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December 2017
#17 Karl Oskar Blase and his poster art

In February 2017, the documenta archiv received a particularly special gift: 38 posters by graphic artist and designer Karl Oskar Blase. They were donated to the archive by a long-time employee of Blase’s at the Kunsthochschule Kassel.

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Questioning Reality – Pictorial worlds today 30 June - 8 October 1972 Museum...
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24 June - 2 October 1977 Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue
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International Exhibition 27 June - 6 October 1968 Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue,...
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12 June – 20 September 1987 Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Karlsaue, Kassel City ,...
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September 2016
#2 Hans Hillmann: Bergman, Keaton, Clair, Antonioni, Fellini, Pasolini und Godard

… needless to say, countless others could be added to this impressive list of meanwhile iconic filmmakers, whose works today are famous. Notably, interest in the work of such filmmakers was often sparked by posters, such as those commissioned by film distributors like „Neue Filmkunst Walter Kirchner".

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International Exhibition 27 June - 5 October 1964 Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Alte...
#3 Journey to the Planet Ars - artist portraits by Heinz Günter Mebusch

Since the 1990s the documenta archiv owns an important collection of over 200 high-quality photographic artist portraits.

#2 The ruined archive. Lecture by Mark Nash

Since documenta 11 (2002) for which Mark Nash was a co-curator, much curatorial and critical discussion has focused on the relevance of a post-colonial problematic to contemporary art and curating today.

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