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The documenta archiv provides research opportunities to patrons from around the world who seek information on documenta exhibitions and art of the 20th and 21st century – always under consideration of existing protective laws.

documenta archiv

Untere Karlsstr. 4, 34117 Kassel
Phone +49 561 70 72 73 100
e-mail archiv@documenta.de


Tuesday to Friday
From 9.00 am til 4.00 pm
With appointment via lesesaal[at]documenta.de

And certificate about a complete vaccination or recovery and booster vaccination or a negativ Covid-19-test only (2G-Plus regulation).

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Images documenta and documenta archiv

We kindly provide you with one image free of charge for each documenta exhibition and its artistic directors. You can also download images of the documenta archiv and our logo on this page. The documenta archiv explicitly requires a photo credit in the following form: © documenta archiv / Photographer. If there are rights to clear with the artist, you may need to get in touch with those third parties. Please send a copy of the photographic material as used unrequested and free of charge to documenta archiv, Untere Karlsstr. 4, 34117 Kassel.


The images provided here are available free of charge exclusively in connection with the current reporting on this content. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that, in the context of this use, our mention must also be made as follows: documenta archiv, Kassel.

documenta exhibitions

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Artistic Directors

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documenta archiv

© documenta archiv / Anita Back

Anita Back, Boxes in the Record and Papers Department , 2017, Inv.Nr.:10001000

© documenta archiv/Anita Back

Anita Back, Slides in the Media Collection, 2017, Inv.Nr.:10001001

© documenta archiv/Anita Back

Anita Back, documenta literature in the Art Library, 2017, Inv.Nr.:10001002

© documenta archiv/Anita Back

Anita Back, Folder in the Press Collection, 2017, Inv.Nr.:10001003

© documenta archiv/Anja Köhne

Anja Köhne, Reading Room, 2018, Inv.Nr.: 10001005

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