The activist group says that the new museum is being “built on the back of exploited, indebted, and abused workers.”
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Artist Claims Copyright to Four Photos of Robert Mapplethorpe in $65 Million Lawsuit
On Tuesday, the poet, actor, photographer, and makeup artist James R. Miller filed a lawsuit against the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, claiming copyright to four photographs that have been shown and sold for decades as Mapplethorpe’s work.
French Court Tosses ‘Guggenheim vs. Guggenheim’ Lawsuit
On Wednesday, a court dismissed the fourth attempt of several French descendants of Peggy Guggenheim to gain greater control of the deceased art patron’s collection, housed in Venice and managed by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York.
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.
Gulf Labor Monitoring Report Finds Ongoing Violations at Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
A report released this morning by Gulf Labor, a coalition of international artists, confirms the ongoing violation of local and international labor laws at the site of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi, and Zayed National Museum, among other institutions.
G.U.L.F. Calls Guggenheim a 1% Global Museum with a 1% Board
A few moments ago, we received the following statement from G.U.L.F. (Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction), which is a direct response to clarifications by the Guggenheim Foundation on claims made by G.U.L.F.
Guggenheim Responds to Saturday’s G.U.L.F. Protest Action
Today, the Guggenheim provided Hyperallergic with the following statement from Director Richard Armstrong in response to our request for comment on Saturday night’s protest action in the museum by G.U.L.F.
BMW Guggenheim Lab Finds Safety in a More Gentrified Berlin Locale
Last month, we reported on the controversial location of the BMW Guggenheim Lab in Berlin’s punkrock/activist/multiculti/graff neighborhood, and now, Spiegel Online reports they’ve settled on Prenzlauer Berg,
BMW Guggenheim Lab Cancelled in Berlin Due to Supposed Threats of Violence
The BMW Guggenheim Lab came and went from Manhattan’s Lower East Side without much incident but now the Berlin leg of the Atelier Bow-Wow-designed structure’s world tour is being cancelled because of what organizers are claiming are threats of violence from left-wing anarchist groups.
Boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Continues
The official website of the coalition of artists boycotting the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi has this to say about the Guggenheim Foundation’s announcement of PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) as the new monitor of the UAE project …
Guggenheim Foundation Supports Appointment of Independent Monitor for Abu Dhabi Project
A statement by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation was released today in support of the appoint of PricewaterhouseCoopers as an independent monitor at the Abu Dhabi Guggenheim.