Jennifer Allen

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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Boris Groys on Stalin; John Cage's Longest Piece

March 2003

This week in the European papers: Boris Groys on Stalin as lifestyle guru, and John Cage's 639-year-long composition gets an airing in Halberstadt.… READ ON

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Maurice Blanchot Dies; More News from Venice

March 2003

This week in the European papers: Maurice Blanchot dies at ninety-five; Kippenberger and Candida Höfer chosen for the German pavilion; and Bonami's hopes for his Biennale.… READ ON

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Kippenberger on View, Koons Commissioned, and more

February 2003

This week in the European papers: Kippenberger's half century celebrated; Koons invited to Hamburg; and Breton's possessions in dispute.… READ ON

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Paris Prepares for Flood; Views on War and Culture, and More

February 2003

This week in the European papers: Paris prepares for possible flooding; the story of Malevich at the Stedelijk; Tessa Jowell, under pressure, approves antiwar demonstration; and more.… READ ON

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Phillips Restructures; Musée de L'Homme Packs Up, and More

February 2003

This week in the European papers: Phillips auction house scales down; Paris's Musée de l'Homme packs up; and the story of Picasso's La Femme au Corbeau.… READ ON

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Superflex

February 2003

“Every tool is a weapon if you hold it right.” Superflex—the artists collective composed of Bjørnstjerne Reuter Christiansen, Jakob Fenger, and Rasmus Nielsen—take the Ani DiFranco lyric as a truism but also as a call to arms. Like… READ ON

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Newton Archive, Agnelli Tribute, Bonami's Painters and More

January 2003

This week in the European papers: Berlin receives Helmut Newton's collection and archives; Gianni Agnelli is remembered as an art lover; Catherine Millet defends prostitution; and Schipol Airport displays Rembrandt.… READ ON

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News from Graz, Nancy, Paris, Berlin, and the Web

January 2003

This week in the European papers: Graz's debut as cultural capital; a new art center for Nancy; the Palais de Tokyo's one-year anniversary; and the challenges of the online archive.… READ ON

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Flick Confirmed in Berlin; Centre Pompidou in Metz

January 2003

This week in European papers: The Flick Collection is officially received in Berlin; and the Centre Pompidou plans a branch in Metz.… READ ON

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