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A Brief Introduction to Gilberto Freyre’s Tropicology Seminars

Breve introdução aos Seminários de Tropicologia de Gilberto Freyre

One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre
One of Gilberto Freyre’s tropicology seminars. Photo: Courtesy Fundação Gilberto Freyre

Cristiana Tejo explores sociologist Gilberto Freyre’s pivotal tropicology seminars, first held in 1966 and still taking place even after his death in 1987, in which the author rehabilitated such problematic terms as tropicalization and Brazilianization. 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

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Daily Mail: Showing On Kawara's Postcards at the Guggenheim

Postcards in On Kawara's I Got Up series on view as part of the Guggenheim's exhibition On Kawara—Silence. Photo: Kris McKay
Postcards in On Kawara's I Got Up series on view as part of the Guggenheim's exhibition On Kawara—Silence. Photo: Kris McKay

On Kawara, whose works are currently on display in a major survey at the Guggenheim, sent thousands of postcards as part of his practice. Here, registrars, preparators, exhibition designers, and curators describe how the museum approached the cards’ display. More

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Creativity and Collaboration: A Design History of the Hugo Boss Prize Catalogue

The Hugo Boss Prize: 2014 (New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2014), front cover. Design: Gavillet & Rust. Photo: Kris McKay © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
The Hugo Boss Prize: 2014 (New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2014), front cover. Design: Gavillet & Rust. Photo: Kris McKay © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

An ambitious catalogue, developed collaboratively by curators, artists, and designers, has accompanied each Hugo Boss Prize exhibition. Here, we look at the evolution of its forward-thinking design. More