Jennifer Allen

Baratta to Direct Venice Biennale; Pinault's Venice Director Criticizes Italy; Hoet Leaves MARTa; “Incest” Buys at the Auctions

November 2007

Paolo Baratta Succeeds Davide Croff as President of Venice Biennale; François Pinault's Venice Director Criticizes Italy's Approach to Contemporary Art; Jan Hoet to Leave MARTa; Journalists Discuss “Incest” Buys at the Auctions… READ ON

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Gallerists Concerned over Art Cologne; Barbican's Seductive New Exhibition; Courbet's Origins; Skulls in Art; Anticipation for NY Auctions

November 2007

Gallerists Write Concerned Letter to Art Cologne Owners; London's Barbican Center Unveils Sexy Exhibition for Twenty-fifth Anniversary; Critics Explore the Origins of Gustave Courbet's L'Origine du monde; Sabine B. Vogel Considers the Popularity… READ ON

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A Kunsthalle for Berlin; Plans for the Pompidou; Tehran's Hidden Art Collection; Stir over UK Arts Council Comment

October 2007

Berlin Senate Votes for a “Cube” Design for a Kunsthalle; France Passes Arts Budget and Announces Plans for the Centre Pompidou and the Palais de Tokyo; Iranian Writer Amir Hassan Cheheltan Discusses Tehran's Hidden Collection of Contemporary… READ ON

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Film in Abu Dhabi; Kassel Buys Three D12 Works; Kiefer at the Louvre; Bob Dylan's Paintings

October 2007

Following Art, Film Industry Explores Abu Dhabi; Kassel Purchases Three Works from Documenta 12; Anselm Kiefer Unveils Permanent Installation at the Louvre; Bob Dylan Opens Exhibition of Paintings at Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz… READ ON

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Collector's Edition

The opening of “Passage du Temps” in Lille

October 2007 LILLE, FRANCE

As I rode the Eurostar from London to Lille, France, after the Frieze Art Fair last weekend, I tried to put aside the miniscandal involving Haunch of Venison gallery, which had been denied a booth at Frieze on the grounds that it is now owned… READ ON

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Matt to Stay On at Kunsthalle Wien; Spies Questions Paris's Role in Art; Critic Says No to Nitsch; Critics to Be Replaced by Bloggers?; Changes in Polish Art; Rivera vs. Kahlo; Barney Wins Kaiserring

October 2007

Gerald Matt to Remain Director of Kunsthalle Wien; Werner Spies Questions Paris's Role in the Art World; Critic Reports on Hermann Nitsch; The Guardian Wonders if Critics Are Being Replaced by Bloggers; Polityka Reports Radical Developments… READ ON

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Pleasure and Pain

Art Forum Berlin

October 2007 BERLIN

How did Europe steal back the idea of modern art? I pondered the question with Milan gallerist Giò Marconi as we drove from the fairgrounds of Art Forum—no relation to Artforum—to Neugerriemschneider to check out the Jorge Pardo show. … READ ON

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Pinault's Venice Plans; Istanbul Artist in Danger?; Documenta 12 Scores Record Visitor Numbers; Lyon Reviews; Art Cologne Palma Debut

September 2007

François Pinault Unveils Venice Plans for the Dogana Site in 2009; Istanbul Biennial Artist Hamra Abbas May Face Danger in Home Country After Remarks in Turkish Press; Documenta 12 Closes to Record Visitor Numbers; Le Monde Reviews Lyon; … READ ON

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Cardinal Calls Art “Degenerate”; Generali Changes Director; Expansion for Städel; Viennafair Partners with FIAC; Setbacks at Pompidou Shanghai

September 2007

Cardinal Calls Art “Degenerate”; Leadership Change at Vienna's Generali Foundation; Städel to Expand; Viennafair to Partner with FIAC; Shanghai Pompidou Faces Setbacks… READ ON

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New Director at Fridericianum; Royal College to Sell Bacon; Criticism for Richter's Window; Dutch Artists Protest Funding Changes; No Antonioni Museum; Art Price Database

September 2007

Rein Wolfs to Direct Kassel's Fridericianum Museum; Royal College of Art to Sell Francis Bacon Painting; Gerhard Richter's Stained-Glass Window for the Cologne Cathedral Faces Criticism; Dutch Artists Protest Funding Changes; Museum for … READ ON

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