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Guggenheim Director Comments on Pulled Artwork After Threats to Staff

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Guggenheim Draws Additional Criticism Over Withdrawing Works

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Guggenheim Pulls Works from Show Over Accusations of Animal Cruelty

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan’s Toilet Piece to Come Down at Guggenheim

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Danh Vo to Stage Major Retrospective at Guggenheim Next Year

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Karole P.B. Vail to Head Up Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Peggy Guggenheim’s Life in Venice Profiled in The Guardian

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Peggy Guggenheim’s Heirs Speak Out Over Perceived Violation of Her Will

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Leigh Ledare Among New Group of Guggenheim Fellows

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Former Guggenheim Member Speaks Out Against Expanding Guggenheim Project in Abu Dhabi

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Nancy Spector Returning to Guggenheim

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Ari Wiseman, the deputy director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Vanity Fair Spotlights Battle Over Peggy Guggenheim’s Expansive Art Collection

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Alexander Calder’s ‘Red Lily Pads’ Returns to Guggenheim Rotunda

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Helsinki Guggenheim Derailed by Vote Against Budget

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Sees More Curators Depart as Construction Inches Towards Completion

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Helsinki Repositions Budget Needs for Guggenheim Museum

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

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
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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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