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A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

BY Jörg Heiser | 15 MAR 19

From an artist collective’s grassroots initiatives in Indonesia to helming the renowned exhibition in Kassel

BY Hili Perlson | 25 FEB 19
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This is the first time that an artist collective, and curators from Asia, have been picked to direct the prestigious exhibition

BY Frieze News Desk | 22 FEB 19
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In further news: badger-hair paintbrushes linked to animal cruelty; Sotheby’s India hit by #MeToo claims

30 NOV 18
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In further news: artists rally behind detained photographer Shahidul Alam; crisis talks at London museums following decline in visitors 

10 AUG 18
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In further news: documenta names new CEO; Tisch Fund pledges USD$10 million to art and mental health initiatives

27 APR 18
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In further news: art dealer and Warhol friend killed in Trump Tower fire; UK arts organizations’s gender pay gap revealed; Pussy Riot sell activist clothing

10 APR 18
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In other news: open letter demands reinstatement of documenta’s Annette Kulenkampff; ‘Russian Modernism’ show at Ghent museum questioned

16 JAN 18

Twenty years after the First Cyberfeminist International at Documenta X, what does Cyberfeminism look like in 2017?

BY Joanna Walsh | 28 NOV 17
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London’s fourth plinth artists announced; a new fund to protect cultural heritage in war-torn areas

24 MAR 17

Ahead of the inaugural Beijing Gallery Weekend, contributing editor Carol Yinghua Lu selects the best new shows in the city

BY Carol Yinghua Lu | 18 MAR 17
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Curators from influential institutions predict their Frieze London highlights

BY Natasha Ginwala | 01 SEP 16

In recent years, a number of historical exhibitions have been revisited and restaged. What's behind this impulse?

BY Jo Melvin | 08 DEC 15
City Report

Since the start of the Greek debt crisis in 2010, austerity measures have had a profound impact on life in the country. From biennials to occupations, Ben Davis and Ara H. Merjian reflect on how the art scene in Athens has responded

25 SEP 15

A new book by Bruce Altshuler explores the history of postwar exhibitions

BY Sam Thorne | 01 OCT 13

Ahead of dOCUMENTA (13), reflections on the exhibition by its previous curators

BY Jennifer Allen | 31 MAY 12

Every five years, documenta – nicknamed ‘the 100 day museum’ – takes over the German city of Kassel. This year, under the leadership of Artistic Director Roger M. Buergel and curator Ruth Noack, it promises once again to pose as many questions as it hopes to answer

01 JAN 07