Jennifer Allen

Kara Walker

June 2002

Along with the Kunstverein Hannover, Berlin’s Deutsche Guggenheim is presenting a generous selection of work by Kara Walker for the first time in Europe. The exhibition thus has an air of retrospective about it and features early gouaches… READ ON

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Marc Bijl

June 2002

Marc Bijl is a busy man. The Dutch artist, currently a resident at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin, has been storming the city for the last two years with a series of public interventions that confuse cultural symbols and national … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2002 [TOC]

“Here and Now”

May 2002

How does a city absorb and produce difference? The group exhibition “Here and Now” seeks to answer the question with a sample of works created by foreign artists currently living in Berlin who seem to function as impromptu ethnographers… READ ON

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MANIFESTA 4, CHANTAL AKERMAN, AND BRUNO LATOUR

May 2002

This week, Jennifer Allen reports on German reviews of Manifesta 4, an interview with Chantal Akerman about her new film From the Other Side, and what Bruno Latour has to say about his exhibition at ZKM “Iconoclash.”… READ ON

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Museum Ludwig, AVL-ville, Austrian Culture, and more

May 2002

This week, Jennifer Allen reports on a controversial Rem Koolhaas design for the Museum Ludwig, a police raid on Joep van Lieshout's AVL-ville, the political background of the new Austrian Cultural Forum in New York, and a profile in Le Monde… READ ON

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Bonami in Venice, a New French Culture Minister, and More

May 2002

Jennifer Allen looks at Francesco Bonami's newly unveiled plans for the 2003 Venice Biennale, the new minister of culture in France, and why a small German city closed a show of work by Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard.… READ ON

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Documenta11, Le Pen's Culture Politics, and More

May 2002

This week, Jennifer Allen reviews responses in the German press to Okwui Enwezor's list of artists for Documenta11, an article detailing Jean-Marie Le Pen's ideas about French art, and the new team at the Kunstverein München, Maria Lind and… READ ON

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Vibeke Tandberg

May 2002

Forget the prince. Vibeke Tandberg knows what every princess really wants: a shiny new mountain bike. The Norwegian artist, who settled in Oslo after residencies in London and New York, has produced eight large-scale color photographs that … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2002 [TOC]

Santiago Sierra

April 2002

Santiago Sierra has opened up the new space of Carlier Gebauer—literally. The Spanish artist, who is based in Mexico City, removed the gallery windows—both pane and frame—and replaced them with large rectangular black boxes in a crass… READ ON

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Michel Majerus

April 2002

There’s only one word to describe Michel Majerus’s latest installation: brilliant. The Berlin-based painter has built a massive metal frame—sleekly polished chrome on the inside, smooth glossy yellow on the outside—around four new … READ ON

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