Tag: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Museum Exhibitions

Burri: On fire at the Guggenheim

Contributed by Sharon  Butler / A naively enthusiastic member of Mussolini’s National Fascist Party as a young doctor, Alberto Burri (1915?1995) served as a medic in World War II, ending up in a POW camp in Texas, where he began drawing and painting. He returned to Italy after the war […]


Two restoration tales: Ad Reinhardt and Imi Knoebel

In July issue of The Brooklyn Rail, I wrote about an Imi Knoebel installation at Dia:Beacon. The installation, billed as a restoration of Knoebel’s 1977 project “24 Colors–For Blinky,” was in fact a wholesale recreation of the enormous project. Preservation and restoration of Minimalist art is the subject of a […]


Hugo Boss shortlist gives painters the brush

In the NYTimes, Carol Vogel reports that this year�s finalists for the Guggenheim’s Hugo Boss Prize “include some of the hottest names around, and their work is heavily tipped toward conceptual and installation art. ‘A number of painters were nominated,’ said Joan Young, the associate curator of contemporary art at […]


IMHO: Richard Prince and the American girl

In the Dec/Jan issue of The Brooklyn Rail, read my essay on visiting the Richard Prince Show at the Guggenheim. “I spent Black Friday in the city with my nuclear family. I wanted to see the Richard Prince show at the Guggenheim, but my eight-year-old daughter Lena was not keen […]


Guggenheim’s Pousette-Dart show draws reviews

“Richard Pousette-Dart,” curated by Philip Rylands with Luca Massimo Barbero. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY. August 17- Sept. 25. Exhibition travels to Galleria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland, October 10 to December 22. See NYTimes slide show of the exhibition. Peter Schjeldahl reports in the New Yorker: “Pousette-Dart�s blowzy […]