The first thing I came across in
New York was an anti-war demonstration; they reckon nearly 100,000
turned up. As well as a large Police presence, there were
lots of big black cars, with
blacked-out windows, flashing lights and sirens dashing around
as well. Hmmm...
Then to the Guggenheim
Museum. This was something that I was really looking
forward to; not just for the contents - but also for the building
itself. Completed in 1959, it was designed by the architect
Frank Lloyd Wright - and it is arguably his greatest work.
The main exhibition which practically filled the museum was Matthew
Cycle - five separate works being shown together for the first