The expansion plan comes just over 60 years after the Guggenheim commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design its original space News

Guggenheim plans New York expansion… again

The Collection Center will have a “dynamic public-programming component” (The expansion plan comes just over 60 years after the Guggenheim commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design its original space) Published online: 30 September 2014
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A chip off the old auction block

A collection of 548 photographs by Edward Weston, printed posthumously by his son Cole, is being sold at Sotheby’s as one lot

Published online: 29 September 2014

New book traces conservation of Jeddah sculpture trail

Important collection of 20th-century public art includes work by Henry Moore and Joan Miró

Published online: 27 September 2014

Catalan museum shifts focus from Medieval to Modern art

Works that were shown alongside Picasso’s Guernica in 1937 are on view in Barcelona

Published online: 26 September 2014

Christie's takes another 2%

New premium from sellers if auction house beats estimates

Published online: 26 September 2014

Founders of Frieze Art Fair step aside as co-directors

Victoria Siddall will run its three fairs while new post of artistic director created

Published online: 25 September 2014

Artists see red over cadmium ban

A Europe-wide restriction on the use of the chemical pigment is under consideration

Published online: 25 September 2014

 

Islamic State advance halts archaeological research in Iraqi Kurdistan

As air strikes begin, archaeologists are turning to safer countries of Turkmenistan and Georgia

Published online: 25 September 2014

Anselm Kiefer, the artist who won’t let us forget

Artist confronts Germany's dark past in Royal Academy retrospective, which has earned glowing previews

Published online: 25 September 2014

Head of Florence’s museums under investigation

Superintendent accused of not carrying out full tendering process for insurance on works of art lent abroad

Published online: 25 September 2014

Crowdfunding campaign aims to redefine Arab performance art

London’s Delfina Foundation is planning a thematic residency programme for next year

Published online: 25 September 2014

 
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Not about faeces and death

As exhibition titles go, "Shit and Die" is up there with the raciest of monikers. The exhibition, held in parallel with the Artissima fair in Turin in November, is organised by the mischief-making Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben-Salah of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, and the >>>

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Video: MoMA discovers early films of black actors

Researchers at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York have found a group of 101-year-old movies believed to be the earliest existing feature film footage to include black actors. Although other films with African-American casts were made in the same era, MoMA’s reels are the only one known to survive. The museum will include them in the exhibition “100 Years in Post-Production: Resurrecting a Lost Landmark of Black Film History,” which opens 24 October.

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Carl Andre: Sculpture as Place, 1958-2010, from Monday, 5 May in Beacon

In 1958, the young Carl Andre put down his chisel. Dispensing with a studio and gathering industrial materials such as brick, copper tile or raw timber locally for each show, he proceeded to section or stack them in geometric patterns on the floor, thereby disrupting every convention of sculpture...

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