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  • HeForShe Arts Week 2017: A Day At the Guggenheim

    Panel discussion from the HeForShe Arts Week Signature Event: 'A Day at the Guggenheim' with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Megan Fontanella, Fátima Ptacek, and Brandon Bunt. This HeForShe Arts Week signature event provided a unique opportunity for youth to learn about the importance of gender equality and power of arts from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary General and Executive Director, UN Wome...

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  • No Country at Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    June Yap, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, South and Southeast Asia, reveals the ideas behind her exhibition "No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia," and discusses some of the featured artworks. Truong Tan talks about his work "What Do We Want" in relation to communism; Tuan Andrew Nguyen relates his work "Enemy’s Enemy: Monument to a Monument" to the self-immolation of a Buddhist m...

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  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – Plan Your Visit

    Designed by visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1959, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art—and is itself a masterpiece. As you ascend the landmark building’s grand spiral that rises toward the dome above, you will experience the Guggenheim’s special exhibitions, featuring celebrated artists fro...

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  • No Country at the Centre for Contemporary Art

    June Yap, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, South and Southeast Asia, introduces the exhibition "No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia," and participating artists Sheela Gowda, Norberto Roldan, and Navin Rawanchaikul discuss their practices and featured works. Gowda talks about her photographs of the routes taken by bodies to a cemetery in Kashmir in "Loss," Roldan reveals the histor...

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  • Artist Profile: Abbas Akhavan on Plants, Bronze, and “Studies”

    Artist Abbas Akhavan reflects on his interest in horticulture, on how that influenced the making of such works as "A Study for a Monument," and on how he learned about the behaviors and anatomies of plants from sculpting them in wax and bronze. Akhavan talks about “upscaling” the work in order to reference weaponry, the human body, and a bronze monument to an infamous political figure. He also exp...

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  • The Iconoclastic State and Visible Publics

    Curator Sarah Rifky recalls the role played by Oliver and Tellervo Kochta-Kalleinen’s Complaints Choir in the 2010 opening of her exhibition Invisible Publics at Cairo’s Townhouse Gallery, tracing its subsequent development into an art-world phenomenon.

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  • Introduction to . . . circle through New York.

    Artists Lenka Clayton and Jon Rubin discuss their new project, A talking parrot, a high school drama class, a Punjabi TV show, the oldest song in the world, a museum artwork, and a congregation’s call to action circle through New York. The artists have drawn an imaginary circle through Harlem, the South Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan’s Upper East Side and invited six public venues along the circle’s...

  • Quiet: A Poetry Reading For Agnes Martin

    On the occasion of "Agnes Martin," on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum from October 7, 2016–January 11, 2017, poets Ari Banias, Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, and Souvankham Thammavongsa read selections of their work in an event curated by artist and poet Jen Bervin. 3:45 – Introduction by Jen Bervin 13:08 – Reading by Souvankham Thammavongsa 28:22 – Reading by Ari Banias 46:54 – Reading by Mei-m...

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  • Tsang Kin-Wah: Tales of Our Time

    Tsang Kin-Wah describes the evolution of his art practice, which is influenced by social and political issues, as well as spirituality, philosophy, and death. The Hong Kong–based artist also discusses his video installation "In The End Is The Word" (2016), which explores the dispute between China and Japan over the Diaoyu or Senkaku Islands. "In The End Is The Word" was commissioned for the Solom...

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  • Susan Hefuna on Cities, Movement, and “Crossroads”

    Artist Susan Hefuna offers a poetic interpretation of cities and discusses her "Crossroads" series of videos and its roots in the urban environment. Hefuna describes observations of the movement of people at intersections in various international cities, including Cairo and Frankfurt. She also talks about her work with New York’s Drawing Center on a sequence of dance performances that respond to h...

  • Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

    Curator Megan Fontanella introduces "Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim," an exhibition featuring over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim’s collection. "Visionaries" focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons who brought to light some of the most significant avant-garde art of the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. Visitors to the exhibition will learn about the museum’s foun...

  • Susan Hefuna on Drawings, Buildings, and Walking

    Artist Susan Hefuna describes how she prepares to make her drawings by walking through whichever city she finds herself in, revealing how this process helps her “empty her mind” and produce more direct and intuitive work. Hefuna talks about how her experiences of exploring various international metropolises including Istanbul and New York unfold visibly on paper in pieces such as "Building" (2009)...

  • Time-Lapse of Sun Xun's "Mythological Time"

    This time-lapse video documents the installation of Sun Xun's "Mythological Time" (2016), an animated video installation. Learn more at http://www.guggenheim.org/tales. "Mythological Time" was commissioned for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection as part of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative. The second exhibition of the initiative, Tales of Our Time,...

  • Teaser, Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

    "Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim" features over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim collection. The exhibition focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons who brought to light some of the most significant avant-garde art of the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. On view February 10–September 6, 2017. Learn more at www.guggenheim.org/visionaries

Guggenheim Museum

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Guggenheim Museum

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  • Introduction to Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

    Curator Megan Fontanella introduces "Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim," an exhibition featuring over 170 modern works from the Guggenheim’s collection. "Visionaries" focuses on six pioneering collectors and patrons who brought to light some of the most significant avant-garde art of the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries. Visitors to the exhibition will learn about the museum’s foun...

  • Global Art and Changing the Guggenheim’s Collection

    The Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative aims to “present a more inclusive view of art history for generations to come,” says Joan Young. In this video, Young and the initiative’s three dedicated curators—June Yap, Pablo León de la Barra, and Sara Raza—discuss working with artists hailing from South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa in order to strengthen ...

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  • Nora Taylor navigates Southeast Asian art history

    Academic art historian Nora Taylor investigates the distinction between an “outsider’s” and an “insiders” perspective,” and explores the term “Occidentalists” in relation to modernism. She describes regional museums and biennials, but also independent projects and cross-national collaborations including projects such as the artists’ village founded by Tang Da Wu, and artists’ collectives in Vietna...

  • Carlos Amorales on Calder, Mobiles, and Erased Music

    Artist Carlos Amorales describes how his work "We’ll See How Everything Reverberates" ("Ya veremos como todo reverbera") evolved from a residency at Atelier Calder in Saché, France. Amorales was inspired by the handmade, organic quality of Alexander Calder’s mobiles, which influenced his choice of cymbals for his own work. Amorales added elements of musicality and participation to his piece, which...

  • Preview: Zhou Tao, Tales of Our Time

    Artist Zhou Tao explores an abandoned construction site in Guangzhou, China, and discusses finding inspiration for his video installation "Land of the Throat" (2016). Watch the full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c5GbG82qq8&t=37s "Land of the Throat" was commissioned for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection as part of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art...

  • Preview: Kan Xuan, Tales of Our Time

    "History to me is not something simply about the past or something to be studied academically"—artist Kan Xuan. Go inside the artist's studio, and learn about her installation "Kū Lüè Er" (2016). Watch the full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFofUJuqHlY&t=8s "Kū Lüè Er" was commissioned for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection as part of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foun...

  • Middle Eastern Circle: An Evening with Hassan Khan

    Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa, introduces a rare New York appearance by Cairo-based artist, musician, and writer Hassan Khan at the Guggenheim Museum. Hassan’s concert features live improvisation with pre-recorded compositions that draw from a range of sonic traditions, including classical Arabic music, Minimalism, electronica, and noise. Following the perform...

  • Time-Lapse of Sun Yuan & Peng Yu's "Can't Help Myself"

    This time-lapse video documents the installation of Sun Yuan & Peng Yu's "Can't Help Myself" (2016), a large-scale installation featuring a robotic arm. Learn more at http://www.guggenheim.org/tales. "Can’t Help Myself" was commissioned for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection as part of The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative. The second exhibition of the...

  • Raed Yassin on his soundtrack, “Parallel Gems”

    Raed Yassin discusses the making of “Parallel Gems,” a soundtrack that offers an alternative way to experience the Guggenheim UBS MAP exhibition "But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa." Yassin talks about working with sound engineer Fadi Tabbal and musicians Paed Conca, Tony Elieh, Stéphane Rives, and Sharif Sehnaoui on the piece, which mixes ac...

  • Preview: Chia-En Jao, Tales of Our Time

    Chia-En Jao talks about returning to Taiwan after 10 years in Europe, describing his firsthand experience of political incidents and reflecting on the ways in which politics, narrative, and collective experience inform his work. Watch the full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5wJo28qBS0 "Taxi" was commissioned for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s permanent collection as part of The Robe...

  • Moderator Nora Taylor leads a group discussion

    Symposium moderator Nora Taylor leads a discussion in which participants answer questions from each other and from audience members at the Queens Museum. These cover ideas and areas ranging from boundaries, networks and belonging to exoticization and nostalgia. The debate also ranges over the “celebration of the deterritorialized,” and the influence of Thailand’s conservative politics on its art m...

  • Alexandra Munroe on the Asian Art Initiative

    Curator Alexandra Munroe discusses the theoretical evolution of the "No Country" exhibition, the Guggenheim’s Asian Art Initiative and Asian Art Council, and the ways in which the institution might evolve to become still more transnational. She also discusses previous Guggenheim exhibitions that have featured artists from Asia, including its large-scale retrospectives of Lee Ufan and Cai Guo-Qiang...

  • The Propeller Group unveils its new creative icon

    In a witty and playfully subversive multimedia presentation, the Propeller Group’s Matt Lucero, Tuan Andrew Nguyen, and Phunam marshal their considerable storytelling and promotional talents to announce a new creative icon aimed at encapsulating the aims of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Their campaign, they explain to "No Country" curator June Yap, incorporates the image of an axe ...

  • The Propeller Group reveals a pitch inspiration

    The Propeller Group reveals the inspiration for their creative rebranding of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. The idea, they explain, originated in an encounter with Joel Coen, director of No Country for Old Men, which occurred just as the artists were trying to decipher the W. B. Yeats poem from which June Yap’s exhibition No Country and the Coen Brothers’ film both take their titles...

  • Sharmini Pereira unveils work by Sri Lankan artists

    Noting the frequent oversight of emerging contemporary Sri Lankan artists by the organizers of purportedly international exhibitions, curator Sharmini Pereira introduces recent work by a number of local practitioners united by their interest in exploring ideas of national identity and the meanings of “country,” including Anoma Rajakaruna, Chandraguptha Thenuwara, T. Shanaathanan, and Arjuna Gunara...

  • Gridthiya Gaweewong rethinks Thai contemporary art

    Gridthiya Gaweewong rethinks the history of South and Southeast Asian art, focusing in particular on contemporary practice in Thailand and the way it has been exhibited and discussed in the U.S. and Europe since the ’90s. Discussing important exhibitions of Thai art including Dr. Apinan Poshyananda’s Traditions/Tensions, and leading contemporary artists such as Montien Boonma, Gaweewong cites work...

  • Ly Daravuth discusses contemporary Cambodian art

    Ly Daravuth talks about the definition, development, and status of contemporary art practice in Cambodia, initially tracing its roots back to mid-century cultural production through reference to "Cultures of Independence: An Introduction to Arts and Culture of the ’50s and ’60s," an 2002 exhibition that he curated with Ingrid Muan. He then discusses works by Vandy Rattana and Sopheap Pich alongsid...

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  • Tania Bruguera and Saskia Sassen on Art and Immigration

    John Bringham-Hall, Researcher, Theatrum Mundi, LSE Cities, and Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, introduce a discussion between Cuban artist-activist Tania Bruguera and sociologist Saskia Sassen about Bruguera’s research project Immigrant Movement International (IMI) in the context of her residency at the South London Gallery. IMI is an artist-initiated sociopolit...

  • Tania Bruguera: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Tania Bruguera, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, talks about her performance work and the concept of “artivism,” an art-making practice that challenges power. Bruguera discusses Tatlin’s Whisper #5 (2008), in which mounted police used crowd control techniques on museum visitors, and Immigrant Movement International (2010–15), a project run out of a storefront in Queens, New York. Learn more: https://...

  • Ralph Lemon: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Ralph Lemon, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses his art-making practice and what he calls the “tonality” of his work, which encompasses visual art, dance, and theater. Lemon talks about Scaffold Room (2014), as performed by Okwui Okpokwasili and April Mathis, and a long-term project he began in 2001 in Mississippi, working in collaboration with local residents. Learn more: https://www.guggenh...

  • Anicka Yi: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Anicka Yi, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses her scientific approach to art making and the desire to create work that engages all of our senses, not just sight. Yi talks about the importance of narrative in her work and also touches on utilizing scientific processes and techniques, employing bacteria as a “paint” medium, and making perishable artworks. Learn more: https://www.guggenheim.org/...

  • Wael Shawky: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Wael Shawky, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, talks about his interest in the idea of societies in transition and using history as a medium in his art. Shawky discusses Telematch Sadat (2007), a reenactment of the 1981 assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in which children with no knowledge of the original event served as “actors.” He also talks about making his own marionettes for Cabaret...

  • Mark Leckey: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Mark Leckey, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses the complexities of his place in the British tradition of art and his interest in nostalgia, shared cultural references, and the “life” of objects. Leckey talks about Dream English Kid (2015), a work dealing with anxiety the artist felt as a child, and The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things (2013), an investigation into the idea that ordina...

  • Laura Owens: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee - short cut

    Laura Owens, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses her painting practice and explains her unique approach to the creative development of a new project, which sometimes starts with a word, found image, or site visit. Owens also talks about combining old and new painting techniques, using appropriated images, and experimenting with a wide array of mark-making materials and methods. Learn more: htt...

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  • Three Cities with MAP Curator Pablo Leon de la Barra

    Pablo León de la Barra, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Latin America, discusses the differing presence of the exhibition Under the Same Sun: Art in Latin America Today as it has traveled from New York to Museo Jumex in Mexico City and the South London Gallery. He talks about the significance of working as a curator on the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, and the effect that recent unexpected...

  • MAP Curator Sara Raza on her Global Career

    Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa, discusses the energizing effect of working in New York and the global course of her career. She describes her use of research, the significance of her cultural, educational, and familial background, and the process of working with the Guggenheim’s various departments in order to make best use of the museum’s unique interior. Fina...

  • Anicka Yi: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Anicka Yi, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses her scientific approach to art making and the desire to create work that engages all of our senses, not just sight. Yi talks about the importance of narrative in her work and also touches on utilizing scientific processes and techniques, employing bacteria as a “paint” medium, and making perishable artworks. Learn more about the Hugo Boss Prize: ...

  • Wael Shawky: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Wael Shawky, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, talks about his interest in the idea of societies in transition and using history as a medium in his art. Shawky discusses Telematch Sadat (2007), a reenactment of the 1981 assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in which children with no knowledge of the original event served as “actors.” e also talks about making his own marionettes for Cabaret ...

  • Laura Owens: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Laura Owens, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses her painting practice and explains her unique approach to the creative development of a new project, which sometimes starts with a word, found image, or site visit. Owens also talks about combining old and new painting techniques, using appropriated images, and experimenting with a wide array of mark-making materials and methods. Learn more abo...

  • Ralph Lemon: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Ralph Lemon, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses his art-making practice and what he calls the “tonality” of his work, which encompasses visual art, dance, and theater. Lemon talks about "Scaffold Room" (2014), as performed by Okwui Okpokwasili and April Mathis, and a long-term project he began in 2001 in Mississippi, working in collaboration with local residents. Learn more about the Hugo Bo...

  • Mark Leckey: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Mark Leckey, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, discusses the complexities of his place in the British tradition of art and his interest in nostalgia, shared cultural references, and the “life” of objects. Leckey talks about "Dream English Kid" (2015), a work dealing with anxiety the artist felt as a child, and "The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things" (2013), an investigation into the idea that or...

  • Tania Bruguera: Hugo Boss Prize 2016 Nominee

    Tania Bruguera, Hugo Boss Prize 2016 nominee, talks about her performance work and the concept of “artivism,” an art-making practice that challenges power. Bruguera discusses "Tatlin’s Whisper #5" (2008), in which mounted police used crowd control techniques on museum visitors, and "Immigrant Movement International" (2010–15), a project run out of a storefront in Queens, New York. Learn more abou...

  • (De)Coupling as Discourse on the Global South

    For the first time since the Guggenheim UBS MAP initiative began exploring and sharing the work of artists from around the world, the curators for its three regions—Sara Raza (Middle East and North Africa), Pablo León de la Barra (Latin America), and June Yap (South and Southeast Asia)—are coming together for a major event at the Guggenheim Museum. (De)Coupling as Discourse on the Global South, a ...

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