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The occupied Guggenheim atrium.HALA/TWITTER

May Day Protesters Occupy the Guggenheim

Today, at around noon, a group of activists from the Gulf Labor Artist Coalition entered the Guggenheim’s atrium with a maroon fabric sign that read “Meet Workers’ Demands Now!” and proceeded to stage a protest. Their protest was in honor of … Read More

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Guggenheim, Bilbao Sign Agreement

Artforum reports that the Guggenheim Foundation has approved an “agreement governing the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao for another twenty years.”The contract comes about when Guggenheim satellites in other locales are under scrutiny. In Finland, where one is planned for Helsinki, The … Read More


Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More


Dana Farouki: Shining a Spotlight on Middle Eastern Art

A Dubai-based scholar and philanthropist thinks beyond national borders Read More

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Dome Improvement—What’s an Art Museum Doing in Rockaway Beach?

MoMA PS1’s VW Dome 2 is the latest in a wave of museum outposts that are humble, nimble, and temporary, offering free admission—and much more than art Read More


COMMENTARY: Making Themselves Useful

Artists, activism, and political realities Read More


Gehry’s Set and Match

Frank Gehry, Tiffany, and Maria Sharapova. Read More


‘An Oasis in the Desert’

Governments in the United Arab Emirates are spending billions of dollars in an ambitious, unprecedented effort to create cultural districts with world-class museums—along with a support system of creators, dealers, and collectors. But many Western art professionals wonder if this massive undertaking, launched at a dizzying scale and pace, can be successful. Read More