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Stop the deportation of Narek Aghajanyan

AICA, the Swedish Art Critics’ Association and KRO/KIF urge the Swedish Migration Board to let the asylum-seeking Armenian artist Narek Aghajanyan stay in Sweden. It is yet another case of a visual artist who risks expulsion and it shows that it is high time that the government takes a stand for offering cities of refuge […]

Swedish AICA Report of activities at AICA´s Administrative Council meeting on March 4, 2006 in Paris

Christian Chambert 1. Time for new strategies in art criticism Locale: Göteborg Museum of Art. Date: Saturday 5 November 2005. Guest speakers: Sara Arrhenius, curator for this year’s art biennial; Christian Chambert, president of the Swedish section of AICA; Marie Demker, professor in political science, Göteborg University; Ingrid Elam, head of Department of Art, Culture […]

Sören Engblom in memoriam

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Visionärerna har cyniskt lämnats i sticket

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”Som man ropar får man svar” (av Ann-Charlotte Glasberg)

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Motvalls eller medströms: om konstkritik och integritet (av Anna Brodow)

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Stödet håller på att rustas ned i smyg

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Restany – a charismatic critic with several enemies

The passionate art critic Pierre Restany (born 1930), who passed away this Ascension Day, was perhaps the last of the old kind in France. Hardly anyone was as active, constantly debating, with esprit and culture-critical energy, all around the world even though globalisation had yet to become a prestige word. Among other things, he was […]

Report. AICA. Administrative Council, 21.X.2002

General Assembly, 24.X.2002, Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Beaux-Arts, 14 rue Bonaparte, Paris. Dear colleagues and friends, The title of the AICA round-table at Manifesta 4 was ”Art as Social Construction?” The event took place during the opening days of Manifesta 4 on Saturday May 25, 2002 at 6 p.m. in Manifesta’s Trespassing Space in Frankfurt […]

Art criticism moving forward!

From Konstperspektiv 2002/3 Charlotte Bydler, art historian and critic, and Christian Chambert, chairman of Svenska Konstkritikersamfundet Lately we have seen how cultural journalism has been scrutinized in media. Konstperspektiv met with Charlotte Bydler, art historian and critic, and Christian Chambert, chairman of Svenska Konstkritikersamfundet, to talk about the status of cultural journalism with a special […]