Tag: Biennials

Camille Turner Wins Toronto Biennial’s Prize – ARTnews.com

The Toronto Biennial of Art in Canada, which opened to the public over the weekend, has named the two artists who have won prizes for their contributions to this year’s exhibition. They are Camille Turner, who won the Artist Prize, and Aycoobo / Wilson Rodríguez, who won the Emerging Artist Prize. Each winner will receive CAD$10,000 ($8,000). In June, the Biennial will also award ...

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Whitney Biennial’s Lucy Raven Joins Art Juggernaut Lisson Gallery – ARTnews.com

Lucy Raven, an artist whose film installations explore cinema history and systems of power, has joined Lisson Gallery, making her one of the first artists included in this year’s Whitney Biennial to make the jump to an art-market juggernaut ahead of the show’s opening. The gallery, which has locations in New York, London, and Shanghai, as well as a planned one for Los Angeles, ...

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From Venice to Documenta, Here’s a List of All the Major Art Biennials and Triennials Scheduled to Return in Force in 2022

You never know these days, but 2022 is still shaping up to be a year chock full of art events. From Mali to Morocco, Cleveland to Canada, biennials and triennials are returning to the main stage. It will be truly interesting to see what the new normal looks like at such big international art surveys. A roster of heavy hitters are set to unleash ...

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The Art World Is Reckoning With Calls for Social Justice. Could Biennials Show Us How to Change With the Times?

The founding purpose of so many contemporary cyclical exhibitions, from Documenta in 1955 to Prospect in 2008, is to rehabilitate and rebuild the reputation of a city or nation after crisis. While less acute than post-World War II Kassel or post-Katrina New Orleans, the past year has led to a reckoning in the world, and in art, that requires a widespread imagining of other ...

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Who Needs a Curator When You Have A.I.? A Group of Artists Trained a Machine to Curate 64 Possible Whitney Biennials

Could the next Whitney Biennial be curated by artificial intelligence? A new online art project based on data from the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Liverpool Biennial attempts to imagine 64 different curatorial statements and artist lists for future exhibitions, all “curated” by a robot. “The Next Whitney Biennial,” reads the description of biennial number 45, “should reflect the vacillation of New York right now—unable to connect both ...

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One of Europe’s Biggest and Most Prestigious Biennials Still Hasn’t Paid Workers for Its 2018 Edition + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, April 29. NEED-TO-READ Trump Protest Artwork Recovered by the FBI – A flag with the words “he will not divide us” by British artist Luke Turner, which was stolen four years ago by white nationalists ...

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What Major Art Biennials Are Delayed by the Pandemic? – ARTnews.com

The coronavirus pandemic has upended just about every aspect of the art world’s calendar, forcing delays and cancelations of major events including fairs, auctions, and gatherings of all kinds. Biennials are no exception. Many of the world’s most eagerly awaited exhibitions planned for 2020 and 2021, from the Venice Biennale to the Whitney Biennial, have been pushed to later dates as schedules are scrambled ...

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