from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central Germany south-southwest of Hanover. Chartered in 1198, it was a munitions center in World War II. Population: 194,000.


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  • Kassel is regionally known as the site of a 5-yearly modern arts festival, which sounded like its permanent exhibits would have been neat to see, alas they were too far, or closed, or I failed to find them.

    Kassel, Goslar, Hannover, more Göttingen

  • I had seen this work by the excellent polish artist Artur Zmijewski, at Documenta in Kassel, Germany several years ago.

    Andrea Carson: Patriotism and Nationalism in Art: 10 Years After 9/11

  • Take the October 1979 meeting between Green Party leaders and the German Association of Conscientious Objectors at a conference on "Ecology and Peace" in Kassel.

    Katie Engelhart: Political Fallout: Will Germany Go Nuclear-Free?

  • Tuesday 17: 47 - I'm on the ICE train back to Göttingen from Kassel, which won't give me enough time to finish this entry.

    Kassel, Goslar, Hannover, more Göttingen

  • Three years before that, he turned his own countrymen into a piece of performance art when he paid to send 1,001 Chinese participants, many hailing from rural provinces, to an art exhibition called "Documenta" in Kassel, Germany, the historic home of the Brothers Grimm.

    The Art of Resistance

  • Indeed, when Ferran was invited in 2007 to participate in Documenta, an important contemporary art fair held every five years in Kassel, Germany his contribution was to serve dinner to a couple chosen daily from among the fairgoers in Kassel and sent to elBulli for the night, his inclusion prompted outrage among some critics precisely because he was being treated like any other artist.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • The Red Bulls have MLS rights to Kassel, a New Jersey native, because he rose through the club's youth system, making him exempt from next week's draft in Baltimore.

    Matt Kassel preparing to leave Maryland and sign homegrown contract with New York Red Bulls

  • This season, Kassel, a two-way central midfielder, led Maryland in assists with 11 and was tied for second in goals with nine.

    Matt Kassel preparing to leave Maryland and sign homegrown contract with New York Red Bulls

  • Ai's intention was to offer them the "fairytale" scenario of foreign travel, alongside a second fairytale for the citizens of Kassel, the experience of seeing and meeting Chinese people in their small town.

    Ai Weiwei: the dissident artist

  • Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Images Mr. Ai, with his installation 'Template,' made out of the doors and windows of destroyed houses of the Ming and Quing dynasty, on June 13, 2007, at the documenta 12 art fair in Kassel, Germany.

    The Works of Ai Weiwei


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