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Change is on the Cards—Tania Bruguera Speaks about the Francis Effect

The Francis Effect, June, 2014. Photo: Enid Alvarez © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
The Francis Effect, June, 2014. Photo: Enid Alvarez © 2014 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

As part of her project, The Francis Effect, MAP artist Tania Bruguera has been engaging with visitors and passersby in front of the Guggenheim Museum. In this video, she discusses how she is collecting signatures in support of her plan to ask Pope Francis to grant Vatican City citizenship to the world’s immigrants. More

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On the MAP: Alfredo Jaar Comes to Times Square, Tania Bruguera Appears at the Guggenheim, and Sheela Gowda Journeys to Brazil

Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance
Video still: Midnight Moment August 2014: A Logo for America by Alfredo Jaar, Ryan Mortiz and Sara Kinney/Times Square Alliance

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we take an inside look at intriguing international projects from artists Alfredo Jaar, Tania Bruguera, and Sheela Gowda. More

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On the MAP: Latin American Artists Discuss their Work, A Trailblazing Film Series Launches, and No Country Lives On

Installation views, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014
Installation view, Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, June 13–October 1, 2014

In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we present a video overview of Under the Same Sun and share details on an exciting new MAP film series. More

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How the Guggenheim Installed James Turrell’s Aten Reign

Video still: How the Guggenheim Installed Aten Reign, Matt Stanton Productions and Amy Koshbin © 2013 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Video still: How the Guggenheim Installed Aten Reign, Matt Stanton Productions and Amy Koshbin © 2013 Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Among the remarkable aspects of James Turrell's installation last year at the Guggenheim was the impression of weightlessness it created. In this video, the museum's Chief Fabricator explains how the piece's underlying structure was built. More