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Countdown to an Exhibition: ZERO at the Guggenheim

Detail: Heinz Mack, Light Relief (Lichtrelief), 1960. Hand-embossed aluminum on wood, 30 x 40 x 4 cm. © Studio Mack. Photo: Courtesy Atelier Prof. Heinz Mack
Detail: Heinz Mack, Light Relief (Lichtrelief), 1960. Hand-embossed aluminum on wood, 30 x 40 x 4 cm. © Studio Mack. Photo: Courtesy Atelier Prof. Heinz Mack

ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s, a large-scale exhibition opening October 10 at the Guggenheim, presents a rare chance to encounter works by an important post-World War II network of artists. More

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On the MAP: “The Unknown University,” Guggenheim Curators Visit Asia, and a Teaching Guide from Luis Camnitzer

Detail: Luis Camnitzer, A Museum Is a School, 2011– . Site-specific installation, media variable, overall dimensions variable. Proposal rendering, digital photomontage. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift of the artist in honor of Simón Rodriguez on the occasion of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative 2014.59. Photo: Courtesy the artist and Alexander Gray Associates
Detail: Luis Camnitzer, A Museum Is a School, 2011– . Site-specific installation, media variable, overall dimensions variable. Proposal rendering, digital photomontage. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift of the artist in honor of Simón Rodriguez on the occasion of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative 2014.59. Photo: Courtesy the artist and Alexander Gray Associates

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share insights from a compelling symposium; audio of a talk by MAP curator June Yap; and a new teacher's guide for Under the Same Sun. More

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A Peek into the Void: ZERO Artists in the Guggenheim Collection

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1959
Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1959. Synthetic paint on canvas, olive green, 125 x 250.8 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Mrs. Teresita Fontana, Milan 77.2322 © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome

The upcoming Guggenheim exhibition ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s includes artworks that plumb notions of nothingness and the void—among them, these pieces by Piero Manzoni and Lucio Fontana. More