Documenta is one of the most important art exhibitions in the world. It takes place only once every five years, usually in Kassel. But in 2017, it will also be held in the Greek capital of Athens.
Every five years culture vultures make the pilgrimage to one of the planet's biggest art exhibitions. This time around Documenta is in Kassel and Athens – and features political art reflecting reality.
documenta, Germany’s renowned modern art exhibition, will launch in Athens for the first time alongside its original hosting city Kassel. Greece’s recent political and economic crises make it a controversial move.
The famous international art exhibition in Venice is underway. While Germany has won the Golden Lion with an unsettling work, here's a tour of some of the Biennale's highlights.
Why is Germany's most famous contemporary art fair being held in both Kassel and Athens? Documenta director Adam Szymczyk tells DW how location impacts the artistic process - and makes a political statement.
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