As documenta 15 closes, antisemitic taint lingers
14 October 2022 | 5:06 am
Curated by an Indonesian art collective, Germany's five-yearly art extravaganza was supposed to be something different, a symbol of creative diversity. How then did antisemitic imagery overshadow art at documenta?
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