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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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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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