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Guggenheim Keeps Growing Tomatoes During Lockdown

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Guggenheim Furloughs Employees, Cuts Benefits Due to Budget Shortfall

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Guggenheim to Mount 2022 Alex Katz Show

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Guggenheim Hires First Full-Time Black Curator

Monday, November 18th, 2019

New York – Simone Leigh: “Loophole of Retreat” at The Guggenheim Museum Through October 27th, 2019

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Guggenheim Receives Endowment from Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Guggenheim Museum Workers Vote to Unionize

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Guggenheim Workers Attempting to Unionize

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Aiming to Open in 2022

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Hilma Af Klimt Show Becomes Guggenheim’s Most Visited Show in Its History

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded 168 Scholars and Artists

Friday, April 12th, 2019

J. Tomilson Hill Joins Guggenheim Foundation Board

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Guggenheim Protests Target Ties to Sackler Family

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Guggenheim Deaccessions Zao Wou-Ki Painting

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

New York – Hilma af Klint: “Paintings for the Future” at the Guggenheim Through April 23rd, 2019

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Guggenheim Returns Nazi-Looted Kirchner

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Guggenheim to Provide Free Admission to CUNY Students

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

New York – Alberto Giacometti at Guggenheim Museum Through September 12th, 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

New York – Danh Vo: “Take My Breath Away” at Guggenheim Through May 9th, 2018

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Guggenheim to Acquire Controversial Xu Bing Work Pulled from Past Show

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Lawsuit Over Guggenheim Foundation Use of Venice Palazzo Dismissed

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Guggenheim Denied Trump Request for Van Gogh Painting, Offered Gold Toilet Instead

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Guggenheim to Work with Rem Koolhaas on New Research Project

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

Guggenheim Bilbao Launches Series of Events for 20th Anniversary

Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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