May 2019
Hyperallergic: Boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

December 2016
TAZ: Miserable Working Conditions
The New Yorker:
The Gulf Art War: New Museums in the Emirates raise the issue of workers’ rights
: “The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Campaign: On Gulf Labor and Western Museums in the Middle East.” 

October 2016
Hyperallergic: “Gulf Labor Criticizes Guggenheim’s Silence on Migrant Workers’ Rights”

August 2016
New York Times: “The Guggenheim Is Going Global. Kind Of.”

June 2016
Hyperallergic: “Guggenheim and British Museum Refuse to Work with Human Rights Groups on Abu Dhabi Projects”

May 2016
Quartz: “You broke trust”: Activists are shaming the Guggenheim on its own facade

April 2016
Hyperallergic: Protesters Shame Guggenheim and Its Trustees with Light Projections
The Art of Resistance: The Spectacular Politics of Protest at the Guggenheim
The Architects Newspaper:
Protestors light up New York’s Guggenheim to challenge working conditions in the Gulf region
The Observer: Illegal Projections on Guggenheim Museum Protest Labor Practices in the Middle East
Artists in Guggenheim Show Release Statement Criticizing Termination of Gulf Labor Talks
Armed with a Projector, Activists Protest Guggenheim’s Decision to End Talks with Gulf Labor
The Nation:
The Guggenheim Doesn’t Want Labor Activists Interfering With Its Luxurious Abu Dhabi Outpost
Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi
Artists in Guggenheim show denounce Museum’s split with Gulf Labour
Migrant Rights: Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi: Guggenheim Breaks Off Negotiations With Gulf Labor
Art Asia Pacific:
Guggenheim breaks off negotiations with Gulf Labor Coalition
Blouin Artinfo:
Guggenheim ends talks with Gulf Labour
Guggenheim halts talks with labor group
Guggenheim Trustees Break off Negotiations
Statement from Gulf Labor Coalition
Hyperallergic: Guggenheim breaks off Negotiations with Gulf Labor
New York Times:
Labor protestors to Resume Guggenheim Demonstrations
The Art Newspaper:
 Only for the rich: how Islamic art is overshadowed by morally questionable Gulf labour conditions

March 2016
International Labor Organization: Response to Allegations of Forced Labour in the UAE

February 2016
Dissent Magazine: Gulf Dreams for Justice: From Rescue to Solidarity

December 2015
The Guardian: The Louvre comes to Abu Dhabi

November 2015
The Nation: Standing Up for Migrant Workers in the Gulf, 1 Installation at a Time
Ibraaz: The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor London Book Launch

October 2015
The Nation: Building a Museum Shouldn’t Violate Human Rights
Artforum: Wage Before Beauty: Andrew Ross on Saadiyat Island
Uprising Radio:
The Gulf: High Culture/Hard Labor

September 2015
The Architects Newspaper: Judith Barry and Ken Saylor discuss labor issues in the Gulf and beyond
Radical Philosophy:
Whose future? All the World’s Futures, the 56th Biennale di Venezia
: As a student, I travelled to NYU’s satellite campus and was shocked by its human rights abuses
Hyperallergic: At Venice Biennale, Artists Stage a Pageant for Precarious Workers in Abu Dhabi 

August 2015
truthdig: ‘The Gulf’: Shedding Light on Dark Doings in the United Arab Emirates
Flash Art:
Hard Labor and High Culture / 56th Venice Biennale  
Art Review:
The state of political art in light of the 56th Venice Biennale and the Creative Time Summit
Laboring One to Seven (Island of Terror)
We Make Money Not Art: Book Review: The Gulf. High Culture/Hard Labor
Democracy Now:
Artist Mariam Ghani, Daughter of Afghan Pres., Takes on US Abuse from Gitmo to Bagram to US Prisons
France Culture:
Musées d’Abu Dhabi: les artistes font compagne contre les conditions de travail des ouvriers des chantiers
Hyperallergic: G.U.L.F. Occupies Israeli Pavilion in Venice, Calls for Cultural Boycott
Mondoweiss: Gulf Labor Artist Coalition stages BDS intervention at 2015 Venice Biennale
Art Info: Abu Dhabi Workers Still Underpaid, National Gallery Outsources Security During Strike, and More
The Art Newspaper: Abu Dhabi museums face further scrutiny by Gulf Labor

July 2015
Hyperallergic: Gulf Labor Hips Venice Biennale Visitors to UAE Labor Abuses
Art Net: Death of Pakistani Worker at Louvre Abu Dhabi Confirmed by French Museum Authority
French Museum Authority Confirms Worker Death at Louvre Abu Dhabi Site 
Art Info: 
Louvre Abu Dhabi Admits Worker Death After Gulf Labor Letter

June 2015
Arts Journal:  Could Peer Pressure Put an End to Guggenheim’s Abu Dhabi Misadventure?
New York Times:
Dozens of Museum Leaders Sign Protest Letter Over Exclusion of Gulf Labor Activists
Art Review: Major Artworld Figures Sign Gulf Labor Protest Letter
Art Net: Global Art Professionals Speak Out Against UAE Travel Bans
Art Forum:
Over Sixty Curators, Critics, and Museum Directors Sign Letter in Support of Gulf Labor Members Denied Entry to UAE
The Art Newspaper:
MoMA and Tate directors urge UAE to lift artists’ travel bans
McGill Daily: Artists speak out against abhorrent labour practices in the UAE
Art Info:
Glenn Lowry, Anne Pasternak Among 60 Opposing UAE Bans
60 Art World Luminaries Pressure UAE on “Chilling Precedent” Set by Recent Bans

May 2015
The New York Times: Art and Hypocrisy in the Gulf
The Art Newspaper: Leading artists express solidarity with artist-activists banned by UAE
Art Forum:
Sharjah Biennial Artists Pen Open Letter in Support of Artists Denied Entry
The Wire: Art World Rallies to Support Indian Artist Barred from UAE
Artinfo: Sharjah Biennial Artists Urge UAE to Lift Travel Bans
Toute La Culture: Walid Raad dénonce les conditions de travail sur les chantiers du louvre Abu Dhabi
Art Asia Pacific: Gulf Labor Members Denied Entry to UAE
As Third Member Is Refused Entry to UAE, Gulf Labor Renews Pressure on Guggenheim
E-flux: An Open Letter from Walid Raad
Le Monde: L’artiste Walid Raad n’est pas le bienvenu dans les émirats
The New York Times: Labor Protests Draw Resistance
Art Forum: Gulf Labor Members Denied Entry to UAE Under Security Scrutiny
Art Net: Walid Raad Third Gulf Labor Artist Who’s Been Refused Entry to the UAE
Hyperallergic: Artist Walid Raad Denied Entry into UAE, Becoming Third Gulf Labor Member Turned Away
Kafila: Statement from in solidarity with artists denied entry into UAE for involvement with labour rights
Blouin Art Info:
Gulf Labor Artists Walid Raad, Ashok Sukumaran Barred from U.A.E.
Art Review: Machines of Loving Grace
Mumbai Mirror:
 Artist Protests Labour Conditions, UAE Denies Him Visa
The Art Newspaper:
Artists occupy Peggy Guggenheim Collection during Venice Biennale
Art Forum:
Gulf Labor Occupies Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice
Art Net:
Gulf Labor Stages Protest at Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice
Gulf Labor and Other Arts Groups Occupy Venice’s Guggenheim #GuggOccupied
Hyperallergic: May Day Occupation at Guggenheim Closes Museum #GuggOccupied
The New York Times: Guggenheim Close for the Afternoon as Workers’ Advocates Escalate Protests
Glasstire: May Day Labor Protest at the Guggenheim
Al Jazeera America: Protesters ‘occupy’ New York’s Guggenheim over Gulf labor abuses
Quartz: Activists protesting labor exploitation on Saadiyat Island have shut down the Guggenheim
Observer: May Day Protests Occupy and Shutdown the Guggenheim Museum
Blouin Art Info: Labor Activists Occupy Guggenheim New York
Animal New York: Protesters Occupy the Guggenheim, Demand End to Slave Labor at Museum’s Satellite Site in Abu Dhabi
The Nation: Why Did These Activists Shut Down the Guggenheim
Curbed: Protest Over Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Labor Just the Beginning

April 2015
Al-Fanar Media: Report Finds Mistreatment of Workers Building NYU Abu Dhabi Campus
New Report Confirms Labor Abuses at NYU Abu Dhabi
Report: NYU Allowed 10,000 Workers To Be Abused In Abu Dhabi
The National: NYU to Compensate Abu Dhabi Campus Construction Workers
The New York Times: NYU Labor Guidelines Failed to Protect 10,000 Workers in Abu Dhabi
The Guardian: Migrants building UAE cultural hub ‘working in prison conditions’

March 2015
The New York TimesMurky Inquiry Targets Critic of N.Y.U. Role in Abu Dhabi, and a Reporter
The Chronicle of Higher Education: U of Florida Professor Is Arrested in United Arab Emirates
WNYC: NYU Professor and Journalist Barred from Investigating NYU Abu Dhabi
Reuters: Workers’ rights campaign voice concerns over UAE ban of US academic
American Association of University Professors (AAUP): Denial of Entry to Professor Troubling
Hyperallergic: As Professor Is Denied Entry, NYU Abu Dhabi Faces New Pressure to Evolve 
Gawker: Abu Dhabi Successfully Exports Academic Repression to NYU
Democracy Now: NYU Professor Barred from UAE After Criticism of Migrant Worker Abuse
Washington Square News: Professor barred entry into U.A.E.
New York Magazine: An Interview With the NYU Professor Banned from the United Arab Emirates 
Newsweek: Andrew Ross, Outspoken NYU Professor, Barred from Entering Abu Dhabi

December 2014
Financial Times: Year in the Arab World: Call on Abu Dhabi to Aid Migrant Workers.

November 2014
The New York Times: At Guggenheim, Protesters Renew Criticism of Abu Dhabi Expansion Plan
Bloomberg: Scene Last Night; Lutnick, Macklowe, Marino, The xx
Hyperallergic: Activists Picket Guggenheim Over Labor Abuses
The Baffler: Degrees of Danger in the United Arab Emirates

September 2014
The Guardian: Call for UN to investigate plight of migrant workers in the UAE
Counter-Competition Seeks Alternatives to Controversial Guggenheim Helsinki
The Guardian: Helsinki v Guggenheim: the backlash against the global megabrand is on
Yle Uutiset: Anti-Guggenheim groups launch competition for South Harbor location
Architizer: Architizer Exclusive: Michael Sorkin Talks Alternative Guggenheim Competition

August 2014
Creative Time Reports: Who’s Happy About Abu Dhabi’s “Island of Happiness?” It’s Not the Construction Workers
Artnet News:
Artist Sneaks Into Future Guggenheim Site to Interview Workers
Emails Reveal Guggenheim Bullying Journalists Suspected of Ties with Gulf Labor
Vice:  Slaves of Happiness Island: Abu Dhabi and the Dark Side of High Art

July 2014
Dissent Magazine: 1% Museum: The Guggenheim Goes Global

June 2014
The Gazelle: Lost in Translation: The Challenging Future of Satellite Museums
Dissent Magazine:
Belabored Podcast #53: Art, Academia, and Labor Struggles in Abu Dhabi, with Andrew Ross
New Left Review: Cultural Revolution, From Punk to the New Provotariat

May 2014
The New York Times: NYU Crisis in Abu Dhabi Stretches to Wall Street
The Nation:
Activists Invade the Guggenheim: Holding US Institutions Accountable for Labor Abuses in Abu Dhabi 
Protesters Stage Intervention at Guggenheim’s Futurist Exhibition
Photos: Labor Protesters Disrupt Guggenheim To Shame Trustees By Name
The New York Times:
Protesters Urge Guggenheim to Aid Abu Dhabi Workers
UAE Halts Printing of New York Times Over Damning NYU Labor Article
Front-Page NYT Report Confirms Gulf Labor Findings on Saadiyat Island
Al Jazeera America: NY Times Says UAE Halted Publication Over Article About Labor Issues
The Nation: Reports of Worker Abuse Continue at NYU’s Newly Completed Abu Dhabi Campus
The Guardian:
NYU ‘will investigate’ reports of Abu Dhabi campus workers mistreatment
NYU Local:
Workers Mistreated at NYU Abu Dhabi’s Newly Finished Campus
NYU’s Controversial New Campus in Abu Dhabi Still Has A Labor Problem
New York Times:
At NYU’s Abu Dhabi Site, Harsh Work Conditions
Under pressure, Qatar announces that it will change archaic laws for workers building World Cup facilities
The Art of Resistance: Labor, Debt, and G.U.L.F’s Guggenheim Campaign
Architects Journal:
Poor working conditions continue for starchitect projects in Abu Dhabi
Mott MacDonald scrutinised over Gulf worker role
NYU Local:
New Report Details NYU Abu Dhabi Labor Law Violations
The Washginton Square News:
University responds to report claiming mistreatment of workers at NYUAD island campus
Gulf Labor Monitoring Report Finds Ongoing Violations at Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
Financial Times: Gulf Labor calls on Abu Dhabi to pay off museum workers’ debts

April 2014

Left East: Working the global art market: labour, galleries, and activism in the Gulf  
The National:
Building the future on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island
The Gazelle:
Markets Are the Problem (Not the Solution)
Policy Mic:
Guerilla Protestors Storm the Guggenheim With a Message the Museum Can’t Ignore
Change Magazine: A High Price for Global Culture

March 2014
Techbait Tech News: Protests Heat Up Against the Guggenheim’s New Museum in Abu Dhabi
Protests Heat Up Against the Guggenheim’s New Museum in Abu Dhabi
Omaha Sun Times:
Watch Protestors Drop Thousands Of Fake Dollar Bills In The Guggenheim
Al Jazeera America:
Guggenheim protestors ‘make it rain’ to highlight poor labor practices
Time Out New York:
Protest night at the museum: The Guggenheim is disrupted by protestors throwing fake money in the rotunda
Protestors Sneak Into Guggenheim, Make It Rain False Bills
Blouin Art Info:
Gugg Hit with Second Labor Protest, Met Sold $5.4 M in Art, and More
Video: Protestors Shower Guggenheim with Cruel Labor Confetti 
Protestors Rain Down Thousands of Bills in Guggenheim Rotunda
The New York Times: 
High Culture and Hard Labor
Hyperallergic: Guggenheim Spoof Site Targets Abu Dhabi Controversy
Sweat labour for culture
BBC News:
Artists threaten boycott over Abu Dhabi worker welfare 
Art F City: Protestors
Take Over the Guggenheim With Giant Projections
Activists Take Protest to the Facade of the Guggenheim Museum
The New York Times:
Door to Art of the World, Barely Ajar
Union Tribute: 
Artists and workers unite
That Fire in Their Eyes: Towards a Diasporic History of South Asian Protest
The Gazelle: Deconstructing Labor at NYU Abu Dhabi

February 2014
ABC: Gulf Labor in Relation to Sydney Biennale
Art F City:
GULF Protest Against the Guggenheim Continue, Joining Forces with NYU
Protestors take over the Guggenheim on behalf of workers a world away
Art in America:
Protesting the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: An Interview with G.U.L.F.
G.U.L.F. Calls Guggenheim a 1% Global Museum with a 1% Board
Artists storm New York’s Guggenheim Museum to protest conditions of workers at its Abu Dhabi site
Wall Street Journal:
Abu Dhabi Labor Record Sparks Guggenheim New York Protests
Guggenheim Responds: Guards Paid Competitively, Gugg Abu Dhabi Not Under Construction, No Public Forum
Why The Guggenheim Museum Is The Perfect Protest Space
G.U.L.F. Responds to Guggenheim, Calls on Museum to Open Its Doors to Free Public Assembly
Time Out New York
: What was up with the protest at the Guggenheim on Saturday?
Huffington Post: Protest Breaks Out At The Guggenheim in New York Over ‘Slave Labor’
Art Newspaper:
Protest at Guggenheim over labour conditions on Saadiyat Island
Democracy Now
: Headlines (go to 12:44)
Hyperallergic: Guggenheim Responds to Saturday’s G.U.L.F. Protest Action
Gothamist: Protestors Take Over the Guggenheim To Protest Shady Labor Practices
Hyperallergic: Protest Action Erupts Inside Guggenheim Museum
Radio Free: Boycott Group Responds to Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Labor Conditions Report
Art Book:  Boycott Group Responds to Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Labor Conditions Report
Blouin Artinfo:  Museum Design Now
Ibraaz & I.B. Tauris Publishers:
 Uncommon Grounds: New Media and Critical Practice in the Middle East

December 2013
The Guardian: The dark side of Abu Dhabi’s cultural revolution – video
The Guardian: Conditions for Abu Dhabi’s migrant workers ‘shame the west’
The Guardian: In Abu Dhabi, they call it Happiness Island. But for the workers, it is a place of misery
Art Radar: Island of happiness? Artist Mariam Ghani on art and exploitation in Abu Dhabi

November 2013
The Daily Star: Let’s talk about building Gulf art space
Wall Street Journal: Labor and Culture Collide in the Gulf
The Guardian: Art world protest over ‘mistreatment’ of migrants at Abu Dhabi cultural hub

October 2013
Artinfo: Gulf Labor launches year-long campaign
Gallerist NY: Artists launch 52-weeks campaign to protest labor conditions

September 2013
Dawn: Worker rights issues pose a challenge to Gulf building boom

January 2013
ArtInfo: Gulflabor Responds to Choice of ArabTec for Louvre Abu Dhabi
Art Newspaper: Walid Raad says PwC report “frankly surprising” in its transparency
Monocle (UK) Radio: Naeem Mohaiemen on Abu Dhabi
WBAI Asia Pacific Forum Radio: Samer Muscati (HRW)/Naeem Mohaiemen (GL)

November 2012

ArtInfo: Artist-Activists Spot “Shortcomings” in GAD Labor Report
Art Agenda: Tea with Nefertiti
Pankaj Mishra: Shiny Tinderboxes

April 2012
The National: TDIC restarts contract bids for Abu Dhabi’s Louvre

March 2012
Washington Post: Human Rights Watch urges protection for workers building Abu Dhabi’s Louvre
NYT: Report Cites Continued Problems for Workers at Abu Dhabi Cultural Site
HRW: Abu Dhabi still needs to do more on workers’ rights
CNN: Rights group: More needs to be done for laborers’ rights in
UPDATE 1-Worker rights still an issue at UAE museum island -HRW
New Human Rights Watch Report Claims “Abuses Are Continuing” for Workers at..
TDIC describes HRW report as inaccurate
UAE: Saadiyat Workers Better Protected but Gaps Remain
UAE progress on worker rights, but more needed
TDIC pleased with Human Rights Watch report but disputes methodology
Group calls for protection for UAE museum workers
Saadiyat Island labour conditions improving – HRW

June 2011

Artinfo: Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Must Be Built On Foundation of Workers’ Rights

March 2011
The New York Times: Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Faces Protest


Aljazeera: Artists Urge Guggenheim Boycott

Construction Week (Oct 2011): Guggenheim Abu Dhabi boycott ‘still in place’
Construction Week (June 2011): Guggenheim Abu Dhabi boycott remains in place
Building Design: Artists may boycott Gehry’s Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

CNN Expansion: Guggenheim, ¿maltrato a albañiles? 135 artistas firman una carta de boicot contra el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi
El Mundo: Esclavos del Guggenheim
ABC: Boicotean el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi por maltrato a los obreros
ABC: Artistas amenazan con boicotear el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi
El Mercurio Digital: Artistas boicotean el Guggenheim de Abu Dhabi en protesta contra la explotación
de los trabajadores inmigrantes

Batiactu: Le musée Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menacé de boycott
Les nouvelles news : Abu Dhabi, des musées et des migrants
Le blog des sorties culturelles: SOYONS SERIEUX – Le Louvre d’Abou Dabi sortira-t-il indemne des polémiques?
WNNmedia: Émirats arabes unis: Plus de 130 artistes ont annoncé un boycott du musée Guggenheim d’Abou Dhabi Le musee du Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menace de boycott par les artistes

Middle East

WAM: TDIC response to Human Rights Watch announcement regarding workers’ welfare on Saadiyat Island
The National: Developer invites artists to inspect worker conditions on Saadiyat
Gulf News: ‘Island of Happiness’ to guarantee lots of smiles for UAE residents
Khaleej Times: TDIC vows to protect rights of workers
Elaph: Artists Announce Their Boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (Arabic)
Top News Arab Emirates: Artists threaten boycott of Guggenheim in UAE
Gulf News: Address the Real Problems (Letter to the Editor) March 16-18, 2011

New York Times: Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Faces Protest
Wall Street Journal: Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim In Artists Boycott Over Labor Conditions
Associated Press: HRW: Artists threaten boycott of Guggenheim in UAE
***AP Story picked up by Forbes, ABC News, CBS News, Kansas City Star, Washington Examiner, Boston Herald, among many others***
Bloomberg: Artists to Boycott Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim Museum Over Laborers’ Rights
Reuters: Artists boycott Guggenheim Abu Dhabi in labor row
World Architecture News: Artists protest Guggenheim Museum Abu Dhabi due to poor labour conditions
The Media Line: Artists Protest Labor Exploitation at Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Artists vow boycott of Guggenheim Abu Dhabi
Construction Week Online: Artists in Abu Dhabi Guggenheim boycott
Zawya: Abu Dhabi’s Guggenheim In Artists Boycott Over Labor Conditions
Art in America Magazine: Artists, Curators Boycott Guggenheim’s Human Rights Violations
Arts Journal: Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: Human Rights Watch Criticizes Workers’ Rights Agreement
Construction Week Online: Human Rights Watch back Guggenheim boycott
Artinfo: Facing Criticism, Guggenheim Vows to Protect Laborers on Their Abu Dhabi Museum
The Media Line: Artists Protest Labor Exploitation at Abu Dhabi Guggenheim
CNN Arabic: Angry Artists Boycott “Guggenheim Abu Dhabi” Museum
M&H News: Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Museum to be boycotted?
Art Newspaper: Artists boycott Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project Nicht um jeden Preis
Le Monde: ABOU DHABI – Des artistes boycottent le Guggenheim Le musée Guggenheim d’Abu Dhabi menacé de boycott par les artistes‎
Les Infos: Le Guggenheim d’Abou Dhabi face à la contestation‎
The Nation: The Price of Art
LA Times: Monster Mash: Guggenheim responds to threatened Abu Dhabi boycott
The Guardian: Art Dubai and the Sharjah Biennial: talking about a revolution
World Architecture News: Guggenheim bites back
D Magazine: Cheer Up Dallas: At Least You’re Not Abu Dhabi Artists boycott is jeopardizing museum, Guggenheim says
WNYC: Artists Boycott Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Over Migrant Workers’ Rights
WNYC: Guggenheim Says Artists’ Boycott Jeopardizes Abu Dhabi Project
Chronicle of Philanthropy: Artists Protest Over Guggenheim Museum in Abu Dhabi Artists’ Boycott Brings Attention to Labor Issues
Justmeans: Island of Unhappiness: Artists Stand Up for Workers’ Rights in Abu Dhabi

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