Jennifer Allen

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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Art Paris to Abu Dhabi; Tokyo's New National Art Center; More Visitors at Louvre, Schirn, Städelmuseum, and Vienna's Kunsthalle; Prague Museum's Free?; Cologne's Kunsthalle; Pacino to Play Dalí

January 2007

Art Paris Fair Signs Up for Ten Years in Abu Dhabi; An Examination of Tokyo's New National Art Center; Louvre Records Record Numbers for 2006; Increase in Visitor Numbers at Frankfurt am Main's Kunsthalle Schirn and Städelmuseum and Vienna's… READ ON

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“Sexwork: Art Myth Reality”

January 2007

Unlike pornography, prostitution does not lend itself to the virtual pleasures of the Internet, which has taken porn from shady shops to private desktops and pop culture over the last decade. While some critics are discussing the spread of … READ ON

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Louvre and Pompidou's Global Ambitions; Palestinian Contemporary Art Museum in Jerusalem; France Sells Heritage Buildings; Romania Seeks “Dracula's Castle”

January 2007

Die Süddeutsche Zeitung Argues for a Relationship Between the Louvre Abu Dhabi and a Delayed Airbus Deal with the UAE; Protests Mount Against Louvre Abu Dhabi; Le Monde Interviews Pompidou President Bruno Racine About the Museum's Global … READ ON

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Curators Questioned over “Child Porn”; Porn in German Journals; Journal des Arts and ZKM Celebrate Milestones; Luxembourg's Cultural Capital; More Documenta Artists

January 2007

Curators of “Presumed Innocent” Show Questioned over Child Pornography Charges; German Journals Explore Porn in Art; Journal des Arts Celebrates 250 Issues with a Change of Staff; Karlsruhe's Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Turns… READ ON

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Squatters in Paris; Artist to Paint Alps Red; Report from Vatican Summit; Museum Attendance Increases; Bulgakov Museum Vandalized

January 2007

Groups form a “Housing Crisis Ministry” in Paris; Marco Evaristti Threatens to Paint the Alps Red; Christoph Schmälzle Reports on the Vatican Museum's Quincentennial Celebration; European Museums Report Increases in Attendance; Moscow's… READ ON

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“Für die Ewigkeit”

January 2007

Performance art used to be resistant to history. A reaction to commodification, performances could not be sold; nor could they be stored in a museum archive for future study. Surveys of the medium had to rely on scarce remains, whether salvaged… READ ON

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“Jenseis des Kinos”

January 2007

“Jenseis des Kinos: Die Kunst der Projektionen. Filme, Videos, und Installationen von 1963 bis 2005” (Beyond Cinema: The Art of Projection. Films, Videos, and Installations from 1963 to 2005) proves once again that less is more. Moving … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2007 [TOC]