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Walking in Vegas

John Brown | Posted 04.10.2014 | 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 ...

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
ARTINFO

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
Trippy

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 ...

Finland Rejects Guggenheim Proposal

AP | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

HELSINKI — The Helsinki City Council has narrowly rejected a proposal to build a Guggenheim art museum in the Finnish capital. The council's bo...

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...

Cops Probe String Of Suspicious Powder Incidents On The Upper East Side

www.dnainfo.com | Posted 05.08.2012 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- The suspicious package discovered at the Guggenheim Museum Tuesday turned out to be a harmless powder contained in an envelope -- m...

John Chamberlain's Guggenheim Retrospective

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

"Choices" is the title of sculptor John Chamberlain's latest retrospective at the Guggenheim, which opens today. He specified the intensely gestural s...

A Guggenheim In Helsinki?

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

HELSINKI -- The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation on Tuesday proposed building a museum in the Finnish capital after a yearlong feasibility study. The...

The Guggenheim Launches An Entirely New Venture

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

The Guggenheim is now taking a stab at digital publishing with the launch of eBooks and an expanded online publication store. According to the mus...

Hanging Out At The Guggenheim

ARTINFO | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Irreverence -- for the art world, for art history, and for the culture at large -- seems to be the defining feature of "All."

Maurizio Cattelan's Art Hangs From Guggenheim's Spiral

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE — The Guggenheim has once again up-ended things in its iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building. Instead of installing art along the bu...

WATCH: Become A Sculpture At Pawel Althamer's New Show

VernissageTV | Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Those who visit the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin these days might be a little confused by the sign above the entrance. What is Almech? Well, this is ...

Gehry's Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Put On Hold

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The Abu Dhabi company building a branch of the Guggenheim museum in the Emirati capital said Sunday it has temporarily ...