Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

How a protest poster by David Wojnarowicz may have inspired Basquiat's Defacement

Artist's 1983 depiction of an infamous case of police brutality goes on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in June

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Controversies

Nan Goldin’s anti-opioid activist group storms New York museums

Pain held demonstrations at the Guggenheim and the Met over the weekend

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Art market

Guggenheim deaccessions work by Zao Wou-Ki as the artist’s market swells

Following a $65m sale of the Chinese modernist’s work in October, Sotheby’s will offer an untitled work this spring to benefit the museum’s acquisition fund

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Marc and Macke's friendship to the mother of abstraction

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Prizes

The 2018 biennial Hugo Boss Prize goes to Simone Leigh

The artist’s work draws upon the visual culture of the black diaspora, ideas of beauty, ethnographic research and feminist discourse

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Exhibitions

Hilma af Klint, the ‘mother of abstraction’, gets first major US show

More than 100 years after a spirit commanded her to break with naturalism, the vision of the Swedish artist is realised at the Guggenheim

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Restitution

Guggenheim to return Kirchner painting to heirs of Jewish dealer

Owner fled Nazis in 1933 after a stream of anti-Semitic attacks

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Museums

Culture Pass has New Yorkers reaching for their library cards—but demand is exceeding supply

New scheme offering free tickets to some of the city’s most popular museums had thousands of responses

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Exhibitions

Is major survey of conceptual art pioneer Hassan Sharif heading to New York's Guggenheim?

Sharjah Art Foundation’s blockbuster retrospective of the late artist is already confirmed for venues in Germany and Italy

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Conservation

What colour is this dress? Guggenheim reveals Manet painting after three years of restoration

New York museum has removed varnish and overpainting to let the artist’s brushstrokes “sing”

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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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Frieze New York

The best shows in town during Frieze New York

From Adrian Piper at MoMA to Radican Women in Brooklyn

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Exhibitions

What Samson Young did next—the artist will unveil a new sound piece for the Guggenheim New York

The work will feature “impossible” instruments created after intense research carried out at Edinburgh University

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Museums

Museums have a duty to be political

Activist curators and directors can make truly democratic spaces, but they need brave boards to support them

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venice

Case dismissed: France's highest court rules in favour of Guggenheim foundation

The judgment ends a lengthy legal battle between the heirs of Peggy Guggenheim and the US organisation

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Linda on the loose

Danh Vo the decoder

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Donald Trump

'While I revile Trump as much as the next man, Nancy Spector was wrong to offer the Golden Toilet'

Georgina Adam on why Guggenheim's chief curator should rise above President and his "swampy" world

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Politics

How should museums respond to Donald Trump?

We asked directors of prominent US institutions what they can or should do

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Guggenheim commissions new works from five Chinese artists

Leading artists will produce site-specific works for permanent collection

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From abstract Mexico to a fairy-tale forest

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From ancient Crete to contemporary China

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Exhibitions

Plenty to chew on: on Theatre of the World at the Guggenheim

The show, which was met with protest before it even opened, packs a punch

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Museums

Guggenheim withdraws animal works from Chinese art show after ‘threats of violence’

New York museum made decision after initially resisting wave of protests