Guggenheim UBS MAP

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

Dispatches

Dispatch: Panama

Panama City. Photo: Courtesy Johann Wolfschoon
Panama City. Photo: Courtesy Johann Wolfschoon

Pablo Léon de la Barra's seventh report from his research travel across Latin America documents visits made by the Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, to key sites in Panama. Here at the continental crossroads, young artists, curators, and gallerists work against a backdrop of colonial-era houses, high-rise towers, and the century-old Panama Canal. More

Checklist

Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Designing—and Naming—the Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright knew his design for the Guggenheim Museum was pushing architectural boundaries. Through his letters, we can follow his passionate argument for his genre-bending creation. More