The Nigerian-born curator and writer, who curated both Documenta and the Venice Biennale, and was artistic director at Munich’s Haus der Kunst from 2011-2018, has died aged 55.
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The selection of the Indonesian collective was made by Documenta’s eight-member ‘finding committee’, which includes Tate Modern director Frances Morris and Elvira Dyangani Ose, director of London’s Showroom gallery.
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Calling all Arty Rowers! Some of us on the Wild Rowing FB group (www.facebook.com/groups/170479453358942) have decided to form a crew or crews to propose an art regatta at the next Documenta on the river at Kassel in 2022. We will […]
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Reporting from Documenta 14 preview supported by a bursary from a-n The Artist Information Company
I spent two full days at this year’s Documenta as part of the AN bursary scheme. Amongst the grand set pieces in the main venues I found some of the “quieter” artworks in side rooms to be equally if not […]
After launching for the first time in Athens in April, the quinquennial art exhibition Documenta 14 has just opened across 35 venues and numerous outdoor sites in its home city of Kassel, Germany. Ten a-n artist members, who visited Kassel with the support of an a-n Travel bursary, pick their top three works from the vast city-wide programme.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
Every five years the provincial German town of Kassel, one hundred miles north of Frankfurt, hosts one of the biggest events in the art world calendar. Frederika Whitehead profiles ‘Documenta 11’ and picks some of her personal highlights.