Saturday, June 11, 2011

NYT's Roberta Smith on the Venice Biennale

When it comes to dense, out-of-control concentrations of contemporary art, there is nothing like the Venice Biennale. With its big central exhibition, its ever-rising number of national pavilions and the scores of collateral shows organised in museums, galleries and palazzos all over the city, the Biennale never stops. It is a cornucopia of recent artistic endeavor, endlessly amplified by Venice itself, which remains one of the most culturally layered, artful and art-filled places on earth. Read more...
Image: Mike Nelson's trompe l'oeil rabbit hole to Istanbul, Venice Biennale