When Alfred Flechtheim fled Germany, an Ernst Ludwig Kirchner painting of his ended up in the hands of a Nazi, and eventually at the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim.
Giacometti and Fears of Emasculation
A retrospective at the Guggenheim presents Giacometti as one of art history’s great vanishers of women.
The Guggenheim Calls for Greater Civility in Public Discourse While Avoiding Its Own Problems
The Guggenheim Museum’s two days of talks for its “Culture and Its Discontents” event resembled, at its best points, a mediocre rendition of Kum ba yah.
Guggenheim Announces Shortlist for 2018 Hugo Boss Prize
The artists being considered for one of the most prestigious and substantial prizes in contemporary art are “exploring urgent social issues, and providing new artistic vocabulary through which to examine personal and universal themes.”
Slavs and Tatars Take on Edward Said at the Guggenheim
The polymathic collective presents a hybrid lecture-performance based on the work of Edward Said.
The Guggenheim Restores Its First Web Art Commission
“Brandon” was completed in 1999, and it is based on the rape and murder of 21-year-old trans man Brandon Teena in Humboldt, Nebraska.
Guggenheim Ventures into the Future with Its Own Cryptocurrency
The Guggenheim’s latest online exhibition is an indulgent science fiction that brings the future to the present.
Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi
In a statement issued today, a group of artists featured in a just-opened exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum expressed disappointment over the Guggenheim Foundation’s decision to break off negotiations with the Gulf Labor Coalition.
Art Institutions Share Secrets to Kick Off #MuseumWeek
Yesterday marked the beginning of Museum Week, an annual social media campaign that gives museums around the world the opportunity to engage with the public in a number of ways.
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.
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.
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.