The guerrilla intervention was in place for two hours during the museum’s pay-what-you-wish period on Saturday.
From a slew of negative reviews on Yelp and Facebook to a Fox anchor calling on chief curator Nancy Spector to resign, the backlash to revelations that the Guggenheim offered the Trumps a gold toilet is many-pronged.
When Donald and Melania Trump requested a Vincent van Gogh painting from the Guggenheim, the museum responded with a counteroffer.
In this piece from his new nonfiction collection, Dragon at the Edge of a Flat World: Portraits and Revelations, Joseph Keckler revisits his stint as an audio guide salesman.
The Guggenheim’s series Turn It On: China on Film, 2000–2017, curated by Ai Weiwei and Wang Fen, gathers documentaries by Chinese artists and filmmakers.
Commedia dell’arte packed less punch, in part because of the formal space of the Guggenheim and McNamara’s status as an art-world darling.
The Guggenheim Museum’s Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World presents the conceptual and performance practices that brought Chinese artists into the discourse of global contemporary art.
The works by Peng Yu and Sun Yuan, Huang Yong Ping, and Xu Bing were the focus of a petition that garnered more than 600,000 signatures in the past week.
The animal rights organization is calling on the museum to exclude two works from its upcoming survey of Chinese contemporary art.
A petition is calling for the removal of three works, including an installation of live lizards and insects and a video of a performance involving pit bulls running on treadmills, from the forthcoming Art and China After 1989.
A show of Symbolist paintings at the Guggenheim makes it clear that 19th-century France had an infinitely more interesting fin-de-siècle flip-out than we did in the 20th.
Inside Doug Wheeler’s Synthetic Desert, the traffic of New York City, the din of the museum, the chaotic noise of everyday life — it all evaporates.