Jennifer Allen

Baratta to Direct Venice Biennale; Pinault's Venice Director Criticizes Italy; Hoet Leaves MARTa; “Incest” Buys at the Auctions

November 2007

Paolo Baratta Succeeds Davide Croff as President of Venice Biennale; François Pinault's Venice Director Criticizes Italy's Approach to Contemporary Art; Jan Hoet to Leave MARTa; Journalists Discuss “Incest” Buys at the Auctions… READ ON

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Gallerists Concerned over Art Cologne; Barbican's Seductive New Exhibition; Courbet's Origins; Skulls in Art; Anticipation for NY Auctions

November 2007

Gallerists Write Concerned Letter to Art Cologne Owners; London's Barbican Center Unveils Sexy Exhibition for Twenty-fifth Anniversary; Critics Explore the Origins of Gustave Courbet's L'Origine du monde; Sabine B. Vogel Considers the Popularity… READ ON

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A Kunsthalle for Berlin; Plans for the Pompidou; Tehran's Hidden Art Collection; Stir over UK Arts Council Comment

October 2007

Berlin Senate Votes for a “Cube” Design for a Kunsthalle; France Passes Arts Budget and Announces Plans for the Centre Pompidou and the Palais de Tokyo; Iranian Writer Amir Hassan Cheheltan Discusses Tehran's Hidden Collection of Contemporary… READ ON

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Film in Abu Dhabi; Kassel Buys Three D12 Works; Kiefer at the Louvre; Bob Dylan's Paintings

October 2007

Following Art, Film Industry Explores Abu Dhabi; Kassel Purchases Three Works from Documenta 12; Anselm Kiefer Unveils Permanent Installation at the Louvre; Bob Dylan Opens Exhibition of Paintings at Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz… READ ON

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Collector's Edition

The opening of “Passage du Temps” in Lille

October 2007 LILLE, FRANCE

As I rode the Eurostar from London to Lille, France, after the Frieze Art Fair last weekend, I tried to put aside the miniscandal involving Haunch of Venison gallery, which had been denied a booth at Frieze on the grounds that it is now owned… READ ON

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Matt to Stay On at Kunsthalle Wien; Spies Questions Paris's Role in Art; Critic Says No to Nitsch; Critics to Be Replaced by Bloggers?; Changes in Polish Art; Rivera vs. Kahlo; Barney Wins Kaiserring

October 2007

Gerald Matt to Remain Director of Kunsthalle Wien; Werner Spies Questions Paris's Role in the Art World; Critic Reports on Hermann Nitsch; The Guardian Wonders if Critics Are Being Replaced by Bloggers; Polityka Reports Radical Developments… READ ON

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Pleasure and Pain

Art Forum Berlin

October 2007 BERLIN

How did Europe steal back the idea of modern art? I pondered the question with Milan gallerist Giò Marconi as we drove from the fairgrounds of Art Forum—no relation to Artforum—to Neugerriemschneider to check out the Jorge Pardo show. Sure,… READ ON

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Pinault's Venice Plans; Istanbul Artist in Danger?; Documenta 12 Scores Record Visitor Numbers; Lyon Reviews; Art Cologne Palma Debut

September 2007

François Pinault Unveils Venice Plans for the Dogana Site in 2009; Istanbul Biennial Artist Hamra Abbas May Face Danger in Home Country After Remarks in Turkish Press; Documenta 12 Closes to Record Visitor Numbers; Le Monde Reviews Lyon; Art… READ ON

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Cardinal Calls Art “Degenerate”; Generali Changes Director; Expansion for Städel; Viennafair Partners with FIAC; Setbacks at Pompidou Shanghai

September 2007

Cardinal Calls Art “Degenerate”; Leadership Change at Vienna's Generali Foundation; Städel to Expand; Viennafair to Partner with FIAC; Shanghai Pompidou Faces Setbacks… READ ON

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New Director at Fridericianum; Royal College to Sell Bacon; Criticism for Richter's Window; Dutch Artists Protest Funding Changes; No Antonioni Museum; Art Price Database

September 2007

Rein Wolfs to Direct Kassel's Fridericianum Museum; Royal College of Art to Sell Francis Bacon Painting; Gerhard Richter's Stained-Glass Window for the Cologne Cathedral Faces Criticism; Dutch Artists Protest Funding Changes; Museum for … READ ON

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