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Celebrating the Contemporary: Mark Bradford, Agnieszka Kurant, and the YCC

Phantom Library
Agnieszka Kurant, Phantom Library, 2011–12 (detail). 112 artist-made books, 30 x 495 x 20 cm overall, edition 3/3. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Purchased with funds contributed by the Young Collectors Council with additional funds contributed by Michael Lee, Sihien Goh, and Stephen Javaras 2014.126 © Agnieszka Kurant. Photo: Jean Vong, courtesy Tanya Bonakdar Gallery

Since 1996, the Young Collectors Council Acquisitions Committee has helped the Guggenheim to acquire innovative artists at the onset of their careers, such as Mark Bradford and Agnieszka Kurant.
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On the MAP: Solo Exhibitions around the World, “Art and the Arab Citizen,” and MENAM at the Armory Show

These MAP artists are all being featured in solo exhibitions in the coming months. Clockwise from left: Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. Photo: Courtesy of the artists and Lisson Gallery; Alejandro Cesarco. Photo: Jack Pierson; Carlos Motta. Photo: Courtesy of the artist; Vandy Rattana. Video still: Nisma Zaman; Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. Photo: Eakarach Prangchaikul; Gabriel Orozco. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto
These MAP artists are all being featured in solo exhibitions in the coming months. Clockwise from left: Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla. Photo: Courtesy of the artists and Lisson Gallery; Alejandro Cesarco. Photo: Jack Pierson; Carlos Motta. Photo: Courtesy of the artist; Vandy Rattana. Video still: Nisma Zaman; Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. Photo: Eakarach Prangchaikul; Gabriel Orozco. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and kurimanzutto

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share details on upcoming MAP artist exhibitions; explore a new Perspectives essay on art in the Arab world; and take a look at the Armory Show’s approaching Focus presentation.
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