Artists Michal Cole and Ekin Onat explore issues of gender at the Venice Biennale’s Pavilion of Humanity
GR Gallery is presenting a group show featuring five artists, represented by the gallery, who are now participating at the 57th Venice Biennale: Alberto Biasi, Franco Costalonga, Nadia Costantini, Sandi Renko, Claudio Rotta Loria. This...Show More Summary
Every year that I’ve been to the Venice Film Festival—this is my third—I’ve had the privilege of participating in the U.S. Critic’s panel for the Biennale College, a filmmaking program now in its fifth year at Venice. It’s a simple but...Show More Summary
Back in June, after the Grenfell Fire, I wrote Let's celebrate the work of Khadija Saye about a young artist/photographer who was one of the victims of the fire. At the time, a BBC programme was due... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
The exhibition will “grapple with the meaning of citizenship” “Dimensions of Citizenship”—that’s the title of the United States’ contribution the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. The upcoming exhibition at the event’s U.S. pavilion will explore architecture’s impact on the meaning of citizenship from policy to immigration and the lived experience. Show More Summary
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and the University of Chicago jointly announced today their selection by the U.S. Department of State to serve as co-commissioners of the United States Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Show More Summary
There are fundamental ties between film and fascism. Film festivals and fascism share a troubled history that extends back to 1932, when the Venice Biennale initiated a dedicated film track, effectively inventing the film festival. Awards to best actor and actress were called, “Great Gold Medals of the National Fascist Association for Entertainment.” The earliest...
The Goethe Institut Mumbai/Max Mueller Bhavan presents FABRIK: On the Circulation of Data, Goods and People, the German Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015. The exhibition, supported by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen), Germany, will be held across Gallery MMB (Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Kalaghoda) and Chemould Prescott Road. Show More Summary
Another kind of wealth — one rich with Northwest artists — thrives outside the official Seattle Art Fair by Emily Pothast I f the Seattle Art Fair is Seattle's answer to the Venice Biennale, then perhaps Out of Sight is our answer to that time Yayoi Kusama stood outside the 1966 Biennale peddling shiny mirrored balls for $2 each. Show More Summary
June 2015 I visited Venice to see the Biennial (or the Biennale). When leaving the Arsenale there is a narrow alley between two old buildings. There I found these rags: Okwui Enwezo curated the 56th Art Biennale of Venice. (See Labiennale at Google) which had the subtitle All The World’s Futures. Show More Summary
In 1964, when Robert Rauschenberg became the first contemporary American artist to win the Grand Prize in painting at the Venice Biennale, it signaled the beginning of a tumultuous cultural shift, fixing the world?s gaze on American art. Show More Summary
Southeast Asia scores both hits and misses at the 57th Venice Biennale — one more so than the other
This week, the Venice Biennale's photo problem, the importance of Jimmie Durham's claim to Cherokee heritage, the politics of fire, the state of queerness, dissecting Munch's "The Scream," and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The exhibition Making Heimat. Germany, Arrival Country, which DAM created and curated for the German Pavilion at the 15th International Venice Architecture Biennale, is presented on two floors at the DAM and features updated and expanded subject matter as well as documentation and a review of the German Pavilion in Venice. Show More Summary
"Though it was originally an occupation that kept one behind the scenes, the appointment of curatorial posts is now fodder for news headlines, particularly when it comes to events like documenta or the Venice Biennale. More and more frequently, critics evaluate exhibitions based on how they are developed or formulated—thereby placing the responsibility of a […]
SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin said she was "so happy" when told the Commune by the Great Wall would receive an award at the Venice Biennale exhibition.
Bruce Sterling's short story "The Beachcomber of Novi Kotor" is a monologue by a rogue Montenegran artist-roboticist, delivered at the 85th Venice Biennale, in a world where climate change has made venices out of all the world's low-lying...Show More Summary
The artist's exhibition for the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale shows how he has attempted to bring art into life. The post Tehching Hsieh’s Art of Passing Time appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Like all of the stories from those who died in the fire, Khadijah Saye's is terrible - and the timing is also deeply awful: "Her work was being exhibited as part of a showcase of emerging artists at the Venice Biennale, and now an important gallery was offering to show her art. The director had […]
In the Scottish Pavilion, Rachel Maclean’s film Spite Your Face lays bare how greed corrupts so deeply that even helpless souls are turned savage. The post At the Venice Biennale, Pinocchio Is a Trojan Horse for Capitalist Critique appeared first on Hyperallergic.