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The Art of Edward Hopper - set to a jaunty soundtrack, courtesy of the king of swing Benny Goodman
Published: Thursday, 31 May 2012

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Okwui Enwezor on the origins of Haacke’s pavilion
The Haus der Kunst director ponders the issue of conflicted history with reference to his own Munich museum
Published: Tuesday, 29 May 2012
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John Baldessari's life and work in a snappy video made by the directors of Catfish and narrated by Tom Waits
Published: Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Massimiliano Gioni praises Boetti’s Maps
Coinciding with Boetti’s Tate show, Massimiliano Gioni explains why the artist's maps represent an art world shift
Published: Thursday, 24 May 2012
Frank Lloyd Wright's battle to build the Guggenheim
As the museum calls for help with restoration plans we look at its difficult birth
Published: Thursday, 17 May 2012
Hans Ulrich Obrist on the artists who changed his life
Peter Fischli and David Weiss inspired the curator to ditch politics and concentrate on contemporary art
Published: Monday, 14 May 2012
Marina Abramovic performances panned
"She wants to change the rules of the game in her favour" says curator Bob Nickas
Published: Friday, 11 May 2012
Performance art becomes political protest
Moscow-based art collective Voina's latest stunt ends with a police vehicle in flames
Published: Friday, 6 January 2012
Ice Cube in the (Eames) house!
Rapper turned actor gives shout out to Charles and Ray's green credentials in Pacific Standard Time video
Published: Monday, 12 December 2011
Cai Guo-Quiang's exploding art
Chinese artist brings creative destruction to middle east art gallery
Published: Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Revealed: The beginnings of Paweł Althamer's Deutsche Guggenheim show
The Polish artist brings his father's Almech factory to Berlin (and relocates the Guggenheim to Warsaw)
Published: Monday, 7 November 2011
Star curators define contemporary art
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Okwui Enwezor and Massimiliano Gioni bridge the gap between artist and audience
Published: Thursday, 27 October 2011
Improv Everywhere (don’t) bring the noise
New York prank collective creates an installation with a difference for the Guggenheim
Published: Monday, 17 October 2011


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