documenta 13




Documenta is regarded as one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art, drawing a dedicated audience from all over the world. It was founded in 1955 by the artist and art educator Arnold Bode in Kassel. After the period of Nazi dictatorship and was intended to reconcile German public life with international modernity and also confront it with its own past failures. Nobody would have thought at that time that the exhibition, often called the One Hundred Day Museum, would become an unparalleled success. Nevertheless, the thirteenth documenta will take place in summer 2012. For further information on the process of her preparation please click here. The singular character of the exhibition has been preserved. Every five years, a new director is chosen and the exhibition is reinvented, a concept which to date has been affirmed by the public’s interest. The number of visitors has continually risen. More than 750 thousand visitors came to documenta12.

Duration 16 June 2012 - 23 September 2012
Times see website
Cost see website
Venue Kulturbahnhof
Address Museum Fridericianum, Ottoneum Kassel D-34117, ,
Contact +49 (0) 561-707 27 25 / ma@documenta.de / www.documenta11.de

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