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New York – Gutai: “Splendid Playground” at The Guggenheim Museum Through May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Guggenheim Challenges Architects on Finnish Museum

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

AO On-Site: Figment NYC on Governors Island, June 8th-9th, 2013

Monday, June 10th, 2013

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Former Guggenheim Member Speaks Out Against Expanding Guggenheim Project in Abu Dhabi

March 30th, 2017

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, via Art NewspaperThomas Krens, the former director of the Guggenheim Foundation in New York and original leader in the museum’s expansion project, says that the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project should be downsized or postponed.  “The world financial crisis and the Arab Spring has changed the equation radically,” he says. “It may not be such a good idea these days to have an American museum…with a Jewish name in a country [that doesn’t recognize Israel] in such a prominent location, at such a big scale.” 
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Michael Govan Joins Smithsonian Board

March 30th, 2017

Smithsonian Institution, via Washington PostLACMA Director Michael Govan has been invited to join the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents, the Washington Post reports.  The institution’s 17-member Board of Regents includes the chief justice of the United States, the vice president, three members of the House, three members of the Senate and nine citizens.
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Kerry James Marshall Interviewed on NPR

March 30th, 2017

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRKerry James Marshall is interviewed in NPR this week, as he opens his retrospective in Los Angeles, and reflects on the energy and spirit of his works.  “What you’re trying to create is a certain kind of an indispensable presence,” he says. “Where your position in the narrative is not contingent on whether somebody likes you, or somebody knows you, or somebody’s a friend, or somebody’s being generous to you. But you want a presence in the narrative that’s not negotiable, that’s undeniable.”  
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