Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens

 Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, Cuddling Athens , 2017 Performance view, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens  Photo: Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens 

Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, Cuddling Athens, 2017

Performance view, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens 

Photo: Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens 

Documenta has seen its share of criticisms since its inception, but none have been more heated than those surrounding the most recent iteration. Documenta 14 was more than just a lightning rod – it marked a turning point in the trajectory of the large scale exhibition.