Tag Archives: Guggenheim Museum


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Coexist: The xx’s Madley Croft on the Band’s Adventures in the Art World

As the lights throughout the Guggenheim Museum’s rotunda dimmed for the fourth time one recent weekday evening, a hushed stillness fell across the crowd of more than 500. Three opening acts had warmed them up, and now the moment they … Read More


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All Together Now: Artists and Crowdsourcing

In galleries, public spaces, and online, artists are orchestrating pieces that can only be completed by you Read More


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Are U.S. Art Museums Finally Taking Latin American Art Seriously?

When it comes to museum shows, the largest ethnic minority in the country has come a long way–maybe
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Charline von Heyl: Unexpected Collisions

Charline von Heyl’s paintings revel in encounters between the geometric and the organic, the decorative and the figurative
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Pulp Fictions: The Art of Zarina

Paper—sculpted, cast, punctured, sewn into—is the primary medium of Zarina, the Indian-born artist who weaves into her work Urdu calligraphy and the spirit of literature from around the world  Read More


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‘It’s Not About Light—It Is Light’

Three major museum shows provide an unprecedented chance to assess the optical, intangible, and mesmerizing art of James Turrell Read More


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Shirazeh Houshiary. “I don’t want to fit into any category,” she says. “I want to be an individual.”

Shirazeh Houshiary: ‘Like the Dark Senses Being Revealed’

Mystical and metaphysical, Shirazeh Houshiary’s sculptures, paintings, and animations explore the very nature of existence

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James Turrell, Rendering of installation for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2012, Artificial and natural light. RENDERING CREATED BY ANDREAS TJELDFLAAT.

Light at the End of the Turrell

In a three-part retrospective that spans the country, James Turrell will transform museum spaces with works composed of spatially disorienting ambient light Read More


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Faramarz Pilaram, Untitled, 1982, oil on canvas.

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The Other Modernism: Rediscovering Iran’s Avant-Garde

Overshadowed by revolution, sanctions, and outdated notions of the Modern, Iran’s vibrant postwar art scene is coming into focus at the Asia Society Read More


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Yishai Jusidman, Dachau, 2010-­‐12, acrylic on wood, artist's frame.

Painting Auschwitz Blue

Some artists trick the public into perceiving images of the Holocaust anew; others want viewers to “feel” it Read More


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Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More


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The Graduate

Filmmaker Lena Dunham draws inspiration from a source close to home—her parents. Read More


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Shooting Gallery

We talk to the production team that built an exact replica of the Guggenheim in Germany–all for the purpose of wrecking it in the new banking thriller, The International.. Read More