Jennifer Allen

Changes for “Beuys Block” Debated; New Demand for Art Investments; Poland's Museum Boom; Customs Grabs Arps for France; Hermès in Seoul; More from Documenta 12

December 2006

Critics and Curators Debate Potential Changes to “Beuys Block” at the Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt; Banks See Increase in Demand for Art Investments; Museum Boom in Poland; French Customs Officials Snag Work by Jean Arp for Centre … READ ON

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Hyber's AIDS Monument; News from Istanbul Modern; New Art for Parisian Tram; Bob Dylan Takes on Factory Girl

December 2006

Fabrice Hyber Unveils AIDS Monument in Paris; Difficult Tasks Ahead for New Director of Istanbul Modern; Parisian Tram Commissions $5.2 Million Worth of Contemporary Art; Bob Dylan Disputes Portrayal in Factory Girl… READ ON

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Karl Holmqvist

December 2006

How can one capture the complexity of the human voice? Recording has been the most obvious and widely practiced solution. But Karl Holmqvist—renowned for his spoken-word performances—has chosen to explore the potential of the voice without… READ ON

PICKS

German Critics on Abts; Trouble at IASPIS; EU Adds Culture to Agenda; News in Brief

December 2006

German Critics Weigh in on Turner Prize Winner Tomma Abts; More Controversy with Swedish Artists Program IASPIS; European Union to Put “Culture” on the Agenda; Festivities Begin for Luxembourg's Reign as a 2007 European Cultural Capital;… READ ON

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Nitsch Retrospective; Horwath Turns Down MoMA; Trouble at FRAC; Parachute Suspends Publication; Details from Documenta 12

December 2006

Newspapers Weigh in on Hermann Nitsch Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau; Alexander Horwath Turns Down Job Offer from MoMA; Board Relieves Director of Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain; Art Magazine Parachute Suspends Publication; New … READ ON

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Ana Torfs

December 2006

Being murdered can make dying less lonely. If it leads to a criminal trial, the most solitary act of life becomes a public event, if not a theatrical spectacle, which repeatedly delves into the moments leading up to the victim’s last … READ ON

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Barbara Visser

November 2006

Visitors might be confused by the wall text that greets them at the entrance to Barbara Visser’s retrospective, titled “Translated Works.” The text—translated from Dutch into English online—tells us that “Barbara Fischermen have… READ ON

PICKS

Outcry Against “Pedophilic” Art; Toni Morrison at the Louvre; More Funding for MAX-XI; Kunsthalle for Berlin?

November 2006

Bolzano Officials Decry “Pedophilic” Content in Christmas Video; Toni Morrison Brings “Slameurs” to the Louvre; Italian Government Increases Funding for Zaha Hadid–Designed Center for Contemporary Arts; Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit… READ ON

NEWS

Pinault vs. Guggenheim; Ex-CAPC Director Faces Pornography Charges; De Appel Fails to Secure New Site; New Curator at KW; News in Prizes

November 2006

François Pinault and the Guggenhim Vie for Venice's Dogana; Former Director of CAPC Bourdeaux Faces Pornography Charges for an Exhibition in 2000; Amsterdam's De Appel Loses Building to Designer Marcel Wanders; Kunst-Werke Appoints Susanne… READ ON

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Almere to Demolish Documenta Pavilions; New Museum in Amsterdam?; A Talk with the Director of MACBA

November 2006

The Dutch City of Almere Plans to Demolish Documenta 9's Aue Pavilions; Mexx Founder Rattan Chadha Considers a New Museum for Contemporary Art in Amsterdam; El País's Ángela Molina Speaks with MACBA Director Manuel Borja-Villel… READ ON

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