Arab Today, arab today documenta art fair opens in germany
Last Updated : GMT 05:33:20
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

DOCUMENTA art fair opens in Germany

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today DOCUMENTA art fair opens in Germany

Berlin - DW

The German President Joachim Gauck has opened one of the world\'s biggest contemporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art in Kassel, central Germany. The thirteenth edition of one of the world\'s biggest and most ambitious contemporary art fairs opens in Kassel on the Fulda River in the northern part of the state Hesse in Germany. Held every five years since 1955, the fair exhibits works by artists over a period of 100 days. This year\'s event features works by nearly 300 artists from 56 countries. Exhibits include cottages brimming with strange objects, sounds of the Brazilian jungle and a West African theatrical performance. Artistic Director, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, a US-born Italian-Bulgarian, explained the festival\'s role at the opening: \"dOCUMENTA is dedicated to artistic research and forms of imagination that explore commitment, matter, things, embodiment.\" For this year\'s exhibition, she also chose historical artefacts as exhibits as well as a blackboard full of scientific formulas written by a quantum physicist from Austria. In doing so, she aims to show that \"the boundary between what is art and is what is not becomes less important.\" Standing for artistry at the service of fact there is a display over two walls of drawings of 372 apples done meticulously over many decades by German priest and activist Korbinian Aigner. Father Aigner bred fruit while interned by the Nazis at Dachau. A key theme is that of collapse and recovery; appropriate for an event created to revive both the visual arts in Germany and the city of Kassel, which was devastated during World War Two. In 1997, dOCUMENTA unveiled Chinese sculptor Ai Weiwei\'s, \"Fairytale,\" a work which recognised that the Brothers Grimm grew up in Kassel. This exhibit brought the sculptor to international attention. dOCUMENTA is one of Europe\'s top four top exhibitions, alongside the Venice Biennale, Art Basel and Monumenta in Paris. At least 750,000 people are expected to visit Kassel for the fair, which will go on until September 16. That exceeds the numbers for the Venice Biennale, which attracted 440,000 visitors in 2011. Kassel is not the only venue for dOCUMENTA; this year a fifth of the works are being shown in other locations including Kabul, Afghanistan, Kairo, Egypt and Banff in Canada.

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today documenta art fair opens in germany Arab Today, arab today documenta art fair opens in germany

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Fadi Kataya explains secrets of  Nancy Ajram's newlook
Arab Today, arab today Messi visit will contribute in tourism

GMT 14:04 2017 Friday ,24 February

Messi visit will contribute in tourism
Arab Today, arab today Expresses Algerian history by woody figures

GMT 13:26 2017 Friday ,24 February

Expresses Algerian history by woody figures
Arab Today, arab today Mental conflict endures

GMT 07:36 2017 Friday ,24 February

Mental conflict endures
View News in Arabic - Culture: أخبار الثقافة والفنون
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Reading therapy relieves mental disorders

GMT 15:39 2017 Friday ,24 February

Reading therapy relieves mental disorders
Arab Today, arab today UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Nissan enhances sales in most markets

GMT 14:08 2017 Monday ,20 February

Nissan enhances sales in most markets
Arab Today, arab today Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return

GMT 07:36 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return
Arab Today, arab today Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 05:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'

GMT 12:35 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby

GMT 22:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Nasima Gamei revives heritage in jewelries

GMT 15:53 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Small ponds have outsized impact

GMT 20:33 2017 Friday ,17 February

To release new antiques collection

GMT 07:51 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Mom's immune system accepts babies

GMT 09:59 2017 Monday ,20 February

Tourism shows signs of recovery

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 20:02 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Nohan Seyam designs beautiful accessories
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday