Kassel

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Documenta

Documenta 15 to go ahead as planned in 2022 despite pandemic hurdles

After weighing postponement, the Kassel exhibition’s shareholders say decision to stick to timetable was “not easy”

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Documenta

Documenta 15 postponement increasingly likely, general director says

Travel restrictions could derail preparations, making 2022 date impossible, Sabine Schormann says

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?

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Restitution

Why did leading US museum director keep mum over paintings stolen from Kassel?

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts and its former director, Alan Shestack are castigated in the press

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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

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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”