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Against All Odds

Jim Calio | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Jim Calio

When she was 23 Barbara Thomas left her native Detroit and ventured to New York to try her luck in the Big Apple. One of the first things she did--out...

Judith Belzer: Recent Work From the Panama Project

Natasha Boas | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts
Natasha Boas

Canal Zone 6, 2015, by Judith Belzer, 40h x 40w in oil on canvas. Courtesy: George Lawson Gallery It has been a great adventure to follow Judith Belz...

CultureZohn: Fischli/Weiss Show How to Work Better by Playing

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.04.2017 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Their idea was to punch holes in the notion of opposites, of myths, of science, of history. "With their boundless good humor and innate spirit of rebellion," says the curator of the Guggenheim retrospective, Nancy Spector, "Fischli and Weiss offer us... the chance to misuse time."

Evolving Your Brand? Look Inwards.

Janet Odgis | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Janet Odgis

No brand is static. Even if key elements, such as a logo, remain familiar over the course of decades--think of the iconic Nike swoosh, which has been around since the early 1970s--it must still change, even subtly, in order to stay fresh and grow.

Bruce Holsinger on How to Write Historical Fiction, Plagues, Witches, Wars and Guns

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.02.2016 | Home
David Henry Sterry

The Book Doctors met Jeff Holsinger at the Tucson Book Festival and when he told us about his book, The Invention of Fire, we just had to pick his brain about writing historical fiction, non-fiction, teaching fiction, plagues, witches, wars and guns.

May Day Occupation at Guggenheim Closes Museum #GuggOccupied | Posted 05.01.2015 | Arts

At noon today, a group of artists and activists including members of the Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction (known as G.U.L.F.) unfurled a large parachute i...

Katherine Brooks

Here's Why Strangers Are Reading 2 Million Years Worth Of Dates At The Guggenheim Right Now | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts

Title, 1965, Acrylic on canvas, triptych, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Patrons’ Permanent Fund For the late artist On Kawara, ti...

Miami Spice

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.27.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

The recently released list of galleries to join Art Miami continues to make this fair a remarkable assemblage of innovative works by emerging and established artists. Here's an accounting of noteworthy new exhibitors that caught my attention.

Twitter Reacts To The 1,715 Potential Future Designs For Guggenheim Helsinki

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on ArchDaily. by Rory Stott #GuggenheimHKI longlist designs are out. Some beauties and some fearful horrors http:...

Walking in Vegas

John Brown | Posted 06.10.2014 | Comedy
John Brown

I was in Vegas for the first time about a decade ago, to attend (by kind invitation) the opening of a sexhibition -- sorry, exhibition -- of Impressionist paintings from the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg at the Venetian Resort/Hotel/Casino.

'Bomb Peak' Method Solves Major Art Mystery

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science

A painting in the Guggenheim collection initially attributed to French modern artist Fernand Léger has languished out of view for decades after it wa...

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Wool Worth Building

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.02.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.

Nudes in Venice: Interview With Ellen Altfest

Ridley Howard | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Ridley Howard

"I do really get into that small space in the painting. I like the rounded shape of that armpit, that's kind of pleasing to me. Separating the parts of the model from the rest of the body is a way I can claim them and make them my own, and turn them into compositions."

Happy Birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright!

Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts

In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today marks...

Are Prizes and Awards Important to Fine Artists?

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Receiving a Grumbacher medal does not assure a visual artist that a line of patrons will appear at his or her door the next day, or making the cover of People magazine, or being ranked among the top artists of one's time.

Guggenheim Curator Gets An Upgrade

ARTINFO | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

Nancy Spector, formerly merely the Deputy Director and Chief Curator of New York City's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, has added a few syllables to her...

An Exquisite Journey Through The Mundane

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.23.2012 | Arts

When it comes to mundane materials, there is perhaps no artist alive today who can unearth the poetic beauty of found items like Gabriel Orozco. In a ...

PHOTOS: Who Is The Man In Painting HIdden Under This Early Picasso?

Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts

Under the faint grays, blues and yellows of 'Woman Ironing,' a 1904 piece painted during Picasso's Blue period modeled after a Degas painting of the ...

PHOTOS: How To Travel Like James Bond

Trippy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel

Travelers can enjoy the sights, but they do well to avoid the stunts.

Happy 'Ask A Curator Day'!

Posted 09.19.2012 | Arts

Have you ever wandered around a great art exhibition and just felt like you could be best buds with whomever thoughtfully chose those works of art? Th...

On the Culture Front: Two Climates, Lots of Vodka

Chris Kompanek | Posted 09.16.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

In the dead of winter, I found myself on the other side of the world for the Finlandia Vodka Cup. Wearing many layers, I delved deeper into the clear spirit experience.

Happy Birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright!

Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

Today marks what would have been the 145th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, the man who designed more than 1,000 architectural structures in his 91 yea...

What's The Best Museum Or Exhibit Of All Time?

Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

May is National Museum Month, a great development for many reasons: Bank of America cardholders finally get to stop cursing faceless corporations and ...

Ghost Pictures

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Francesca Woodman turns familiar domestic spaces into places haunted by feminine spirits. It is hard not to include Woodman's own tragic tale in the i...