Calls grow for documenta head to resign amid anti-Semitic art uproar

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The German-Israeli Association (DIG) has called on the general director of the documenta art show to resign following allegations of anti-Semitism concerning several works at the exhibition. “The general director of documenta, Sabine Schormann, must resign immediately or be dismissed by the supervisory board,” DIG president Volker Beck told the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger newspaper on Thursday. The members of the supervisory board, headed by Kassel’s mayor Christian Geselle, should also resign, he demanded. Documenta organizers faced accusations of anti-Semitism in the run-up to the show due to the …

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