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 […]