Jennifer Allen

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]

Angela Bulloch

April 2008

Got a case of chromophobia? Angela Bulloch’s ingenious pixel boxes might not be what the doctor ordered. The artist, who is based in Berlin and London, has given the pixel—the indivisible picture element whose only information value is … READ ON

IN PRINT February 2001 [TOC]

Berlin's New Art Fair; Cologne Eclipsed by Berlin?; Pagé Wins Art Cologne Prize; Schneider Seeks Someone to Die for Art

April 2008

Michael Neff, Current Director of Berlin Gallery Weekend, Is Inaugurating a New Fair Called “Art Berlin Contemporary” This September in Berlin; Critics Speak Up on the Topic of Berlin's Cultural Ascendance; Fondation Louis-Vuitton Director… READ ON

NEWS

Questioning Western Architects in China; Green Light for Berlin's White Cube; Mixed Responses to Fabre's Show at the Louvre

April 2008

Critic Roman Hollenstein Questions the Ethics of Western Architectural Projects in China; Berlin's White Cube Kunsthalle Project Is Given the Go-Ahead; Mixed Verdicts for Jan Fabre's Exhibition at the Louvre … READ ON

NEWS

Search on for Documenta 13 Director; More Controversy for Art Forum Berlin; New Museum for Milan; Haacke Awarded Damages for Lost Work

April 2008

Commission Appointed to Select Director for Documenta 13; Catrin Lorch Discusses Differences between Berlin's Art Forum Fair and the Gallery Weekend; New Museum for Milan Set to Open in 2011; Munich Judge Awards Hans Haacke $18,050 in Damages… READ ON

NEWS

Shadow Company

The fifth Berlin Biennial

April 2008 BERLIN

Is it just me, or are biennials getting bigger? While last Friday marked the official beginning of the fifth Berlin Biennial, titled “When Things Cast No Shadow,” the exhibition actually got under way last month, with an opening at the … READ ON

DIARY

Carla Bruni Takes On Culture; BMW Backs Out of Art Basel

April 2008

CARLA TAKES ON CULTURE  Carla Bruni-Sarkozy—top model, pop singer, leftist sympathizer, and most recently wife of the president of the Republic of France—could turn out to be art's best ally in a government hostile to culture. According… READ ON

NEWS

Spitzer Could Have Gone for Koons Instead; CAPC Bordeaux “Kiddie Porn” Case Dismissed; New Branch, New Director for Phillips de Pury

March 2008

Spitzer Could Have Gone for Koons Instead; CAPC Bordeaux “Kiddie Porn” Case Dismissed; New Branch, New Director for Phillips de Pury… READ ON

NEWS

India Prohibits Importation of Meese Sculpture; Still No Director for Art Cologne; Koolhaas Lends Support to German “Great Pyramid” Project; French Mayor Bans Death

March 2008

Customs Officials in India Turn Away a Sculpture by Artist Jonathan Meese; No Director Appointed Yet for Art Cologne; Rem Koolhaas Lends Support to Great Pyramid Outside Dessau, Germany; Mayor of Pau, France, Bans Death… READ ON

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Success—and a Theft—at TEFAF; Liechtenstein Suspends German Art Loans; Exhibition Focuses on Art “Branding”

March 2008

The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht, the Netherlands, Began with Strong Sales and the Theft of a $1.84 Million Diamond Necklace; Royal House of Liechtenstein Suspends Loans of Art to German Museums in Protest of German Tax … READ ON

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