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On the MAP: Marianna Castillo Deball Challenges Art History, Around the World with Poklong Anading, and Tania Bruguera Returns to the US

Mariana Castillo Deball working on Uncomfortable Objects, 2012. Photo: Katalin Deér, courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball
Mariana Castillo Deball working on Uncomfortable Objects, 2012. Photo: Katalin Deér, courtesy Mariana Castillo Deball

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share a video about the complex practice of artist Marianna Castillo Deball, as well as news about artists Poklong Anading and Tania Bruguera. More

Findings

Man Ray's Alphabet Book for Adults

Man Ray. 1948. Alphabet for adults. Beverly Hills [Calif.]: Copley Galleries. Quarrel. RB N7433.3.R39 1948
Man Ray. 1948. Alphabet for adults. Beverly Hills [Calif.]: Copley Galleries. Quarrel. RB N7433.3.R39 1948

Man Ray designed and published this artist book for the Copley Galleries, illustrating it with reproductions of 39 fanciful cartoon drawings that represent the letters of the alphabet. More

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Collaborative Duo Gerard & Kelly on Adapting Timelining for the Guggenheim

Gerard & Kelly, Timelining, 2014. Performance, edition 1/5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Young Collectors Council, with additional funds contributed by Josh Elkes, Sarah Stengel, and Younghee Kim-Wait 2014.75. Performance view, July 2015. Pictured: Ryan Kelly and Brennan Gerard. Photo: Zac Spears
Gerard & Kelly, Timelining, 2014. Performance, edition 1/5. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Young Collectors Council, with additional funds contributed by Josh Elkes, Sarah Stengel, and Younghee Kim-Wait 2014.75. Performance view, July 2015. Pictured: Ryan Kelly and Brennan Gerard. Photo: Zac Spears

The artists Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly reflect on how the Guggenheim Museum’s architecture informed their approach for the current manifestation of their performance artwork Timelining. More

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George Trakas and the Theodoron Awards Exhibition

Left: Postcard from George Trakas to Linda Shearer, 1972. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY. Right: Postcard from George Trakas to Linda Shearer, 1971. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY
Left: Postcard from George Trakas to Linda Shearer, 1972. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY. Right: Postcard from George Trakas to Linda Shearer, 1971. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives, New York, NY

These postcards appear in the archival records for the 1971 exhibition Ten Young Artists: Theodoron Awards, the second in an award and exhibition series that was established to help the Guggenheim acquire promising young artists. More