Beatrix Ruf

Pussy Riot and the commodification of protest, a tale of shakshuka, and books of the mind: what to read this weekend

‘Conflicts of interest’ may have cost Beatrix Ruf her Stedelijk job but the problem doesn’t just lie with individuals – it’s structural too

In other news: shortlisted artists for Germany's Nationalgalerie prize criticize ‘problematic aspects'; Beatrix Ruf denies conflict of interest

Beatrix Ruf resigns as Stedelijk director over alleged conflicts of interest; Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint the Obamas

Talks

The Stedelijk Museum director speaks to two innovative young artists

Haris Epaminonda, Untitled 009c/g, 2007, 5th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art

18 critics and curators choose what they felt to be the most significant biennials and survey shows of 2008

Talks

Listen now: Richard Flood and international curators discuss the responsibilities, programming and building of museums