Venice Biennale 2019

‘This show was in some way my own wake’: Solange Knowles on her Venice Biennale performance, the focus of a new book

The artist, musician and performer discusses ‘In Past Pupils and Smiles’, a performance she staged in Venice in 2019 that is chronicled in a new book

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

Zahra Khan

Apocalyptic beach performance that took top Venice Biennale prize is coming to London

Sun & Sea (Marina) will be staged next summer at the Albany arts centre in Deptford as part of Lewisham’s year as London Borough of Culture

Bring your sunscreen and your opera glasses: Lithuanian pavilion performance comes to Brooklyn Academy of Music

The piece that won the Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale will start a tour of the US in New York this September

Christoph Büchel’s controversial migrant boat finally returns to Sicily after 2019 Venice Biennale display

The vessel was on loan from the town of Augusta, which intends to turn it into a memorial for the hundreds of migrants who died on board in 2015

Venice Biennale pleads with Christoph Büchel to return migrant boat to Sicily

Biennale officials and Sicilian town council call on artist to honour his commitment to return controversial Barca Nostra exhibit after one year

Iraq’s national pavilion at Venice Biennale shut ‘in solidarity with popular youth uprisings’

Iraqi-Kurdish artist Serwan Baran supports the move by the Ruya Foundation, saying “the people will prevail as long as we are with them”

Top of the Pods: The best of the Venice Biennale

A look back at our coverage of the contemporary art event, including interviews with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Ralph Rugoff

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Kazakhstan's first international exhibition reveals a craving for culture in Nur-Sultan

In the wake of the country's cancelled Venice Biennale pavilion, the show aims to build a more global "artists' community" in the newly renamed capital city

Red Regatta: public art sets sail across Venice lagoon

Artist Melissa McGill teams up with Venetian sailors to celebrate maritime tradition in face of mass tourism and climate change

Interview: Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz on dancing in the Swiss pavilion

The duo explain why their Venice Biennale presentation Moving Backwards is actually a step forward

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Has Banksy painted a new mural in Venice?

Work depicting a migrant child wearing a lifejacket is a stark counterpoint to Venice Biennale’s inclusion of Christoph Büchel’s wreck of migrant ship

Fierce debate over Christoph Büchel's Venice Biennale display of boat that sank with hundreds locked in hull

Up to 1,100 may have died on board the fishing vessel; critics say its display is grossly insensitive at best while others describe it as a powerful reminder of exploitation

Virtual reality tour offers glimpse of François Pinault’s long-awaited, grand Paris gallery

Exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice shows Tadao Ando’s designs for the Bourse de Commerce building

'Bomb threat' at Lithuanian pavilion, Venice Biennale's Golden Lion winner, is declared false alarm

More than 100 people ordered to leave after queueing for hours in the rain for the show that won the top prize

Lithuania gets the coveted Golden Lion for best national pavilion in Venice

Arthur Jafa’s work The White Album is also recognised by the Biennale jury

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David Adjaye chosen to design 'game-changing' contemporary art museum in India

Planned Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in New Delhi will open up 6,000-strong collection to the public

Venice Biennale 2019: the must-see pavilions around the city

An indoor beach, Mongolian throat singing and ceramic vaginas—where to go beyond the Arsenale and Giardini

Giudecca contemporary art district launches in industrial area off Venice's beaten tourist track

Opening during the Venice Biennale, the new initiative includes project and exhibitions spaces and a foundation for young Polish art

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye gets a Tate survey and will show works in Accra

Nine new works by the ubiquitous UK artist are in the Ghana pavilion at the Venice Biennale

We've chosen the best of the art in Venice, now here's the worst

We’ve seen a lot of exhibitions in the city so you don’t have to

Venice Biennale special: our review. Plus, how much longer will the city survive?

Ben Luke and Jane Morris review the main exhibition and we speak to the artists Laure Prouvost and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster about their works in the show. Plus, we talk about climate change and the challenges Venice is facing as the surrounding waters rise. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Jane Morris. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Aimee Dawson

Three exhibitions to see in Venice this weekend

From Tuymans's Third Reich paintings, to Kounellis's poor materials, there's more to see in the city than the Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale 2019: the must-see pavilions in the Arsenale

The former shipyards house many of the star national displays this year, here are some of the best

Screen time: digital art eclipses painting in Ralph Rugoff's 'mightily impressive' Venice Biennale show

With multi-artist spaces and the split between the Arsenale and Giardini, May You Live in Interesting Times offers a new way of looking at a biennial exhibition

US pavilion artists at Venice Biennale quietly reach out to local charities

Martin Puryear’s work is the springboard for a youth outreach programme while Mark Bradford continues prison rehabilitation programme