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“Robert Mapplethorpe: Choreography for an exhibition” at Museo Madre, Naples

Classic art juxtaposed with the iconic photographer's work in a show that explores human form Symmetry was one of beloved photographer Robert Mapplethorpe‘s obsessions. Now, 30 years after his death, Mapplethorpe is celebrated with a major retrospective at NYC’s Guggenheim Museum and also in a smaller, more precious exhibition at the Museo Madre in Naples. Robert Mapplethorpe. Choreography for an Exhibition (curated by Laura Valente and Andrea Viliani) is focused …
Tags: Art, Photography, Design, Exhibits, NYC, History, Dance, Culture, Italy, Nsfw, Exhibitions, Naples, Guggenheim Museum, Robert Mapplethorpe, MAPPLETHORPE, Choreography

Protesters Hit Guggenheim For Its Sackler Family Ties

As fake OxyContin prescription slips fell from the upper walkways of the Guggenheim Museum, protesters explained this action against the museum, which has accepted rather a lot of money from the Sackler family, “was a response to a recently disclosed statement by Richard Sackler, the son of a Purdue [Pharma] founder, who said years ago that OxyContin’s launch would be ‘followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition.'” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, Guggenheim Museum, Purdue, Richard Sackler, Sackler, 02.09.19

Anti-opioid protesters target New York's Guggenheim over Sackler family link

Demonstrators call on museum to refuse donations from the owners of OxyContinUS art photographer and activist Nan Goldin brought the Guggenheim Museum in New York to a standstill on Saturday night as thousands of fake prescriptions were dropped into the atrium to protest against the institution’s acceptance of donations from the family who owns the maker of OxyContin – the prescription painkiller at the root of America’s opioids crisis.Tourists and locals gawped in confusion as Goldin and fellow...
Tags: Art, New York, Drugs, America, US news, Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, Nan Goldin, Purdue Pharma, Goldin, Opioids, Sackler, Opioids crisis

Guggenheim Deaccessions Zao Wou-Ki Painting

The Guggenheim Museum is deaccessioning a Zao Wou-Ki painting from its collection to sell at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, valued at around $7.7 million–$10 million.  “With its distinguished provenance and impeccable quality from the artist’s critical ‘Oracle Bone’ period, this masterwork will no doubt generate interest and excitement from collectors worldwide,” says Vinci Chang, Sotheby’s head of modern Asian art. […]
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, News, Art News, Minipost, Guggenheim Museum, Sotheby, Guggenheim Deaccessions Zao Wou Ki Painting, Vinci Chang Sotheby

Download Over 325 Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

In 2014, Getty Publications announced the launch of its Virtual Library, where readers can freely browse and download 325 art books from the publisher’s backlist catalogue. The Virtual Library consists of texts associated with several Getty institutions. Readers can view extensively researched exhibition catalogues from the J. Paul Getty Museum, including Paul Cézanne's late-life watercolours, when the painter raised the still life to a high art (Cézanne in the Studio: Still Life in Watercolors...
Tags: Google, Art, Books, College, Netherlands, Getty, Montreal, Paul Cézanne, Guggenheim Museum, Antwerp, Facebook Twitter, Cezanne, Getty Museum, Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Brueghel, Getty Research Institute

New York – Alberto Giacometti at Guggenheim Museum Through September 12th, 2018

Giacometti (Installation view), via Art Observed White, for Alberto Giacometti, is presented as something of an etheric form, the color of death or absence playing on is interrelation with temporal action.  Space is generated only from the presence of space, and not from its reciprocal orientation. His practice is disposed towards the ideal void, where reality, […]
Tags: Art, New York, Show, Alberto Giacometti, Art News, Guggenheim, Featured Post, Guggenheim Museum, Giacometti Installation

Download 50,000 Art Books & Catalogs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Digital Collections

If you’ve lived in or visited New York City, you must know the laughable futility of trying to “do the Met” in a day, or even a weekend. Not only is the museum enormous, but its permanent collections demand to be studied in detail, an activity one cannot rush through with any satisfaction. If you’re headed there for a special exhibit, be especially disciplined—make a beeline and do not stop to linger over elaborate Edo-period samurai armor or austere Shaker-made furniture. I thought I’d learned...
Tags: Google, Art, Books, New York, College, Russia, New York City, Central Park, Guggenheim Museum, Facebook Twitter, Imperial, Bergdorf Goodman, Josh Jones, Duchamp, Alfred Stieglitz, Marcel Duchamp

Yarn bomber strikes Guggenheim Museum, enrobing toilet in golden yarn

Hyperallergic reports that a prankster festooned a Guggenheim Museum toilet with gold yarn, an apparent response to the 2016 gold toilet installation at the same museum (above). (more…)
Tags: Art, Post, News, Funny, Sculpture, Pranksters, Yarn Bombing, Shenanigans, Guggenheim Museum, Hyperallergic, Installation Art

Frank Gehry Signs On To Fantasy Extreme Model Train And Architecture Project In Massachusetts

The institution is the brainchild of former Guggenheim Museum director and a Mass MoCA founder Thomas Krens, who sees the building as the catalyst for a new “Bilbao Effect” in North Adams, helping to attract even more tourism and economic opportunity to the area. The railroad and architecture museum will be located just a few […]
Tags: Art, Massachusetts, Frank Gehry, Visual, Guggenheim Museum, Mass MoCA, Thomas Krens, 02.22.18

Top Posts From AJBlogs 02.07.18

Present What You Do The most important attribute of any arts organization is, of course, the art it presents. To many people, committing to community engagement raises images (and fears) of rapid, monumental, systemic change. While significant change may result eventually ... there is much that can be done with little or no change to currently offered programming. ... read more AJBlog: Engaging Matters Published 2018-02-06 Artists as speculators A new working paper from Amy Whitaker and Roman Kr...
Tags: Art, White House, Ucla, Van Gogh, Ajblogs, Trump, Guggenheim Museum, Maurizio Cattelan, Horvitz, Red Sanders, Roman Kräussl, 02.07.18, Amy Whitaker

MAGA Chuds Try to Take Down the Guggenheim on Facebook and Yelp Over a Golden Toilet

If you haven’t been paying attention for the last 81 years of Western cultural history, New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of the biggest, most popular, and respected art museums in the world. It also recently happened to decline a request from Donald Trump to loan Vincent Van Gogh’s 1888 painting …Read more...
Tags: Art, Facebook, New York, Science, Technology, Social Media, Donald Trump, Yelp, Guggenheim Museum, Vincent Van Gogh, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, Maga, The Internet Was A Mistake

White House asks for Van Gogh loan – but Guggenheim offers gold toilet instead

The Guggenheim Museum proposed lending Maurizio Cattelan’s America after turning down a request for Landscape With Snow The Guggenheim Museum has reportedly turned down a White House request to borrow a Van Gogh painting, and has instead offered the Trump administration the use of a golden toilet.The White House had asked the Guggenheim, based in New York, to borrow Landscape With Snow, Van Gogh’s 1888 work depicting a man and a dog walking through a field. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, New York, White House, America, US news, Culture, Art and design, Museums, Donald Trump, Van Gogh, Guggenheim, Trump, Guggenheim Museum, Maurizio Cattelan, Snow Van Gogh

Museum Told White House: No Van Gogh, but Here’s a Gold Toilet

Officials at the Guggenheim Museum are being tight-lipped about a report in the The Washington Post that describes a strange email sent by the museum’s chief curator.
Tags: Art, News, Washington Post, White House, Museum, Museums, Sculpture, Dc, Nancy, Van Gogh, Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, Maurizio, Spector, White House Building (Washington, Solomon R

White House asks for Van Gogh loan – but museum offers gold toilet instead

The Guggenheim Museum proposed lending Maurizio Cattelan’s America after turning down a request for Landscape With Snow The Guggenheim Museum has reportedly turned down a White House request to borrow a Van Gogh painting, and has instead offered the Trump administration the use of a golden toilet.The White House had asked the Guggenheim, based in New York, to borrow Landscape With Snow, Van Gogh’s 1888 work depicting a man and a dog walking through a field. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, New York, White House, America, US news, Culture, Art and design, Museums, Donald Trump, Van Gogh, Guggenheim, Trump, Guggenheim Museum, Maurizio Cattelan, Snow Van Gogh

Top AJBlogs Posts From The Weekend Of 01.21.18

Exalting Bruckner at Carnegie Hall Bruckner’s symphonies are communal rites of spiritual passage. For maximum impact, they require a proper hall and appropriate congregants. In New York City, Lincoln Center’s Geffen Hall – formerly Fisher Hall, and Philharmonic Hall before ...  read more AJBlog: Unanswered Question Published 2018-01-19 What Makes a Body Seem New? The Guggenheim Museum’s Works & Process series presents two works by Jodi Melnick on January 14th and 15th. Jodi Melnick in  One ...
Tags: Art, New York, Jazz, Lincoln Center, Martin Luther King Jr, Ajblogs, Guggenheim Museum, Robert Altman, Trisha Brown, Bruckner, Melnick, Fisher Hall, Claudia Gould, Winter Jazz Fest, Jazz Congress, 01.21.18

Guggenheim to Work with Rem Koolhaas on New Research Project

The Guggenheim Museum will collaborate with architect Rem Koolhaas to research “nonurban areas of the Earth.” “The fact that more than 50 percent of the world’s population now lives in cities has become an excuse to ignore the countryside,” Koolhaas says. “I have long been fascinated by the transformation of the city, but since looking at […]
Tags: Art, News, Rem Koolhaas, Art News, Minipost, Guggenheim Museum, Koolhaas, New Research Project

LEGO relaunches its beloved Taj Mahal model with almost 6,000 bricks

LEGO lets people enjoy the beauty of some of the world’s most iconic buildings, one stunning model at a time. Now, their collection of LEGO architecture models is getting even better, because the company is relaunching an old favorite, the Taj Mahal. Originally released in 2008, the majestic building is back almost ten years later with an improved building experience that includes 5,900 pieces that capture the building’s most intricate details. Easily one of the most recognizable designs in the...
Tags: Design, Lego, Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum, Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal

Guggenheim Museum pulls three artworks featuring animals after threats of violence

Works in an exhibition of Chinese art that included reptiles eating insects and dogs on a treadmill are removed from show in New York following outcryNew York’s Guggenheim Museum will remove three art pieces from an upcoming show featuring Chinese conceptual artists, amid accusations of animal cruelty and repeated threats of violence.The museum will not exhibit three pieces during Art and China after 1989: Theatre of the World – two videos featuring live animals and a sculpture that includes liv...
Tags: Art, New York, China, Animals, World news, US news, Culture, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Guggenheim Museum, outcryNew York

New York – “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim” at the Guggenheim Through September 6th, 2017

Alexander Calder, Red Lily Pads (1956), via Art Observed An embarrassment of riches is spread along the winding pathway of the Guggenheim Museum this spring, tracing the long and storied history of the New York institution through its interconnected relationships with the collectors and avant-garde pioneers that helped to grow the institution into the powerhouse that it has since […]
Tags: Art, New York, Show, Art News, Featured Post, Guggenheim Museum, Alexander Calder Red Lily

Maurizio Cattelan’s Toilet Piece to Come Down at Guggenheim

Maurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet work, titled America, will conclude its popular installation run at the Guggenheim Museum on September, exactly one year after it was installed. “When the sculpture comes off view on September 15, [Donald] Trump will have been in office for 238 days, a term marked by scandal and defined by the deliberate rollback of countless civil […]
Tags: Art, News, America, Art News, Guggenheim, Minipost, Guggenheim Museum, Donald -RSB- Trump, Maurizio Cattelan

Danh Vo to Stage Major Retrospective at Guggenheim Next Year

The Guggenheim Museum has announced plans for a comprehensive exhibition of the work of Danh Vo, which will open at the museum next February. This will be Vo’s second exhibition at the museum, the first coming in 2013 after winning the Hugo Boss Prize. Read more at Art News
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Guggenheim Museum, Danh Vo

Top Posts From AJBlogs 07.10.17

The problem with ranking cities’ cultural vibrancy Two recent publications derive indices to rank different cities according to their cultural vibrancy ... The problem is not with the quality of the data. Many of the raw data series will be of interest. The problem is in the very nature of the exercise.  ... read more AJBlog: For What It's Worth Published 2017-07-10 Shifting Power in American Orchestras I have become more worried about what happens when [our students in Play On Philly] leave our...
Tags: Art, Ajblogs, Guggenheim Museum, Philly, Bill Evans, Jack DeJohnette, 07.10.17, Shifting Power

Top Posts From AJBlogs 06.12.17

A Masterpiece That Needs More Attention On Saturday, The Wall Street Journal published my latest entry in its Saturday Masterpiece column, about Enguerrand Quarton’s Pietà of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, ... Many people have told me that they've never noticed the work in the Louvre. Yet is it a large work, more than 5 by 7 feet. ... read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2017-06-12 A Better Idea for the Guggenheim One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s fantasies for his design of the Guggenheim Museum was ...
Tags: Art, Wall Street Journal, Richard Hamilton, Frank Lloyd Wright, Ajblogs, Guggenheim Museum, 06.12.17, Enguerrand Quarton

Architreasure Weekly #7 (The Imaginary Edition)

What could you possibly mean by imaginary, oh writer?! Well, this round-up is of buildings that were supposed to be made but never got built. Some were halted due to financial constraints, others had safety issues, and some just got plain scrapped. This edition of Architreasure isn’t really about treasuring architecture… it’s about looking at designs that didn’t get the opportunity to change the landscape of this earth. Let’s dive in!1. This towering (and controversial) structure was planned by ...
Tags: Europe, Design, Mexico, Chicago, Architecture, Dubai, Manhattan, Tokyo, Minecraft, Hitler, Illinois, David Fincher, Baghdad, Burj Khalifa, Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum

Karole P.B. Vail to Head Up Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Karole P.B. Vail will take over in Venice as the next director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, the Art News reports.  Vail has worked as a curator at the Guggenheim Museum in New York since 1997.  “I have the deepest respect for her scholarship, curatorial insight, unfailingly sound judgment, and collegial management style,” Guggenheim director Richard Armstrong […]
Tags: Art, New York, News, Venice, Vail, Art News, Minipost, Guggenheim Museum, Richard Armstrong, Karole P B Vail, Peggy Guggenheim Collection the Art News

LEGO celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday with Guggenheim Museum kit

Visionary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright – who was born on June 8th, 1867 – designed and built over 500 buildings over the course of his lifetime. To celebrate the beloved architect’s 150th birthday, LEGO is releasing 740-piece lego set that lets architecture lovers recreate one of Wright’s most iconic works – NYC’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. The custom lego set is highly detailed, recreating the museum’s beautiful modernist curvaceous facade and even has the building’s eight-story annex towe...
Tags: Design, Lego, Guggenheim, Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum, Wright, Solomon, Robie House

Buy: J Vase

Designed and made in Kennebunk, Maine, SPADONE HOME's "J Vase" draws inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright’s gorgeous Guggenheim Museum—and, fittingly, is visually appealing from all angles. Crafted from Meganite (similar to marble) the vase is available...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Maine, Frank Lloyd Wright, Furniture_decor, Decor, Vases, Guggenheim Museum, Objects, Kennebunk Maine, Vessels, Franklloydwright, Meganite

The Guggenheim Museum shares over 200 free art books through their online archive

The Guggenheim Museum has a real treat for all art lovers and book worms. They have released an online library containing over 200 art books, both modern and historic. You can find the works about the art and artists from various fields, and of course – this includes some photography books as well. Many of […] The post appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Art, Books, Photography, News, Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum

Download 200+ Modern Art Books from the Guggenheim Museum

For at least half a decade now, New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been digitizing its exhibition catalogs and other art books. Now you can find all of the publications made available so far — not just to read, but to download in PDF and ePub formats — at the Internet Archive. If you’ve visited the Guggenheim’s non-digital location on Fifth Avenue even once, you know how much effort the institution puts toward the preservation and presentation of modern art, and that comes through as ...
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"Pop Art. I’ve never cared for the term, but after half a century of being described as a Pop artist I’m resigned to it. Still, I don’t know what Pop Art means, to tell you the truth."

Said James Rosenquist, quoted in his NYT obituary. He was 83.It was while working in New York as a sign painter by day and an abstract painter by night that he had the idea to import the giant-scale, broadly painted representational pictures from outdoor advertising into the realm of fine art.“Was importing the method into art a bit of a cheap trick?” the critic Peter Schjeldahl wrote in The New Yorker in 2003 on the occasion of a ballyhooed retrospective of Mr. Rosenquist’s work at the Guggenhe...
Tags: Art, New York, Law, Warhol, James Rosenquist, Guggenheim Museum, Lichtenstein, Ann Althouse, Peter Schjeldahl, Rosenquist, Schjeldahl

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