14 June 2013

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Massimiliano Gioni’s New Dialectic At The 55th Venice Biennale

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace, this is the title for the 55th International Venice Biennial of contemporary Art, curated by Massimiliano Gioni. It evokes the title of an ideal project by the self-taught artist Marino Auriti who “on November 16, 1955 filed a design with the US Patent office depicting his Palazzo Enciclopedico […]

29 May 2013

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Jeremy Deller Does His English Magic Trick At the 55th Venice Biennale

“The show is about magic. There is good magic and bad magic. The magic of deception and hiding things , also the magic of wonderment and beauty”. – Jeremy Deller The British Council has announced the opening of English Magic, a new exhibition by Jeremy Deller which has been conceived and created for the British […]

28 May 2013

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Ai Weiwei: Unveils Important Collateral Event at the 55th Venice Biennale

la Biennale di Venezia, Zuecca Project Space, in collaboration with the Lisson Gallery London, presents a collateral event of the 55th International Art Exhibition of new works by Ai Weiwei, from 29 May – 15 September 2013. The artist’s only major new solo show in 2013, it marks the debut of S.A.C.R.E.D, an extraordinary new […]

28 May 2013

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Scotland and Venice Today: Collateral Event Opens At 55th Venice Biennale

A partnership between Creative Scotland, British Council Scotland and the National Galleries of Scotland, opens today as a Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. The exhibition, curated and organised by The Common Guild, Glasgow, features new works by Corin Sworn, Duncan Campbell and Hayley Tompkins, all of whom […]

28 May 2013

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Pavilion of Chile At Venice Biennale Features Installation By Alfredo Jaar

Some of the most exciting work displayed at the 55th Venice Biennale comes from Latin America and Alfredo Jaar’s immersive site-specific installation, Venezia, Venezia is an evocative and critical intervention that questions how today’s culture, composed of increasingly complex global networks, can be adequately represented at this iconic, international art exhibition. Venezia, Venezia creates an […]

1 May 2013

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New Marc Quinn Exhibition Parallels 55th Venice Biennale

A major exhibition of works by Marc Quinn, opens on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore on 29 May 2013, at the Giorgio Cini Foundation. Running in tandem with the inauguration of the 55th Venice Biennale of Visual Arts, the show is curated by Germano Celant and includes sculptures, paintings and other art objects by […]

12 March 2013

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Richard Mosse To Represent Ireland At The 55th Venice Biennale

Richard Mosse will represent Ireland with The Enclave, a major new multi-media installation at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The Commissioner and Curator is Anna O’Sullivan, Director of the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland. Ireland at Venice is an initiative of Culture Ireland and the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon. Throughout 2012, […]