotel Room
is an art installation comprising three outfitted, superimposed turning glass discs mounted onto a fourth disc that all turn harmoniously at a very slow speed. During the day the hotel room will be on view as part of the Guggenheim’s theanyspacewhatever

exhibition, which runs from October 24, 2008–January 7, 2009. At night, the art installation becomes an operative hotel room outfitted with luxury amenities.


The exhibit opened Friday night and the first overnight guest, actress Chloe Sevigny, will be bedding down Saturday night...During the day, the hotel room is open for viewing by the public, but at night it's open only for paying guests in groups no larger than two...Guests will have the museum all largely to themselves, except for the security guards...Students can stay on Monday nights for $259 US while other visitors have to pay up to $549, but weekends are already sold out.

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