Jennifer Allen

Art Paris to Open in China; Decline of German Art Fairs; Protesters Strike French Ministry of Culture

February 2008

Art Paris Announces Plans to Organize an Art Fair in Shenzhen, China, Next May; the Süddeutsche Zeitung Explores Possible Reasons for the Failures of Several German Art Fairs; Roughly 500 Employees at French Cultural Institutions Protest … READ ON

NEWS

Huber Excluded from Art Basel and ShContemporary; Caixa-Forum Opens in Madrid; Le Monde Critiques ARCO

February 2008

Geneva-Based Gallerist Pierre Huber Has Been Excluded from Participation in This Year's Art Basel and ShContemporary Art Fairs; the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Caixa-Forum Opens in Madrid; Le Monde's Harry Bellet Writes Critically of the … READ ON

NEWS

Pijbes to Head Rijksmuseum; Compain Named Manager at Paris Photo; Performance at ARCO; Art Forum Berlin Dates Changed; Art Rotterdam Sees Rise in Popularity; Dercon Reports from China

February 2008

Wim Pijbes Named Director of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum; Paris Photo Names Jean-Daniel Compain Fair Manager; This Year's ARCO Program Features Performance; Art Forum Berlin Changes Dates; the Ninth Edition of Art Rotterdam Shows Signs of Success;… READ ON

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French Debate Impact of Deaccessioning; Hoet at MARTa; Kiefer Works Recovered; Artists Protest in Athens

February 2008

Report Released on Potential Impact of Deaccessioning of French Museums; Musée d'Orsay Director Guy Cogeval Speaks Out Against Deacquisitioning of Works; MARTa Artistic Director Jan Hoet Expresses Interest in Staying at Museum; Twenty-two … READ ON

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World's Largest Sculpture Garden at Ile Seguin; A Week in the Life of Hans-Ulrich Obrist; Berlin's Embarrassing Museum Budget; Art and the Market

January 2008

World's Largest Sculpture Garden to Open at Ile Seguin; the Süddeutsche Zeitung Takes a Look at Hans-Ulrich Obrist's Nonstop Agenda; Berlin's Embarrassing Museum Budget; Dealers and Auction Experts Weigh In on the Potential Effect of … READ ON

NEWS

Age of Aquarius

Georg Baselitz and Jonathan Meese at Contemporary Fine Arts

January 2008 BERLIN

Invitations to gallery openings are a dime a dozen, but how often are you asked to celebrate what can only be described as a freak astrological alignment of the art stars? Last Wednesday, January 23, two artists—supernova Georg Baselitz … READ ON

DIARY

Goodrow Out at Cologne; Haacke Work Missing; Repairs for Buren Columns; Berlin White Cube Delayed

January 2008

Art Cologne Artistic Director Gérard Goodrow Relieved of Duties; Hans Haacke Installation Disappears Following 1991 Munich Exhibition; Daniel Buren's “Columns” Installation at the Palais Royal to be Renovated; Due to Construction Delays,… READ ON

NEWS

Kiefer Robbed; Attendance Drops at Swedish Museums; Dubai Plans New Lyon; Ai Weiwei Criticizes Olympics

January 2008

Thieves Steal Works from Anselm Kiefer's Atelier; Attendance Drops at Swedish Museums Following Institution of Entrance Fees; Dubai Plans to Build a Version of Lyon, France; Ai Weiwei Speaks Out About 2008 Beijing Olympics… READ ON

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Hirschhorn Ends Swiss Boycott; Cultural Policy in Hungary; Celebrating Fortieth Anniversary of '68; Sotheby's France Wants Market Reform

January 2008

Thomas Hirschhorn Agrees to Exhibit Works Again in Native Switzerland; Critics Urge Changes in Hungary's Art Infrastructure; Die Welt Celebrates the Fortieth Anniversary of Landmark Events of 1968; Sotheby's Calls for Market Reform in France… READ ON

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Russia Agrees to Lend Paintings to UK; Art at Austrian Parliament; Buren Protests State of Art; Copyright for Pyramids?; Paris-Bangladesh Show Canceled

December 2007

Russia Agrees to Lend Paintings to London's Royal Academy After UK Implements Law Protecting Works from Seizure; Austria's Parliament Building to Host Contemporary Art; Daniel Buren Protests the Condition of His Installation at Paris's Palais… READ ON

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