Every five years the German city of Kassel hosts the documenta, an exhibition of modern and contemporary art. Now, for the first time since its inception in 1955, Kassel will share that honor with a city located almost 3000 kilometers away: Athens.
Naming her the most influential contemporary artist in the world today by giving her the number one spot on the "Power 100" list, ArtReview magazine praised Hito Steyerl for her work as an artist and theorist.
From forbidden books to white smoke, the documenta contemporary art exhibition in Kassel, now at its half-time mark, is presenting fascinating works that are proving popular with visitors - but can also be confusing.
The international art show opens in Kassel, a month after its first part set in Athens debuted. Political works reflecting the world's current tensions grab the attention. Here's a tour of the highlights.
Documenta, Germany's prestigious contemporary art event, wraps up 100 days in Athens, while continuing in Kassel. Here's how it impacted a city in which art isn't its biggest concern.
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