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On the MAP: Latin American Artists Discuss their Work, A Trailblazing Film Series Launches, and No Country Lives On

Installation views, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014
Installation view, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we present a video overview of Under the Same Sun and share details on an exciting new MAP film series. More

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The Guggenheim’s Architectonic Futurisms

Detail: Angiolo Mazzoni, boiler house, control cabin, and personnel facilities at Florence’s Santa Maria Novella railway station (1927–34). Historical photograph. MART, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy © Archivio Storico - istituto Luce Cinecittà. Photo: © MART, Archivio del ’900
Detail: Angiolo Mazzoni, boiler house, control cabin, and personnel facilities at Florence’s Santa Maria Novella railway station (1927–34). Historical photograph. MART, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy © Archivio Storico - istituto Luce Cinecittà. Photo: © MART, Archivio del ’900

Along with Antonio Sant’Elia, known for his significant architectural drawings, the author considers the work of architect Angiolo Mazzoni, and explores the connections between the two Futurists. More

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How the Guggenheim Installed James Turrell’s Aten Reign

Video still: How the Guggenheim Installed Aten Reign, Matt Stanton Productions and Amy Koshbin © 2013 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Video still: How the Guggenheim Installed Aten Reign, Matt Stanton Productions and Amy Koshbin © 2013 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Among the remarkable aspects of James Turrell's installation last year at the Guggenheim was the impression of weightlessness it created. In this video, the museum's Chief Fabricator explains how the piece's underlying structure was built. More

Findings

A Flyer for Nam June Paik's Robot-Opera

Robot-Opera Flyer
Nam June Paik Robot-Opera flyer, circa 1964. Artist files. A0008. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

This flyer announces Nam June Paik’s Robot-Opera (1964) “….on every streets and squares in New York.” The remote-controlled robot played audiotaped speeches of President John F. Kennedy. More