Jennifer Allen

International News Digest

June 2008

Conflicts over Pompidou's Place at Palais de Tokyo; Fake Immendorffs in Circulation?; Patti Smith on Art and Art Basel; Philip Glass Performs for Richard Serra, while Amy Winehouse Sings for Collector Roman Abramovich… READ ON

NEWS

International News Digest

June 2008

Rem Koolhaas Defends Architecture Projects in China; Report from Basel Conference on Dubai's Status as a Cultural Center; Italian Ruling May Threaten German Cultural Institutions in the Country; Artist Makes a Landmark of a Landfill… READ ON

NEWS

German-Dubai Museum Agreement; Challenges to Nouvel Tower; Cattelan Controversy in Stommeln; Wyn Evans Catalog Work Vandalized

June 2008

Three Top German Museums to Cooperate in “Universal Museum” Project in Dubai; Jean Nouvel Design for a “Signal Tower” Faces Challenges; Maurizio Cattelan Plans Crucifixion Sculpture for Stommeln Installation; Cerith Wyn Evans Work in… READ ON

NEWS

Export and Eiblmayer to Curate Austrian Pavilion; Pinault Sells Shares in Piasa; Controversy over Kippenberger Sculpture in Bolzano

May 2008

Two Women, Artist Valie Export and Curator Silvia Eiblmayer, Have Been Selected to Curate the Austrian Pavilion at the 2009 Venice Biennale; François Pinault and Artemis Sell Majority of their Shares in the Auction House Piasa; Martin … READ ON

NEWS

Russian Billionaire Bought Freud and Bacon; Breton's “Surrealist Manifesto” Goes to Auction; Monuments Considered in Czech Republic and Romania

May 2008

Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Purchased the Freud and the Bacon at Last Week's Contemporary Art Evening Sales; André Breton's “Surrealist Manifesto” Goes on the Block at Sotheby's France; Fate of Historical Monuments Debated in … READ ON

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Schafhausen to Curate German Pavilion; Changes in Droit de Suite Laws; Criticism of Architects in China; Picasso Museum Considers Lower Numbers

May 2008

Nicolaus Schafhausen Chosen to Curate the German Pavilion at the 2009 Venice Biennale; Changes to Droite de Suite Laws in France Incite Protest; Ko Colijn Criticizes Western Architects Working with China; Picasso Museum in Barcelona Weighs … READ ON

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Art Forum Berlin Changes Directors; Trouble for Ara Pacis Museum?; The Fate of Ile Seguin; Serra at “Monumenta”; Hofmann Dies at 102

May 2008

Two New Directors at Art Forum Berlin; Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno Intends to Demolish Ara Pacis Museum; What Is the Fate of Ile Seguin After Pinault?; Richard Serra Unveils Work for “Monumenta” at Paris's Grand Palais; Albert Hofmann, … READ ON

NEWS

Beijing Needs Photoshop, Says Sarah Morris; Photo Exhibition in Paris Sparks Controversy; Critic Defends Schneider's Deathbed Installation; Alleged Suicide of Russian Expat Artist Raises New Questions

April 2008

Beijing Needs Photoshop, Says Sarah Morris; Photo Exhibition in Paris Sparks Controversy; Critic Defends Schneider's Deathbed Installation; Alleged Suicide of Russian Expat Artist Raises New Questions… READ ON

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Plamen Dejanov & Swetlana Heger

April 2008

Those who showed up for the Dejanov & Heger opening found the gallery closed for vacation—or so a notice pasted on the shutters declared. The Vienna-based artists contributed a similar sign to the Vienna Secession’s 1997 “x-squared”… READ ON

IN PRINT May 1999

Matthieu Laurette

April 2008

MATTHIEU LAURETTE IS A SORT OF MODERN-DAY HUNGER ARTIST. Currently based in Paris, Laurette became well known in his native France for having survived almost exclusively on products with money-back guarantees. He ate the food, then asked for… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2000