Documenta 15 Review: Who Really Holds Power in the Artworld?

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Twenty years ago – following the opening of Documenta 11 – artist Carsten Höller and curator Jens Hoffman are supposed to have had a conversation which led to Hoffman coming up with the slogan ‘The next Documenta should be curated by an artist’. It’s taken Documenta, the huge survey show that happens every five years in the German city of Kassel, those two decades to finally get round to hiring an artist, or, as it turned out, a group of artists (and curators) – the Jakarta-based collective ruangrupa – as artistic directors of its 15th edition..