Big Picture: Documenta art fair

Documenta exhibition

Documenta, one of the world's biggest contemporary art fairs, is being staged in the German town of Kassel. The event takes place every five years and includes work by almost 300 people. Chinese artist Yan Lei made a picture a day every day for the last year (pictured). Over the next 100 days, his works will gradually be sprayed with car paint at the nearby Volkswagen plant, turning the gallery into a room of blank canvases.

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