The Wright opened in 2009 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Named in honor of the great American architect, the 1,600-square-foot restaurant is located in a modern architectural space designed by New York–based architect Andre Kikoski, who was awarded the James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Restaurant Design in 2010 for the project. The first artwork commissioned for The Wright was an installation by British artist Liam Gillick. Sarah Crowner is the second artist to be commissioned by the Guggenheim to create site-specific works for the space. Restaurant Associates’ stylish, intimate restaurant in New York’s famed Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Wright. A modern American menu created by executive chef Rodolfo Contreras features distinctive contemporary cuisine.