Venice Biennale

The curator of Pakistan's first—and only—Venice Biennale pavilion dissects her country's contemporary art scene

As the nation celebrates 75 years of independence, Zahra Khan charts major moments and challenges in its history and her own career

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‘It sounds like a cliché to say you’ve fallen in love with Italy’: artist Emma Talbot on her greatest influences

The artist tells us about her favourite music, artists and the cultural experience that changed the way she sees the world

Virtual reality brings convenience and practicality to art—but it is more than just a gimmick

A Doug Aitken exhibition in Venice shows how VR can be useful to the art world, but the medium has standalone merits

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The Venice Biennale has long been known as the world's most discreet art fair—where does Ukraine fit into that?

In the wake of Russia’s invasion, some of the spending power at the exhibition is being directed towards good causes

A brush with... Emma Talbot

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Sassetta to Klimt

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David. Clack and Aimee Dawson. and Henrietta Bentall
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Venice gets political: how the art world's biggest stage has become a focal point for Ukrainian protests

From demonstrations to a presidential address, the Biennale city continues to be a creative platform to criticise Russia's war

At the Venice Biennale, Bosco Sodi’s pigments spur a historical reckoning

Sodi’s muscular, primordial works form a stark contrast to a Venetian palazzo’s ostentatious elegance

The stuff of dreams: Cecilia Alemani delivers a perfectly judged Biennale

The Milk of Dreams is a "show of ripples and resonances, one that honours its artists"

The best of the Venice Biennale: our critics’ review

Plus, artists Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, Shubigi Rao and Na Chainkua Reindorf on their national pavilion shows; and a Bellini masterpiece

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speakers Louisa Buck and Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David. Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Seasoned radicals but Biennale first-timers: Linda Yablonsky on the women taking Venice by the balls

There are more women than ever in the main show in Venice—and it's both exhilarating and emotional

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see collateral exhibitions around the city

Writhing bodies in a deconsecrated church, BDE at the Ducale and an entirely improvised pavilion—what to see beyond the Arsenale and Giardini

Artist protests against war outside Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Russian artist Vadim Zakharov was stopped by Italian police

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

From a Gauguin impersonation to fire raining from the sky, here are the best exhibitions in the city's former shipyards

Behind the scenes in Venice: the gossip, VIPs and unmissable art from our insider Linda Yablonsky

Our art critic with all the best invites describes the "visual feast" that she has been gorging since her arrival in Veneto

Major work by late Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón a no-show at Venice Biennale because of war in Ukraine

The work is held at the Ludwig Museum in St. Petersburg, making it "impossible" to be shown in the Biennale's main exhibition

Venice Biennale 2022: the must-see pavilions in the Giardini

From America's African facelift to the scents of hope and fear, here are the exhibitions we loved at the heart of the big event

Venice Biennale erects scorched temporary 'pavilion' for Ukraine in the middle of the Giardini

The "meditative" space aims to put Russia's war in Ukraine at the heart of the exhibition—and at the forefront of peoples' minds

War in Ukraine delays Kazakhstan Pavilion during Venice Biennale opening

Shipping chaos has derailed plans for the Central Asian nation's inaugural pavilion—but its organisers are improvising solutions

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Ten essential artworks to see in Venice

From the greatest stars of the Venetian School to the most mysterious painting in the city, here is our selection of unmissable masterpieces in La Serenissima

Flamenco, floating stages and a Stravinsky revival: programme for Venice's 2022 dance biennial revealed

Biennale Danza director Wayne McGregor has given the 16th international festival of contemporary dance the title of "Boundary-less" to reflect the current state of global flux

Venice Biennale 2022: all the official collateral events

A full list of the official collateral events taking place during this year's Venice Biennale

Magdalene Odundo discusses dancing with clay ahead of Venice Biennale exhibition

Ceramics have at last gained due prominence in contemporary art. After decades of making her sensual vessels, the Kenyan-British artist explains why

A brush with... Ali Cherri

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Donna Haraway to David Hockney

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A Dorothea Tanning exhibition reveals the urgency and timeliness of the surreal

Surrealist artists, especially women, are gaining renewed institutional and market traction

Venice Biennale 2022: all the national pavilions, artists and curators

The latest details about the key participants of the 59th International Art Exhibition