This tame exhibition fails to capture the realities of a world that has changed drastically in recent months.
Although the Israeli pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale is covered in mold and rust, time seems like its true medium. The exhibition "Sun Stand Still" by Gal Weinstein, curated by Israeli-born and Miami-based curator Tami Katz-Freiman, is one of the more poetic and political statements at this year’s biennale...
A look at this week's art news, including rave reviews for Mark Bradford's work at the Venice Biennale, and events and exhibitions everywhere from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
African art might not have had the money to book fancy pavilions but it left a powerful mark on the Venice Biennale.
In celebration of La Biennale di Venezia - 57th International Art Exhibition, Paddle8 presents a curated Post-War and Contemporary sale ?The Paddle8 Pavilion? featuring artists of this year and past year?s Biennales. Live for bidding...Show More Summary
"Everything about putting refugees on display as exhibits in an art show feels wrong to me. Yes, they are consenting participants. But how many options do they really have? Are they in a position to turn Eliasson’s offer down? Why not organise a project with them off site instead of parading them in front of […]
PinchukArtCentre and Victor Pinchuk Foundation present an exhibition at the Biennale Arte 2017 of the work of 21 young artists from 16 countries, shortlisted for the 4th edition of The Future Generation Art Prize, the global art prize for artists up to 35. Show More Summary
In the US Pavilion, the artist’s work takes on a new context: wrestling with the hypocrisy of Jeffersonian democracy. The post Democracy’s Dark Side and a Glimmer of Hope in Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale Show appeared first on Hyperallergic.
It was close to midnight when my phone started lighting up last week. James Comey, the head of the FBI, was fired and the freak out was almost immediate. I felt lucky to be in Italy. A buffer from US news was necessary to maintain any kind of focus on the Venice Biennale, not to mention one’s sanity. Show More Summary
Tunisia and fictional nation NSK are issuing passports instead of showing art at this year’s Biennale. It’s a satirical swipe at the refugee crisis, but does it reduce asylum seekers to mere spectacle? In 1992, amid the collapse of socialism...Show More Summary
The French pavilion for the Venice Art Biennale 2017 has been transformed by Xavier Veilhan and the pavilion?s curators, Christian Marclay and Lionel Bovier, into a musical space in which professional musicians from all over the world will work throughout the duration of the exhibition. Show More Summary
Highlights from the first days of the Biennale, inside and outside the exhibition grounds.
Twenty-two years after the posthumous homage to Boetti curated by Germano Celant at the 2001 Venice Biennale, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini hosts an unprecedented journey through the work of Alighiero Boetti (1940-94), one of Italy?s most prominent and influential artists. Show More Summary
The thrilling love story of Swatch & Art returns to Venice as the Swiss watchmaker resumes its role as main partner of the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia. A variety of installations at both the Arsenale and...Show More Summary
The National Council of Culture and Arts Chile announced details of artist Bernardo Oyarzún and curator Ticio Escobar?s presentation for Chile at the 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2017. Bernardo Oyarzún represents the Chilean pavilion in the Arsenale at the Venice Art Biennale. Show More Summary
The Singapore Pavilion at the 57th edition of the Venice Biennale was officially opened on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 by Guest-of-Honour Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, Singapore, at the Sale d?Armi building at the Arsenale in Venice. Show More Summary