Jennifer Allen

Globalization Debate in Venice; Eisenman's Memorial; More

November 2003

This week in the European papers: Francesco Bonami, Jean Baudrillard, et al. debate the implications of globalization at the closing of the Venice Biennale; and construction of Peter Eisenman's Berlin Holocaust Memorial is suspended as a … READ ON

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Paweł Althamer

November 2003

It was just like old times in Berlin: scarred walls adorned with rusty nails, loose electrical wires, and saggy wallpaper; a broken skylight where the rain had come in; an old sink hopelessly plugged with dirt; a car seat crowning a pile of… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2003 [TOC]

Mori Museum Opens; Keïta Controversy; More

October 2003

This week in the European papers: David Elliott, the director of Tokyo's just-opened Mori Art Museum, outlines his vision for the institution's future; a gallerist and an African-art specialist battle it out over Seydou Keïta's estate; and… READ ON

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London's New Fair; UNESCO's Globalization Convention; More

October 2003

This week in the European papers: critics on the Continent evaluate London's Frieze Art Fair; UNESCO launches an initiative to protect culture from the forces of globalization; and Munich's Haus der Kunst observes its seventieth anniversary.… READ ON

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An Explosion at FIAC; Groys Looks East; More

October 2003

This week in the European papers: exploding Perrier bottles at FIAC; Boris Groys on contemporary Eastern European art; and an “extremely difficult” situation at Bern's Kunstmuseum.… READ ON

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Art Forum Berlin; Graz's “High Tech Bubble”; More

October 2003

This week in the European papers: Art Forum Berlin comes together despite a troubled year; Graz's high-tech Kunsthaus opens amid optimistic talk of the “Bilbao effect”; and Warhol's ephemera, preserved for posterity, gets an airing in … READ ON

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Istanbul Under Way; Paris's Pinacothèque; More

September 2003

This week in the European papers: Dan Cameron on the pleasures of showing contemporary art in Istanbul; Marc Restellini on the difficulty of showing contemporary art in Paris; and a celebration of the hundredth anniversary of Mark Rothko's … READ ON

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Fear on Tour; Curating the Red Army Faction; More

September 2003

This week in the European papers: Christoph Schlingensief's Church of Fear goes on the road; the organizers of “Mythos RAF” define, and defend, their curatorial approach; and Yoko Ono's Cut Piece comes off without a hitch.… READ ON

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Matti Braun

September 2003

It’s a hop, skip, and jump through Matti Braun’s latest work, V.S., 2003. Named after India’s foremost satellite engineer Vikram Sarabhai, the installation transforms the gallery floor into a pond with thirty-odd tree trunks that serve… READ ON

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Candice Breitz

September 2003

Candice Breitz’s ongoing romance with pop culture has taken a dramatic turn. The video installation Becoming, 2003, features the artist mimicking the heroines of romantic comedies, from Cameron Diaz in The Sweetest Thing to Reese Witherspoon… READ ON

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