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Chris Dercon

Felix Clay, Portrait of Kerry James Marshall, 2018. Courtesy: © the artist and David Zwirner, London

In further news: Italian government cracks down on art crime; and screening live arts performances fails to diversify audiences 

In further news: Kenneth Frampton receives Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale; and MoMA sues a cafe for copyright infringement

The divisive director out after less than six months by mutual consent

In further news: Gillian Ayres (1930-2018); Met appoints Max Hollein as director; Cannes announces official selection

Jordan Cronk visits Berlin’s Volksbühne and Liberté, Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra’s first large-scale work for the stage

By Jordan Cronk

Police end Volksbühne occupation in Berlin; Thomas Dane to open a space in Naples

The winner of this year's Palme d'Or is a fictionalized portrait of contemporary culture's new villain: the curator 

By Jörg Heiser
View of Volksbühne, Berlin, 1995. Courtesy: Ullstein bild/P/F/H

Jan Verwoert on friction between the creative worker and the local boardroom

By Jan Verwoert
Delphine Seyrig in Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 2080 Bruxelles, 1975, 35mm film still. Courtesy Paradise Films, Brussels, and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

An homage to Chantal Akerman (1950 – 2015)

Lilith Stangenberg and Martin Wuttke in René Pollesch and Dirk von Lowtzow’s Von einem der auszog, weil er sich die Miete nicht mehr leisten konnte (The Story of the Youth Who Went Forth Because He Couldn’t Pay His Rent Anymore, 2015), a current opera production at Volksbühne Berlin (courtesy: LSD & Lenore Blievernicht)

As Chris Dercon is appointed artistic director at Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany is experiencing its biggest theatre controversy in more than 20 years

By Tobi Müller
Chris Dercon, Director of the Tate Modern, 2009

Jennifer Higgie and Sam Thorne talk to the new director of Tate Modern about the museum’s plans for the future

By Jennifer Higgie and Sam Thorne