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28 Sep 2009, Posted by Eric Karstens in Off topic: Art, etc., 0 Comments

The new Brandhorst art museum in Munich


The Brandhorst Museum appears as yet another self-assured solitaire within the disparate ensemble in Munich. However, it comes across strange that it effectively denies any communication with the three existing galleries around it.

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14 Sep 2009, Posted by Eric Karstens in Off topic: Art, etc., 0 Comments

Bill Viola exhibition in Tilburg


On Saturday, 12 September, the usually serene De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art in Tilburg, The Netherlands, was all abuzz with the vernissage crowd celebrating the opening of the Bill Viola exhibition called Intimate Works.

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08 Sep 2009, Posted by Eric Karstens in Television, 0 Comments

Rebuilding ambition in television


RTL Group CEO Gerhard Zeiler: “We have to face up to the fact that the heady days of the television industry that we’ve all known and loved, are gone at least for a while.” If not for good, one might add.

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04 Sep 2009, Posted by Eric Karstens in Off topic: Art, etc., 0 Comments

The joy of running a museum


The new director of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Marion Ackermann, promises to set a very different tone in the renowned and well-provided museums.

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