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Documenta, Athens, Kassel

Documenta, Athens, Kassel

Even today, in a supersaturated calendar of worldwide art events, no show matters more than Documenta, a colossal German exhibition of contemporary art, reinvented every five or so years as a “museum of 100 days.” Of 13 editions so far, two have become touchstones in recent art history: the freewheeling […]

The new Battle of Parthenon

The new Battle of Parthenon

Greece has not abandoned the idea of resorting to international justice to repatriate the Parthenon marbles and is investigating new ways in which it might bring a claim against the British Museum. As campaigners prepare to mark the 200th anniversary of the antiquities’ “captivity” in London, Athens is working at […]