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Helsinki art stinker junked!

The proposed Guggenheim Helsinki just went belly up, glug, glug, glug, after a five-hour meeting of the Finnish capital’s city council, which put the kibosh on a project one opponent called “a McDonald’s of art.” Britain’s Guardian newspaper reported the … Continue reading

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Helsinki Gugg goes glug glug

After all that jumping up and down, with 1,715 entries from around the world, the competition to design Guggenheim Helsinki has coughed up a winner, by Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes, of decidedly modest design, “an indistinct jumble of pavilions faced … Continue reading

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Hell and Helsinki

The 1,715 entries to the international design competition for a Guggenheim museum in Helsinki have been winnowed down to six, an entirely predictable six. I must admit I have not finished my cruise through the original entries. I have informed … Continue reading

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Intruder at Gugg party

On Halloween I posted a link to all 1,700-plus entries, from 77 nations, in the international design competition for a proposed Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki. I scanned reams of thumbnails, hoping to find among them one that struck me as … Continue reading

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Spookitecture! Oh my!

Today is the perfect day to post images of more than 1,700 entries for the proposed Guggenheim Helsinki museum, generated by an international competition, that have been released to the public. The exercise reminds me of a phenomenon that goes … Continue reading

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Guggensinki scandal?

It’s far too early to say whether the design for the proposed Guggenheim museum in Helsinki will prove scandalous in its design, but entries for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s first international museum design competition are due on Wednesday, Sept. … Continue reading

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