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Fake Documenta Invites Go Out to Arts Professionals

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Knoedler Gallery Documentary to be Adapted in Feature Film

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Documenta 14 Obelisk to Stay on View in Kassel

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Documenta 14 Participants Sign Letters in Protest of Murder of LGBTQI+ Activist and Performer

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Kassel Prosecutor Drops Investigation of Documenta

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Documenta Announces Selection Committee for 2022 Artistic Director

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Documenta Appoints Corporate Exec as CEO

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Documenta Institute Looks to Research History of Show in Kassel

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

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
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Art Newspaper Forecasts What a Biden Administration Could Do for the Arts

November 25th, 2020

A piece in the Art Newspaper details what a Biden administration could mean for the arts. “The big idea was to create a White House office on arts, culture and the creative industries,” says Megan Beyer, the co-chair of the campaign’s Arts Policy Committee and a former executive director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities under Obama. 
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Steel Monolith Found in Utah Desert, Some Believe It’s a Work by John McCracken

November 25th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times looks at the recently discovered steel monolith found in the Utah desert, and asks if the work might actually be a long-hidden piece by John McCracken. “The gallery is divided on this,” the artist’s gallerist, David Zwirner said in a statement. “I believe this is definitely by John.”
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Fake Documenta Invites Go Out to Arts Professionals

November 24th, 2020

At least 32 fake invitations to participate in the prestigious Documenta art festival in Kassel have gone out to arts professionals around the globe, Art Newspaper reports. “Unfortunately we don’t know yet who sent them,” says a spokeswoman for Documenta. “We are in contact with experts, but the emails are very well encrypted. Some recipients have noticed that the invitations are not genuine, but others have not and of course it is a great disappointment to them when they find out. We feel very sorry about this.”
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