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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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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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