The Venice Biennale counts among the most important art exhibitions and is celebrating its 120th anniversary in the summer of 2015. A look back at the history of artists presented in the Austrian Pavilion so far makes clear the extraordinary breadth and range of the positions displayed there. However, despite the great diversity, the list […]
LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
The Holy See will participate with its own Pavilion at the 55th Edition of the Biennial of Art in Venice. For this first participation of the Holy See with its own Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, we have chosen a theme that is fundamental for culture and Church tradition and a source of inspiration for […]
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace)
la Biennale di Venezia Venice (Giardini and Arsenale)
1st June – 24th November 2013
The 55th International Art Exhibition entitled Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), curated by Massimiliano Gioni and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, is opening to the public from Saturday 1st June to Sunday 24th November 2013 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale. The preview will be held on 29th, 30th and 31st May. The award ceremony and the inauguration will take place on Saturday 1st June.
Paolo Baratta, President of la Biennale di Venezia Since 1998, the Biennale of Art and Architecture are no longer mere exhibitions organized by national pavilions, but they are founded on two pillars: the exhibition by national pavilions, each with its own curator and project, along with the International Exhibition by the curator of la Biennale, […]
Cuadrado Rojo, Imposible Rosa / Red Square Impossible Pink / Quadrato Rosso, Impossibile Rosa
Mexican Pavilion at LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
4 June ‐ 27 November 2011
Red Square Impossible Pink is an exploration on the frame as the aesthetic and political limit of representation in art. In Melanie Smith’s work the pictorial question on the frame as a limit has driven large part of her artistic research. By questioning the aesthetic and artistic practices of modernity — particularly the relationship between abstraction and utopia in Suprematism — this project works on the displacements and variations this utopia has produced in Latin American geo‐esthetical emplacements. Thus, Smith tackles the issue of the transformation of utopias as artistic projections into heterotopias as productions of social and political experience in Latin America.