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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

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
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Pipilotti Rist Speaks to Artforum on New Museum Survey

October 26th, 2016

pipilotti-rist-via-artforumPipilotti Rist speaks to Artforum this week, as the artist’s opens her New Museum survey, Pixel Forest.  “Pixel Forest is, in a way, reconciling daily and nightly lights with our synapses and inner feelings; I try to bring a poetic order,” she says. “It’s a very emotional, intuitive work that converges both the technological and the biological.”
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Israel’s Divisive Culture Minister Miri Regev Profiled in NYT

October 26th, 2016

miri-regev-via-nytThe New York Times has a lengthy piece on Miri Regev, Israel’s Culture Minister, and the rift she has created between the state and its left-leaning creative class.  “There’s a new group on the right that says: We’re unwilling to bow our heads any longer,” she says. “We’re unwilling to let the left decide for us if we’re in charge.”
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Top Turin Museum Official Resigns Over Ongoing Spat with City’s Mayor

October 26th, 2016

chiara-appendino-via-the-guardianOne of the top museum officials in the Italian city of Turin has resigned following a public spat with the city’s mayor.  Patrizia Asproni, the head of the Turin Museum Foundation, stepped down after the city’s populist mayor, Chiara Appendino, publicly criticized her over the failure to secure a Manet exhibition.  The feud underscores growing uncertainty over support for the arts in the city, as Appendino’s stance towards the city’s institutions continues to garner criticism.  “It is a terrible thing that the mayor wants to decide which exhibitions go to museums,” Asproni says. “I think this [calling for my resignation] was a political move because of course I arrived with the previous mayor and he asked me to build the culture of the town and I said: ‘Yes, of course, why not?’”
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