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Zilkens' News Blog Archive

Zilkens' News Blog 20 2022

Dear readers of Kobel's Art Week,what is wrong with a country where Sunday newspapers are already printed on Friday nights and delivered on Saturday mornings with their weekday sister paper? Not very much, one would think. It doesn't make the analyses any better and rather prepares arguments that have something to do with resource conservation and thus herald the end of this form of publication. ... read more

Zilkens News Blog 19 2022

Dear readers of Kobel's Art Week and our newsblog,In the following you will read a longer art week in which Ukraine, New York, Vienna, Frankfurt, NFTs and the red tape are among the topics. TEFAF New York is coming to an end and NADA is opening. The art market is creeping up on its old travel habits. Hong Kong will also have an Art Basel ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 18 2022

Dear readers of Kobel's Art Week, yesterday was May Day and the working class' day of struggle was celebrated differently all over the world. In Germany, class struggle from the 19th century, decorated with fears of inflation and ideas of redistribution, is again on the table, and after the Popes, the trade unions in Russia are now also failing because there are so many Nazis ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 17 2022

Europe has been lucky once again - the majority of winegrowers from Bordeaux who voted for Le Pen were unable to help her to victory; Macron managed to be elected President of France for the second time with just under 59%. He staged his entrance to the victory speech with Beethoven's Ode to Joy and, after a Iamthe-president-of-all-Frenchmen-and-women-and-many-thank-you speech, had the Marseillaise sung to him ... read more

Zilkens‘ News Blog 16 2022

Dear reader of our newsblog and of Kobel's Art Week,Easter, the feast of resurrection and overcoming the fear of death, was not peaceful in Europe's East - the bombardment of the Ukrainian population continued. The Russian popes will probably remain silent about the deeds of their patron, because without his renunciation of communist maxims in matters of religion, they would have to work underground, which ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 15 2022

Dear readers of Kobel's Art Week,as you know, we are now bilingual, in German and English. That's why gendering doesn't work so well any more, because English has a harder time with it. So we stay on the carpet and write like we used to:About Art Düsseldorf, which in the light-flooded halls (when the sun was shining) gave 86 galleries the opportunity to show what ... read more