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Dark Clouds on the Horizon? Camagüey and Havana

Marlon Portales with his painting concerning Castro and Obama’s announcement of talks toward normalization or relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Photo: Courtesy Elvis Fuentes
Marlon Portales with his painting concerning Castro and Obama’s announcement of talks toward normalization or relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Photo: Courtesy Elvis Fuentes

Elvis Fuentes visits the FIVAC festival in Camagüey, meets artist Marlon Portales in Havana, describes a new studio initiative, delineates the subtleties of the Havana Biennial and Zona Franca, and visits controversial artist Tania Bruguera. More

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Art on the Air: Sharing the Guggenheim's 1970s Radio Interviews

Mimi Poser (right) and Mary Sharp Cronson, founder of Works & Process, at the opening of the 1984 exhibition Michael Singer. Photo: Marilyn Mazur
Mimi Poser (right) and Mary Sharp Cronson, founder of Works & Process, at the opening of the 1984 exhibition Michael Singer. Photo: Marilyn Mazur

In the 1970s, the Guggenheim Museum launched a radio series, Round and About the Guggenheim, featuring interviews with artists, curators, and many others from New York’s art world. As the museum shares these archival episodes, we reflect on the history behind these fascinating conversations. More

Findings

Join the Guggenheim’s Second Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Installation view: Robert Delaunay, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1955. Pictured is Saint-Séverin No. 3 (1909–10), one of the artwork images donated to Wikipedia. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Installation view: Robert Delaunay, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1955. Pictured is Saint-Séverin No. 3 (1909–10), one of the artwork images donated to Wikipedia. Exhibition records. A0003. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

The Guggenheim Museum is donating 100 images of artwork from the museum’s permanent collection to Wikipedia, including works by Edgar Degas, Paul Klee, and Vincent van Gogh. More

Dispatches

Dispatch: Dominican Republic

View of Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican Republic
View of Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican Republic

In an on-the-road communiqué from the Dominican Republic, curator Pablo León de la Barra identifies some significant people and places in Santo Domingo, whose museums are notably out of step with the contemporary mainstream, visits artists on the outskirts of the city, and drops in to Santiago de los Caballeros. More