Jennifer Allen

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

DIARY

Tal Sterngast

March 2007

Earlier generations of women, especially feminists, often linked their tribulations to childbearing and rearing; today, low birthrates throughout Western Europe have put children back on the political agenda in a different light. Yet despite… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2007 [TOC]

Heinz Berggruen (1914–2007); Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913–2007); Barbican Bars Minors; New Barbican Director; Works Pulled from German Exhibition; Another Oslo Art Theft; Homages to Warhol

February 2007

Collector Heinz Berggruen Dies at Ninety-Three; Artist Carl-Henning Pedersen Dies at Ninety-Three; Barbican Show on Sex for Adults Only; Barbican Appoints Nicholas Kenyon Managing Director; Collector Pulls Works from “Faster! Bigger! … READ ON

NEWS

Venice Announces Theme; Aillagon Reacts to Guggenheim in Venice; Kunsthalle in Berlin?; Zurich Censors Pasolini; Kerez to Design Warsaw Museum; EU Funds Anti-Semitic Book; New Records at ARCO

February 2007

Theme Announced for the 2007 Venice Biennale; Jean-Jacques Aillagon Criticizes Guggenheim's Latest Proposal for Venice; Kunsthalle in Berlin Becoming a Possibility; Zurich Police Prohibit a Screening of Pasolini's Salò; Swiss Architect … READ ON

NEWS

Monica Bonvicini

February 2007

For her first solo show in Stockholm, Monica Bonvincini has added a distinctly international touch by expanding her ongoing series “What Does Your Wife/Girlfriend Think of Your Raw and Dry Hands?” The questionnaire, which includes a host… READ ON

PICKS

“Shangri-Lost: Jimmy Limit, Jessie Harris, Shawn Kuruneru”

February 2007

“Shangri-Lost” is a group show conceived by artist Shawn Kuruneru, who invited his pals Jimmy Limit and Jesse Harris to contribute their apocalyptic visions of today’s male youth to his own work. A skilled draftsman, Kuruneru created … READ ON

PICKS

Guggenheim's Venice Ambitions; Krens on an Abu Dhabi Biennial; Duchamp Vandal Gets a Break; Hirst Meets Kusama; Baselitz vs. Berlin

February 2007

Guggenheim May Have More Ambitious Plans for Venice; Thomas Krens Speaks with Die Süddeutsche Zeitung About Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and a Planned Biennial; Duchamp Vandal Gets a Break; Damien Hirst Interviews Artist Yayoi Kusama; Georg Baselitz… READ ON

NEWS

Theft at Fondation Cartier; Pompidou Expands to Palais de Tokyo; Yves Klein Scandal; Leipzig School Sale; Holocaust Memorial Urinal

February 2007

Thieves Steal a $270,000 Gold Bar from a Gary Hill Installation at Paris's Fondation Cartier; Centre Pompidou Announces Plans to Move into Palais de Tokyo; Yves Klein's Estate Unhappy with Anthropométries-Inspired Performance at Pompidou; … READ ON

NEWS

Katarina Löfström

February 2007

Katarina Löfström has stars in her eyes. Where others see city lights on the horizon, the Swedish artist discovers strange constellations, twinkling against a black and boundless outer space. Her computer-animated videos have created heavenly… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2007 [TOC]

Guggenheim's Plans for Abu Dhabi; Pinault's Venice Plans on Hold; Pompidou Turns Thirty; Brussels' Wiels to Open; Turmoil in Moscow

January 2007

Guggenheim Prepares to Lay Out Plans for Abu Dhabi “Cultural District”; François Pinault and Guggenheim Continue to Compete for Space in Venice; The Centre Pompidou Celebrates Its Thirtieth Birthday; Brussels' Wiels Contemporary Art … READ ON

NEWS