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Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

April 24th, 2018

Modigliani, via Art NewsSotheby’s will set a new world auction record with Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) at this month’s Impressionist and Modern Sale in New York, with an estimate of more than $150 million. The figure is the highest estimate ever placed on a work of art, and has already been confirmed as a record breaker. “This painting reimagines the nude for the modern era,” says Simon Shaw, the co-head worldwide of Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art department.
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NYT Spotlights Museums’ Efforts to Highlight Latinx Artists

April 24th, 2018

Clarissa Tossin, via NYTA piece in the New York Times this week notes the increased focus by museums towards Latinx artists.  “We’re at a really important point in history where plural curatorial voices can show not just a survey,” says Marcela Guerrero, who was recently hired as the Whitney’s first curator specializing in Latinx artists. “We can now go deeper and start unpacking what Latino art really is.”
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Anicka Yi Interviewed in Frieze

April 24th, 2018

Anicka Yi, via FriezeAnicka Yi is interviewed in Frieze this week, discussing her practice and what she sees as the next steps for women in the arts. “In general, I learned fairly early on that cisgender, straight-identifying females tend to not help other women,” she says of her early experience in the arts. “It’s not even a conscious malicious act, in most instances. It’s a deep conditioning that somehow distancing yourself from the perceived ‘weaker pack’, with all its attendant baggage, might advance your uniqueness as an individual, making you less prone to be judged as a ‘vulnerable woman’.”
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums. Visitors can experience special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, lectures by artists and critics, performances and film screenings, classes for teens and adults, and daily tours of the galleries led by experienced docents. Founded on a collection of early modern masterpieces, the Guggenheim Museum today is an ever-growing institution devoted to the art of the 20th century and beyond.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173

Museum Hours

Sat.–Wed. 10 a.m.–5:45 p.m.
Fri. 10 a.m.–7:45 p.m.
Closed Thurs.
Some galleries may close prior to 5:45 p.m. Sat.–Wed. (7:45 p.m. Fri.)

Admission

Adults $18
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $15
Children under 12 Free
Members Free.

Audio Tours

Audio tours are free with admission.

Originating from individual private collections, the Guggenheim museums have become focused institutions around the globe, each originating from private collections. In New York, recent contemporary acquisitions include: Tim Gardner, Julian Schnabel, Wlm Delvoye, Piotr Uklanski, Richard Prince and Sherrie Levine.

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1989

January 30–April 19, 2009

Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward

May 15–August 23, 2009

Kandinsky

September 18, 2009–January 10, 2010