Jennifer Allen

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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Critics Weigh in on Moscow; Sotheby's France President Predicts Future; Good News for Estonia's KUMU; Support for “Presumed Innocent”; News in Brief

March 2007

Critics Give Poor Marks to the Second Moscow Biennale; An Interview with the President of Sotheby's France; Estonia's KUMU Museum Reports High Attendance; Académie des Beaux-Arts Gives Support to Organizers of “Presumed Innocent”; Taryn… READ ON

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Gehry's Fondation Louis-Vuitton Design Process Unveiled; Christie's Presence at Maastricht; Schindhelm to Dubai?; Documenta 12 and Venice Updates; Pakesch Under Fire in Graz; Setback for New Warsaw Museum

March 2007

Models for Gehry's Fondation Louis-Vuitton Design on Display in Paris; Christie's Brings Contemporary Artworks to Maastricht; Schindhelm to Helm Abu Dubai Culture Complex?; Documenta 12 and Venice Updates; Pakesch Under Fire for Cerith Wyn … READ ON

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Interview with Storr on Venice; Six New Artists for D12; France To Sign Agreement with Abu Dhabi; New Design for Kunsthalle Berlin

March 2007

Die Süddeutsche Zeitung's Jörg Häntzschel Interviews Robert Storr about Plans for the 2007 Venice Biennale; Six More Artists Added to Documenta 12; France's Minister of Culture to Sign Agreement in Abu Dhabi; “White Cube Berlin” … READ ON

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Theme Party

Documenta 12's magazine launch party

March 2007 VIENNA

“So where is it?” whispered Frieze’s Dominic Eichler, slipping into one of the chairs set up in the main exhibition hall of Vienna’s Secession. Like me and numerous other critics and journalists, Eichler had come to attend the … READ ON

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