Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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coronavirus

Putting our heads together: the three Guggenheim directors size up post-Covid challenges

With museums in Bilbao and Venice poised to reopen, while New York remains in lockdown, Richard Armstrong, Juan Ignacio Vidarte and Karole Vail talk about weathering the financial crisis

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Covid-19

Coronavirus in Spain: Madrid museums including Prado shut but Guggenheim Bilbao remains open

There are currently more than 2,770 coronavirus cases reported in Spain with 64 deaths

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Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth on being taught by Gerhard Richter and how he almost cancelled his Guggenheim Bilbao show

A retrospective of the German photographer opens this week and includes more than 130 works spanning four decades

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Exhibitions

Controversial animal works pulled from Guggenheim New York will go on show in Bilbao

Contemporary Chinese installations drew 'threats of violence' from animal rights activists last year

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Twenty years on: how the Guggenheim Bilbao came of age

Against the odds, Spain's US-branded museum has drawn more than 20 million visitors since it opened in 1997

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Guggenheim Bilbao covered in a spider’s web and much more for its 20th anniversary

Light show by 59 Productions charts the history of the Spanish museum

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Women Artists

Let us now praise famous women : Museums finally find their feminine side

A wave of exhibitions of influential female artists begins this month on both sides of the Atlantic

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Alexander Calder

Calder brings the abstract to life at the Guggenheim Bilbao

Five-decades of art will be on display before travelling on to Madrid

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Interviews

Interview with Thomas Krens: No populist, no colonialist—just loved by business

One year after the acclaimed opening, the director of New York’s Guggenheim talks about the Bilbao Guggenheim, his money-raising and his new expansion plans Spanish commentators admire the building and its success with the public but some chafe at its artistic dependence on the New York museum