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Guggenheim Names 2015 Fellows for Music Composition

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its 2015 Fellowships, including 11 recipients for the field of music composition.

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Gabfest Radio

The Late Night Edition

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Gabfest panelists have much to talk about this week: updates from Ukraine, Stephen Colbert's new job, a new exhibit at the Guggenheim, and more.

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WNYC News

Art With A Stigma: Italian Futurism in NYC

Friday, February 21, 2014

The art movement has never before had a retrospective at an American museum, largely owing to its ties to Mussolini and the controversial views of its founder, who denounced museums, women, film and even pasta.

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The Brothers Balliett

The Brothers Balliett Talk to Alex Mincek

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Today at 3 pm, the Brothers Balliett talk to composer and Guggenheim recipient Alex Mincek, who's collaborated with Yarn/Wire, JACK Quartet and Wet Ink among others.

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WNYC News

A Troublemaker Who Is Loved by Collectors

Sunday, October 27, 2013

An artist who is revered by collectors has a new show in town.

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Studio 360

James Turrell: Painting with Light

Friday, August 23, 2013

An installation by James Turrell can seem like a magic trick. He builds structures that seem to contain light the way a cup holds water. His work is sublime, and also difficult to access — often located in remote locales, in private homes, or, most famously, below an extinct volcano in Arizona ...

Slideshow: James Turrell's Aten Reign

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WNYC News

Art Talk - Museum Lines: Popular or Painful?

Friday, July 12, 2013

Call it the most popular rain in town.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Secretive Guggenheim Empire

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Fortune reporter Scott Cendrowski looks at the secretive $170 billion Guggenheim empire. The operation, based in New York and Chicago, has been turning up frequently in Los Angeles—behind the Dodgers deal, the purchase of Dick Clark Productions, and it joined with other investors to buy seven trade publications.

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Gallerina

Art Explosion: Maurizio Cattelan at the Guggenheim

Friday, November 25, 2011

WNYC

If a naughty Catholic schoolboy had an unlimited budget to put on an exhibit at the Guggenheim, Maurizio Cattelan's All is likely what you'd end up with. Check out a slideshow of the hyper-real sculptures and disconcerting pieces of taxidermy Cattelan's hung from the Guggenheim's ceiling here.

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Features

Waiting for the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi to Open? Expect Delays

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Tourism Development and Investment Company, a state-run United Arab Emirates development company responsible for building the Frank Gehry-designed museum, has retracted its call for contractors to do cement work on the museum.

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Features

Behind the Scenes: Artist Lee Ufan Installs Work at the Guggenheim

Thursday, June 23, 2011

On Friday, the first U.S. retrospective for Lee Ufan, an artist and poet born in South Korea who moved to Japan in his 20s, opens at the Guggenheim. Click here to see Ufan installing his existential, raw boulders at the Guggenheim, some of which were selected from Long Island for the exhibition.

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Features

Artists Continue Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Boycott Despite New Labor Monitor

Friday, June 03, 2011

On Tuesday, the Guggenheim Museum announced that Pricewaterhouse Coopers would oversee the employment of migrant workers at the construction of its new location on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island. But artists say they will continue to boycott the museum until their demands are met.

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Features

Guggenheim Says Artists' Boycott Jeopardizes Abu Dhabi Project

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

More than 130 artists have boycotted the Guggenheim's new Abu Dhabi location over migrant workers' rights.

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Features

Guggenheim Explores Expansion into Finland

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

On Tuesday, Helsinki Mayor Jussi Pajunen announced that the city had commissioned the Guggenheim to conduct a study on the feasibility of bringing a new modern art museum administered by the Guggenheim to town.

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Features

Tax Returns Show Guggenheim Spends Big on Executive Compensation

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The foundation recently released its 2009 tax returns, which revealed some surprising figures around executive pay.

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Features

Italian Satirical Sculpture and Korean Philosophy Coming to the Guggenheim

Thursday, November 18, 2010

A tragic Italian poet, a radical Korean philosopher and the art of shoe-making are some of the things coming to the Guggenheim next year. The museum unveiled its 2011 exhibitions today and they include a show with the satirical sculptures of Maurizio Cattelan in the fall, the first North American retrospective of sculptor and painter Lee Ufan in June, and the installation Shoelace Exchange, by the San Francisco group Futurefarmers, in May.

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Features

Hans-Peter Feldmann Wins 2010 Hugo Boss Prize

Friday, November 05, 2010

The German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann has won this year's Hugo Boss prize. Feldmann, who has been creating conceptual art for four decades, will receive $100,000 along with the award.

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Features

Guggenheim and YouTube Unveil 'Biennial of Creative Video'

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Guggenheim Museum and YouTube will screen 20 videos which won an online "Biennial of Creative Video" contest. The museum will project the videos onto its facade Thursday and Friday night from sundown until 10:30 P.M.

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Features

NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Denies Guggenheim's Food Kiosk Application

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Think it's your last chance to grab a cheap pretzel, kebob or hot dog before heading into the Guggenheim museum? Think again. On Tuesday, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum's application to install a permanent teardrop-shaped food kiosk made of stainless steel and resin. The commission ruled that the museum's proposed kiosk would not fit with Frank Lloyd Wright's 1950s spirals and cantilevers in the museum's entry area.

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Features

A New York-Centric Timeline of the 1940s and '50s

Friday, October 01, 2010

WNYC

What was happening and when — here's WNYC's timeline of some of the most significant events in the 1940s and '50s.

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