Monthly Archives: June 2013

Kasper Konig to curate Manifesta 10?

This morning a very well known art critic and curator in Moscow started rumors flying when she posted that distinguished curator Kasper König will take the reigns for Manifesta 10, which is set to take place in 2014 in the Hermitage, in St … Continue reading

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The 5th Moscow Biennale lets a little Light in

Today the 5th Moscow Biennale‘s curator, Catherine de Zegher, announced that the theme of this year’s effort – which runs a brisk month from September 20 – October 20, 2013 – will be “More Light.” According to our translation of … Continue reading

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Katya Degot and David Riff unleash their list of “researchers” for the Bergen Assembly

Just as this summer heat has us longing for cooler climes, this week we got a news bump reminding us to retreat to Norway for the last days of August to luxuriate in the cool breezes and earnest discourse of … Continue reading

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Marat Guelman Fired from PERMM over some Olympic rings

On June 19, 2013, Marat Guelman – the political-strategist-cum- art- dealer-cum-museum-director who made a name for himself with scandal-mongering exhibitions like “Watch Out, Religion!” and “RUSSIA-2” (and even more recently, “Icons,” which provoked a little saliva in Krasnodar) – was … Continue reading

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Updates from the Emirates: Mathaf’s new director and the Abraaj Prize 2013 Honorees

In a summer of never-ending events (art world or otherwise), it’s easy to let an announcement or two slip through (such as the wonderful news of Tate curator Stuart Comer filling what once were Klaus Biesenbach’s shoes as Chief Curator of … Continue reading

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Russia is only a few formalities away from passing two stomach-churning laws

As we mentioned earlier, while certainly caught up in the usual rush of Art Basel, we’re still very troubled by the reports we hear on the ongoing events in Istanbul (We should add that there have also been a few … Continue reading

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Basel Begins!

Yesterday, guests got a sneak-peek at the first sections of Art Basel 2013. The 24 young galleries presenting solo shows of emerging artists in Art Statements and the record 79 larger-scale Art Unlimited projects (selected from proposals from participating galleries … Continue reading

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