Tag Archives: Thomas Krens


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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


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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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Istanbul’s Tribute to the Frick

With Thomas Krens as adviser and Zaha Hadid as architect, a Turkish couple prepares to launch a major new museum
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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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‘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


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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


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From Slot Machines to the Sublime

In an unlikely pairing of capitalist innovation and socialist sensibility, the Guggenheim and the Hermitage team up to dazzle the masses in a Las Vegas hotel . In an unlikely pairing of capitalist innovation and socialist sensibility, the Guggenheim and the Hermitage team up to dazzle the masses in a Las Vegas hotel. Read More


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From Bilbao to Brazil?

New York The Guggenheim ponders a venue in South America Detroit The two-day show Boston On the waterfront Fort Worth Controversial cover-up Cambridge, Mass Another victory for Malevich heirs . The Guggenheim ponders the possibilities for a venue in South America Read More