Jennifer Allen

Affirmative Action in England and France; Muschg Leaves Akademie der Künste and Gómez Baeza leaves Arco

December 2005

A look at the Arts Council of England's “Inspire” program; affirmative action for museum employees in France; Muschg departs Akademie der Künste earlier than expected; Rosina Gómez Baeza leaves Arco after twenty-five years… READ ON

NEWS

Gregor Schneider's Cube Berlin 2006; Gerhard Richter Archive; MAC/VAL Opening

December 2005

Troubles for Gregor Schneider's Cube Berlin 2006; New Gerhard Richter Archive in Dresden; MAC/VAL Opens Outside Paris… READ ON

NEWS

Neo Rauch; Suojiacun's Imminent Destruction; Artists Without Walls

December 2005

Neo Rauch's dream interpretations; Suojiacun artist enclave in China facing demolition; Artists Without Walls in New York, Tel Aviv, and Ramallah… READ ON

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Bik Van Der Pol

December 2005

Catching Some Air, 2000–2005, was a good way to get a whiff of art history, both old and new. Bik Van der Pol—Lisbeth Bik and Jos Van der Pol—call their installation “an informal archive for referential material.” The duo took 143 images—mostly… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2005 [TOC]

Michel Majerus; Paris Bar to Close?; New German Culture Advisor; A Worldwide Exhibition Roundup

November 2005

A consideration of Michel Majerus's oeuvre; Berlin's famed Paris Bar is bankrupt; Chancellor Merkel appoints top cultural advisor; European writers report back from exhibitions around the world… READ ON

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Dinner Reservations

The Berlin Biennale 4 preview

November 2005 BERLIN

Just how elite can you get? The invitation for a pre-press conference dinner from the 4th Berlin Biennale (BB4) promised the company of a “small, exclusive circle” of guests and curators Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, and Ali Subotnick.… READ ON

DIARY

Art World Comings and Goings; Talking with Simon Starling; Chinese Tourists in Trier, Germany; Bruce Lee in Mostar

November 2005

This autumn's art world comings and goings; Talking with Simon Starling, 2005 Turner Prize nominee; Chinese Tourists visit Karl Marx's birthplace in Trier, Germany; and a Bruce Lee statue will soon be unveiled in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzogovina.… READ ON

NEWS

Riots in Paris; Raymond Hains dies; Border Games in Madrid; Kapuscinski on dialogue

November 2005

Trying to understand the riots in the suburbs of Paris; artist Raymond Hains dies at seventy-eight; La Fiambrera Obrera's Border Games in Madrid; Kapuscinski on dialogue throughout history… READ ON

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Elisabeth Lebovici on Lygia Clark; Diedrich Diederichsen on being a musician's muse; Isabelle Graw on Rosemarie Trockel

November 2005

Elizabeth Lebovici on a Lygia Clark retrospective; Diedrich Diederichsen talks about being the subject of a pop song and his new book; Isabelle Graw on Rosemarie Trockel's survey in Cologne… READ ON

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Georg Franck on “mental capitalism”; Holger Liebs looks back on the playboy era; Neue Zürcher Zeitung investigates the history of catastrophe

November 2005

Georg Franck elaborates on his idea of “Mental Capitalism”; Holger Liebs looks back on the playboy era; Neue Zürcher Zeitung looks at catastrophes on the 250th anniversary of the great Lisbon earthquake… READ ON

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