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Maurizio Cattelan Leaves Retirement with Solid Gold Toilet for Guggenheim

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Guggenheim Ceases Negotiations with GLC

Monday, April 18th, 2016

New York – Fischli/Weiss: “How to Work Better” at The Guggenheim Museum Through April 27th, 2016

Monday, April 18th, 2016

New York: “Photo-Poetics: An Anthology” at The Guggenheim Museum Through March 23rd, 2016

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

New York – Alberto Burri: “The Trauma of Painting” at the Guggenheim Through January 6th, 2016

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Guggenheim Museum Embarks on First Digital Arts Initiative

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Santiago Guggenheim Opening Exhibition Space in Former Williamsburg Savings Bank

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Guggenheim Heirs Lose Case Against Foundation in Venice

Friday, September 25th, 2015

New York – Doris Salcedo at The Guggenheim Through October 12th, 2015

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

New York – “Storylines” at the Guggenheim Museum Through September 9th, 2015

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Guggenheim Appoints Two New Staff Members to Strengthen Chinese Contemporary Focus

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Guggenheim Selects Final Design for Helsinki Outpost

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Guggenheim Collection Lawsuit Begins in Venice

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Guggenheim Closed Early Last Friday After Protests

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Guggenheim Helsinki Designs Go on View Today

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Guggenheim Adds Two New Trustees to Board

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

New York – Paul Chan’s Hugo Boss Prize Exhibition: “Nonprojections for New Lovers” at The Guggenheim

Friday, March 20th, 2015

New York – On Kawara: “Silence” at the Guggenheim Museum Through May 3rd, 2015

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Sara Raza Appointed Guggenheim Curator for Middle East and North Africa

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Guggenheim Releases Proposed Helsinki Museum Designs

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Guggenheim Museum Planning Second New York City Location

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

The Guardian Charts Ongoing Critiques of Helsinki Guggenheim Plan

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

New York – Wassily Kandinsky: “Kandinsky Before Abstraction, 1901-1911” at The Guggenheim Through Spring 2015

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Guggenheim’s Helsinki Plans Draw Local Criticism

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Paddle8 Sees Significant Lay-offs, Departures After Auctionata Merger

May 25th, 2016

Paddle 8, via Art NewsFollowing its merger with Auctionata, Paddle8 has seen a series of high-profile departures and lay-offs, Art News reports.  Editorial Director Sarah Hanson in particular was one of the lay-offs, which sources indicate means that the company will do away with or drastically scale back its editorial arm.  “A merger is an inevitable inflection point, and in the past month Paddle8 has seen the departure of some of our colleagues in the lead up to and following our merger with Auctionata,” co-founder Osman Khan said.  “Some left to pursue other passions and opportunities, and others as a result of corporate restructuring. In all cases, we are grateful for their contributions to Paddle8.”
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Alex Katz Interviewed in The Telegraph

May 25th, 2016

Alex Katz, via TelegraphAlex Katz is profiled in the Telegraph this week, as the artist completes a new series of paintings for a show at London’s Serpentine Galleries, and reflects on his inspirations, among them Cézanne’s landscapes.  “I was looking at his stuff and saying: ‘See, the guy couldn’t paint, it’s terrible, this is overworked’ – stuff like that,” he says. “Then, when I got on a train, all I could see were Cézanne landscapes. His vision is so strong that it dominates your mind. And that, for me, is the highest thing an artist can do.”
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BBC Reports on Massive Restoration for Acid Damaged Old Master Painting

May 25th, 2016

Repairing the work, via BBCThe BBC reports on the 10-year restoration process for Sebastiano del Piombo’s The Adoration of the Shepherds, an ambitious undertaking that sought to repair the damage caused by the removal of the work from its original surface using acid.  Conservators have been repairing acid damage and removing added layers of paint to the work before attempting to return the work to its original form. “We were delving down to discover if we could uncover the original and, knowing there was damage, whether we could reconstruct those so we could hang the painting as a painting, rather than as an archaeological fragment,” says Rupert Featherstone of The Hamilton Kerr Institute, which worked to repair the piece at the Fitzwilliam Museum.
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