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2011 Sharjah Biennial artists announced

New organiser discloses record 119 artists from 36 countries will be exhibited


The 2011 Sharjah Biennial (16 March-16 May) will include a record 119 artists from 36 countries, its new organiser the Sharjah Art Foundation has announced. The artists include Sophie Calle, whose photographic and embroidery work, Exquisite Pain, 58 Days, 1984-99, can be seen at Emmanuel Perrotin (G7) at Art Basel Miami Beach. Other artists to feature at the United Arab Emirates event include Trisha Donnelly, showing at Casey Kaplan (J25), Harun Farocki and Emily Jacir.

Originally appeared in The Art Newspaper as 'Sharjah Biennial artists announced'