Jennifer Allen

Renée Green

May 2007

Renée Green’s Free Agent Media (FAM)—an ongoing enterprise covering a wide range of time-based projects, from lectures to excursions—turns thirteen this year. To celebrate, Green created “United Space of Conditioned Becoming2” in… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2007 [TOC]

Kajsa Dahlberg

May 2007

Habent sua fata libelli, “Books have their fates.” As Walter Benjamin noted, this Latin saying has another meaning for book collectors: Each physical copy of a book has its own fate. For a project presented in her recent solo show, Kajsa… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2007 [TOC]

Artists for Sarkozy?; Documenta 12 Billboards; Death of Art

April 2007

Maison des Artistes Head Supports Sarkozy; Documenta 12 Hits the Streets; Christiane Jaillet's Death of Art… READ ON

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Documenta 12 Pavilion Dispute; Changes at Haus der Kunst; Three Museums Split Ricke Collection; Weerasethakul Film Censored

April 2007

Documenta 12 Pavilion Architects Jean-Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton Butt Heads with Artistic Director Roger M. Buergel over Ventilation; Chris Dercon Signs on for Five More Years at Haus Der Kunst; Three Museums Split the Ricke Collection;… READ ON

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Egypt's European Museum; Egypt Seeks Nefertiti; Hermitage in Ferrara; Abu Dhabi's Book Fair; Artist Debugs Installation

April 2007

European Museum in the Works for Egypt; Egypt Seeks Return of Nefertiti Bust from Germany; Hermitage Museum Plans Expansion in Ferrara; Abu Dhabi Looks to Partner with Frankfurt Book Fair; Facing Protests, Artist Removes Insects from Installation… READ ON

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Kiefer at the Louvre; Red Poppies for Documenta; Bastian's Departure Sparks Rumors; Sotheby's Halts Dutch Auction; New Biennial for Valencia and Brazil; Arson at Nussbaum Museum; Insects Bug Activists

April 2007

Anselm Kiefer Commissioned for New Work at the Louvre; Croatian Artist Sanja Ivekovic Plants Red Poppies for Documenta 12; Rumors of Corruption Surround Heiner Bastian's Departure from Hamburger Bahnhof; Sotheby's Halts Dutch Auction, Citing… READ ON

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New Contemporary Art Center in Paris; Large Gifts for Louvre and Institut du Monde Arabe; Trouble at Berlin's Hamburger Bahnhof; Berlin Kunsthalle Plans Moving Ahead; Public Sculpture a Hit In Milan

April 2007

New Contemporary Art Center for Palais de Tokyo Building Complex; Louvre and Institut du Monde Arabe Receive Large Gifts from Emir of Kuwait; Berlin's Hamburger Bahnhof May Lose Curator and Erich Marx's Collection; Berlin Kunsthalle Plans … READ ON

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1000 WORDS: MIRIAM BÄCKSTRÖM AND KIRA CARPELAN

April 2007

ARTISTIC COLLABORATIONS tend to be celebrated as win-win situations: Working together, artists expand their strategic arsenals and even, in a sense, their identities. But a more complex dynamic unfolded last year, when Miriam Bäckström … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2007 [TOC]

“The Idea of North”

April 2007

An exhibition about the north seems like a timely event, as global warming alters the nature of the Arctic. But if guest curator Dieter Roelstraete hoped to challenge rustic, romantic fantasies about northernness, he should have used a compass,… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2007 [TOC]

Documenta's 1,001 Chinese; Berlin's Artistic “Gray Zone”; Prepping for the Grand Tour; Actionist Feud

March 2007

Ai Weiwei Prepares a Contingent of 1,001 Chinese for Documenta 12; Yello's Dieter Meier Considers the “Gray Zone” of Berlin's Art Scene; Der Standard Offers Thoughts on This Summer's European Art Tour; Günter Brus Slams Fellow Viennese… READ ON

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