Venice Biennale

Islamic State and political instability at the centre of Venice Biennale’s Iraq pavilion

Five artists respond to the country’s conflicts and Ai Weiwei selects works by refugees

Published online: 18 March 2015

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Australian artists storm Venice

The country’s new national arts policy prioritises international exposure

Published online: 05 March 2015

UAE announces group show with 14 artists for its Venice pavilion

Some will also be participating in the Sharjah Biennial

Published online: 27 January 2015

Overcoming conflict, India and Pakistan to share pavilion at Venice Biennale

Artists from the countries will show in historic joint presentation next year

Published online: 17 December 2014

New media curator plans to decode Italian identity

Vincenzo Trione is the youngest to ever organise the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Published online: 13 November 2014

Turkey picks Sarkis for 2015 Venice Biennale

The Istanbul-born, Paris-based artist is the first to show work in the new pavilion

Published online: 05 August 2014


Holzer's Venetian outing

Artists that bag an exhibition at the Museo Correr in Venice during the Biennale have a prime platform during the world's most prestigious...

Are you there, Hans?

At last count, 949 members had signed a petition entitled “Appoint Kanye West to Curate the 2015 Venice Art Biennale”. Of the...

A cube and a cuppa in Venice

The Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto has graduated from photographing modernist architecture to designing it. His “Glass Tea House...