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Guggenheim Bilbao Launches Series of Events for 20th Anniversary

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Guggenheim Director Comments on Pulled Artwork After Threats to Staff

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Guggenheim Draws Additional Criticism Over Withdrawing Works

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Guggenheim Pulls Works from Show Over Accusations of Animal Cruelty

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan’s Toilet Piece to Come Down at Guggenheim

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Danh Vo to Stage Major Retrospective at Guggenheim Next Year

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Karole P.B. Vail to Head Up Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Peggy Guggenheim’s Life in Venice Profiled in The Guardian

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Peggy Guggenheim’s Heirs Speak Out Over Perceived Violation of Her Will

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Leigh Ledare Among New Group of Guggenheim Fellows

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Former Guggenheim Member Speaks Out Against Expanding Guggenheim Project in Abu Dhabi

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Nancy Spector Returning to Guggenheim

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Ari Wiseman, the deputy director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Vanity Fair Spotlights Battle Over Peggy Guggenheim’s Expansive Art Collection

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Alexander Calder’s ‘Red Lily Pads’ Returns to Guggenheim Rotunda

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Helsinki Guggenheim Derailed by Vote Against Budget

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Sees More Curators Depart as Construction Inches Towards Completion

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Helsinki Repositions Budget Needs for Guggenheim Museum

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Anicka Yi Wins the 2016 Hugo Boss Prize at the Guggenheim

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Finns Party Blocks State Funding for Guggenheim Helsinki

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Rashid Johnson Appointed to Guggenheim Board

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

New York – Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: “Future Present” at the Guggenheim Museum Through September 7th, 2016

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Maurizio Cattelan Leaves Retirement with Solid Gold Toilet for Guggenheim

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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