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Protest for Mahsa Amini—who was killed by Iran's morality police—staged at New York's Guggenheim Museum

An anonymous collective unfurled banners proclaiming “Women, Life, Freedom” from the top of the institution's rotunda

Longtime Guggenheim director Richard Armstrong stepping down

Armstrong, who led the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for nearly 15 years filled with triumphs and turbulence, will leave in spring 2023

‘Unexhibitable’ Eva Hesse sculpture will go on view at New York's Guggenheim following restoration

A new exhibition at the museum centres on ‘Expanded Expansion’, a large-scale latex work that had deteriorated in storage for decades

Vladimir Potanin, one of Russia's richest men, resigns from board of the Guggenheim Museum

New York institution condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine in its statement on the resignation

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Jennie C. Jones at the Guggenheim to Vincent Smith at Alexandre Gallery

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State of the unions: why US museum workers are mobilising against their employers

With the arts sector increasingly vulnerable in the wake of the pandemic, a new breed of digitally optimised worker is emerging

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the last chance to see Etal Adnan at the Guggenheim to a dynamic group exhibition at Nicola Vassell

Guggenheim director awarded huge pay increase during sweeping pandemic lay offs

Despite cutting 11% of staff, the museum’s director Richard Armstrong appears to have effectively received a 40% pay increase in 2020, listed as "deferred compensation"

‘Passion and compassion in her poetry and painting’—tributes paid to Lebanese artist Etel Adnan who has died, aged 96

The writer and abstract artist currently has an exhibition on at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York

Curators, conservators and educators at the Guggenheim seek to unionise

A United Auto Workers local that represents employees at several other museums files a petition on their behalf for a union vote

After soul-searching, Guggenheim names a Black ‘culture and inclusion’ officer and a human resources chief

Appointments follow accusations of “systemic racism” in hiring and programming at the museum

Exclusive survey: what progress have US museums made on diversity, after a year of racial reckoning?

We asked art institutions around the country about their efforts to diversify their workforces, exhibition programmes, permanent collections and audiences

Top shows to see in New York during Frieze week

From Eva Hesse and Hannah Wilke at Acquavella Galleries to Deana Lawson at the Guggenheim

While US museum attendance nosedived in 2020 amid pandemic, disparities in reopenings yielded a few surprises

Huntington Library in California and Crystal Bridges in Arkansas ascended to the top of our visitor figures list

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alexander Calder’s early works at MoMA to Molly Greene’s psychedelic flowers at Kapp Kapp

Visitor Figures 2020: top 100 art museums revealed as attendance drops by 77% worldwide

The Art Newspaper's annual survey shows how the pandemic had a devastating impact on museums around the world—but there were some silver linings

Emily Sharpe and José da Silva. With additional reporting by Martin Bailey. Research conducted by Federico Florian and Victoria Stapley-Brown
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After long talks, Guggenheim’s unionised employees sign agreement with the museum

Accord includes average pay increases of 10% and annual bonuses for on-call workers

Guggenheim appoints Naomi Beckwith as deputy director and senior curator

Appointment of MCA, Chicago curator is seen as a step toward more inclusiveness after accusations of institutional racism

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Deana Lawson, photographer of highly staged tableaux, wins the Hugo Boss Prize

The artist, the first photographer anointed, will receive $100,000 and a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim

Nancy Spector steps down as chief curator of the Guggenheim Museum, after months of controversy

At the same time, museum’s board announced that an independent investigation found she did not mistreat a guest curator based on her race

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From a performance critiquing surveillance by Krzysztof Wodiczko on Governor's Island to a monumental mural by Jackson Pollock at the newly reopened Guggenheim

Activist employee group demands resignations of three Guggenheim leaders

But support for the statement, alleging “oppressive behaviours” by director, chief operating officer and chief curator, is unclear

Guggenheim adopts a plan to become more inclusive and racially diverse

Initiative follows accusations by employees of entrenched racism at the New York museum

Reform or reset? How cultural institutions are facing a reckoning over racism

US and UK museums have been accused of tokenism, hypocrisy and fake solidarity for rushing to declare support for Black Lives Matter. Where do they go from here?

Curators at Guggenheim demand ‘urgent’ reforms of racial inequities at museum

In a letter to management, they call for minority hiring efforts and an inquiry into the treatment of guest curator