Trump Wanted Art So This Museum Offered Him a Gold Toilet

The Guggenheim couldn't lend the White House a Van Gogh, but it was more than willing to hand over Maurizio Cattelan's "America."


Maurizio Cattelan Is One of Art's Greatest Mysteries

The renowned artist is as enigmatic as his controversial work.


I Got High and Chilled with Ants at the Guggenheim on 4/20

Smells alter your state of mind while you gaze at bioartist Anicka Yi's ant- and bacteria-filled installations.


I Meditated Inside NYC's Quietest Art Installation

Doug Wheeler's 'PSAD Synthetic Desert III' brings near-nauseating silence to the Guggenheim.


Ai Weiwei Set to Install Hundreds of Walls Throughout New York

Also in the news: a naked man with a bloody menstrual pad strapped to his crotch was kicked out of Art Basel Hong Kong.


[Exclusive] The Guggenheim's First Robotic Artwork Is Out of Control

Talking to artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, the ghosts inside the machine.


A Short History of Art World Potty Humor

The Guggenheim's golden toilet—called 'America'—is the latest in a long line of bathroom jokes.


The Unbearable Lightness of Peeing (in a Gold Toilet on Facebook Live)

The best toilet experience is one where 2,000 people aren't watching you.


It's Your Turn to Use the Guggenheim's 18K Gold Toilet

Maurizio Cattelan has installed a fully functioning commode on the fifth floor of the museum.


'America' Is a Solid Gold Toilet | Last Week in Art

In other news: Photojournalist Justin Guariglia teamed up with NASA; and Alec Baldwin's pissed.


The Race to Save Computer-Based Art | Conservation Lab

When it comes to the conservation of computer-based art, the code has yet to be written—but a groundbreaking initiative at the Guggenheim could help establish standards for the industry.


The Unusual Chemistry of an Experimental Master Artist | Conservation Lab

A major retrospective of László Moholy-Nagy's work at the Guggenheim called for extensive conservation and research, yielding new insights into the Bauhaus artist’s innovative process.