German anti-Semitism commissioner: documenta made bad decisions

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The German government’s anti-Semitism commissioner has criticized the documenta art show for “a series of bad decisions.” The contemporary art exhibition in the German city of Kassel took down an artwork after allegations it contained anti-Semitic images. “People’s Justice” by Indonesian artists’ collective Taring Padi, is a large-scale banner that features a soldier with a pig’s face wearing a scarf with a Star of David and a helmet with the inscription “Mossad,” the name of Israel’s intelligence agency. Organizers said on Monday that the artwork in question was being covered up, and on Tuesd…

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