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Fugir da brasilidade

Demonstrators on Presidente Vargas Avenue in downtown Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2013.
Demonstrators on Presidente Vargas Avenue in downtown Rio de Janeiro, June 20, 2013. Photo: Santiago García Navarro

Santiago Garcia Navarro examines some of the ways in which Brazil’s image of itself has been reflected in a matrix of cultural and popular phenomena that includes the writings of Oswald de Andrade and Paolo Virno, local demonstrations against the 2014 World Cup, and the ongoing activity of tag-writing pixadores.
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Hilla Rebay's Collages

Hilla Rebay : Privatdruck der Bilder Mappe I 1-13
Rebay von Ehrenweisen, Hilla. Hilla Rebay : Privatdruck der Bilder Mappe I 1-13. Charlottenburg-Westend: c1930. Portrait Page 1. Call Number RB ND237.R21 H3 1930.

Found in the Guggenheim Library's Special Collection, this oversized volume showcases Hilla Rebay's collages.
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Hilla and Her Dogs

Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY
Hilla Rebay, Rudolf Bauer, Fernand Léger, and others, 1940s. Hilla von Rebay Foundation Archives. M0007. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives. New York, NY

The Guggenheim Museum’s first Director, Hilla von Rebay, had a love for dogs which is evident throughout the Guggenheim Museum Archives collections.
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“The Predicament of Time”: Wang Jianwei at the Guggenheim

“时间的困境”:汪建伟古根海姆个展

「時間的困境」:汪建偉古根海姆個展

Installation view: Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, October 31, 2014-February 16, 2015. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collection. These works were created on the occasion of the commission Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and made possible by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. All works by Wang Jianwei © 2014 Wang Jianwei. Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Installation view: Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, October 31, 2014-February 16, 2015. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collection. These works were created on the occasion of the commission Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, presented at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, and made possible by The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation. All works by Wang Jianwei © 2014 Wang Jianwei. Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

The exhibition Wang Jianwei: Time Temple, now on view at the Guggenheim, features paintings and sculptures by a contemporary artist who engages deeply with the ways that time shapes the human experience.
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