Tag Archives: Guggenheim

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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More

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Chatting With MacArthur Winner Carrie Mae Weems

The artist, activist, and educator on winning the “genius grant,” bringing color to the Guggenheim, and changing the world one flower at a time Read More

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Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More

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Where Hitler Meets JFK

Maurizio Cattelan at the Guggenheim Read More

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It’s Not Just a Museum, It’s a Think Tank

Art museums are recruiting experts from outside the art world to address problems in the real world. Read More

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The Feminist Evolution

Museums are exhibiting an increased sensitivity to collecting and presenting works by women— through new acquisitions, solo shows, and a stronger focus on artists who were previously neglected. But true gender equality, critics maintain, remains elusive. Read More

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Bilbao Treatment for Baku?

Thomas Krens has plans for Azerbaijan. Read More

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Building a Greater Hermitage

Director Mikhail Piotrovsky says the museum’s biggest projects were born in times of crisis—which explains why he is now supervising an expansion, a reinstallation, and several new international venues. Read More

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A Kinder, Gentler Globalism?

Globalism is still the catchword of the Guggenheim. But under new director Richard Armstrong, look for a shift in the way the museum pursues it. Read More

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‘A Positive Understanding of Islam’

Museums around the world are showcasing Islamic art in an effort to promote understanding and engage immigrant communities. Read More