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Artists, Curators and Directors Pen Open Letter Over Documenta Controversy

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Documenta Artists Pen Proposal to Improve Exhibition’s Bottom Line

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Documenta CEO Annette Kulenkampff Steps Down

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Documenta Not Facing Threats from Budget Deficit This Year

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Kassel in Talks with Documenta Artist Over Plans to Keep Obelisk Work

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Documenta Hailed as Major Success by Government Officials

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Documenta 14 Posts Record Attendance as Exhibition Closes

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Documenta Running Deficit of Over $8 Million

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Documenta Work Faces Challenges by Far-Right Over Pro-Refugee Sculpture

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Olu Oguibe Receives Documenta’s Arnold Bode Prize

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Kassel Planning Permanent Documenta Institute in Kassel

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Animal Rights Protestors Attack Documenta Artist’s Athens Studio

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO On-Site: Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany – Documenta 14: “Learning From Athens”, On View Through September 17th, 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Dry Run of Documenta Installation Earns Calls to Kassel Fire Department

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Documenta 14 Announces Artist List Days Before Opening in Athens

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Curator Adam Szymczyk Interviewed on Documenta 14 in Artforum

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Jonas Mekas to Show Refugee Photographs at Documenta 14

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Documenta 14 to Feature Works from Greece’s Contemporary Art Collection in Kassel

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach Featuring Documentary on Maurizio Cattelan

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Owen Wilson Narrates Documentary on Ed Ruscha

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Ai Weiwei Signs with UTA for Syrian Refugee Documentary

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Cai Guo-Qiang Featured in Sundance Documentary

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Documenta Curator Adam Szymczyk Interviewed on State of Greek Crisis and Its Ties to Event

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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