Tag: Biennale

Allison Katz Heads to Hauser & Wirth After Showing in Venice Biennale – ARTnews.com

After showing her work at the Venice Biennale in Italy, painter Allison Katz has new representation with Hauser & Wirth, one of the biggest galleries in the world. She will leave her New York gallery, Luhring Augustine, though she will continue with her other representatives, Antenna Space, Giò Marconi, and dépendance. Katz will have her first show with Hauser & Wirth in 2023 at ...

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Cecilia Alemani’s 59th Venice Biennale Highlights Cyborg Bodies – ARTnews.com

One of the most memorable displays in the 59th Venice Biennale exhibition, “The Milk of Dreams,” curated by Italian New Yorker Cecilia Alemani and titled after a 1950s children’s book by Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington, appears near the entrance of the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, just past Katharina Fritsch’s 1987 replica of a taxidermic elephant, which opens the show with a sort of ...

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A Review of the 12th Berlin Biennale – ARTnews.com

When French Algerian artist-curator Kader Attia was invited to organize this year’s Berlin Biennale, he asked himself, why put on yet another international roundup? Recalling his existential deliberation in a curatorial statement for the show, titled “Still Present!,” he came up with a neat and tidy answer, convincing in part. Art, he said, can render visible certain histories, wounds, and perspectives that have long ...

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Should You Go See the Venice Biennale? – ARTnews.com

After the pandemic delayed it by a year, the recently opened “Milk of Dreams” exhibition at the 59th Venice Biennale has received acclaim for its low-key Surrealist take on our dire times. You probably know this already because friends, colleagues, and faces in your streams have been flocking to Italy to glamorously chronicle their old-world exploits. Sitting at home while worrying about Ukraine and ...

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The Best Art in the 2022 Berlin Biennale – ARTnews.com

When French Algerian artist Kader Attia was invited to curate the 12th Berlin Biennale, which opened this past weekend across six venues in the German capital, he kept asking himself, why put on yet another another exhibition? Recalling his careful existential deliberation in a talk to press last Thursday, he said he didn’t want to pretend that art could change the world per se, ...

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Cosmin Costinaș, Inti Guerrero to Curate 2024 Sydney Biennale – ARTnews.com

The organizers of the Biennale of Sydney have named Cosmin Costinaș and Inti Guerrero as the artistic directors of its next edition, which is set to run in the Australian city March 9–June 10, 2024. Costinaș and Guerrero, who are both now based in Berlin, having organized several exhibitions together over the past decade, including the 2018 Dakar Biennale in Senegal; the 2016–17 show ...

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African Nations Are More Present at the Venice Biennale Than Ever—But Not Always on Their Own Terms

One week before the 59th Venice Biennale was due to open this spring, Jimmy Ogonga, the curator of the Kenya Pavilion, still hadn’t received funding from Kenya’s ministry of culture. It was the second time Ogonga had staged a pavilion for his home country, taking over after two scandalous editions in 2013 and 2015 in which Kenyan artists were all but left out. Ogonga ...

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