Mr. Büchel has accused the museum of mismanaging the project, spending more than necessary on some of the bigger pieces, like this two-story house, which was split into four parts last fall and reconstructed for this exhibit. Photo: Vanessa Badino (NYTimes)
There is a post and some lively discussion over at Ed Winklman's blog today about the recent ruling that MassMoca may show Swiss artist Christoph Büchel's unrealized "Training Ground for Democracy" . From winkleman_blog you can click through to Martin Bromirski's ("anaba") first-hand courtroom account, posted in two halves: part one and part two.
Other recent, thorough reports include:
The Art Newspaper
MassMoCA can show artist’s unfinished installation, says judge
By Martha Lufkin | Posted 24 September 2007
To read up on our earlier report about this mess, see:
Mass MoCA/Büchel: "sad, dumb, and shameful"