Posts Tagged ‘Guggenheim’

BMW Guggenheim retreats from its Kreuzberg hotspot

Informative meeting at Artitude about the BMW Guggenheim Lab; photo: Despina Stokou

Article by Jeni Fulton – in Berlin; Saturday, Mar. 24, 2012.

The BMW-sponsored Guggenheim „urban research“ lab found the Wrangelkiez area in Kreuzberg a little too hot for its liking. Citing police warnings regarding possible attacks with “Farbbeutel” (paint-filled bags) and rotten eggs, the mobile building skulked off to find another, less lefty-anarchist sodden area…[read on…]


TEA CIRCLE: For Ai Wei Wei

Blog Entry by Anastasia Loginova – in Berlin; Saturday, April 16, 2011.

The international art world’s responce to the recent imprisonment of Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei has been strong. New York City’s Guggenheim has urged local museums to create a public petition for his freedom . The glass roof top of London’s Tate Modern reads “RELEASE AI WEI WEI” clearly, even from across the river. In Berlin the artists took to the streets. On Saturday, 9th April, they gathered outside the Chinese Embassy to make tea, not war.

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