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documenta 4

International Exhibition
27 June - 6 October 1968
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue, Galerie an der Schönen Aussicht

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Exhibition poster documenta 4

Supporting Institution
documenta GmbH

 

Managing Director
Karl Reuther, Willi Becker (proxy)

 

Artistic Director
Arnold Bode (member of all documenta boards)

 

Secretariat
Jürgen Harten

 

documenta-Board
Arnold Bode, Heinz Lemke, Theodor Ascher, Hermann Ulrich Asemissen, Gerhard Bott, Karl Branner, Herbert Freiherr von Buttlar, Werner Düttmann, Klaus Gallwitz, Günther Gercken, Eugen Gomringer, Günther Grzimek, Dietrich Helms, Karl Hemfler, Erich Herzog, Bernhard Hoffmann, Max Imdahl, Jean Leering, Kurt Martin, Herbert Pée, Arnold Rüdlinger, Alfred Schneider, Albert Schulze Vellinghausen, Ernst Schütte, Hein Stünke, Eduard Trier

 

"Ambiente" Board
Herbert Freiherr von Buttlar, Werner Düttmann, Max Imdahl, Jean Leering, Eduard Trier

 

Painting Board
Albert Schulze Vellinghausen, Arnold Rüdlinger, Jean Leering, Eugen Gomringer, Erich Herzog, Max Imdahl

 

Plastic Arts Board
Eduard Trier, Gerhard Bott, Klaus Gallwitz, Dietrich Helms, Hein Stünke

 

Graphics/Objects Board
Günther Gercken, Herbert Freiherr von Buttlar, Dietrich Helms, Herbert Pée, Hein Stünke

 

Information Board
Albert Schulze Vellinghausen, Herbert Freiherr von Buttlar, Willi Bongard, Jürgen Harten, Dietrich Helms, Werner Spies

 

Organisational Board
Heinz Lemke, Theodor Ascher, Heinrich Freiherr von Buttlar, Karl Hemfler, Alfred Schneider, Hein Stünke

 

Exhibition Architecture
Arnold Bode
Supported by: Rudolf Staege, Lorenz Dombois

 

Secretariat
Jürgen Harten

 

Graphic Design
Karl-Oskar Blase

 

Visitors School
Bazon Brock

 

Exhibit Pieces
1000

 

Artists
150

 

Visitors
207,000

 

Budget
2,817,000 DM

 

Catalogue
Vol. 1: Painting, Plastic Arts
Vol. 2: Graphics/Objects
Druck + Verlag GmbH, Kassel

 

Catalogue Editor
Janni Müller-Hauck

© documenta archiv / Werner Lengemann

Werner Lengemann: Arnold Bode at an early press conference for documenta 4 at the town hall of Kassel, Inventory Number: docA, MS, d4, 10002819_01.12.1967