Post image for The Guggenheim and Protesters Both Respond to #GuggOccupied in Venice

VENICE — Friday’s three-hour occupation of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice by arts and activists organizations resulted in a brief meeting between a number of protesters and members of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection staff.

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Post image for As Brazilian Art Trends, the Country’s Racism Comes to the Fore

As a Brazilian who has lived in the US for the past 10 years, I’ve found Americans’ growing enthusiasm for Brazilian culture and politics both welcome and bothersome.

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Post image for For #MuseumWeek, Institutions Share Their Secrets Online

What are museums hiding in their pasts and inside their collection storage vaults? Some of those secrets (or just lesser-known facts) are being shared by institutions around the world this Museum Week through the hashtag #secretsmw.

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Post image for Activists Picket Guggenheim Gala over Labor Abuses

Amid a phalanx of black-clad attendants, security, and ushers, the Guggenheim Museum welcomed guests to its annual International Gala. But not all who landed at the November 6 event were invited.

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In Brief

Guggenheim Plans Second New York Location

by Mostafa Heddaya on September 30, 2014

Guggenheim Plans Second New York Location

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will be adding a second location in New York, the Art Newspaper reported. A job listing on the Guggenheim’s website containing all the information mentioned in the report seems to be the source.

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An extensive report in the New York Times today dives into the Guggenheim’s longstanding bid for a franchise in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, detailing the rocky reception to the project since it was first proposed in 2011.

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Carrie Mae Weems Brings Change to the Guggenheim

by Zeba Blay on February 24, 2014

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This year, Carrie Mae Weems gets the distinctive honor of becoming the first African-American woman to have a retrospective at the Guggenheim — her first major exhibition at any New York museum, ever. It’s one of those honors that sits at an awkward intersection, both disappointing and profound.

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Browsing the early websites of major art museums makes for an entertaining exercise.

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Unbuilt Museums

by Allison Meier on August 16, 2013

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Some museums just aren’t meant to be. For reasons of being too complicated, expensive, or just too out there to exist, many architects’ plans for museums have been unrealized.

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With summer sweltering and those high air conditioning bills to pay, you’re melting quickly and not made of money. Why not watch some free online art programming to ease your eyes? Here are eight web series available from your internet device.

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