Deutsche Bank and the Solomon R Guggenheim Foundation have announced plans to close the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin. Neither party gave a reason for the decision but the bank's chief executive officer Joseph Ackermann said Deutsche Bank intends to use the space as a forum for “intensified dialogue between the business and political worlds.”
Over the past 14 years the Deutsche Guggenheim has presented 57 exhibitions and attracted 1.8m visitors. The bank and foundation also commissioned major pieces from artists such as Jeff Koons, William Kentridge, Bill Viola, Rachel Whiteread and Anish Kapoor that were exhibited in Berlin, New York and Bilbao.
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