Venice Biennale

art world

9 Breakout Artists from the Venice Biennale

We selected nine rising international art stars, from the Republic of China to Kosovo.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
8.21.17
Artificial Intelligence

This Creepy AI Artwork is Programmed to Learn and Adapt Itself

Who is the artist? The AI creators or the AI itself?
Andrew Nunes
7.16.17
Venice Biennale

You'll Never Hear "We Are the World" the Same Way

'Songs for Disaster Relief' takes aim at self-righteous charity singles.
Andrew Nunes
7.11.17
activist art

Troops in Riot Gear Deliver a Hidden Message in Venice

Anti-war performance art invades the Venice Biennale.
DJ Pangburn
7.7.17
art fairs

Free Orgasms, Neon Lights, and Pepto-Bismol at the Korean Pavilion

What defines Korean art anyway? The country’s Venice Biennale pavilion wants to know.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
6.13.17
galleries

A Powerful Piece of the Venice Biennale Comes to Brooklyn

Mohau Modisakeng’s “Passages” is on view in the South African Pavilion and at We Buy Gold in New York City.
Antwaun Sargent
6.5.17
Venice Biennale

A Modern-day Pinocchio Takes on Rape Culture and Fake News

A deconsecrated church in Venice plays host to “Spite Your Face” by Rachel Maclean.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
5.25.17
sculpture

This Colossal Marble Horse Sculpture Represents the World’s Problems

Claudia Fontes's 'The Horse Problem' brings monumental feminist politics to the Venice Biennale.
Beckett Mufson
5.23.17
underwater sculpture

Did Damien Hirst Copy This Artist’s Underwater Sculptures?

Jason deCaires Taylor, a neighboring exhibitor at the 57th Venice Biennale, has been making sunken statues since 2006.
Beckett Mufson
5.16.17
Creators

Giant Hands Emerge From a Venice Canal to Raise Climate Change Awareness

Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn’s massive new sculpture, 'Support,' is a stark warning on the impact of rising sea levels.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.15.17
Film

'American Anarchist' 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
9.10.16
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
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