Jennifer Allen

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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After Decade-Long Renovation, Vienna’s Albertina Reopens

March 2003

VIENNA'S NEW, IMPROVED ALBERTINA  Vienna's Albertina Museum has finally reopened after being closed for renovations for almost ten years. The museum is housed in a former Habsburg palace and was partially destroyed by bombs in 1945. As the… READ ON

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