Guggenheim Director Talks About Threats To Staff That Led Him To Pull Artworks From Show

Last week the museum removed three pieces from the exhibition “Art and China After 1989: Theater of the World” following pressure from animal-rights activists; countercriticism followed from artists, curators, and anti-censorship activists. Now Guggenheim director Richard Armstrong has explained his decision: “It was not only the quantity of people’s reactions, but there were a number […]

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The Hidden Museum: Tate St. Ives Doubles Its Space, But Where The Neighbors Can’t See

In a deft feat of engineering, an almost 600-sq-metre space has been excavated into the hillside, chiselled 15 metres down into the granite bedrock, providing a vast light-flooded chamber for temporary exhibitions that the gallery has sorely needed for years. Why take all that trouble? Because the residents of the tiny Cornwall town where the […]

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