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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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

Nina Fischer and Maroan El Sani

April 2008

Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani practice a strange sort of detective work. The German artists, who have been working together in Berlin since 1993 (exclusively so since 1994), are fascinated with what remains of people after they have … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2001 [TOC]