The former director of the Munich House of Art and Artistic Director of Documenta 11 died on Friday.
Okwui Enwezor died at the age of 55. This reports, among other things, the account of the Biennale in Venice, which led Enwezor in 2015. The curator was born in Nigeria in 1963 and went to New York in 1982 to study political science.
From 1998 to 2002 he led the eleventh Documenta in Kassel. He was also responsible for numerous major exhibitions, including the biennials in Johannesburg, Venice and Seville. In 2011 he went to the Haus der Kunst in Munich as director.
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