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Helsinki Guggenheim Derailed by Vote Against Budget

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Helsinki Repositions Budget Needs for Guggenheim Museum

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Finns Party Blocks State Funding for Guggenheim Helsinki

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Guggenheim Selects Final Design for Helsinki Outpost

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Guggenheim Helsinki Designs Go on View Today

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Guggenheim Releases Proposed Helsinki Museum Designs

Friday, December 5th, 2014

The Guardian Charts Ongoing Critiques of Helsinki Guggenheim Plan

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Guggenheim’s Helsinki Plans Draw Local Criticism

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Guggenheim Officially Opens Call for Entries in Helsinki Design Competition

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Guggenheim Helsinki Launches Search for Architect

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Guggenheim Challenges Architects on Finnish Museum

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Guggenheim Revives Helsinki Plans

Friday, August 9th, 2013

AO News Summary: Guggenheim Foundation To Study Helsinki For Possible New Site

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Don't Miss – Brussels: Luc Tuymans 'Against the Day' at Wiels Contemporary Art Center through August 2, 2008

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Richard Armstrong Talks Expansion and Construction

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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