Jennifer Allen

Getty's Diaries, Baudrillard on Photojournalism, and More

September 2003

This week in the European papers: A journalist finds disturbing revelations in J. Paul Getty's diaries; Jean Baudrillard discusses the need for a “poetic shift” in photojournalism; and Jörg Immendorff airs his feelings on his recent arrest.… READ ON

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Openings: Omer Fast

September 2003

Omer Fast really knows how to wreck a movie. His video installations—which may take their cue, if not their footage, from Hollywood fare—tend to unsettle the elements that make moving pictures move, from the sound to the subtitles. For … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2003 [TOC]

David Zink Yi

September 2003

How do you make a salsa song? David Zink Yi reveals the deceptively easy steps behind the music with his new video installation De adentro y afuera (From inside and out), 2002. The Peruvian artist, who is based in Berlin, traveled to Cuba, … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2003 [TOC]

“Mythos RAF” Update; Jörg Immendorff Arrested; More

August 2003

This week in the European papers: The Berlin Kunst-Werke's Red Army Faction show continues to draw fire; Jörg Immendorff is arrested in the midst of a hotel-room party; and collector François Pinault battles French auction house Drouot over… READ ON

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Kirk Varnedoe, 1946–2003; Berlin's Holocaust Memorial; More

August 2003

This week in the European papers: Critic Stefan Koldehoff assesses Kirk Varnedoe's curatorial achievements; construction begins on Berlin's Holocaust Memorial; and Daniel Libeskind is commissioned to revamp Dresden's Military Museum.… READ ON

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The Deichtorhallen's New Chief; Faux Van Gogh; More

August 2003

This week in the European papers: Robert Fleck, the new director of Hamburg's Deichtorhallen, faces political and pecuniary challenges; film footage purportedly showing Vincent van Gogh saying hello to his pastor turns out to be too good to… READ ON

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Fire Destroys Althoff Artwork; Art Cologne's New Chief; More

August 2003

This week in the European papers: Fire at a Berlin museum destroys a Kai Althoff installation; Cologne’s art fair gets a new director; and Jeff Koons’s public art project succumbs to the will of the people.  Plus: Curator Michal Bycko… READ ON

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Berlusconi's “Cultural Purge”; Fall Art Fairs; More

July 2003

This week in the European papers: Ugo Perone, director of Berlin's Italian Cultural Institute, falls victim to Berlusconi's “left phobia”; Berlin's new Art Forum fair is snubbed on its home turf; and a furor erupts over the Kunst-Werke … READ ON

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Cologne's Cultural Complex; Büchel's Hazardous Art; More

July 2003

This week in the European papers: Shrinking budgets force Cologne to rethink its new Cultural Center; health inspectors temporarily shut down Christoph Büchel's latest installation; and Vitra Design breathes new life into a nearly forgotten… READ ON

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Embezzlement in Rotterdam; Murakami and Vuitton; More

July 2003

This week in the European papers: Rotterdam's city councilors wonder how three million euros could have mysteriously disappeared from the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen; Holger Liebs takes a look at Murakami and Vuitton; and art historian … READ ON

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