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Kassel d13
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev 2010
Penone Kassel d13

dOCUMENTA (13) was the thirteenth edition of the quinquennial contemporary art exhibition documenta. It took place between 9 June until 16 September 2012 in Kassel, Germany. The exhibition was held under the theme Collapse and Recovery. Exhibits could be seen in several venues in the city, among others in the Fridericianum museum,[1] in the Orangerie and in the Karlsaue, a large urban park.[2]

Its artistic director was the curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev[3] who was chief curator of the Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea in Turin and, in 2008, also head of the Biennale of Sydney.


The Museum Fridericianum during the exhibition


  1. ^ Archived 18 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Documenta". Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev to direct Documenta 13". FlashArt. Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  4. ^ Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev (Hrsg.), Stefanie Drobnik (Biografien, ausgestellte Objekte): dOCUMENTA (13) Katalog – Das Buch der Bücher. Katalog 1/3, ISBN 978-3-7757-2950-5 (German); ISBN 978-3-7757-2951-2 (English)
  5. ^ dOCUMENTA (13). Das Begleitbuch/The Guidebook. Katalog/Catalog 3/3, 2012, ISBN 978-3-7757-2954-3
  6. ^ dOCUMENTA (13). Das Logbuch/The Logbook. Katalog 2/3 (Deutsch/Englisch), ISBN 978-3-7757-2952-9

External links[edit]

Media related to Documenta 13 at Wikimedia Commons