23 April 2015

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Vanya Balogh London Car Park Curator Announces Venice Biennale Exhibition

The Fall Of the Rebel Angels is an artist led satellite exhibition which will open concurrently with the 56th Venice Biennale on 6th,7th & 8th of May and remain open to public daily until Wednesday 24th June 2015. This group exhibition is intended to be seen as complementary to and continuous with my democratic curatorial practice of recent years and is one artist’s view […]

6 February 2015

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Peter Doig Exhibition Announced To Coincide With 2015 Venice Biennale

An exhibition by Peter Doig in the Palazzetto Tito, Venice scheduled to coincide with the opening of this year’s Venice Biennale has been announced by Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa. This will be the artist’s first solo presentation in Italy. It will be installed in the beautiful historic rooms of the Palazzetto Tito, the artist will present […]

18 December 2014

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India And Pakistan Unite for 56th Venice Biennale 2015 Event

The must see collateral event of the 56th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition is the Gujral Foundation’s ‘My East is Your West’, the event of the season. In this exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia unites, for the first time in the history of the Biennale the conflicting nations of India and Pakistan in a shared […]

17 December 2014

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Sean Lynch To Represent Ireland At 56th Venice Biennale

Ireland will be represented at the 56th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – by Sean Lynch with a new body of works entitled Adventure: Capital that traces a journey from myth to minimalism around Ireland and Britain. Combining sculptural, video and archival elements, Adventure: Capital will be Lynch’s most ambitious project to […]

15 November 2014

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Vincenzo Trione Chosen To Curate 2015 Italian Pavilion At Venice Biennale

Vincenzo Trione, 42, a champion of new media is to curate Italy’s Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale. His proposed exhibition “Codice Italia” (Code Italy), was selected from a shortlist of eight, supports “an attempt to reflect on Italian identity”,he stated in an interview to the Italian magazine Artribune. He added 10-12 artists, including “masters […]

29 May 2013

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British Council And Koestler Trust Take Ex-Offenders To Venice Biennale

A new partnership between the British Council and the Koestler Trust will see eight ex-offenders travel to the 55th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, as part of an education initiative. Accompanied by support staff from the Koestler Trust, a charity that has been promoting arts in the British criminal justice system for over 50 […]

21 May 2013

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The Museum of Everything Makes Its Venice Biennale Debut

The Museum of Everything makes it’s mark on the 55th Venice Biennale “Il Palazzo di Everything”,on the 28th and 29th May and 1st June with the presentation of over a dozen artists. The Museum has been selected (proclaimed) as an Official Collateral Event. They have stated; “As summer tumbles down upon us, you will find […]

22 April 2013

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Alfredo Jaar installation Chile Pavilion Venice Biennale Revealed

Alfredo Jaar’s immersive site-specific installation, Venezia Venezia is a call to examine how today’s culture, composed of increasingly complex global networks, can be adequately represented on a world stage. The evocative experience of Venezia, Venezia begins with a confrontation with a photographic image of the Argentine-born Italian artist Lucio Fontana – an influential figure for […]

8 March 2013

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Scotland’s Contribution to the 2013 Venice Biennale Announced

Scotland’s contribution to the 2013 Venice Biennale is curated and organised by The Common Guild, Glasgow. The exhibition will feature new work by Hayley Tompkins, Duncan Campbell and Corin Sworn, three of the most consistently interesting artists working in Scotland today, all of whom studied at The Glasgow School of Art and have earned growing […]

4 March 2013

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Welcome To Iraq: After Decades of Censorship Iraq conquers Venice Biennale

The Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq (RUYA), commissioners of the official Iraq Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice, will present Welcome to Iraq, a group exhibition of works by 10 contemporary Iraqi artists from June to November 2013 at the Palazzo Dandolo, Grand Canal, Venice. The artists presented are all Iraqi […]

11 February 2013

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Alfredo Jaar To Represent Chile At 55th Venice Biennale

Alfredo Jaar will represent Chile at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia with a major new site-specific installation (1 June – 24 November 2013), which will be unveiled at the Arsenale during the preview on 29 May 2013. The project is curated by Madeleine Grynsztejn, the Pritzker Director of the Museum of […]

24 January 2013

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Jeremy Deller Awarded British Council’s Commission At Venice Biennale

Jeremy Deller will present a much-anticipated solo exhibition in the British Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice from 1st June to 24th November 2013. Jeremy Deller’s way of working as artist, orchestrator, filmmaker, curator and cultural archivist is both highly influential and often collaborative. People often take centre stage in Deller’s practice […]

15 May 2012

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Turner Prize Jeremy Deller To Represent Britain At Venice Biennale

Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller has been chosen to represent Britain at next year’s Venice Biennale. Deller will be given a solo exhibition at the British Pavilion from June to November 2013, following in the footsteps of artists such as Tracey Emin, Anish Kapoor, and Lucian Freud. ‘I really don’t know what I’m going to […]

7 May 2012

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Efforts To Transform British Architecture At Venice Biennale

The British Council will present Venice Takeaway: Ideas to Change British Architecture, in the British Pavilion at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale, which will run from 29 August – 25 November 2012 (Preview Days: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August 2012).  Focusing on a group of ten exciting architectural talents, selected in open competition across the UK, the British […]

17 April 2012

Katie Paterson 100 Billion Suns REVIEW

Jack Castle reviews the current Haunch of Venison exhibition How glamorous the art world is! “100 Billion Suns” was first seen at the July 2011 Venice Biennale, and you probably weren’t there. I certainly wasn’t, and I’m quite miffed about it. I’m miffed about it in the same way that I am when I hear […]

9 November 2011

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Karla Black Biennale Bags For Glasgow Charity

Turner Prize nominee Karla Black swaps plastic bags for linen, in aid of The Glasgow Project Room Three hand-painted, signed linen bags created by Turner Prize nominee Karla Black, and commemorating her Biennale exhibition, will be offered at a silent auction. Black designed the bags alongside her exhibition representing Scotland at the 2011 Venice Biennale, which […]