Spite Your Face, Scottish artist Rachel Maclean’s new commission for Scotland + Venice, is presented in a deconsecrated church and takes on post-truth politics.
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The British artist’s commission for this year’s British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is bold, colourful and engulfs the entire site of the pavilion in Venice’s Giardini.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
The ‘Viva Arte Viva’ international exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale will feature 120 artists from 51 countries.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: David Hockney redesigns the Sun’s logo, German Cultural Council blasts Trump’s travel ban and 19th-century female artist finally given credit for works attributed to men.
Paolo Baratta, president of the Venice Biennale, and Christine Macel, the curator of the 57th edition, announce title of the 2017 biennial as ‘Viva Arte Viva’.
International Curators Forum receive Arts Council fund of £300,000 for Black British Diaspora Pavilion, with ten artists set to exhibit work at Venice Biennale 2017.
With the announcement last week that James Richards is to represent Wales at the 2017 Venice Biennale, joining Rachel Maclean for Scotland, Phyllida Barlow in the British Pavilion and Jesse Jones for Ireland, Belfast-based curator Hugh Mulholland laments the continuing absence of a Northern Ireland presence at the world’s longest running art biennial.
Dublin-based artist to collaborate with renowned theatre artist Olwen Fouéré on work that addresses social and political issues.
Sculpture and installation artist to create new work for solo show at the 57th International Art Biennale.
Executive summary of report evaluating the Wales in Venice project since 2009.
The current chief curator of the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris has been announced as director of the Venice Biennale 2017, with responsibility for curating the 57th International Art Exhibition.
Christodoulos Panayiotou’s exhibition title Two Days After Forever puts me happily in mind of Bob Dylan’s 1966 lyric Inside the museums, Infinity goes up on trial. Indeed, this constellation of objects in the oldest rooms of the Cyprus Pavilion has […]
Artist Anthony Schrag is walking to Venice and invites artists and members of the public to join him along his route. Organised by Deveron Arts, Lure of the Lost: A Contemporary Pilgrimage questions the temptations of La Biennale.
The very idea of national pavilions creates a tension between politics, art and the role of artists. With this in mind, Pippa Koszerek takes a tour of five presentations including Ukraine, Armenia, Zimbabwe, New Zealand and USA.
As the dust settles after last week’s hectic preview period, a-n’s Pippa Koszerek reviews the exhibitions by Sarah Lucas (British Pavilion), Helen Sear (Wales) and Graham Fagen (Scotland) at the 56th Venice Biennale.
Recipients of a-n’s Go and See Venice bursary pick some of their highlights from the 56th Venice Biennale.
For the 56th Venice Biennale curated show, All The World’s Futures, Okwui Enwezor has brought together the work of 136 artists across the Giardini and Arsenale. Artist Jade Montserrat reports.
Awards presented for best artist in the International Exhibition, Lifetime Achievement and Services to the Arts.
Video and photography artist Helen Sear represents Wales at the Venice Biennale with a show exploring ideas around mortality and temporality.
For the Scottish pavilion in Venice, Glasgow-based artist Graham Fagen has created four rooms of new work that includes a large bronze rope tree, intimate works on paper and a four-screen audio-visual installation. Chris Sharratt talks to the artist.
Solo show of ex-YBA is lewd, humourous and paradoxical – everything that makes her so great.
Just because you’re not officially in the Venice Biennale doesn’t mean you can’t be part of the frenzy of activity taking place across the city. Pippa Koszerek highlights some of the alternative and artist-led events taking place during and beyond the Biennale’s three-day preview.
Beyond the main national pavilions, this year’s Venice Biennale features over 40 ‘Collateral’ events, including official presentations from Scotland and Wales. Here, we select ten not to miss.
There are 89 official national pavilions at the 56th Venice Biennale, situated in the Giardini, Arsenale and venues across the city. On the eve of the Biennale’s three-day preview prior to it opening to the public on 9 May, Pippa Koszerek picks ten countries you really should visit.