Documenta

News
Exhibitions

Permanent Documenta exhibition opens at Kassel’s Neue Galerie

The show includes insights into preparations by the Indonesian art cooperative Ruangrupa for the 2022 edition

Comment
Okwui Enwezor

Okwui Enwezor was one of the most influential curators in history

The Art Newspaper's features editor Ben Luke pays tribute

News
Documenta

Documenta appoints Indonesian artists cooperative Ruangrupa to lead 15th edition

Group says it will focus on urban structures in Kassel with links to other sites

News
Documenta 14

Documenta deficit caused by Athens overspending widens to €7.6m in final audit

Shareholders agree to increase funding for the 2022 edition

News
Documenta

Prosecutor drops investigation into Documenta financial management

The exhibition's manager, Annette Kulenkampff, welcomes prosecutor’s decision

News
Documenta

Documenta to name new artistic director by early 2019

Quinquennial appoints eight-member search committee for curator of 2022 edition

Interview
Frieze New York

On the road, from Iraq to Germany

The Iraqi-Kurdish artist Hiwa K on migration and contemporary politics

News
Documenta

Documenta appoints Sabine Schormann as third director in less than a year

She will take over following last edition's €5.4m budget fiasco

News
Documenta

Documenta appoints musical producer as interim manager amid budget debacle

Wolfgang Orthmayr to replace Annette Kulenkampff, who left before her contract ended

News
Documenta

Kassel seeks three new 'Documenta professors'

Scholars will conduct research for a new institute of the quinquennial show based in the city

News
Documenta

Artists, museum directors, scholars voice concern about Documenta’s future

An open letter calls for business chief Kulenkampff’s reinstatement and a new budget plan

News
Documenta

Documenta manager to leave post after budget overruns

Annette Kulenkampff departs on “mutual agreement” a year before contract ends

News
Documenta

Documenta’s budget blowout will not put next edition at risk

City of Kassel says it can cover €5.4 million deficit from this year’s event

Review
Documenta

Boom and bust in Kassel and Athens

Documenta 14 sets itself in opposition to neoliberalism and the art market — but will it pave the way to greater excess?

Archive
Documenta

Documenta sparks “censorship” row: Work by Gregor Schneider withdrawn

Fears that the artist's installation would be associated with the fair led to intervention

Archive
Art Basel

While Art Basel's outlook stays cosmopolitan, US artists are left in the cold by curators

Documenta, Manifesta, La Triennale and the Kiev Biennale strike a different tone to the art market

Archive
Art Basel

Has Art Basel lost out to Venice and Documenta?

European museums are at the fair, but some dealers say that US institutions are less prominent

Archive
Art Basel

Road trip masterminded by Cedric Christie makes stop at Basel

Each of the twelve motorists have been assigned a vehicle restored by Christie, their route incorporating a series of art fairs

Archive
Art Basel

No traces of recession felt at Art Basel 2002 thanks to Documenta

Art Basel '02 fair report

Archive
Exhibitions

Documenta's journey from post-war to post-modern to pre-millennial

A history of how Documenta has changed with the times

Archive
Documenta

Documenta '92 report: If art is dead, is the artist a zombie?

It's heavily influenced by the work of Joseph Beuys and shows the near and distant past rather than the present, with plenty of conceptual appropriation

Archive
Exhibitions

Interview with curator Denys Zacharopoulos on Documenta IX: It’s a Documenta of certainties

“The museum is like a voodoo fetish, the artist a sorcerer but also a prisoner”