Guggenheim Museum


Alberto Burri’s Challenge

by John Yau on October 25, 2015

Alberto Rossi,

The exhibition Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting, currently at the Guggenheim Museum, is the first large-scale survey of this artist’s work in America since the museum’s previous survey in 1978.

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Post image for Tracing Lost Lives in Doris Salcedo’s Domestic Objects

A Colombian artist who creates impossible sculptures out of furniture, hair, grass, and the fabric of everyday life, Salcedo carves out spaces for mourning tragedy.

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Post image for 8 Hours at the Guggenheim’s 24-Hour Party

Every party has a life cycle.

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Post image for The Guggenheims Helsinki and Abu Dhabi: A Telling Tale of Two Outposts

The Guggenheim Helsinki will likely become the third museum of the Solomon R. Guggenheim’s global armada.

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Post image for 60 Art World Luminaries Pressure UAE on “Chilling Precedent” Set by Recent Bans

The directors of some of the world’s most important art institutions, including the Tate and MoMA, have written a letter to UAE-affiliated art organizations asserting that “artists and academics should be allowed free passage to conduct research and work that is done in a peaceful and productive manner.”

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Post image for May Day Occupation at Guggenheim Closes Museum #GuggOccupied

At noon today, a group of artists and activists including members of G.U.L.F. unfurled a large parachute in the atrium of the Guggenheim Museum, demanding to meet with a member of the institution’s board of trustees to discuss the labor conditions at its Abu Dhabi site.

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Post image for Artists from Five Galleries Dominate US Museum Shows

The Art Newspaper published the results of research that found that artists from five of the world’s biggest galleries accounted for nearly a third of solo museum shows in the US between 2007 and 2013.

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On Kawara’s Polite Conceptualism

by Peter Malone on March 30, 2015

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As my entry into the art world took place just a few years after the Museum of Modern Art’s 1970 Information show, I’ve grown increasingly conscious of an unexpected turn in the positions of several hard-line members of the once aggressively anti-aesthetic conceptual camp.

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Post image for Best of 2014: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows That Weren’t in Brooklyn

Let’s face it: there’s Brooklyn, and then there’s the rest of New York City. (Sorry, rest of New York City!)

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Post image for Guggenheim Seeks Volunteer Readers for On Kawara Retrospective

If you’ve ever wanted to sit at a table and read dates out loud for an hour — or rather, if you’ve ever wanted to be part of an On Kawara artwork — you’re about to get your chance.

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