Adam Szymczyk

From Hannah Black to Not Surprised, the changes demanded by today’s letter writers are still a long way from being assured

Elsewhere: activists protest AfD with Holocaust Memorial replica; censorship at Kuala Lumpur Biennale; Venice Biennale's record attendance

Marta Minujín, El Partenón de libros (The Parthenon of Books), 2017, under construction in Kassel as part of documenta 14. Photograph: © Rosa Maria Ruehling

On documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel

Cover page of Jakob Ullmann’s score, voice, books and FIRE II/4, 1996–98, exhibited at documenta 14, Athens, 2017. Courtesy: the artist

What are the implications of documenta 14’s focus on the aural?

Ahead of the public opening of documenta 14 this Saturday, a look at what we already know from ‘Learning from Athens’


The Artistic Director of documenta 14, on past and future projects 


English is the lingua franca of the art world. How does its ambiguous status affect what we say?

Johann Jakob Stehlin-Burckhardt, Entwurf für das Innere des Oberlichtsaals, 1868/72

In this series, frieze d/e asks artists, curators or writers to reflect upon one word and its impact

Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, Poland

Various Venues, Berlin


Listen now: Is globalisation creating cultural orthodoxy or diversity? Alex Farquharson and leading art professionals discuss