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Documenta 14: Artists’ Artists

Tomorrow, the fourteenth edition of Documenta opens its iteration in Kassel, Germany. On the ground, we asked artists in the exhibition, curated by Adam Szymczyk along with a team of nearly twenty curators and advisors, to choose another artist or artists who, in the early moments of the show, immediately stood out in their minds. Documenta 14 in Kassel is open to the public from June 10 through September 17, 2017; the exhibition in Athens opened April 8 and runs through July 16, 2017.

ZAFOS XAGORARIS

Eva Stefani, Acropolis, 2002/04

VIVIAN SUTER

Rosalind Nashashibi, In Vivian’s Garden, 2016, oil on canvas, 23 2/3 x 35 2/5". At Palais Bellevue, Kassel.

Moyra Davey, Skeletal Buddha (detail), 2017, 112 C prints, tape, postage, and ink, 11 4/5 × 17 3/4" each. At the Neue Neue Galerie (Neue Hauptpost), Kassel.

Works by Miriam Cahn at documenta Halle, Kassel.

NAEEM MOHAIEMEN

The Unholy Trinity, poster designed by women at a workshop in Koitta, Bangladesh, 1986, and printed at a screen printing workshop at the Eidgah Women’s Centre, Sargodha, Pakistan, 1991, 18 x 27". In Lala Rukh's collection of posters, flyers, screenprinting manual, and other materials relating to the Women’s Action Forum, Lahore (1980s–90s)
. At documenta Halle, Kassel.

SERGIO ZEVALLOS

Eva Stefani, Virgin's Temple, 2017

ROSALIND NASHASHIBI

Vivian Suter, Nisyros (Vivian’s bed), 2016–17, oil, pigment, and fish glue on canvas and paper, and volcanics, earth, botanical matter, microorganisms, and wood. Paintings: 67 × 90 1/2" each. At the Glass Pavilions on Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse, Kassel.

Miriam Cahn, rennen müssen (March 21 and September 17, 2016), oil on canvas, 110 1/5 x 78 3/4". At documenta Halle, Kassel.

R. H. Quaytman at the Neue Galerie, Kassel.

Clip from Artur Żmijewski, Glimpse, 2016–17

ANNIE SPRINKLE & BETH STEPHENS

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