Mod­els of Le Cor­bus­ier's Iraq gym in New York

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This ex­hi­bi­tion in New York fea­tures art from the Mid­dle East and North Africa re­cently ac­quired for the Guggen­heim's col­lec­tion. It fea­tures 18 works by 17 artists. Ar­chi­tec­ture fea­tures promi­nently, in­clud­ing Plan for Greater

Baghdad by Ala You­nis, which is a col­lec­tion of mod­els of the gym­na­sium de­signed for Baghdad in 1957 by Le Cor­bus­ier and in­au­gu­rated in 1980 as the Sad­dam Hus­sein Gym­na­sium. The ex­hi­bi­tion will move to Is­tan­bul's Pera Mu­seum in 2017. But a Storm Is Blow­ing from Par­adise: Con­tem­po­rary Art of the Mid­dle East and North Africa runs at the Guggen­heim in New York un­til Oc­to­ber 5. For in­for­ma­tion visit www.guggen­heim.org.

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