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CultureZohn: 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Peggy Guggenheim stands in stark contrast to the collectors of today, many of whom buy for portfolios and not passion and whose private museums and art galleries are not places of discovery but enshrinement. There were no six degrees of separation from the artists to Peggy who just as often slept beside them as hung them on her walls. 'I began to see Peggy... as the last of Henry James's transatlantic heroines, Daisy Miller with rather more balls.' wrote Gore Vidal.

How To Find Heaven In Ireland

Sharon Hoge | Posted 09.18.2015 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

For those exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, a soothing interlude is a stop at James Turrell's Sky Garden.

Priscilla Frank

Why The Best Painting At The Guggenheim This Summer Was Made By A Third Grader | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts

Modern Western education traditionally emphasizes two skills: the ability to process text and numbers. The importance of images, however, is often...

Night at the Museum: The Guggenheim Museum's Young Collectors Party

Nana Meriwether | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Nana Meriwether

On Thursday, The Guggenheim Museum hosted its annual Young Collector's Party. The evening supported The Guggenheim Museum in its pursuit to procure works by emerging contemporary artists.

90-Year-Old Iranian Artist Gets Her First Comprehensive U.S. Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts

A master metalworker once told Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian that "everything is in geometry." The Iranian artist, now 90 years old, took those words...

The Readymade Is Already Made

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 05.10.2015 | Arts
Katherine Meadowcroft

Of the twentieth-century art gods (Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol), Marcel Duchamp elicits no middle road. He is either revered as a godlike figure of contemporary art or disdained as a charlatan.

Could Your Fitbit Steps Be Art?

Kerri Allen | Posted 04.11.2015 | Arts
Kerri Allen

In the Kennedy era, the concept of "wearable technology" that would capture your every motion and wink of sleep was the stuff of science fiction. But for conceptual artist On Kawara (1933-2014), logging everyday minutiae became his life's work and legacy.

'The Adventures Of *' Is The 1950s Father-Son Animation We Never Want To Forget

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

Back in 1957, a couple by the names of John and Faith Hubley created one the decade's most endearingly simple animated films. Its star is a humble, yo...

Protesters Somehow Snuck A 40-Foot Banner Into The Guggenheim

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

The Guggenheim's Abu Dhabi museum isn't going up without a fight. On Tuesday evening, members of the protest group Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction (G.U.L.F....

Remembering Tom Slaughter

Jim Kempner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Jim Kempner

Tom Slaughter passed away on October 25th. He was a gifted artist, whose work was immediate, fun, simple, and unmistakably his own. Tom lived his life "in the brilliant light of imagined skies, where the time is always high noon or midnight."

Happy Birthday, Peggy Guggenheim!

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.30.2014 | Arts

One hundred and eighteen years ago today, Peggy Guggenheim came into this world. Eight decades later, she was gone, her ashes scattered next to the bu...

2022 World Cup Emerges as Engine of Change

James Dorsey | Posted 07.09.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The 2022 World Cup is emerging as an engine of social and possible political reform in the Gulf, a region that is desperately trying to ring fence a simmering groundswell clamoring for change that has its roots in widespread social, economic and political discontent, toppled four Arab autocrats in recent years, and led to a brutal civil war in Syria.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Patrick Kelly's Fashion Legacy Lives On Through Buttons and Bananas

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Now that's how you make a splash for a worthy cause.

Lothar Baumgarten: Culture and Nature

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Cerebral and conceptual, yet surprisingly sensual and often exquisite, the work of Lothar Baumgarten resists categorization.

WATCH: Protesters Drop Thousands In Fake Cash In The Guggenheim

Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Protesters dropped thousands of pieces of paper from the Guggenheim rotunda this weekend. Hyperallergic reports that 9,000 "1 percent" bills of a sati...

The Transformative Power of Visibility

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women
Simone N. Sneed

As women's history month draws to a conclusion, I have been reflecting on what it means to expand the work of feminism to better include diverse perspectives and narratives.

The Art of Coming Out: "Nate & Me"

Malcolm Harris | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Malcolm Harris

Even though Matthew shares a great deal of his coming out process through these amazingly descriptive photos, I couldn't help but dig a little deeper.

The Faithful Shopper: Mad for Museums

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Some of the best stores in town aren't run by our legendary retailers or international designers -- they're in our magnificent museums!

LOOK: Protest Breaks Out At Guggenheim Over 'Slave Labor'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Over 40 protesters took over The Guggenheim Saturday night, leading loud chants and unfurling banners over the museum's iconic balconies. The interven...

Mia Liu Transforms 60,000 Guggenheim Museum Tickets Into Art (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts

In this video, the artist talks about the inspiration for this piece, how it is technically done, and her work in general.

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

Isaac Mizrahi Narrates Peter & the Wolf

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 02.09.2014 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

There are no shortages of holiday extravaganzas in New York City. But one of my favorite events is the annual Peter & the Wolf production at the Guggenheim, which is narrated by none other than Isaac Mizrahi.

WHOA: You've Never Seen A Gingerbread House Like This Before

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Gingerbread houses have their place -- at the kids' table and in our childhood Christmas memory bank for the most part -- unless, that is, they're one...

Spain's Northern Pilgrimage Route: by Bus Rather Than Foot

Emilie C. Harting | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Emilie C. Harting

For a moment I longed to be on that trail. Then I thought no. It was March and the weather was too cold and rainy.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invita...