Jennifer Allen

Egg Turner, the Beck's Futures Shortlist, and Neo Rauch

December 2001

Martin Creed may have won the Turner Prize, but not everyone is pleased with his work. Last week, a woman visitor threw eggs at his prizewinning installation The Lights Going On and Off, 2001.… READ ON

NEWS

Central European Avant-Gardes: Exchange and Transformation, 1910–1930

December 2001

Curated by Timothy O. Benson To re-create the itinerary of the historical avant-garde, LACMA curator Timothy O. Benson has opted for the scenic route from Berlin eastward, with stops at remote destinations like Lodz and Ljubljana. More than… READ ON

PREVIEWS

Franz Ackermann

December 2001

Having painted the outside of the Kunsthalle Basel last summer, Franz Ackermann moves inside to explore, with his particular mix of psychedelic imagery and architectural form, metaphors of travel. “One Night in the Tropics” unfolds like… READ ON

PREVIEWS

Palais de Tokyo and Le Plateau

World Report

December 2001

Enfin. On January 19, the long-anticipated Palais de Tokyo opens its doors as the world’s first art center to welcome visitors “from midday to midnight.” Located in the building adjacent to the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2002 [TOC]

Heike Baranowsky

December 2001

What's wrong with this picture? The German artist Heike Baranowsky would be happy to explain the strange things going on in her videos. But the explanations—which amount to digital manipulation and changes in camera perspective—don't seem… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2002 [TOC]

MARTIN CREED WINS TURNER PRIZE

December 2001

And the winner is... Martin Creed. The thirty-three-year-old Creed took away the Turner Prize last night, beating out Richard Billingham, Isaac Julien, and even bookie favorite Mike Nelson.… READ ON

NEWS

Leon Tarasewicz

December 2001

After a successful showing in the Polish pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale, Leon Tarasewicz has produced yet another striking installation. A sequence of individual canvases on the walls surround an immense painting/sculpture measuring… READ ON

PICKS

Bart Domburg

December 2001

The Dutch painter Bart Domburg creates large-scale realist landscapes whose emptiness and serenity are at once seductive and misleading. Das große Fenster (The large window), 2001—a dramatic view from the inside of a mountaintop … READ ON

PICKS

AMMANN’S LAST SHOW

December 2001

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK) in Frankfurt, the Neue Zürcher Zeitung's Claudia Spinelli speaks with director Jean-Christophe Ammann, who will be passing the directorship over to Udo Kittelmann… READ ON

NEWS

MUSEUMS IN THE NEWS IN EUROPE

November 2001

In France, the strike by workers at national museums and monuments continues though strikers have stopped blocking the Louvre just in time for the exhibition “La Peinture comme crime, où la part maudite de la modernité” (Painting as … READ ON

NEWS