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Ryan McNamara's performance Battleground, 2016, premiered last night at the Guggenheim. JACKLYN MEDUGA

A Fight at the Museum: Ryan McNamara Brings Battling Dance Troupes to the Guggenheim

Last night, Ryan McNamara staged a turf war at the Guggenheim. Three trios had an hour-long dance-off that took place in the museum’s basement, in a new performance called Battleground (2016), and the audience was left to pick the winner. … Read More


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Francesca Lavazza Joins Guggenheim’s Board of Trustees

The Guggenheim announced today that Francesca Lavazza was elected to the museum’s board of trustees in February. Lavazza is a board member of the Lavazza Group, the owner of the similarly named Turin-based coffee company where she served as corporate … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Ana Mendieta, Untitled, 1971, still from Super 8mm film transferred to high-definition digital media. COURTESY GALERIE LELONG

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
James Welling, 4776, 2015, inkjet print. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Anicka Yi, "7,070,430K of Digital Spit," installation view at Kunsthalle Basel, 2015. ARTNEWS

Guggenheim Museum Reveals Short List for 2016 Hugo Boss Prize

The Guggenheim Museum announced the shortlist today for next year’s Hugo Boss Prize, awarded biennially to a mid-career artist. Past winners have included Paul Chan, Tacita Dean, and Danh Vo.The winner of the Hugo Boss Prize receives $100,000 and an … Read More


Retrospective
Installation view of "Nine Young Artists," 1968, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. ©SGRF, NY

Time on Their Hands: Scott Burton on Richard Serra and Bruce Nauman’s Durational Art, in 1968

Scott Burton is best known for his minimalist furniture, which usually involves granite and bronze and is currently being shown as part of MoMA’s PS1’s “Greater New York.” But Burton started out as a critic. In the late ’60s, he was an … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Alberto Burri, Rosso Gobbo, 1953, Acrylic, fabric, and resin on canvas, metal rod on verso. ©FONDAZIONE PALAZZO ALBIZZINI COLLEZIONE BURRI, CITTÀ DI CASTELLO/2015 ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/SIAE ROME. PRIVATE COLLECTION, ROME

‘I Will Not Be a Sunday Painter’: Alberto Burri Makes a Picture, in 1954

Today the Guggenheim opens “Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting,” a retrospective of the Italian artist who died in 1995. The show, which runs through January 16, is the first major Burri retrospective in over 30 years and for many … Read More


Retrospective
Joseph Cornell, Palace, 1943, box construction. HICKEY ROBERTSON/COURTESY THE MENIL COLLECTION, HOUSTON/©THE JOSEPH AND ROBERT CORNELL MEMORIAL FOUNDATION/VAGA, NY/DACS, LONDON 2015

The Cube Root of Dreams: John Ashbery on Joseph Cornell, in 1967

In honor of the Royal Academy of Arts’s Joseph Cornell survey, “Wanderlust,” which finishes its run this weekend, we turn back to the Summer 1967 issue of ARTnews, in which John Ashbery reviewed a major Cornell retrospective at the Guggenheim. (“Wanderlust” … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Timelining. 

COURTESY GERARD & KELLY

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

MONDAY, JULY 20Performance: Gerard & Kelly at the Guggenheim Museum Originally presented at New York’s The Kitchen in 2014, the museum recently acquired artist duo Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly’s performance Timelining, which features pairs of people involved in close relationships—romantic, … Read More


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It’s About Time: Wang Jianwei at the Guggenheim

Below, an excerpt from Barbara Pollack’s profile of Wang Jianwei, which was published in the January 2015 issue of ARTnews on page 64. The full story is on newsstands now. “The first time I saw Matthew Barney’s work, I didn’t … Read More


Artists News The Talent
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COURTESY THE GUGGENHEIM.

Francine Snyder to Rauschenberg Foundation

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced today that it has hired Francine Snyder, formerly the director of the library and archives at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, as its first senior archivist.Among other tasks, Snyder will work on the forthcoming Rauschenberg catalogue … Read More


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Auto Companies Deliver Sponsorship for Contemporary Art

Looking to align themselves with creativity, innovation, and globalism, auto companies are becoming major sponsors at contemporary-art museums Read More


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Morning Links: Construction Edition

The board of the performing arts center planned for ground zero has scuttled the design for the building by Frank Gehry. Said Gehry: “They should do what they want. I don’t want to go where I’m not wanted.” [The New … Read More