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On the MAP: Alfredo Jaar Comes to Times Square, Tania Bruguera Appears at the Guggenheim, and Sheela Gowda Journeys to Brazil

Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance
Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we take an inside look at intriguing international projects from artists Alfredo Jaar, Tania Bruguera, and Sheela Gowda. More

Checklist

Words-in-Freedom—“The Unique Colors of our Changeable ‘I’”

Detail: F. T. Marinetti, Zang Tumb Tuuum: Adrianople October 1912; Words-in-Freedom (Zang Tumb Tuuum: Adrianopoli ottobre 1912; Parole in libertà). Book (Milan: Edizioni futuriste di Poesia, 1914), 20.2 x 14 cm. The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome. Photo: Courtesy The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Detail: F. T. Marinetti, Zang Tumb Tuuum: Adrianople October 1912; Words-in-Freedom (Zang Tumb Tuuum: Adrianopoli ottobre 1912; Parole in libertà). Book (Milan: Edizioni futuriste di Poesia, 1914), 20.2 x 14 cm. The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/SIAE, Rome

Provocative and disruptive, "words-in-freedom"—a poetic art form created by Futurism’s founder, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti—contributed to the modern destruction of the barriers between poetry and prose. More

Findings

Ephemera from Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic

Exhibition brochure, Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic, 1979
Exhibition brochure, Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic, 1979. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY.

Thirty-five years ago in the summer of 1979, the retrospective Rufino Tamayo: Myth and Magic filled the Guggenheim Museum rotunda with the works of Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo and nearly 150 pre-Columbian and contemporary Mexican art objects. More