The documenta is considered one of the most important exhibitions of contemporary art worldwide. Every five years, Kassel's "Museum of 100 Days", as the documenta in Kassel is also called, welcomes artists, cultural workers and visitors. As documenta 2022 is the 15th exhibition since 1955, it is officially called documenta fifteen.
Mixed feelings arise when thinking back on the last hundred days. The documenta attracted more criticism than probably ever before. Certainly, many artists made contributions to the »world art exhibition«. But the »spirals of escalation, « as Kulturzeit presenter Cécile Schortmann calls the incidents, cast a long shadow over documenta fifteen. The Hessenschau even asks, »Was it the last one? «