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54TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

View of Christoph Schlingensief's, Kirche der Angst (Church of Fear), German Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 2011.
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Kirsty Bell

With its ludicrous mismatch of scale (83 artists in the main exhibition, 89 national pavilions, 37 collateral events) and logistics (crowds numbering thousands, endless slow-moving queues, and a labyrinthine city navigable only by foot or boat), the Venice Biennale is something like a theater of the absurd. An unsettling sense... continue reading
“ILLUMInazioni – ILLUMInations”

54TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

James Turrell, Ganzfeld APANI, 2011.
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ADAM KLEINMAN

Welcome to Biennale Nation. Like the city of Venice, it’s a bit hard to navigate with its quick twists and idiosyncratic logic; better find an insider or a tour. If you care for an adventure, use the title of the fair’s curated section as a compass: ILLUMInations. At... continue reading

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Deweer
Luisa Strina
Hilger
Marion
Friedrich Petzel
Magazine Mousse
GALLERIA MASSIMODELUCA
Sprueth Magers
Carolina Nitsch
Brooklyn Rail
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The Third Line
Xavier Hufkens