Jennifer Allen

The Picasso Files; Museum Consortium in the Red; More

May 2003

This week in the European papers: police surveillance of Picasso comes to light; France's Réunion des Musées Nationaux faces a financial crisis; and the controversy over Cattelan's drummer boy ends with a whimper.… READ ON

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Dercon at the Helm; Theweleit Theorizes; Oetker on Display

May 2003

This week in the European papers: Chris Dercon explains what the future holds for Munich's Haus der Kunst; Klaus Theweleit asserts that the future is now; and Die Süddeutsche Zeitung digs up collector Rudolf August Oetker's past.… READ ON

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Rio's Guggenheim Misgivings; Cartier-Bresson Feted in Paris

May 2003

This week in the European papers: Brazilians stage a beachfront protest against the Guggenheim's planned outpost; and the new Cartier-Bresson foundation opens in Paris, while members of the city's art community assert that the photographer … READ ON

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Wilson at the American Pavilion; Koons in Hamburg; More

May 2003

This week in the European papers: Fred Wilson outlines his plans for Venice; Jeff Koons's “megalomaniacal monument” sparks the ire of the German press; and Die Zeit offers a preview of a new building designed by Daniel Libeskind.… READ ON

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McCarthy Controversy; Groys on bin Laden; More

April 2003

This week in the European papers: right-wingers fight to keep a Paul McCarthy sculpture in the center of Rotterdam; Boris Groys discusses the notion of terrorism as art; Hirschhorn et al. defend the embattled Michel Ritter; and a German … READ ON

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Surveying the Damage; Curbing Art Trafficking; More

April 2003

This week in the European papers: German antiquities experts offer a gloomy prognosis for Iraq's cultural heritage; Switzerland's parliament debates a law curbing illegal trade in artworks; and an art fair fares surprisingly well.… READ ON

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Fuchs Under Investigation; Cattelan Provokes Cologners; More

April 2003

This week in the European papers: the “Office of Integrity” looks askance at Rudi Fuchs; Cologne debates Maurizio Cattelan's latest project; and Aube Elléouët-Breton explains her decision to auction her father's possessions.… READ ON

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The Chapmans' Response, the Breton Controversy, and More

April 2003

This week in the European papers: Jake and Dinos Chapman respond to their critics; differing viewpoints on the Breton auction; and a forecast of cultural policies in post-Saddam Iraq.… READ ON

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Bonami on the Biennale, Artists in Uniform, and More

March 2003

This week in the European papers: Bonami reflects on “Dreams and Conflicts”; Franzen and Butler weigh in on the war; artists in uniform; and Iraq's embattled antiquities.… READ ON

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Il Manifesto Takes Note; Germany's Federal Grants; More

March 2003

This week in the European papers: Il Manifesto takes note of the New York Post's “blacklist”; a report on Germany's federal cultural foundation; Basel's Museum of Architecture relocates; and more.… READ ON

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