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10 Prominent Museums to Experience Contemporary Art

By Julio Horta

In the 1940s, Peggy Guggenheim (New York, 1898; Padua, 1979) and Frederick John Kiesler (Austria-Hungary, 1890; New York, 1965) undertook the interactive project for the Guggenheim Gallery, in New York. Based on the De Stijl group’s aesthetic proposal, they built an exhibition space that would focus on the “emotional awareness” of the viewer: in other words, this Gallery would use a series of scenographic devices and montages to split the relationship between artwork and wall.

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A New Museum

A new museum that combines art, science and technology was inaugurated in Sinaloa by Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel

By Sybaris Collection

Mexico is one of the countries with the greatest artistic activity in the world. The construction of 10 art museums in the last 8 years is irrefutable proof of this. And a couple of weeks ago, a new attempt to spread art and culture was announced in Sinaloa with the Materia Museum, inaugurated by Governor Quirino Ordaz Coppel with the objective of giving access to international art exhibitions and proposals.

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How and what are Museums Collecting?

By Lucía Peñalosa

 

The criteria that museums use to acquire their works are not so different between one another. Collections are formed through more or less similar categories: bailment, donations and purchases. In the case of bailment, an artist, the family or guardian, gives to a certain institution its archive and works to be protected and exhibited.

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Can a scientific image be a work of art?

By Sybaris Collection

The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) has incorporated into its collection the first photograph of a black hole, which is 55 million light years from our planet. The image is the result of about two years of research in which a series of telescopes located in different parts of the world were aligned to become a kind of Earth-sized telescope. With this event, MoMA opens new routes on one of the most interesting questions of recent times, which cannot be answered from a single perspective: what is art?

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