Venice Biennale

Film

This Film Is the Last Interview with the Guy Who Taught Us How to Make Drugs at Home

William Powell's 'The Anarchist Cookbook' offers instructions for making homemade bombs, drugs, and phreaking devices. The new documentary 'American Anarchist' confronts the author just before his death with the controversial legacy of his book.
Kaleem Aftab
9.11.16
Design

Installation Portrays Energy Flow as Physical Architecture

"Dynamorph" by Orproject attempts to capture life force, energy, and "Urja" in a stunning geometric pavilion.
Zach Sokol
9.4.16
Art

"Black Lives Matter" Makes It to the Venice Biennale

Adam Pendleton’s “Black Lives Matter” wall works call attention to the internet-driven movement.
Antwaun Sargent
9.9.15
Art

Take a Hallucinatory Boat Ride Inside a Museum

Artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot fills the Palais de Tokyo with water so visitors can take surreal boat rides.
Antwaun Sargent
9.6.15
Art

Turns Out 1960s Yugoslavia Was a Hotbed for Computer Art

Unfolding the story of New Tendencies, the avant-garde movement you've never heard of that championed the arrival of the computer in art.
Noémie Jennifer
8.23.15
Art

Art History at the Tip of Your Fingers

Talking to Susi Kenna about taking on the modern masters, one manicure at a time.
Antwaun Sargent
7.30.15
Stuff

The Rise of BGL, Canada's Art-World Class Clowns

Quebec City art collective BGL installed a full-scale depanneur at this year's Venice Biennale, the latest in a career of humorous, high-concept projects.
Kristel Jax
7.22.15
Art

A Glass Bird Takes Flight at the Venice Biennale

Studio Drift’s new kinetic sculpture ‘In 20 Steps’ is a tribute to the human desire to fly.
Leander Roet
6.3.15
Design

90,000 Eye Shadow Containers Make Waves in Venice

Using Shiseido clé de peau BEAUTÉ eye shadow containers as a medium, Shigeru Ban Architects raises a different kind of pavilion.
Emerson Rosenthal
5.26.15
Stuff

A Sweeping Look at the Venice Biennale 2015

The highlights and lowlights of all the world's art at the celebrated Italian art fair.
Bibi Deitz
5.22.15
Art

A Cloud of Keys (and Memories) Hangs Over Venice

Chiharu Shiota's stunning yarn installation is stealing the show at the 56th Venice Biennale.
Beckett Mufson
5.12.15
Art

[Exclusive Photos] The 'World’s Most Important Art Exhibition,' a Film About the Venice Biennale

Take a look inside 'Behind the Biennale: A Short History of the World’s Most Important Art Exhibition,' from Artsy, UBS, and director Oscar Boyson.
Sophia Callahan
5.5.15
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