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A Conversation with the Winners of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition

Image: courtesy Malcolm Reading Consultants
Image: courtesy Malcolm Reading Consultants

The winning architects in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition speak about their successful concept, their approach to nature and the environment, and the place their design could have within the urban context of Helsinki. More

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Guggenheim, Helsinki, Now: Architecture in the Age of the Ideas Industry

The six finalist projects in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition. Image: Courtesy Malcolm Reading Consultants. Clockwise from top left: 47 Rooms (GH-5059206475); Two-in-One Museum (GH-1128435973); Helsinki Five (GH-76091181); Guggenheim Commons (GH-5631681770); Art in the City (GH-04380895); Quiet Animal (GH-121371443)
The six finalist projects in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition. Image: Courtesy Malcolm Reading Consultants. Clockwise from top left: 47 Rooms (GH-5059206475); Two-in-One Museum (GH-1128435973); Helsinki Five (GH-76091181); Guggenheim Commons (GH-5631681770); Art in the City (GH-04380895); Quiet Animal (GH-121371443)

Curator Troy Conrad Therrien takes a look at the six finalist designs in the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition. More

Dispatches

Dispatch: Ecuador

A modernist building in the city center of Guayaquil, Ecuador
A modernist building in the city center of Guayaquil, Ecuador

Report number eight from Pablo Léon de la Barra’s research trips across Latin America documents visits made by the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, to three locales in Ecuador: Guayaquil, the nation’s largest city and home to many tropical modernist buildings; Quito, the capital; and Cuenca, known as Ecuador’s cultural city. More

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Art and the Arab Citizen: Raising Public Consciousness through the Arts

الفن والمواطن العربي: زيادة الوعي العام من خلال الفن سلوى مقدادي

Samah Hijawi, Imagined Memory (Thakira Khayalieh), 2007. Amman, Jordan. Photo: Courtesy the artist
Samah Hijawi, Imagined Memory (Thakira Khayalieh), 2007. Amman, Jordan. Photo: Courtesy the artist

Salwa Mikdadi’s historically informed account of contemporary art in the Arab world reveals how the past decade has seen new forms of creative practice emerge, contributing to the political and social empowerment of local communities. More