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Jenny Holzer Interviewed in The Guardian

September 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via The GuardianJenny Holzer is interviewed in The Guardian this week, as the artist prepares to show a new body of work discussing gun violence and shooting deaths in the United States. “I wanted to collect what we did very, very, quickly after the Parkland shooting,” she says. “Wanting to show the work at Tate made me assemble the stills and video, and go back into the animation. I wanted to be able to show the content to another group of people.”
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Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Released from Detention in France

September 19th, 2018

Pyotr Pavlensky arrested, via ArtforumArtist Pyotr Pavlensky, known for his acts of transgressive protest, has been released from detention for charges of setting the doors of the central Banque de France building on fire. Pavlensky has performed similar acts of protest in Russia, which had a hand in his exile from his home country. 
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UTA Fine Arts Head Josh Roth Passes Away at Age 40

September 19th, 2018

Josh Roth, via Hollywood ReporterJosh Roth, head of UTA Fine Arts, has died at the age of 40, after suffering what was reported as heart failure. “Josh was a dear man and a great colleague, and we are devastated by his loss,” UTA chairman Jim Berkus and CEO Jeremy Zimmer said Monday in a statement. “His friendships and contributions were deeply felt. He constantly inspired his colleagues and those he represented with his impeccable taste, thoughtfulness, creativity and absolute dedication. Most importantly, Josh was a wonderful man — devoted to his family, kind in spirit and generous in every way. UTA is heartbroken.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Avenida Abandoibarra, 2
48001 Bilbao
BIZKAIA
Spain

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am-7.30pm
Wednesday 10am-7.30pm
Thursday 10am-7.30pm
Friday 10am-7.30pm
Saturday 10am-7.30pm
Sunday 10am-7.30pm

* The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a modern and contemporary art museum designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, built by Ferrovial and located in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. It is built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Atlantic Coast. The Guggenheim is one of several museums of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The museum features both permanent and visiting exhibits featuring works of both Spanish and international artists.

The curves on the building have been designed to appear random. The architect has been quoted saying that “the randomness of the curves are designed to catch the light”. Designed by Canadian/American architect Frank Gehry and opened to the public in 1997, was immediately vaulted to prominence as one of the world’s most spectacular buildings in the style of Deconstructivism. Architect Philip Johnson called it “the greatest building of our time”

*via Wikipedia

Recent and upcoming exhibitions of note:
Temporary exhibition
“Art in the U.S.A.: Three Hundred Years of Innovation”
October, 11 – April, 27 2008
Permanent exhibition
“The matter of Time”
Temporary exhibition
“Surreal Things”
February, 29 – September, 7 2008