Issue #15 — Summer 2008: Haus der Kunst

“A museum should really be about memory systems—the storage of memory.” In our 40-page cover story on Munich’s HAUS DER KUNST, REM KOOLHAAS, JACQUES HERZOG, HANS ULRICH OBRIST, and MARK WIGLEY consider the museum’s history from Nazi temple to art laboratory.

Meanwhile, LAM magazine transforms Moscow youth culture; art director RICHARD PANDISCIO and Marc Jacobs’s ROBERT DUFFY school us in luxury marketing; photographer COLLIER SCHORR tells THOMAS DEMAND how she made Germany hers; curator OKWUI ENWEZOR explains how there are no innocents in modernism;

architect GREG LYNN curves his enthusiasm; writer JONATHAN FISCHER goes inside African pop music to find the sweet jingle of desperation; MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA celebrates its 20th; filmmaker DAVID LYNCH and the invincible Raja confuse Germany;

the BERLIN REVIEW reflects on ten events, projects, and people from the past six months in Berlin; and so much more on 268 pages …

Contributors: Jens Balzer, Jodie Barnes, Shumon Basar, Florian Böhm, Carmen Böker, Carson Chan, Tabassom Charaf, Todd Cole, Nick Currie, Thomas Demand, Chris Dercon, Todd Eberle, Jonathan Fischer, Marc Fischer, Jacques Herzog, Benjamin Alexander Huseby, item idem, Katerina Jebb, Sonja Junkers, Heinz Peter Knes, Rem Koolhaas, Alison Lee, Holger Liebs, Pierre Alexandre de Looz, Niklas Maak, Ari Marcopoulos, Maison Martin Margiela, Sebastian Mayer, Markus Miessen, Kito Nedo, Alex Needham, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Wilfried Petzi, Sebastian Preuss, Jason Schmidt, Collier Schorr, Christoph Seeberger, Payam Sharifi, Heji Shin, Sally Singer, Guy Tillim, Marion Vogel, Mark Wigley, Philippe and Césarie Yard.

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