Artists create without compromise in Ruhr

The fourth edition of the visual arts, musical theatre, dance and film festival opens with more than 150 performances, 14 venues and around 1,000 artists

Published online: 14 August 2014

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How much are curators really paid?

Germano Celant’s pay for Milan is at the top end of the festivals and biennials league table

Published online: 18 July 2014

I dissent, therefore I paint

Mikhail Roginsky had little time for the label "founder of Soviet Pop" or, in fact, for any group at all

Published online: 15 July 2014

Putting Pittsburgh on the art map?

With a ten-month biennial, directors and curators aim to present Pittsburgh as a viable arts hub

Published online: 08 July 2014

Gregor Schneider's labyrinthine work pulled from Ruhr triennial

Duisburg mayor rules work could create panic four years after 21 killed in Love Parade stampede

Published online: 07 July 2014

Contemporary artists recreate “dazzle” ships in London and Liverpool

Liverpool Biennial co-commissions vibrant works marking First World War centenary

Published online: 07 July 2014


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