Jennifer Allen

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

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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

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“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

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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

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“We Can Do This Now”

January 2007

What is the role of an artistic community in defining a city’s cultural capital? As cities around the world increasing rely on art to sharpen their international profiles, local artists often become the unwitting promoters of a city-state's… READ ON

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