Modern Art a Scam? The debate and the absurdity

I’m not sure it’s right to answer a question about modern art being a scam by discussing whether or not it’s art. Scam artists are indeed artists, after all. I’m going to go on a limb here and say modern art — the low-effort kind that became fashionable in the past century, that supposedly makesContinue reading “Modern Art a Scam? The debate and the absurdity”

Guggenheim Museum Lays Off 24 Workers, Citing Ongoing Losses

The Guggenheim Museum in New York (via Christopher Kemp/Flickr) The Guggenheim Museum in New York laid off 24 of its staff today, September 16. An additional eight employees who accepted voluntary separation packages will end their employment at the museum on September 30. “We have leaned into all the options we have available to us,Continue reading “Guggenheim Museum Lays Off 24 Workers, Citing Ongoing Losses”

Guggenheim Employees Call for Removal of Three Top Executives

The Guggenheim Museum in New York (via calamity_sal/Flickr) A group of current and former workers of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is calling for the immediate resignation or removal of the museum’s top leadership. The group, called A Better Guggenheim, sent a letter to the museum today, September 16, listing allegations of sexism,Continue reading “Guggenheim Employees Call for Removal of Three Top Executives”