Jennifer Allen

Baden-Baden's New Museum; Berlinische Galerie Reopens; Fondation Maeght's Director Resigns

October 2004

The Frieder Burda Collection opens in Baden-Baden; Berlin's “Sleeping Beauty,” the Berlinische Galerie, reawakens; and the Fondation Maeght's longtime director Jean-Louis Prat resigns.… READ ON

NEWS

Nauman on His New Work; Utopia Stations; Kiefer's Towers

October 2004

Bruce Nauman discusses politics and Raw Materials, his installation at Tate Modern; “Utopia Station” heads for the World Social Forum; and Anselm Kiefer inaugurates a new Milan venue with an homage to the Twin Towers.… READ ON

NEWS

Remembering Jacques Derrida

October 2004

Critics, journalists, and fellow philosophers from across Europe remember Jacques Derrida, who died last week in Paris at the age of seventy-four.… READ ON

NEWS

Paris's All-Night Arts Festival; Cirque de Buren; Gore Vidal on the American Media

October 2004

Organizers Nicolas Frize, Hou Hanrou, and Ami Barak put a more intimate spin on Paris's all-night arts festival; Daniel Buren goes to the circus; and Gore Vidal takes aim at the American media.… READ ON

NEWS

Berlin and Istanbul Curators Announced; Scheibitz and Seghal in the German Pavilion; The Remixed “Uncanny”

September 2004

The Berlin and Istanbul biennials announce their next curators; Thomas Scheibitz and Tino Seghal are chosen to represent Germany at the 2005 Venice Biennale; and Mike Kelley's “The Uncanny” has a homecoming of sorts.… READ ON

NEWS

Berlin's Homegrown Artists; Tuymans and Tillmans on the Flick Collection; A Speculative History of Pop

September 2004

Art Forum Berlin offers a look at the city's local scene; artists weigh in on the Flick Collection controversy; and art historian Beat Wyss wonders why Pop didn't originate in Europe.… READ ON

NEWS

Miriam Bäckström

September 2004

Miriam Bäckström has transformed the interview into a whole new approach to social portraiture. In her video projection Rebecka, 2004, Bäckström poses questions from behind the camera to the celebrated young Swedish actress Rebecka Hemse,… READ ON

PICKS

Venice's Architecture Biennale; Ars Electronica at Twenty-Five; Slow Times in Rotterdam

September 2004

Kurt Forster, artistic director of Venice's 9th International Architecture Exhibition, discusses architecture's expanded field and Berlin's ugly buildings; Ars Electronica comes to terms with impending middle age; and the Frankfurter Rundschau’s… READ ON

NEWS

A New Director, and a New Designer, for the Stedelijk; Richard Serra on Getting Out the Vote; Jochen Gerz in Karlsruhe

September 2004

The Stedelijk Museum names a new director and selects an architect for its expansion; Richard Serra declines to mince words about the “offensive, disgusting and hated” Bush administration; and a new public art project in Karlsruhe gives… READ ON

NEWS

Gerwald Rockenschaub

September 2004

Reduction and remixing are at the heart of Gerwald Rockenschaub’s installations. For this show, which features approximately ten large-scale works produced since the early ’80s, Rockenschaub integrates his own favorites into the MUMOK … READ ON

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