Stories on art, design, conservation, and more shed light on the Guggenheim’s past, present, and future.
W. K. Haselden, “How to Paint a Futurist Picture,” Daily Mirror, March 15, 1912
When British newspaper cartoonists first encountered Futurism, they satirized the “Art Anarchists” with relish. More
The Guggenheim's Conservator of Time-Based Media, Joanna Phillips, inspects the modified cathode-ray tube that constitutes Nam June Paik’s TV Crown, 1965 (1998–99 version). Photo: Jeffrey Warda
In part two of our conversation with Joanna Phillips, the Guggenheim’s Conservator of Time-Based Media, she talks about the museum’s Media Conservation Lab and the many challenges posed by rapidly changing technology. More
The Guggenheim's Conservator of Time-Based Media, Joanna Phillips, gives a presentation in front of Bruce Nauman's 16mm film installation Spinning Spheres (1970). Photo: David Heald © 2013 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
In the first installment of our two-part interview with Joanna Phillips, the Guggenheim’s Conservator of Time-Based Media, she discusses the roots of her fascinating, technologically attuned field. More
Alexandra with Ushio and Noriko Shinohara at the artists' Dumbo studio, February 25, 2014. Photo: Alex Kukai Shinohara
Oscar contender Cutie and the Boxer tells the story of Brooklyn-based Japanese artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara—and features Guggenheim curator Alexandra Munroe in a pivotal role. More
Benedetta (Benedetta Cappa Marinetti), Syntheses of Communications (Sintesi delle comunicazioni), 1933–34. Tempera and encaustic on canvas, dimensions variable. Il Palazzo delle Poste di Palermo, Sicily, Poste Italiane © Benedetta Cappa Marinetti, used by permission of Vittoria Marinetti and Luce Marinetti’s heirs. Installation view: Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 21–September 1, 2014. Photo: Kris McKay © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
The first comprehensive retrospective of Italian Futurism in a U.S. museum is now on view at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. More
Fragmented Body 2, 2013.
Vitrine with paper cutouts and script. Image: courtesy Meyer Riegger Berlin © Eva Kotátková
Come to the Guggenheim's Young Collectors Party next week and see an intriguing performance staged in the museum’s rotunda. More
Walter De Maria, The shark goes down in flames, 1963. Graphite and crayon on paper, 45.7 x 61 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Richard and Ann Artschwager 2013.44 © Walter De Maria. Photo: Kristopher McKay
The Guggenheim recently acquired these drawings by Walter De Maria, adding a subtle complement, and a subtle bite, to the work in the collection. More